by Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell
The Emmy® Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series is not only making an incredible small-screen comeback,
it's the basis for one of the most fun, energetic, musicals ever to hit the school stage!
Based on the ABC-TV educational animated series which aired from the 1970's -1980's
by Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, George Newall, Kathy Mandry, Lynn Ahrens, Tom Yohe
Music by Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, George Newall, Kathy Mandry, Lynn Ahrens, Tom Yohe
Book by George Keating, Kyle Hall, Scott Ferguson
- (Camp Coordinator/Theater Instructor-Youth Camp) Kate Slovinski is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University at Charleston, Illinois where she received her degree in Arts & Humanities with Specialization in Theatre Performance & Direction where she was awarded the excellence in Performance in Theater Scholarship. She also a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with Certification in Secondary Education of Theatre Arts & English. While at Southern Illinois at Edwardsville, Kate was awarded the Chancellors Scholarship for Theatre Arts Studies. Presently, she is the Properties Master at Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville and also the Managing Director of Cougar Theater Company, SIUE's Theater for Young Audiences touring company.
Molly Moore - (Music Instruction-Youth Camp) Molly Moore is a proud alumna of Millikin University in Decatur, IL where she earned her degree in Music Education, while participating in several voice and percussion ensembles. She is currently an SIUE graduate student studying Music Education and is preparing to research and write her Master's thesis this coming academic year. Molly currently teaches 6th-8th grade choir at Edward Fulton Jr. High and Amelia Carriel Jr. High in O'Fallon, IL. At Amelia Carriel, Molly sponsors the Class Act Drama Troupe, and recently directed her fourth troupe production, Once on This Island, Jr.
Grace Barlow - (Dance Instructor-Youth Camp) Grace Barlow is originally from Bloomington, Illinois. There she began her dance training and has been dancing ever since. Grace holds a BA in History and Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University where she was able to continue her dance training as a non-major. Grace recently completed her Master of Arts in Teaching at Washington University in St. Louis. Currently, Grace is a company dancer and choreographer with Leverage Dance Theater (formerly aTrek Dance Collective). She also teaches dance and fitness classes in and around St. Louis. This is Grace's second year working with SIUE Summer Showbiz camps.