Morningside College student Brock Bourek to present readings of his original plays

Apr 09, 2019 • Theatre

Morningside College student Brock Bourek will present his senior project - concert readings of his original plays – at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, in Klinger-Neal Theatre, 3700 Peters Ave., on the Morningside College campus.

The event is free and open to the public. Some of the material was written for mature audiences, so the show is recommended for individuals 17 and older.

Bourek wrote the seven short plays while a student at Morningside. After graduation, he plans to submit them to a theatrical publishing company.

The plays are “Annie On the Run,” “The Big Speech,” “Blind Faith,” “Different,” “The Hard Truth,” “One Man's Treasure” and “Pillow Talk.”

Following the performances, Bourek will answer questions about the plays, and there will be a small reception.

Bourek is the son of Stephanie Bourek of Columbus, Neb., and a 2015 graduate of Columbus High School.

The concert readings of his plays will be performed by students Amanda Hellbusch of Omaha, Neb.; Dalton Van Briesen of George, Iowa; Devon Payne of Sioux City ; Emilee Ketoff of Dubuque, Iowa; Engels Perez Boscan of Caracas, Venezuela; Eric Wells of Mineola, Iowa; Hailey Barrus of Belmond, Iowa; Jared Kamrath of South Sioux City, Neb.; Jared Martin of Humphrey, Neb.; Jason Latta of Greeley, Colo.; Julio Torres of Santa Ana, Calif.; Katsunori Baba of Fukuoka, Japan; Kris Williams of Inwood, Iowa; Aizek Winchell of Ord, Neb.; Madison Schueth of Fremont, Neb.

There also will be original design work by students Sue Oneslager of Lawrence, Kan.; Katie Pottebaum of Ankeny, Iowa; Morgan Polenske of Randolph, Neb.; and Kassidy Hart of Omaha, Neb.