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Revelations through the human experience: How this fall season will set the truth free

Tragic mine explosions, marriage proposals gone wrong and an angel of redemption for the redemption-less. Revelations is this season’s theme, and the theatre and dance department’s fall 2016 lineup is ready to engage audiences with productions that feature vastly unique voices …

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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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Musical explores themes central to 1960s culture

The Age of Aquarius has come to Missouri State! Several ’70s-related events are in progress for the event series, The ’70s Experience: Always Being Now, including our musical “Hair.” Tickets can be purchased online or at University box office locations. Musical …

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Last theatre production of fall season begins Nov. 12

The theatre and dance department will present one of William Shakespeare’s more enduring comedies, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for its final production of the fall season, Nov. 12-15. About the whimsical play In a moonlit forest on the eve of …

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Springfield Public School students experience live theatre at MSU

Area high school and middle school students will have the opportunity to see Missouri State’s production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for free during the Nov. 12-15 performances. Performances with talk-back sessions The theatre and dance department will …

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Guest scholar to present Oct. 19, asks why audiences have stopped talking about arts

The theatre and dance department will host renowned guest scholar Lynne Conner at Coger Theatre Oct. 19. A reception in the Craig Hall lobby will follow. Taking serious arts to the streets Conner’s presentation, “Please Don’t Turn Off Your Cell …

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‘Dogfight’ reveals turbulence of love, war in 1960s

What do you get when you mix energetic dance numbers with an awkward affair and soldiers heading to war? “Dogfight,” winner of the 2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, captures the violence and innocence of an era. It runs …

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Spring dance concert brings whimsy, fun to stage

This year’s spring dance concert, titled “Strutting & Fretting: a neo-vaudeville,” will celebrate the joy of dance with a neo-vaudeville flair. The program of new works, conceived by dance faculty and performed by students, is playful and fun, designed to …

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