West MI Teens Prep for 2018 Showcase Performances

MUSKEGON, MI:  Schools participating in West Michigan Student Showcase are finalizing nominations and their performers are gearing up for critique by producers, area professionals, and their peers. In total, 41 acts will be performing at Showcase 2018.


On Saturdays, March 10 and 17, the nominated dancers, singers, pianists, and musicians, will attend workshops at the Frauenthal Center. The performing arts workshops are their opportunity to become familiar with the Frauenthal stage and receive feedback on their performance.


The logo for Showcase 2018 was designed by Jimmy Cobb, a student from North Muskegon High School. For his winning design, he received $100, two Showcase T-shirts, five copies of the program, and will be recognized in the program. 13 entries were received in total. All participants received a certificate for their portfolios.


Showcase 2018 takes place on Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 12 at the Frauenthal Center in Downtown Muskegon. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the show starts at 7:00 pm.


Tickets in advance are $8.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, and $5.00 for students. All tickets at the door are $9.00. Tickets can be purchased at the Frauenthal Box Office and from StarTickets via phone, 1-800-585-3737, or online at


West Michigan Student Showcase is an annual celebration of excellence for high school youth of West Michigan. Students are selected by their respective schools in the areas of academics, athletics, literary arts, performing arts, and visual arts. Since 1981, high school students from Kent, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, and Ottawa counties have had an opportunity to be recognized. For many of our student nominees, this will be the shining moment of their high school years – for others, the beginning of an amateur or professional career as actors, musicians, writers, athletes, and artists.


West Michigan Student Showcase is sponsored by Patrick J. O’Leary, the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, the Fremont Area Community Foundation, Pro Audio, MLive/The Muskegon Chronicle, Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency, and the Greater Muskegon Woman’s Club.


For more information about West Michigan Student Showcase, visit


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