Tag Archives: Dance

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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Dance student studying abroad in Israel blogs about experience

Brittney Banaei, a senior dance major, recently earned a spot at the Rothberg International School’s DanceJerusalem program. She landed in Israel in late August, and has been documenting her journey on her blog “An American Dancer in Israel.” This is a preview

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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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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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Inertia’s free dance concert celebrates students’ grit

Missouri State’s student group Inertia Dance Company will use dance to help illustrate the resilience of fellow students at the free event “Undeniable Victories.” Bringing students’ triumphs to life This deeply personal, poignant dance routine was choreographed based entirely on the

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Alumnus returns to help with spring dance concert

Alumnus Mark Santillano is on campus this week teaching dance classes while assisting with choreography for the dance program’s spring dance concert, “Images in Motion.” Santillano teaches dance at Mercyhurst Santillano is an assistant professor of dance at Mercyhurst Univeristy

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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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Brummel explores science of movement in Mind’s Eye

Congratulations to Sara Brummel for being featured in the September 2015 issue of Mind’s Eye. Her work is also being highlighted on the Research web page and on the Missouri State homepage. [youTubeVideo width=”620″ height=”440″ url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQnCbfr0RPk”] Collaborative research in biomechanics

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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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