SJP Students Perform at the State Theatre in the Spotlight Showcase

Saint John’s Prep Theatre students participate in annual Hennepin Theatre Educational Showcase at the State Theatre in Minneapolis

As a Minnesota Spotlight school, Saint John’s Prep Theatre’s spring musical is assessed each year by evaluators from the Hennepin Theatre Trust Educational Spotlight Program. This year’s production of Godspell received overall evaluations of honorable mention with the orchestra, chorus and technical aspects receiving an overall rating of outstanding.

In addition to the overall ratings, particularly talented musical theatre students were invited to perform at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on June 13, 2017  joining students from over 80 other Minnesota high schools.


Students pictured above (L-R top) are Caitlin Skahen (outstanding performance), Cullin Egge (featured dancer), Brenna Skahen (honorable mention performance),  Gabe Woodard (Spotlight Award triple threat finalist) and Mitchell Brown (featured dancer).
Pictured bottom (L-R) are two of their directors, Br. Aidan Putnam, OSB and Br. Paul-Vincent Niebauer, OSB.
Not pictured are Grace Knoblock (honorable mention performance) and Christian Brenny (honorable mention performance).

Saint John’s Prep  looks forward to next year’s production of Les Misérables (high school edition) at the Paramount Theatre in Saint Cloud.

Click here to learn more about the fine arts program at Saint John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville, MN.

The cast of the 2017 Saint John’s Prep production of Godspell