MWAH! Troupe members perform on The Paula Sands Live show

MWAH! Troupe members perform on the Paula Sands Live Show Featured on the Paula Sands Live show on May 8, 2017 were MWAH! troupe members Landon Ballard, Taylor Oechsel, Justin Smusz, and James Agena.  The show was broadcast live from the KWQC-TV (NBC) studio in...

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Schaumburg students hear life lessons from fellow teens

Story published online March 20, 2017 and in the print edition of March 23, 2017 in The Daily Herald, a suburban Chicago daily newspaper Writer and Photographer: Eric Peterson of The Daily Herald Though kids often rely on the experience of adults to navigate life's...

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MWAH! Alumnus Joshua Welton Nominated for a Grammy

Image provided by Clarence Welton, Joshua's father DECEMBER 25, 2016 BY RAY MOFFITT MWAH! troupe alumnus Joshua Welton has been nominated for a Grammy. The nomination is for the category of 'Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.' The album, 'Hit N Run Phase Two,' is a...

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Troupe tackles real-life issues at Elmhurst school

MWAH! Performing Arts Troupe members Lindsay Kent (from far left), Justin Smusz, and Taylor Oechsel on December 5 join a choral ensemble from Churchville Middle School in Elmhurst in the song ‘Nothing More,’ focusing on a quote by Nelson Mandela. (Photo by Jennifer...

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Teen suicide message grabs students’ attention

Jennifer Higgins of Geneseo, Illinois talks about the suicide of her son, Joshua, during the MWAH! troupe performance in Rock Island on November 14, 2016 which focused on such issues as suicides, self-harm, alcohol and other drug abuse, and stereotyping.  The...

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