YAH Showcase

Heartland Theatre Company proudly presents

Young at Heartland Senior Acting Program’s SUMMER ShowcaseS 

Summer Showcase: Friday, June 23 at 1:00 pm

and Wednesday, June 28 at 7:30 pm


Heartland’s senior acting program struts its stuff on stage at Heartland in two showcases this summer. Enjoy talented seniors performing scenes and original short plays for just a donation at the door.

Showcase Theme:

“Life is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’re going to get.”



Full Group

The performances, open to the public, are set on Heartland’s stage.  Doors will open at 20 minutes before performance. There will be no reservations taken for the ShowcaseS, first come – first served. Admittance is a donation to the Young at Heartland program.

These seniors have participated in a two-month acting workshop and have prepared brief scenes depicting some of the opportunities that life can bring. This troupe is usually seen “on the road” at area nursing and retirement homes, and for other church and civic groups. These Showcase performances are the only ones held at the theatre.

Sandra Zielinski is the workshop instructor, assisted by Terri Whisenhunt, with Ann B. White the program director.


About Young at Heartland:

Young at Heartland strives to build an ensemble of seniors who share the values of continuing education, creative self-expression, and community outreach. It is designed to accommodate and support performers’ comfort levels with memorization. We aim to find appropriate pathways to showcase performers’ gifts in a fun, stress-free atmosphere. This workshop is supported in part by a grant from the McLean County Arts Regranting Program.


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For more information, visit www.heartlandtheatre.org or call 309-452-8709.