Carmi League of Arts

Carmi League of Arts

March 18 Meeting

The Carmi League of Arts held a meeting on March 18, 2023, to discuss upcoming events and business matters.

The League received a report from the local high school, which included details about the recent Elegance at the Elks show. The show was sold out, and the League thanked state representative, Dave Severin, for his visit to the show. The report also covered the high school spring play Back to the 80s, which played from March 24-26. The League discussed volunteer opportunities for the snack bar and box office.

The League also announced upcoming high school events, including the One Niter in May, which has a theme of “Open Mic Night.” The band and choir concert date has been set to May 9. Auditions for the One Niter were held on April 10, from 3-8 pm. 

The League’s summer art show will be accepting submissions on June 12, which will be displayed during the show on June 16-17. The League also hinted at the upcoming summer show, with a first look/sneak peek for those in attendance of the Back to the 80s show.

The League also discussed the potential for sponsorships and a budget proposal, which will be presented at the next meeting. The League also discussed plans for the children’s audition lines, and how rehearsals will be structured.

The League concluded the meeting by discussing upcoming school events, such as graduation and baccalaureate. The next League meeting will be April 15, 2023.

Show Announcement

The summer musical was officially announced on the League’s social media and website to be Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Auditions were held for both children and adults on April 1 and 8, respectively.

Cast List

After careful deliberation, the League is proud to present the cast list for The Little Mermaid. 

Ariel: Laney York 

Prince Eric: Dacin Rudolph 

Grimsby: Guy Williams 

Flounder: Niah Haley 

Scuttle: Ryan Bartley 

King Triton: Jason Craig 

Sebastian: Aidan Willis 

Flotsam: Chaselyn Bain 

Jetsam: Niki Lamont 

Ursula: Rachel Sinclair 

Chef Louis: Kyler Fisher 

Mersisters: Brook Hineman, Emily Williams, Hannah Collins, Ella Tinsley, Eleanor Orr, Grace Sinclair 

Sea Creatures, Gulls, Maids, Chefs, Animals, Princesses: Kaleb Collard, Jonathan Cribbs, Kadence Driscoll, Victoria Duckworth, Julie Jackson, Keith Jackson, Ellen Legg, Emma Legg, Daniel Slaton, Grace Sneed, Lynnette Staley, JC Tinsley, Chloe Veatch, Sheila Westfall, Mackenzie Willis, Callie Winter, Johanna Zieren , Banks Arnold, Ridge Balding, Willow Cox, Gwen Headlee, Jadeyn Healy, Emily Hollingsworth,  Blake Kessler, Claire Legg, Gabby Mullins, Matilda Orr, Jax Prince, Aurora Veatch,  Ember Weaver, Finley Weiss, Hadley Williams

We truly have a talented community, and the directors had a thorough deliberation to make these casting decisions. If you are in the cast, please check your email for more information about setting a rehearsal schedule. The email will come from

If you are interested in joining the crew/tech team, please apply here:

For more information about the Carmi League of Arts and their upcoming events, please visit their Facebook page at or their website at

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