ACORN Extravaganza 2009

The 2009 Extravaganza, a celebration of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, was held on Saturday, February 7th, from 7-9:30 p.m., in the Alumni Room of the Dreyfus University Center at UW-Stevens Point. Over 100 attendees ate, drank, shared perspectives on Persuasion, competed in a Trivia Contest, watched a dramatized scene, “The Concert at Bath,” and learned Regency Country Dances…

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The Acorn Planning Committee consists of English faculty members David Arnold, Patricia Gott, Tomoko Kuribayashi, Lorri Nandrea (Coordinator), Sarah Pogell, and Robert Sirabian. Our thanks go out to everyone who participated in this event, and especially to Professor Michael Estanich of the Department of Theater and Dance, his dancers Megan Bero, Maria Dacy, Arwen Fonzen, Lori Engelmeier, Maureen Hennigan, Grace Wales, and Amber Wuttke; our wonderful vocalist Christine Sanderson and accompanist Theresa Kroes; performers Brian Kowalski, Eric Krszjzaniek, Sarah Pogell, and Michael Williams; Webmaster Christopher Williams, photographers Steve Sill and John Morser, ACORN student assistants Lenore Hitchler, Amanda MacLeish, Erin Mueller, and Carolyn Spoerl, Wendy Dolan of the costume shop, Ann Klosinski of Centers Reservations, and Chartwell’s Catering.