HC Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland

FOR RELEASE
2004-03-30
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College Theatre Department is pleased to present Alice in Wonderland, a play adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic novel, on April 15, 16, and 17. This fun, magical tale, sure to delight children of all ages, will take place in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at 7:30 p.m., each night. There will also be an additional matinee performance on Saturday, April 17, at 2 p.m.

The public is cordially invited to attend. Admission in the form of reserved seating will be $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more ticket information or to make reservations, please contact the Merillat Centre Box Office at (260) 359-4261 or www.huntington.edu/mca.

Alice in Wonderland will be directed by C. McNair Wilson, a San Francisco Bay Area resident, who has worked professionally as an actor, director, teacher, playwright, Disney Imagineer, coach to public speakers and corporate executives, author, cartoonist, magician, and ventriloquist. Wilson has traveled the world in thirty-three countries and performed his two one-man plays, The Fifth Gospel and From Up Here at colleges, conferences, and churches of every flavor. He has taught his trademark IMAGINUITYTM process for clients as diverse as IBM and the Salvation Army.

Cast members for Alice in Wonderland include:

ALICE- Laura Lee Brautigam, a junior theatre-performance major from Westfield, N.Y.
WHITE RABBIT- J. Scott Grinstead, a senior theatre performance major from Dunbar, W.Va.
MOUSE- Janice Yoder, a junior theatre-performance major from Eureka, Ill.
FISH FOOTMAN- Jolene Gipe, sophomore music performance major from Columbia City, Ind.
FROG FOOTMAN- Amber Patrick, a sophomore theatre performance major from Columbus, Ohio.
DUCHESS- Rachel Tinon, a senior English major from Pataskala, Ohio.
COOK- Sarah McCullough, a sophomore theatre performance major from Chambersburg, Pa.
CHESIRE CAT- Nikki Barger, a sophomore theatre performance major from Celina, Ohio.
MARCH HARE- Jeff Blossom, a junior digital film studies major from Fort Wayne, Ind.
DORMOUSE- Kylie Edmonds, a freshman theatre performance major from Bourbon, Ind.
MAD HATTER- Daniel Olson, a junior theatre performance major from Shullsburg, Wis.
KING OF HEARTS- Dave Blaser, a senior theatre performance major from Indianapolis, Ind.
QUEEN OF HEARTS- Amy Warkentien, a senior broadcast communication major from Dowagiac, Mich.
ROYAL KNAVE- Jeff Blossom, a junior digital film studies major from Fort Wayne, Ind.
GYPHON- Sarah McCullough, a sophomore theatre performance major from Chambersburg, Pa.
MOCK TURTLE- Josh Christenson, a freshman undeclared major from Carol Stream, Ill.
PLAYING CARD- Rebecca Rogers, a junior theatre design major from Lacon, Ill.
PLAYING CARD- Jennifer Stalter, a senior public relations major from Kokomo, Ind.
PLAYING CARD- Danielle Villafana, a senior theatre-performance major from Virginia Beach, Va.
Production staff includes C. McNair Wilson (Guest Director), Mike Burnett (Lighting Design/Technical Director), Matt Chilcoat (Stage Manager), Josh Scott (Set Design), Ashleigh Lewis (Costume Design), Drew Wutke (Sound Design), Kathy Thorn (Special FX Design), Lynette Lambert (Properties Master), and Ashley Guldbeck (Assistant Stage Manager).

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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