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Wildcat Theatre Follies

September 7-8
A Celebration of NMU's Brightest Stars
We’re back, Wildcats! Enjoy a beginning-of-the-year showcase of our theatre and dance students featuring a collection of scenes, songs, monologues, and dance pieces.

Thursday, September 7th at 7:30pm 
Friday, September 8th at 7:30pm -Closing Night Party

Location: Forest Roberts Theatre

Tickets are $20 for General Public, $15 for NMU Faculty/Staff, Seniors, and Military, $13 for Students, and $5 for NMU Students.


Lineup and Cast List



Song from Footloose
Director/Choreographer: Maya Moreau
Performed by Amilee Alvarado, Josh Bianca, Kayleigh Clark, Copeland Diver, Liam Fisher, Madalyn Hasyn, Jordyn Hopfensperger, Audryn Just, Don’tae Mitchell, Henry Moore, Logan Newcomb, Miles Nowlin, Wyatt Schmitt, Quinn Skelly, Clara Usealman, Sophia Zavala



Run Away With Me

Song by Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk
Performed by Henry Moore




Song from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Performed by Ryan Griffin


Tap Dance Piece

Song TBA
Performed by Jordyn Hopfensperger



Women and Sandwich

Song from Freaky Friday
Performed by Ryan Zepp



Times Are Hard for Dreamers

Song from Amèlie
Performed by Ava Britt



Out There

Song from Barnum
Performed by Miles Nowlin



Romeo and Juliet

Monologue from Romeo and Juliet
Performed by Copeland Diver



Moving Too Fast

Song from The Last Five Years
Performed by Michael Ahlstrom




Song from Cabaret
Performed by Maisie James and Quinn Skelly



¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro?

Song by Jesse & Joy
Performed by Jessi Ceballos



One Song Glory

Song from Rent
Performed by Asa Naigus



My House

Song from Matilda the Musical
Performed by Lexi Reese



She Used To Be Mine

Song from Waitress
Performed by Rebecca Piepszak



Dyin’ Ain’t So Bad

Song from Bonnie & Clyde
Performed by Kayleigh Clark



A Million Dreams (American Sign Language Interpretation)

Song from The Greatest Showman
Performed by Zoë Hajec



When I Look at You

Song from The Scarlet Pimpernel
Performed by Madalyn Hasyn



Heaven On Their Minds

Song from Jesus Christ Superstar
Performed by John Thomson



To Jullin on Her Birthday

Performed by Corban Belle



Maybe I Like It This Way

Song from The Wild Party
Performed by Hannah Johnson



Mama Who Bore Me

Song from Spring Awakening
Performed by Kendyl Dahlstrom, Madalyn Hasyn, Jordyn Hopfensperger, Maya Moreau, Sophia Zavala


Creative Team


DirectorsJimmy Ludwig & Paul Truckey
Production Stage ManagerIsabella Manganello†
Lighting DesignerMarla Alden
Sound DesignerMeara Kronsperger
Technical DirectorBraeden Ingersoll

† Indicates membership in Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society.

Additional Artistic Staff

Stage ManagerBryson Krieger†
Scenic/Properties CoordinatorCassie Bowler
Audio 1Meara Kronsperger
Head Electrician/Follow Spot OperatorRachel Martin
Light Board OperatorBrayden Smith

† Indicates membership in Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society.

Forest Roberts Theatre Professional Staff


ProducerBill Digneit
Artistic DirectorJill Grundstrom
Production ManagerDavid Pierce
Technical Director and Scene Shop SupervisorBraeden Ingersoll
Scenic/Paint SupervisorLex van Blommestein
Sound/Media SupervisorRyan Harvey
Costume Shop SupervisorEm Rossi
Lighting SupervisorDavid Pierce
Marketing/Box Office ManagerEmily Burbey



Forest Roberts Theatre Staff

Scene Shop Technicians


Cassie Bowler, Maggie Brew, Tyler Crowley, Isabella Fontaine, Laura Hinz, Emily Iszler, Bryson Krieger†, Henry Moore, Grace Terwilliger, Sam Wardisiani†
Electrics Crew LeadMarla Alden
Sound/Media Crew LeadRyan Harvey
Electrics/Sound TechniciansCarley Bishop, Cyrus Cohen, Meara Kronsperger, Dane Krusick, Rachel Martin, Brayden Smith
Costume Shop StaffGianna Bratke, Zephyrus Choberka, Rhiannyn McClauley, Suzanne Shahbazi, Charlotte Somerville, Elise Wilcox
Marketing/Box Office StaffTyler Crowley, Zoë Hajec, Keely-Shaye Hanson†, Bryson Krieger†, Kyra Skinner

† Indicates membership in Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society.