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
The audition date for the 2020-21 Southern WI Jerry Ensemble is TBD. Audition date will be updated on this page and the Jerry Awards Facebook page.
Auditions for the 2020/21 Central WI Ensemble will be held mid-June, 2020.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Central and Southern WI Jerry Ensembles on a fantastic performance at the 2019 Jerry Awards.
Come to the Cabaret my friend! Both the Central WI and Southern WI Jerry Ensembles perform in a Cabaret Performance showcasing members in solos, duets and group numbers. It’s an evening you won’t want to miss.
Central WI Ensemble Cabaret | WED, MAR 18, 7:30 PM
Southern WI Ensemble Cabaret | SAT, JUN 13, 7:30 PM
Overture Center is pleased to partner with Marcus Performing Arts Center, The Grand Theater, Viterbo University and Wisconsin Public Television.