Wallace State ArtsKids! program to present ‘Annie Kids’ on May 2

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College’s ArtsKids! program will wrap up this week with the performance of “Annie Kids,” featuring students from third through eighth grade who have been participating in BroadwayKids during this spring semester.

ArtsKids! offers area students in grades three through eight the opportunity to participate in vocal, theatrical or studio art classes at Wallace State. In the case of SingKids and BroadwayKids for vocal and theatre ArtsKids! participants, they are mentored by Wallace State students and get to perform in Wallace State productions.

On Wednesday, May 2 the BroadwayKids participants will present “Annie Kids!” an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical based on the popular comic strip. The 7 p.m. show will be held in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. Admission is free.

Wallace State students Hannah Stringer and Duke Cleghorn have been acting as directors for the production. Students participating in the show include: Adam Cooner, Henry Crocker, Felicity Driver, India Flannigan, Emma Gray, Anabelle Howze, Aubrey Martin, Mary Claire Page, John Isaac Richter, Vella Richter, Madison Smith and Rylee Taylor.

For more information, call 256-352-8277 or email stefany.keisler@wallacestate.edu.

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