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Battle of the theatre students

February 12, 2009

Colorado State University's Theatre Program has been selected to participate in the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), which will take place in Moscow, Idaho from Feb. 16 to 20.

Showcase of Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship scenes

The showcase happens on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the University Center for the Arts located at 1400 Remington Street.

Ticket sales to offset competition fees

Tickets are available only at the door and are $10 per person. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to offset the cost of participating in the regional competition.

About the competition

Local audiences can attend the Showcase of Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship scenes which students will perform in preparation for the competition. Theatre students will have the chance to win the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship at the KCACTF Region VII competition.

The main focus of the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship auditions is to celebrate the nation’s finest student actors and the craft that enables them to create compelling and truthful characterizations.

The Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions will heighten the focus on craft in auditions by showcasing actors in two (2) two-person scenes and a monologue or song for candidates who advance to the final round of competition at the regional and national levels.

Those selected to compete include:

  • Matt Block (partner Faith Harbert)
  • Andrew Katers (partner Kelly Oury)
  • Dan Tschirhart (partner Robert Mitchell)
  • Niccole Carner (partner Robert Mitchell)
  • Meghan Gray (partner Luke Peckinpaugh)
  • Erin Fried (partner Sean Cummings)
  • Liz Nodich (partner Sean Cummings)
  • Michael Largent (partner Benjamin Wasser)
  • Phoebe Piper (partner Brynna Geddes)

Contact: Matt Strauch
Phone: (970) 491-5612