Actor Rachel Leslie grew up in Golf Manor and attended the School for Creative and Performing Arts. She’s back in town, performing in the Playhouse in the Park production of A Trip to Bountiful. Jim Stump had the chance to sit down with this psych major about growing up here, her stage career, and some recent world premieres in which she performed.
Jeff Seibert from Cincinnati’s The Mayerson Foundation, one of the primary funders of the new School for Creative and Performing Arts, joins Frank Johnson to discuss the impressive Mayerson Foundation Artistic Excellence Program, which brings talented musicians and performers to the SCPA to present master classes to the students. In the coming months, internationally known artists such as Branford Marsalis, Bebe Neuwirth, Chick Corea and composer Jennifer Higdon will conduct these master classes.