Allen College Associate Featured in Christmas production

December 4, 2012

KristinTeig-TorresWATERLOO, Iowa — Kristin Teig-Torres, who serves as Allen College’s student life/alumni affairs coordinator and a leader in the Center for Engagement, Learning and Leadership, is appearing in a production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.  The production is based on the 1954 movie musical “White Christmas.”  Writing for the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, reviewer Meta Hemenway-Forbes said “‘White Christmas the Musical’ is a delightful song-and-dance show. With 12 different settings and 18 different scenes, it's a big production to pull off.  This cast and crew nails it beautifully.”

Sponsored by the Cedar Falls Community Theatre, the production  runs throughWhiteChristmas December 9 at the Oster Regent Theatre in downtown Cedar Falls.  Kristin plays the role of Betty Haynes,  half of a singing sister act.  In her Betty persona, Kristin performs several memorable songs, including “Sisters,” “Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,” “Love and the Weather,” and “Love, You Didn’t Do Right by Me.”  Former Saturday Night Live cast member Gary Kroeger is cast opposite of the Betty role as Bob, one of two army buddy entertainers.  Kristin, who has received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Northern Iowa, has been active in community theatre since completing her undergraduate education at UNI.  She is also an active member of the Allen College chorus which will present its Holiday Concert on December 6.




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