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
Central WI Ensemble (Wausau area) auditions will be held August 15 & 16 at The Grand Theater in Wausau.
Southern WI Jerry Ensemble (Madison, Janesville & Milwaukee areas) auditions will be September 18th at 3pm.
Not sure which Jerry Ensemble you should audition for? Contact Karra Beach with questions.
Come to the Cabaret my friend! Both the Central WI and Southern WI Jerry Ensembles perform in Cabaret Performances showcasing members in solos, duets and group numbers. They are evenings you won’t want to miss.
Central WI Ensemble Cabaret will be held in March 2022.
Southern WI Ensemble Cabaret will be held in April of 2022.
Overture Center is pleased to partner with Marcus Performing Arts Center, The Grand Theater, Viterbo University and PBS Wisconsin.
Contact Director of Broadway Engagement Karra Beach