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Join the State College Area High School Thespians for a royal New Year’s Eve featuring some princesses and princes and a few surprise guests. Each will have a musical story to share and will interact with all of the guests at the ball. The program is especially suitable for children. A First Night Button is required for...Find out more »
Shannon Bishop is the owner and director of Black Cat Belly Dance, State College’s only dance school devoted to the dances of Egypt. She has been teaching Egyptian raqs sharqi as well as the folkloric dances of Egypt for over ten years and performs across the east coast. She has studied and performed in Egypt,...Find out more »
Guitar in one hand and his audience in the other, Lenny Tepsich greets children and they light up with anticipation. When he leaves, they never forget having met Mr. Music. He motivates kids with simple songs sung by children for generations as well as original tunes he writes just for them. In 1988, his daughter’s...Find out more »
We are delighted to welcome trombonist Jay Vonada with a new band. For this show he’ll be performing with, Melanie Morrison on vocals, Chris Coyne on guitar, and Jeff Beck on bass. Jay is a veteran of the local music scene and has performed at many regional festivals and events including both the Central Pennsylvania...Find out more »
Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns now uses these unique talents to astonish audiences around the globe. Over the course of his career, Jonathan has appeared on America’s Got Talent, Penn & Teller Fool Us, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and Many More! He’s been dubbed “Extremely funny”...Find out more »
Since ancient times storytelling has enchanted people of all ages. Middle-earth Studios’ kind of story-telling is an interactive celebration that brings out the kid in everyone. Anyone can be a part of our story and they costume up to 100 people from the crowd. For days afterwards you’ll still hear people talking about the show...Find out more »
Happy Valley Improv is State College's premier longform improv company, bringing the art of improvisation to Centre County through performances, classes, workshops, and community outreach. Started by four improvisers in the basement of a church in early 2017, the group now consists of seventeen company members performing a variety of improv styles and forms at...Find out more »
Erin Condo and the Hoofties are a Central Pennsylvania-based band playing original music that borrows from rock, soul, jazz, and country traditions. Erin is joined by local jazz legends Rick Hirsch on saxophone and Kevin Lowe on drums, and local rock staples John Kennedy on bass and Bill Wilgus on guitar. Together as Erin Condo...Find out more »
Li Liu was born in Shenyang in northeast China, and began acrobatic training when she was six years old. Shortly thereafter she was chosen to attend The Chinese National Circus School in Beijing. For many years Ms. Liu traveled extensively throughout Europe, Africa and Asia with The Liaoning Acrobatic Arts Troupe. She performed with Zirkus...Find out more »
Jonathan McVerry (hops) and Christie Clancy (vines) come together on stage for original covers, eclectic pop, bluesy rock, and sweet original tunes as well. They repertoire has been described as rock/pop/folk/country/sorry-but-no-techo. Hops and Vines plays at venues throughout the region. A First Night Button is required for this performance.Find out more »
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