Category Archives: Production

Tent Theatre sees record-breaking audition sign up

Heading into the first weekend of Missouri State’s Tent Theatre open auditions, interest has soared to more than 200 applicants, presenting a promising—and record-breaking—start to the season, said theatre and dance managing director Mark Templeton. Templeton said the turnout is a …

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‘Runaways’ opens Feb. 12

The theatre and dance department will debut its first Spring 2015 production with “Runaways,” Feb. 12 – 15 at Coger Theatre. About Runaways Drawn from interviews and workshops with hundreds of teens, the production weaves together songs, dances, soliloquies and poems to …

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Our Town

November 20-23, 2014 Coger Theatre Credits Scenic Design — Deborah Baxter Costume Design — Leslie Branyon Lighting Design — Josh Russell Sound Design — Mark Putman Music Director- Emma Rathe Technical Director — Chris DePriest Stage Manager — Dallas Leeper Marketing Director …

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‘Our Town’ to open Nov. 20 at Coger Theatre

Missouri State students and faculty will bring “Our Town” to life on the Coger Theatre stage this week, Nov. 20-23. Directed by theatre and dance professor Melanie Dreyer-Lude, the award-winning play is set between 1901 and 1913 in the fictional village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. About ‘Our Town’ The …

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MSU invites local 8th graders for ‘Our Town’ workshops, performance

Missouri State’s theatre and dance department will bring 8th grade students from Westport, Jarrett, Pipkin, Study/AIMS, Pershing and Reed to campus Nov. 20 from 2-5 p.m. for workshops and a performance of the campus production, “Our Town.” Any Given Child program …

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Free dance concert to showcase student choreography

Missouri State students will deliver a free dance concert series Nov. 12–16 in Craig Hall’s Balcony Theatre, showcasing seven pieces choreographed by junior and senior students of the department of theatre and dance. Contingency: 2014 Fall Dance Concert will feature student dancers Travis …

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‘Columbinus’ fosters dialogue about tragedy

The September production of “columbinus” was a great success for the theatre and dance department. All 11 performances were essentially sold out, making it the biggest box office take for any show in the Balcony Theatre. It not only generated …

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