ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University music and theater students are in Lincoln, Neb., participating in a regional theater festival – and some are competing for a chance to move on to the national level.
Five students are competing in the festival:
• Natalie Allcock of Britton
• Yvonne Freese of Lanesboro, Minn.
• Paul Hoselton of Fargo, N.D.
• Haley Hubbard of De Smet
• Shlomit Oren of Jerusalem, Israel
These students were selected to compete in the festival after being evaluated by adjudicators who attended NSU’s productions of “Bat Boy – the Musical,” “Shakespeare/Shakespeare” and “Mauritius.” They have a chance to advance to the national festival at the Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Other NSU students participating in the regional festival are:
• Eli Corbett of Deadwood
• Emily Davis of Aberdeen
• Joshua Hinkemeyer of Sisseton
• Seth M. Honerman of Sioux Falls
• Jillian Jensen of Lennox
• Anthony Rohr of Dickinson, N.D.
• Joseph Weseloh of Watertown
Started in 1969, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival is a national theater program involving 18,000 students and more than 600 academic institutions nationwide. Region V includes South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. For more information, visit .