Discover the enchanting world of musical theatre through the captivating performances of SEASPAR’s talented young participants in the new Musical Theatre program. Led by dedicated program leader, Averie Robertson, and guided by Emily Padilla’s expert instruction from Dynamic Lynks, this program provides a platform to shine on stage. This new program showcases a diverse array of musical talents, as demonstrated by its participants’ extraordinary performances at the final program.
Sammy takes the stage with infectious energy, performing “Dance Monkey” in the Kidz Bop style, demonstrating the program’s commitment to contemporary hits and engaging performances.
Jackson channels Elton John’s timeless charisma with his rendition of “Crocodile Rock,” transporting the audience back to the golden era of rock ‘n’ roll.
Meanwhile, Jude brings a burst of positivity with a rendition of “Everything is Awesome” from The LEGO Movie, reminding us of the joy that comes from embracing creativity and collaboration.
As a poignant finale, the ensemble unites their voices for a heartfelt performance of “Sky Full of Stars” from Sing 2, showcasing not only their individual talents but also their harmonious synergy as a group. SEASPAR’s Musical Theatre program celebrates inclusivity, talent, and the power of music to unite and uplift.
On the evening of August 11, the Lincoln Center in Downers Grove was transformed into a haven of musical enchantment as the Summer Recital unfolded. The evening resonated with harmony, as each performance carried emotions that touched the heart and soul.
Becka Konicki took the stage with unwavering charisma, illuminating the atmosphere with her renditions of “Make it Shine” and “Break Down the Walls.” The audience was captivated by her powerful vocals and magnetic presence.
Sarah Cavanaugh followed with a breathtaking performance of “Tattoo” and “True Colors,” painting the stage with her emotive voice and evocative delivery.
Sara Mikelenas added uniqueness to the night with “It’s Not Unusual” and “Brown Eyed Girl,” showcasing her versatility and charm.
Ricky Plemich serenaded the audience with “As Long as You Love Me” and “How Sweet It Is,” leaving everyone swaying to the rhythm and embracing the magic of the moment.
Kristen McInerney demonstrated her vocal prowess through “For Good” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” leaving an indelible mark on all the hearts who listened.
Amanda Skozinski infused joy into the night with “Chapel of Love” and “Put Me in a Coach,” creating an atmosphere of celebration and delight.
Anna Genin transported the audience to a world of dreams with “Part of Your World” and “The Climb,” her voice resonating with hope and aspiration.
Aidan Hincks ignited the stage with “Call Me Maybe” and “Fight Song,” channeling infectious and inspiring energy.
Jackson Beatty brought people together with “Stand By Me” and “Proud Mary,” invoking unity and togetherness through his charismatic performance.
Bryal Peterson weaved an emotional tapestry with “Over the Rainbow” and “I Miss You, I Need You,” touching the hearts of all who were present.
The Glee Club’s renditions of “Don’t Stop Believin'” and “Never Alone” united voices in a harmonious symphony that resonated far beyond the stage.
A special shoutout to the dedicated members of the Glee Club: Christine AnCel, Jackson Beatty, Katie Clark, Jack Delaney, Ben Fera, Lorenzo Forieri, Maddie Goddard, Aidan Hincks, Ryan McGuire, Sara Mikelenas, Paul Ores, Bryal Peterson, Ricky Plemich, Allen Rosete, Mia Santos, Teagan Schuh, Franncesca Strawser-Miller, Michaela Tauer, and Kari Winter, who poured their passion into every note.
The Summer Recital was a testament to music’s power to transcend boundaries and create unforgettable moments. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us, making this event a success. Stay tuned for more musical magic to come!