Local Youths to Perform "Oliver!" March 16-18 at SCC

March 01, 2012

The Young People’s Theatre of St. Charles Community College will present “Oliver!” March 16-18 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus.

Local Youths to Perform

(Front row, left to right): Joey Coogan as the artful dodger, Jimmy Coogan as Oliver, Margaret Borgmeyer as Nancy and Troyer Coultas as Fagin; (back row, center) Luke Gottreu as Bill Sykes.

The show will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 16-17, and at 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, March 17-18. Tickets are $9 for all ages. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

Based on the Dickens novel, the audience will be immediately engaged in this story of a young boy’s escape from an orphanage existence and delighted with its outstanding musical numbers. Dickens’ characters are brought to life in this family production emphasizing the importance of integrity and good choices.

Cast members from St. Peters include Cadence Bippen, Carlin Bippen, Sam Bippen, Jenni Fischer, Luke Gottreu, Eric Hahn, Jessica Kahn, Leah Koclanes, Grace Kotraba, Daniel Larabee, Katie Larabee, Luke Larabee, Femila Manoj, Zoe Meier, Sabrina Nelson, Alex Pendel, Andrew Salmo, Jaide Sarchenko, Braden Stille, Mitchell Stille, Tessa Stille, Eric Weidig, Joe Weidig, Rachel Weidig, Teegan Winkeler, Alyssa Winkler and Sarah York.

Cast members from St. Charles include Daniel Borrelli, Zac Cary, Ali Gibbs, Kelly Gleeson, Aurielle Macchi, Amelia Martin, Angel Moore, Abby Turner, Emily Turner and Cidney Woodson. 

Members of the cast from O’Fallon include Dani Baker, Amanda Blythe, Samuel Bottini, Madelyn Brown, Katelyn Burns, Dallas Cofer, Jake Condellire, Jack Deters, Abbey Feldt, Jacob Feldt, Seth Gleason, Taryn Herbst, Grayson Jostes, Danny Kellett, Becca Krauss, Annie Marion, Ali Pinkerton, Becca Waligurski and Curtis Waligurski.

Cast members from Lake St. Louis include Jimmy Coogan, Joey Coogan, Matthew Doll and Grace Thornton. 

Cast members from Dardenne Prairie include Jana Bowman, Troyer Coultas, Rachel Downing, CJ Powell, Madeline Powell, Rich Powell and Patricia Villegas.

Cast members from Wentzville include Sarah Engelskirchen, Kylie McCance and Allison Parks.

Additional cast members include Brynn Laspe of St. Louis and Ben Stanley of Cottleville.

The Young People’s Theatre is a performing arts program by kids and their families for kids and their families produced by the SCC Corporate and Community Development Division.

For more information or tickets, call 636-922-8233, or visit www.stchas.edu/ypt.

Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

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