SCOTTSBLUFF – The 2021 fall performing arts season at Western Nebraska Community College kicks off with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee fall musical on October 22.
Theater and music programs are featured in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical will air from October 22 to 23 at 7:30 a.m. a.m. and October 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets for the musical are available by calling the Kelley Bean box office at 308-635-6193.
Violette Kjeldgaard, a theater instructor at WNCC, said she was thrilled to bring the show to life in front of a live audience.
“I love working with the students and I see the effort and creativity they bring to the process,” she said. “I can’t wait for them to be able to share these quirky and sensitive characters with an audience.”
WNCC’s Cougar Rock, Fire in the Pan Swingers, Western Nebraska Winds and more will all perform at the 2021 Fall Ball on October 29 at the Gering Civic Center. Tickets, which include dinner and the show, cost $ 32 and will be available for purchase on October 1.
On November 5, the Vocal Music Department will host the Vocal Music Showcase at the Judy Chaloupka Theater. To complement the fall semester performances, all of WNCC’s performing arts programs will be on display at Very Valley’s annual Christmas, December 11-12.