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MMC Student Runner-Up in Regional Theatre Competition


Published Date1\29\2014
MMC freshman theatre major, Catherine Pratt, finished in the Runner-Up position as part of the National Stage Management Fellowship competition in the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival held on the campus of University of Nebraska-Lincoln January 19-25. Pratt was one of twenty-seven participants in the challenge, and the only freshman level student in the competition.

The challenge is based on the following criteria: professionalism and completeness of the prompt script and other paperwork; effectiveness of coordinating and managing a festival event, based on the respondent's feedback from the regional event coordinator; personal demeanor and communication skills based on a series of interviews; and written material submitted prior to the region festival.

Ms. Pratt presented materials from her recent Stage Manager duties with MMC Theatre's fall musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She is now currently stage managing MMC Theatre's production of Tartuffe set to open February 27th. Ms. Pratt is from Le Mars, Iowa and the daughter of Kevin and Ruth Pratt.

Visit www.kcactf5.org for more information on the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and for more information on Mount Marty College's theatre department visit www.mtmc.edu/theatre or contact Department Chair, Andrew Henrickson at ahenrickson@mtmc.edu.