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 UWSP.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….
Photos by John Morser
Join us next year!
The Acorn Planning Committee consists of
English faculty members David Arnold, Patricia Gott, Tomoko
Kuribayashi, Lorri Nandrea (Coordinator), Sarah Pogell, and
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.