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Unique Variety Show Format Creates New Opportunities, Challenges

Photo by Marlena Sloss

Serena Runyan

December 12, 2013

Putting together a variety show has proven challenging for the "Ukulele!" team, but the myriad of personal talents onstage make for a joyful performance. Assistant Professor of Theatre Jessica Cerullo created the themes and story line for "Ukulele!" Using inspiration from Vaudeville and other variety...

Meet Performers of ‘Ukulele!’

Meet Performers of 'Ukulele!'

Isabel Mills

December 12, 2013

Have you ever wanted to see a sword dancer, a group of clowns, ukulele players and a ballerina on stage at the same time? If so, the Harper Joy Theatre variety show "Ukulele!," which will run from Thursday, Dec. 12 until Sunday, Dec. 15, is the perfect performance for you. The show is a little...

Behind the Scenes of ‘Ukulele!’

Karah Kemmerly

December 12, 2013

This week, The Pioneer spoke with dancers, a juggler, a sound technician and actors participating in the upcoming Harper Joy Theatre variety show, "Ukulele!" Find out more about the director's rationale behind the show and about some of the unique student talents on stage.

What does the instrument you play say about you?

Dana Thompson

February 16, 2012

Cello You are quiet and mayhaps a tad bit shy. You are studious and have a very mild case of eczema, but in the event of a zombie apocalypse, you would undoubtedly be the last human to survive.   Trumpet Even though it only takes one of you to screw in a light bulb (because the whol...

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