Geneva College

 

 

Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Award Nominees Reception

Each year, the Geneva College Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards hosts a reception for award nominees, their parents and directors of participating high school productions.

"Being nominated for a Mancini trophy is a high honor, considering the hundreds of students from 14 different schools who have participated in musical theatre shows in this competition,” says Louise Copeland, a professor of music at Geneva and coordinator of the Mancini Awards. “We are happy to highlight and congratulate and honor these individuals who have shown outstanding ability in the arts."

During the Nominees Reception, nominees receive certificates and are part of a photography session. In addition, this year’s reception includes improvisation performances as well as a performance by the 2011 recipients of best actor and best actress, John Michael Taormina of Quigley Catholic High School and Bethany Menjivar of Ambridge Area High School.

Taormina and Menjivar were the first Mancini award winners to attend the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA) in New York City last summer. While there, they rehearsed and attended private and master classes with theater professionals for seven days.

As a Participating Awards Program of the NHSMTA, Geneva’s Mancini Awards sends a best actor and best actress recipient to New York City, all expenses paid. Through the program, students have the opportunity to earn merit scholarships, obtain professional advancement and receive other prizes.

The Mancini Nominees Reception will be Wednesday, May 9 from 7-9 p.m. in Alexander Hall.

The Geneva College Henry Mancini Theatre Awards are scheduled for the following week, Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in Metheny Fieldhouse.

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU)


 

Point of Excellence

In the past four years, on average, 90% of Geneva students are working or in grad school within six months after graduation.

more points >>
 
Upcoming Events
Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
New online degree programs for graduate and adult students
The latest in the expanding list of fully online business-related programs are a bachelor’s of management and a master’s of leadership studies.
STUDY ABROAD
Adult Programs trip to Italy
The trip for students, alumni, and friends and family is scheduled for April 25-May 10.
ARTS & CULTURE
Students present Peter Pan
The fall semester theater production will run Oct. 30–Nov. 1 and Nov. 6–8.
ACADEMICS
October issue of @Geneva
Read about Career Development's popular Networking and Etiquette Dinner.
STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.