Hennepin Theatre Trust Spotlight Education Triple Threat Broadway Experience Minnesota winners include, left to right, Minnetonka High School graduate Aliyah Busselberg, Will Sutherland from Hill-Murray School, Mankato East High School senior Lauren Senden and William Dusek from Cretin-Derham Hall. They were honored by, center, Hennepin Theatre Trust Director of Education Kelli Lin Foster Warder June 12 in Minneapolis.

Three Minnetonka Theatre actresses will be honored this summer for their work.


Britta Cowan

Recent Chaska High School graduate Britta Cowan, who played Jane in the 2016 summer production of “Tarzan,” will represent Minnesota Monday, June 25, at the The National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York City. The ceremony, more commonly known as The Jimmy Awards, recognizes student performers representing various professional theaters in the United States.

On June 12, Mankato East High School senior Lauren Senden and recent Minnetonka High School graduate Aliyah Busselberg won the Triple Threat Broadway Experience Award for Minnesota. In late June, they will go to New York, where they will attend Broadway shows, meet with industry professionals and participate in workshops. Senden was honored for her Minnetonka Theatre performance as Ariel in “The Little Mermaid” and Busselberg as the title role in “Mary Poppins.”

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