Balancing Theater and School, a Profile of Reid Tomasson

Sam Obermiller, IV Leader Staff

April 21, 2020

     When one thinks of a great performer, their origin is imagined as some explosion of talent seen once a decade, with an intense calling to the profession. Most of the time, the backstory falls a little more o...

It s Abba-Solutely Fun: IVCC Theatre Department Puts on ‘Mamma Mia’ This April

Payton Erricson, Ryan O'Rourke, and Griffin Tabor

March 7, 2019

IVCC is hosting the anticipated 2001 musical “Mamma Mia” April 17-28. The production will feature a cast of students, community members and professionals working together to put on a show to remember. The story consists...

Cultural Centre renovations completed

Yvonne Wandia and Erica Lawless

August 31, 2017

IVCC’s Cultural Centre underwent a series of renovations throughout the summer. According to David Alan Kuester, the new upgrades in the theatre allow for more comfort and enjoyment in his classes and shows. The new upgrades...

Cultural Center set to see final music and theater performances

Michaela Smith, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Spring Musical This year, Illinois Valley Community College’s theater department presents “Sweet Charity.” “Sweet Charity” follows the adventures of a girl named Charity as she tries to find love. This musical features...

IVCC unveils plans for second annual showcase

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 22, 2016

The second annual Day of the Arts Festival is returning to Illinois Valley Community College on Saturday, Oct. 15. The day is dedicated to showcasing student art, live performances, and music. Hosted and sponsored by the humanities...

‘Young Frankenstein’ opens April 14

Hannah Smith and Katie Alleman

April 7, 2016

The cast of “Young Frankenstein” are working hard for their show dates April 14-17 and April 21-24. The “Young Frankenstein” cast has been rehearsing since mid January preparing for the upcoming show in a few weeks. As...

‘Young Frankenstein’ comes to IVCC

Aris Showers and Quinn Delvallee

March 10, 2016

Igor, from the “Young Frankenstein” musical, is described by Adam Oldaker, the actor playing the role, as “silly, gross, impulsive, and childlike.” This description resonates with the comedy genre of the musical. The...

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