On February 28 & March 1 – 3, 46 cast and crew members from Allegro Dance Theatre under the direction of Carol Zagar proudly presented LION KING, Jr. during 8 school day performances and one public performance before student audiences totaling 4,444 and a public audience of 650.
On March 5, 56 members of the Heartland Winds under the direction of Bruce Soderstrom presented a free concert before an audience of 200.
On March 6, the Hardin County Diversity Council held its annual festival featuring information and presentations from various Hardin County Schools and community groups. 255 student participants from 10 different schools/organizations performed on the PAC stage before audiences totaling 700.
On March 10 & 11, 29 student members of Central Hardin High School Drama Club under the direction of Sarah Dakin presented KEEN TEENS: 3 SHORT PLAYS before a student audience of 220 and public audience of 165.
On March 13, 112 student members of East Hardin Middle School band under the direction of Matt Baucum presented a Pre-Assessment concert before an audience of 350.
On March 14, 155 student members of Central Hardin High School band under the direction of David Centers presented a Pre-Assessment concert before an audience of 350.
On March 15, the PAC held an “Ides of March” event celebrating all things Shakespeare at Barnes & Noble Booksellers to promote the upcoming production of Kentucky Shakespeare’s Julius Casesar at the PAC.
On March 16, 56 student members of West Hardin Middle School band under the direction of Laura Floyd presented a concert and clinic before an audience of 60.
On March 17, Kentucky Shakespeare‘s professional touring troupe of 7 presented Julius Caesar before a student audience of nearly 500 and public audience of 160.
On March 18, 50 area youth participated in the last of three Youth Theatre of Hardin County winter workshops in preparation for the summer production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
On March 21 & 22, the PAC played host to KMEA’s Heartland Large Ensemble Assessment Festival. During the two-day event, more than 2,700 students in 54 bands/orchestras hailing from 10 counties performed on stage before a panel of judges.