PCCA Alumni, Lisa Finegold has appeared in Rock of Ages and Head Over Heels on Broadway, and on lengthy national tours of Wicked and Hamilton. She has dozens of touring (and regional theater) credits, and was recently featured in the St Pete Catalyst as a hometown Triple Threat -
PCCA Dance graduate Ephraim Sykes has earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as David Ruffin in Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations!
The show has also been nominated for Best Musical, Director, Choreographer, Orchestrations, Scenic Design, Costume Design, Sound Design, and Lighting Design!
Here is a 3-minute interview with the cast, and Ephraim is featured towards the end.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Eta Rho Chapter held its annual Talent Hunt program at the Palladium Theater March 18, 2019. Local high school students from the south county area presented their talents in the form of dance, drama, song and instrumental. First place was awarded to Cameron Kay for classical dance; second place went to Solomon Keim for instrumental and Dylan McHann took home third place for instrumental. The first-place winner will represent Eta Rho Chapter at the Florida State Organizational Meeting, where they will compete with students from around the state of Florida. Student winners at the state and district levels have the possibility of winning both cash awards and college scholarships. This year’s state meeting will be held in St. Petersburg
Congratulations to the following students in winning the Mainsail Festival Young Masters Award.
The Dali Museum recently held their annual fashion show sponsored by Neiman Marcus at the Grande Theatre at Gibbs High School. The winners pieces were then displayed in the front store windows of Neiman Marcus at International Mall in Tampa Florida. Shown above you can see the artwork of Hannah and Nadias outfits in their store windows during the Winter Season, December & January 2018/2019. On Thursday 1/10/19 Neiman Marcus is holding a Fashion Show of all the winners.
Dont Miss this fantastic Show
Molly Carlson 11
Leighann Gross 12
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Artists in the Permanent Art Collection of Gallery 221@HCC Dale Mabry Campus:
Kate Alboreo, Caitlin Albritton, George Anderton, Nathan Beard, Donne Bitner, David Briand, Jerry Coker, Mark Thomas Gibson, Marjorie Greene, Larry Hart, Christina Humphreys, Bassmi Ibrahim, Eric Joost, Ina Kaur, Akiko Kotani, Jack Leigh, Lynn Manos, Bruce Marsh, Tracy Midulla, Justin Nelson, Laine Nixon, Yoko Nogami, Mark Joseph Oliver, Kurt Piazza, Scott Owen Pierce, Rose Marie Prins, Janett Pulido Zizumbo, Selina Román, Claudia Ryan, Edgar Sanchez Cumbas, Stephen Schatz, Rachel Stewart, Jonathan Talit, Josette Urso, Christopher Wade, and Kathy Wright.
Gallery 221@HCC, 2nd floor library; Gallery 3@HCC, 3rd floor library
Anthony Vazquez - 1st place - Theatre
Orrin Noel - 1st place - Visual Arts
Sarah Eisenbaum - 2nd place Dance
David Mason - 2nd place Instrumental Music
Leatric Reid - 2nd place - Vocal Music
The State Solo and Ensemble Festival is a major assessment event in which a musical performance is evaluated by specific criteria. Each performance is assigned a rating by the adjudicator with Superior being the highest ranking. This ranking recognizes the performance as being among the very best.
In order to attend the state festival, the performance must first be evaluated and rated with a superior at the District Solo and Ensemble Festival, which was hosted at Gibbs High School in February.
Our group earned the following ratings:
*13 superior with distinction (performer played piece by memory) highest ranking available,
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