SLC Associates with Terra Bruce to Deliver New Canadian Musical, Let’s Dance

Ora Sawyers

St. Lawrence College’s Music Theatre Effectiveness software has partnered with Terra Bruce Productions for a co-output of Let us Dance! November 4-6, 2022, at the Thousand Islands Playhouse’s Firehall Theatre in Gananoque.

The production is a culmination of a workshop method done by SLC’s songs theatre pupils, led by SLC music theatre alum Victoria Wells-Smith of Terra Bruce Productions, a Creation Enterprise based mostly in St. John’s, Newfoundland, whose producers, filmmakers, musicians, singers, and actors depict a inventive, collaborative drive in the production of top quality enjoyment content material for the phase and screen. Terra Bruce previously generated “No Improve in the Weather”, most not too long ago presented by Mirvish Enjoyment in November 2021.

“This generation is 1 of 3 workshop assignments SLC Audio Theatre Efficiency students are accomplishing with sector creatives. The workshop knowledge gives learners a likelihood to interact right with the creation of new get the job done – to support shape it and give it a voice. It really is an incredible imaginative experiential discovering prospect and we are thrilled to lover with artists in the creation of new repertoire,” stated Les Casson, Dean, School of Creative Industries and Brockville Campus, St. Lawrence College or university. 

Government Producers Walter Schroeder and Bob Hallett use songs from the 1960s as the basis for Let’s Dance!, a new musical both composed and created in Canada. SLC students will be the to start with performers in the roles for the initial public displaying of the generation.

“It’s significant to us to satisfy our mandate to deliver unique Canadian work” suggests Hallett, of Wonderful Massive Sea and Appear From Away.

“Let’s Dance! utilizes some of the finest songs at any time written. The choreography is electric powered! It is two hrs of pure enjoyment,” suggests Schroeder.

The generation functions tunes by The Drifters, Joey Dee and The Starliters, Mama Cass Elliot, Chris Montez, Joe South, Frank Mills, Petula Clark and much more. Let’s Dance! is a revuesical comedy about Marco Del Monte, a failed opera singer turned new music teacher at his Manhattan alma mater, Northumberland Superior. There he helps Sophia, the quirky dance teacher, and a group of talented learners revolutionize their outdated fashioned and distinctive faculty. Marco discovers much more than one new enthusiasm as he reinvents himself and the stuffy curriculum. Rock & Roll is at the coronary heart of this heartwarming tale about obtaining you!

Course: Heather Braaten
Musical Way and Arrangements: Aaron Eyre
Choreography: Chad McNamara
Set Style: Joshua Quinlan
Costume Design: Graham McMonagle
Lights Design and style: Frank Donato
Seem Style: John Shisko


ABOUT ST. LAWRENCE College or university (SLC)

St. Lawrence College or university is positioned on the conventional lands of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples we are grateful to live and understand on these lands. With campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall, SLC delivers education and teaching that fulfills the wants of group, field, and businesses. The Faculty prepares learners to succeed in the world wide overall economy by way of pertinent, practical plans and experiential studying prospects. SLC gives much more than 100 total-time plans such as diplomas, degrees, graduate certificates, apprenticeships, micro-credentials and lifestyle-lengthy discovering opportunities. Absolutely everyone belongs in the SLC neighborhood, comprised of 12,000 full-time college students and a lot more than 100,000 alumni in 75 nations around the earth.

FOR Far more Info

Media Contact:

Julie Einarson
Senior Advisor, Communications and Government Relations
St. Lawrence Higher education
[email protected] 

Terra Bruce Make contact with:

Bob Hallett
Govt Producer
Terra Bruce Productions
[email protected]

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