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Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Event Schedule

Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Event Schedule

Jun 29th , 2018

Performing Arts is pleased to announce the lineup for their upcoming season. Performances will include selections from the departments of theatre, vocal, instrumental, and dance. 

The fall season will open with the inspirational Helen Keller-Anne Sullivan biographical play, "The Miracle Worker" by William Gibson. 

This performance will be followed by the annual "Gospel Honors Choir," which will include a large composition of singers from Nebraska high school choirs and Midland choral students, led by a guest conductor.

"Disney's Newsies," the stage version of the 1992 Disney film, will be the featured fall musical. Leading the musical will be Director Lee Meyer, with choreography by the Director of Dance, Katie Speicher.

Closing the semester will be the Performing Arts' annual collaborative concert, "Colors of Christmas," featuring all University ensembles, including the University Band, Choir, Dance department, A Cappella choirs, and the Fremont Pathfinders Chorus.

The classic musical, "Once Upon a Mattress" will debut the 2019 season, performing the fairy tale of the Princess and the Pea. 

Entirely student directed and produced, "Clue," the stage version of the 1985 comedy film, based on the popular board game, will be presented in the spring.

The University Band will present their annual "Smorgasbord Concert," featuring numerous instrumental chamber ensembles, large ensembles, and solos.

The Theatre Department will conclude the season with another Disney movie-to-stage musical, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

Closing spring semester, the nationally recognized, Dance Department, will feature ensembles with their, "Dance Showcase," featuring student-directed choreography.

The culminating "Spring Music Concert," featuring the University Choir, will perform the season's finale.

All live performances throughout the academic calendar year will be showcased on campus at Kimmel Theatre. 

Tickets to all performances can be purchased at www.midlandu.edu/tickets or by calling 402-941-6399.