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Box Office: (419)-238-6722
Feb 23 , 2019

Ohio Has Talent!


Ohio Has Talent! returns to the Niswonger for its 12th year. Presented by Community Health Professionals (CHP), this year’s show features 20 great acts hailing from around the region - competing for $1,000, $500 and $250 prizes determined by YOU!

Proceeds from the show benefit the CHP Hospice patient care fund. As a nonprofit hospice, CHP works with patients and families regardless of their financial situation. The patient care fund helps cover gaps for uncovered patient care expenses and enables CHP to continue providing compassionate care throughout Northwest and West Central Ohio.

Ohio Has Talent! 2019 competing performers are: Nathallie Alcime (Strongsville, TN), Nicole Baringer (Defiance), Erin Clune (St. Henry), Raegan Cox (Leipsic), Dance Trio of Emily Lichtle, Chloe Nielsen, and Alecta Baxter (Van Wert area), Aleiya Douglas (Fostoria), Myia Etzler (Convoy), K. Jason French (Cedarville), Katelyn Hanes (West Manchester), Isabella "Courtney Jo" Harr (South Shore, KY), Emma Kyler (Lima), Issac & Joscie LeFevre (Ft. Recovery), Mississinawa HS Taiko Drum Line (Greenville), Spencer Pauquette (Van Wert), Connor Raines (Lima), Lily Rindler (New Bremen), Lauren Schroeder (Celina), Grace Truesdale (Celina), Natalie Uhlenhake (St. Henry), and Tess Vonderwell (Delphos).

Plus, Ohio Has Talent! 2018 winners Dru & Michaella Johnson return for an encore performance. Join the fun and cast a vote for your favorite performer at Ohio Has Talent!


Performance Schedule

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:00 PM Cal +


Immediate access parking is FREE at the Niswonger. Lots are located to the North and South of the venue. Handicap parking is available to the East of the facility immediately outside of the main entrance.


All areas of the Niswonger and certain seating areas are accessible by wheelchair. Please notify the Box Office (419-238-NPAC) at the time of ticket purchase so that a platform for companion seating is reserved. Please ask the ushers for assistance to be seated. All entrances from the parking lots have ramps and are at sidewalk level. A wheelchair-accessible elevator serves both levels of the Niswonger providing both the lower and upper lobby and auditorium. All restroom facilities offer handicap accessibility and a larger family restroom is available on the upper lobby level. There are a limited number of handicap accessible parking spaces available in the front of the facility and in both the North and South campus parking lots. These are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Niswonger also has assisted listening devices provided by the Van Wert Service Club. Please contact the Box Office for details: 419-238-NPAC.

Alert the Facilities Manager of any special considerations. The Niswonger Staff is ready to assist with entry to and from the show. Please contact the Box Office in advance at 419-238-6722 or [email protected].

Group Sales

Advanced event ticketing, a 10% discount and a driver comp ticket are available for groups of 10 or more. Arrangements must be made through Jerry Beard, Box Office Manager, 419-238-6722 or [email protected].

Electronic Devices & Camera Policy

Please or silence all electronic devices when the house lights go down for the performance. We welcome you to access social media to share your experience during intermission or after the performance. The use of cameras, audio recording devices and video recording devices is prohibited at performances at the INB PAC. The use of professional lenses and flash photography is strictly prohibited. Flash photography may distract the performer and cause injury.

Age Restrictions

There are no age restrictions for this family show. Children three and under are granted admission without a ticket so long as they are held by an adult ticket-holder. The VWAPAF reserves the right to preclude the attendance of children under the age of 5 years determined by the nature of the performance. Guardians will be asked to remove their child/children if they cause disruptions for other ticket-holders during a performance.

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