Acting instructor Shannon Penrod-Miller ’84 and director Kevin Kennison ’82 share some performance movement tips during Summerfame on the Oswego campus.
that of course I want to give back to it,” said Kennison, an independent casting director based in New York City and interim head of the BFA program in acting at Brooklyn College. “It’s not a camp, but a pre-college training program,” he said, since the program gives students a very realistic view of the foundation of skills and learning they will need to succeed in musical theatre. Calling the program “important for Oswego and the next generation of artists,” he said that Summerfame gives Oswego the opportunity to attract strong students who will come to campus to see what the college has to offer. Planning is already under way for a summer 2011 version of the program, he added.””]
Acting instructor Shannon Penrod-Miller ’84 and director Kevin Kennison ’82 share some performance movement tips with Heather Ungerer, 14, during Summerfame on the Oswego campus. High school students from around the country came to campus July 18 to 30 for the two-week institute in musical theatre. “I got so much out of [the theatre program