Emily Dixon of Pinckneyville, Levi Overturf of Mt. Vernon and Quinton Sledge, FAR RIGHT, also of Mt. Vernon perform in the 2009 Rend Lake College Madrigal Dinner Theatre, "Teeney Bob - The Demon Pet Groomer of Sweet Street." Auditions for the 2010 Madrigal, "Alice in Blunderland," are at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in Learning Resource Center Room 107 at the RLC main campus in Ina. CLICK HERE for a larger image.
INA, Ill. – Rend Lake College Music Director Sara Alstat is calling for cast members in her latest Madrigal Dinner Theatre, “Alice in Blunderland,” which opens at RLC in December.
Auditions are at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in room 107 of the Learning Resource Center on the college’s main campus in Ina. Participating in Madrigal Dinner Theatre is tuition free and is worth three hours of college credit at RLC.
The RLC Madrigal Dinner Theatre, under the direction of Alstat, is a two-hour entertainment extravaganza with pageantry, singing, acting and comedy. This ensemble performs a 20th century re-creation of the Renaissance feasts that were held in the great baronial halls throughout England during the 12 days of Christmas.
This marks the fifth year of Madrigal Dinner Theatre at RLC. Previous performances include “Jester ‘The Body’ Ventures Forth in 2006, “The Ring of Truth” in 2007, “Beowulf, The Son of Beocoyote” in 2008 and “Teeny Bob - The Demon Pet Groomer of Sweet Street” last year.
Tickets for “Alice in Blunderland” go on-sale Nov. 8. Call Cathy Cross at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1263 for tickets. Contact Alstat at Ext. 1817 for more information. For updates, one can visit the RLC Music Department online at www.rlc.edu/aca/music.