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6347-Malone University’s Chancel Players Announced

6347-May 21, 2012

The Malone University Department of Church Relations is pleased to announce that members of Chancel Players, Malone's student drama outreach group, are still scheduling for the September 2012 - April 2013 season. For bookings, please contact director of church relations, Tim Pitzer at 330-471-8434 or gcvgmre+znybar+rqh.

Chancel players

Pictured: Jared Hoffmeyer, Dave Carmany, Julian Law, Hannah Morgan, Becca Miller, Alexis McCullough

The Malone University Chancel Players is a group of six students who perform faith-based comedy and drama in schools and churches as well as various community organizations.  The group also performs material appropriate for private as well as public school students.

Chancel Players is under the artistic direction of Deanna Dallas, who has a passion for the arts. She earned her bachelor of arts in theater from Florida State University, and her experiences have included many theatrical productions, commercials, and independent film work. She also toured for two seasons with The Moving Company, a children's theater troupe. In this ninth season as Chancel Players artistic director, she feels blessed and excited to be able to integrate her faith and love of the arts in this Spirit-led ministry. 

Jared Hoffmeyer, a senior exercise science / pre-physical therapy and community health education major from Minerva, is a third year member of the Chancel Players. Future plans include earning his master's degree in public health and doctorate of physical therapy.

Becca Miller, a senior biology / pre- med major from Canton, is in her second year as a member of Chancel Players. Future plans include studying to become a physician's assistant.

Alexis McCullough, a senior visual arts major / communication arts minor from Newark, is in her second year as a Chancel Player. Alexis has been involved with theatrics since her freshman year at Lakewood High School and hopes to continue after college. Alexis also serves as president of Malone's chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society.

David Carmany, a sophomore communication arts major with an emphasis in film from Wellington, is a first year Chancel Player.  Dave enjoys acting and has, so far, been involved in 11 feature performances. Dave enjoys acting in all forms, including full scale productions, improvisation, and skits. Future plans include filmmaking.

Julian Law, a senior Bible/theology major with a minor in biblical languages from Caldwell Ohio, is in his second year as a Chancel Player. Future plans include doing missions and becoming a pastor.

Hannah Morgan, a sophomore visual arts major from Rootstown, is in her first year of Chancel Players. Future plans include acting, painting, and holding her faith and family as the top priorities in her life.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

Categories: theater