Photo by AJ Eckberg. Cast members Ted Coonradt, Jacqui Backer, Meghan Olson, Ryan Modahl and Hannah Amundson rehearse choreography for the production of “44 Plays for 44 Presidents.”

Playing president

Article written by Jordan Elton and AJ Eckberg. Ten students will have the opportunity to be a president this fall in Concordia College theater department’s production of “44 Plays for […]

 

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