McConnell appeared in several Central Park Players productions during his childhood in Grand Haven. He assisted with CPP children’s programs while he was in high school.
McConnell, a Western Michigan University theater, art and music triple major, recently performed in the ensemble of “Chicago” at the Mason Street Warehouse.
He was one of 13 students selected from 130 who auditioned for WMU’s musical theater program.
The actor is scheduled to play Dr. Frankenfurter in “The Rocky Horror Show” at Kalamazoo’s Miller Auditorium Oct. 28 and 29.