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January 17, 2020

Music, theatre and dance fundraiser to feature cocktail competition

Submitted by Blakely Bunning

Cocktail Competition - SMTD

The K-State School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Advisory Council is partnering with Arrow Coffee Company and LDF Companies Inc. to host a cocktail competition at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27. 

The winning cocktail will be served as the signature cocktail during the 2020 MTD Scholarship Extravaganza on Saturday, Feb. 15. The extravaganza is the premier scholarship fundraiser for students in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and tickets are currently on sale.

The competition will take place at Arrow Coffee Company and is open to the public and free to attend. Cocktail presentations and judging will happen in the coffee shop with performances from music, theatre and dance students throughout the evening. The lounge will also be open and provide a special menu to celebrate the competition. With each drink purchase, $1 will be donated to music, theatre and dance scholarships. LDF Companies Inc. is donating the base spirits for the cocktail competition and the Scholarship Extravaganza. Visit the Facebook event for announcements about the judges and event details.

Prospective bartenders: The competition is free to enter; must be 21 years or older. For planning purposes, please complete the online registration form by Jan. 20. Once registered, additional information will be provided.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three cocktails.

First prize: Served as the signature cocktail at the MTD Scholarship Extravaganza; two tickets to the Extravaganza — valued at $100 each; Arrow gift card. 

Second prize: Two season tickets to K-State Theatre; Arrow gift card. 

Third prize: Two tickets to any single K-State Theatre production; Arrow gift card. 

The MTD Advisory Council exists to raise awareness about the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, its mission, and its students. Advisory council members seek out partnerships, create and attend awareness opportunities, and are passionate about supporting students in the performing arts. If you'd like to join the advisory council, email chair-elect Kathryn Harth