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Gov. Program at McNeese Holds Finale Performance and Art Show

July 22, 2019 | McNeese Public Relations
A blue box and white acorn as the logo for the Governor's Program for Gifted Children

The 2019 Governor’s Program for Gifted Children at McNeese State University will present
two theatre productions, an art show and a chorus and large ensemble concert as a finale to its summer program Wednesday-Saturday, July 24-27.

Performances are free and will be held in McNeese’s Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The schedule
is as follows:

  • The musical
    production of “Zombie Prom” based on a story by John Dempsey and Hugh Murphy, 7
    p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Tritico Theatre.
  • The drama
    production, “Peter/Wendy” adapted from J.M. Barrie’s “Peter and Wendy,” 3 p.m.,
    Thursday and Friday, Tritico Theatre.
  • Art show, 2-7
    p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Grand Gallery.
  • Chorus and large
    ensemble concert – 3 p.m., Saturday, Tritico Theatre.

The seven-week summer residential program is held on campus each summer as an arts and humanities program for gifted students in Louisiana. It is currently the oldest and most comprehensive enrichment program for students in grades 6-10 in the state.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at cdo@mcneese.edu.