Category Archives: Announcement

Department hires accomplished choreographer for dance, musical theatre

Sarah Wilcoxon will join the theatre and dance faculty in the fall to work with both the dance and musical theatre programs. She will also direct Inertia Dance Company. Choreography featured throughout U.S. With an interest in using art to …

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Moon City Press book on homeless teens making debut at diversity conference

On March 15 and 16, a series of events will celebrate the Moon City Press Book, “Throwaway Youth,” including a jazz performance, readings and a book signing. Book tells stories of homeless teens in Springfield The book offers real accounts of homeless teenagers …

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Students prepare for upcoming NYC, LA showcases

It’s showcase season, which means many College of Arts and Letters students will be traveling to New York and Los Angeles over the next two months to perform for industry professionals including agents, managers, casting directors, directors, producers and Missouri State alumni. …

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Award-winning actor to lead MSU’s musical theatre program

Missouri State’s College of Arts and Letters announced today that Robert Westenberg will join its faculty in the fall 2016 semester as musical theatre coordinator and associate professor in the theatre and dance department. MSU’s dedication to arts, student success attracts …

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Tent Theatre begins auditions for 54th season

Missouri State’s Tent Theatre will be hosting auditions across the U.S. in February and March for its three summer performances: “All Shook Up,” “Unnecessary Farce” and “My Fair Lady.” Audition schedule The audition schedule is as follows: February 6-9 Memphis, …

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Movie being filmed locally has strong MSU ties

Several Missouri State alumni, students and faculty are involved in making the SAG-AFTRA union-supported movie “The Weight,” being filmed in nearby Greenfield, Missouri. MSU connections to the film Alumnus Thomas Rennier is directing the film, a noir thriller set in …

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Fall dance concert to feature student-choreographed work

The department of theatre and dance will host its fall dance concert Oct. 28 to Nov. 1 in Craig Hall’s Balcony Theatre. Dancers explore culture of modern, contemporary The concert “Taking Flight” is a collection of student-choreographed work that explores …

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