Creative Works Open Theater Season

Sep 18, 2018

The Department of Music and Theatre presents 'An Evening of Creative Works' at 7 p.m. Oct. 4-5, and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 6.

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Holly Grainger (from left), Mollie Ehrlichman, Alex Wilson, Macy Gross, Sabria Johnson, Jeshua Myers, Michael Mastendrea, Patric Lees and Katelyn Victor prepare for 'An Evening of Creativity.'


The student-directed event is open to the public and will be performed in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall.

"This annual production is filled with a mix of genres and performance styles that provide a form of expression for our students," said Dr. Michele Pagen, professor and co-chair of the Department of Music and Theatre.

"The door is open for exploration, and we hope people come out to see what's on the hearts and minds of our students." 

Subject matter may not be suitable for younger patrons.  

Ticket price is $12 for adults, seniors and children. Cal U students with valid CalCards pay 50 cents, plus a $5 deposit that is refunded at the show.

For ticket information, or to charge tickets by phone, call the Steele Hall Box Office at 724-938-5943.

Scheduled to be performed:

  • Tainted Love:  A collaborative dance piece in a classical-jazz style conceived and choreographed by Jenna Kelly and Rachel Wells. Students performing include Hayley Edwards, Meagan Goben, Macy Gross, Holly Grainger, Kacie Kubitza and Alex Wilson.
  • How did I get here? Wait, Where Am I?: A stand-up comedy by Jeshua Myers
  • Requiem for the Lost: A physical art piece dealing with drug addiction created by Mollie Ehrlichman.
  • Lasciare Suonare: An original play written by Alyssa Freeman.

Student actors include: Michael Mastandrea (Luke), Ian Grodz (Young Luke), Sabria Johnson (Mrs. Peters/ Therapist), Patric Lees (Sebastian), and Katelyn Victor (Julie).

Comprising the production team are: Alyssa Freeman (stage manager), Eddie Kuntz (lighting designer), Bethanie Patterson (master electrician), Destiny Cumberland (historian), Amanda Rhoades (sound coordinator), and Jeromy Mackey (sound board operator).