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Showcases ready acting, musical theatre and dance students for the next stage

Each year, Missouri State arranges for acting, musical theatre and dance students to perform for and network with industry professionals in hotspots such as New York City and Los Angeles.  Hannah Green lightly hops up and down, her high heels

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Alumna helps ‘set the stage’ with mobile shop in St. Louis

From standing in the spotlight to setting the stage for a home, she’s learned how to make herself (and others) happy. When alumna Jennifer Saputo-Peterson graduated from Missouri State in 2006, she wanted to use her bachelor’s degree in theatre to be

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Spring concert a study of motion inspired by famed photographer

This year’s spring dance concert, “Images in Motion,” will feature new faculty-choreographed works that explore the fleeting nature of human activities in space and time. Each moment frames a never-to-be-repeated, multi-dimensional composition of form, light, color, texture, sound and feeling.

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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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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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Alumna uses artistic performance to explore LGBTQ topics

Award-winning theatre and dance alumna Jessica Lynn Johnson will perform her newest solo show, “Ze,” on Oct. 16 in Coger Theatre. Alumna explores topics of spirituality, sexuality “Ze” is a one-woman, 15-character dramedy that examines gender construction, sexuality and spirituality,

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‘Nashville’ alum to give convocation speech

Kyle Dean Massey, a theatre and dance alumnus and actor on ABC’s country music drama “Nashville,” will be this fall’s speaker at the New Student Convocation on Aug. 16. The convocation will be at 2 p.m. at JQH Arena. After

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