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PCC Pep Band grows with help of alumnus

18 September 2019

One of the primary goals of the Performing Arts Department for the 2019-2020 school year was the growth of the pep band. That goal is seeing some success already with nearly 30 members in the band.
 
Misty Beck, Pep Band and Performing Arts Director, is pleased with the growth of the band.
 
“Last year there were fewer than 10 in the pep band and this year we have nearly 30 players” said Beck. “I would like a couple more trombones and alto saxes to join the group, to help balance out the band.”
 

PCC grabs experienced instructor as Choir Director

18 September 2019

Long time music educator and chorus instructor, Beth Novotny, has joined Pratt Community College as Community Choir Director.
 
Novotny has 25 years of experience as a music educator, so it was no surprise she said yes when asked to direct the PCC Community Choir. Even though she is retired, she doesn’t stop teaching, learning, or performing.
 

Performing Arts Showcase set for Sept. 22

03 September 2019

The Pratt Community College Performing Arts Department will host the annual Department  Showcase Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2:30 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium. The concert will feature a variety of solo performances and Encore’s first performance of the year. This is a great opportunity for the community to meet the new Encore members and learn more about the department plans for the year. Admission for the concert is $5 and doors will open at 2 p.m.
 

PCC Theater Kids Camp to present Alice in Wonderland JR.

07 June 2019

Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures in this year’s summer music theatre camp production, Alice in Wonderland JR. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR. is a fast-paced take on the classic tale.

The PCC performing arts department will host 125 area students, ages 4-11 for the production, including camp alumni, sixth grade and up, as camp counselors and production techs.

Performing Arts students rewarded with annual end of year trip

07 June 2019

Students, instructors, and sponsors of the Pratt Community College Performing Arts department packed up their bags, loaded up the vans, and departed for their annual end of the school year trip to Tennessee and surrounding areas. This year marked the seventh year the department has offered this entertaining and fun week filled with what they love most – music and performing.

A new musical comedy, The Addams Family, comes to Carpenter Auditorium

01 March 2019

The Pratt Community College Performing Arts department presents their Spring musical, The Addams Family, to debut March 8-10 in Carpenter Auditorium.

A Night on Broadway set for Oct. 12-14

04 October 2018

Pratt Community College Performing Arts department will be presenting ‘A Night on Broadway’ October 12-14.

The show is the department’s annual musical Review show, which features music more than a dozen Broadway classics and modern shows. This years show will feature a variety of broadway tunes from Annie Get Your Gun to Lion King to Dear Evan Hansen It will feature solos, duets, and ensembles. There will also be children’s numbers from the PCC Kids’ Choir.

PCC Theater Kids Camp to Perform Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR.

06 June 2018

Take a journey out of the zoo and onto the stage with your favorite friends from the blockbuster DreamWorks film, Madagascar, for this year’s summer music theatre camp production.

PCC Performing Arts Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

28 February 2018

With "a crash of drums, a flash of light," Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the internationally acclaimed musical and dance extravaganza explodes on the Pratt Community College Carpenter Auditorium stage this March 9-11.

PCC’s Performing Arts students and college staff along with more than 80 community members make up this colorful cast directed by Misty Beck, Speech Communications/Drama and Theatre Instructor.

Performing arts presents, "Valentine's Dinner and Show" concert

29 January 2018

To celebrate the weekend of love, the Pratt Community College musical group Encore! will be holding a special Valentine’s Dinner and Show in honor of Valentine's Day.

The dinner and show will be Sunday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the PCC Commons. Enjoy dinner and dessert while being serenaded by Encore! featuring love songs from a variety of genres including solos, duets and ensembles.

Tickets for Dinner and the Show are $15 for adults and children over 5. Reservations can be made with Misty Beck, mistyb@prattcc.edu

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