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Grand Theatre Company Holding Auditions for 'The Marvelous Wonderettes'

Auditions for "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre will be held, by appointment only, June 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments can be made online or by calling the box office at 801-957-3322.
Prepare 16 bars of a standard musical theatre piece or a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Headshots and resumes are encouraged. Prior to your auditions, please download, complete and print the audition form to bring with you to your audition.
Auditions will be held in the Grand Theatre Facilities & Arts Annex at 1610 South 250 East, Salt Lake City. Please park in the southeast parking lot off of 1700 South and enter through the north entrance of the building.

"The Marvelous Wonderettes" is part of the Backstage Series at the Grand and will be directed by Jim Christian.
Characters include: Betty Jean (Female, Alto); Cindy Lou (Female, Mezzo-Soprano); Missy (Female, Soprano); and Suzy (Female, Mezzo-Alto).
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The Marlon Andrus Scholarship Story

Behind every Salt Lake Community College scholarship is a story about how and why the scholarship was created. With the Marlon Andrus Scholarship, the story is about Marlon Andrus, a former professor in SLCC’s Department of Finance and Economics.

Andrus, who died in January 2018, was more than a teacher to many of his students; he was a mentor, a friend and even a father figure. He connected with his students in the classroom, but he continued to support them as they moved on to higher education and careers. As Ben Jones, one of Andrus’s former students, explained: “Marlon really cared about every individual. If people asked for help, he would always give it. He went out of his way to help others.”

A Banker Who Became a TeacherBefore Andrus became a teacher, he had a successful career in finance. He spent more than 14 years as a vice president and manager of First Security Bank. Even though Andrus was highly skilled in the intricacies of finance, the banking world wasn’t the best fit fo…