Cream of the Crop
The premier performance groups representing the Jerry Awards in Central and Southern Wisconsin featuring select vocal performers from schools participating in the Jerry Awards program. Students are selected through auditions each year. The Central WI Jerry Ensemble is directed by Marshall DeLonay and the Southern WI Jerry Ensemble is directed by Gail Becker. Students in both groups build their technical skills in acting, singing and dancing.
The Jerry Ensemble has performed in front of a variety of audiences in a variety of settings. Performances have included:
- Cabaret performance
- Opening the Jerry Awards Ceremony
- Performing with Kristin Chenoweth
- Overture’s Broadway audience engagement series Cocktails with Tim and Karra,
- National Anthem at UW Basketball Games
- Performance at Kids in the Rotunda
CONGRATULATIONS to all who auditioned to be a part of the 2018-19 Central and Southern WI Ensembles. The ensembles have been selected! Congratulations to our two groups of students! We look forward to seeing them perform this year.
Auditions for the 2019/20 Southern WI Ensemble will be SUN, APR 14 starting at 1 PM. Auditions for the 2019/20 Central WI Ensemble will be held in June of 2019.
Overture Center is pleased to partner with Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee, The Grand Theater in Wausau, Viterbo University and Wisconsin Public Television.