Four students chosen for Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase
Four students from the Clarke Community High School theater department will perform in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director, Adam Jones, and choreographer, Sara Brians, at the 2017 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase. Performing are Hope Lowry, Brittany Beckett, Maddy Mickle and Sam Belden. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Monday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. and will recognize a total of 60 schools from across the entire state.
Clarke Community High School will also be recognized with the following awards and honors for the November production of Footloose:
· Distinguished Scene – “Footloose”
· Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Riley Elben as “Willard Hewitt”
· Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Hope Lowry as “Vi Moore”
Tickets to the Showcase, which start at $15, are on sale now at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300.