Fall 2016 Music Theatre Ensemble presents
October 21 & 22 at 8pm
October 23 at 2pm
The State College of Florida Music Program will present GREASE on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 8pm and Sunday, October 23 at 2pm in Neel Performing Arts Center on Bradenton Campus.
Dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks, and take a trip to the 1950’s
in Broadway’s favorite rock and roll musical, GREASE. Amid fast cars, teen angst
and moonlit nights, Rydell High’s ‘bad boy’ Danny and ‘the girl next door’ Sandy fall
in love while the gang shakes it up in electrifying dance numbers. One of the most
popular musicals of all time, it features all the unforgettable songs from the hit
movie and recent LIVE televised performance including “Summer Nights,” “We Go Together,”
“Greased Lightning” and many more. GREASE is the word!
The cast consists of SCF Music Theatre Ensemble Students, SCF Collegiate School students, SCF faculty, and community volunteers. Music provided by a pit orchestra, comprised of SCF Instrumental students.
The Creative Team includes Melodie Dickerson, Director; Rex Willis, Music Director; Jan van Wart, Set Designer,.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and will be available by calling the
Neel Performing Arts Center Box Office at 941-752-5252website. or visiting their
GREASE is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Ltd. All authorized
performance materials are also supplied by Samuel French, Ltd, 235 Park Ave S Fifth
Floor, New York, NY 10003
Music Theatre Ensemble (MUN1640) meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11 to 11:53am; and Fall term Monday 6:30-9:30pm.
The SCF Music Theatre Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of quality musical productions using student performers. A fully staged production is presented each fall semester and is cast through open auditions. Instrumental students are also featured as members of the pit orchestra.Recent performances include "West Side Story," "The Music Man," "The Children of Eden," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Into The Woods," "The Boy Friend," "Amahl and The Night Visitors," "Gondoliers," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and original work, "In Ybor City."
A Songs and Scenes format comprises the spring semester production with ample opportunities for students to direct and choreograph musical numbers. Any student interested in musical theater is encouraged to become a part of the cast and production team.
1 credit hour
Requires additional performance time.
Scholarships are available to all SCF students; you do not need to be a music major to be awarded a music ensemble scholarship.