Watch 2007 MFAA alum Taylor Louderman as Wendy in NBS's broadcast of "Peter Pan Live!" A sneak peak is available online. … [Read more...] about MFAA alum stars as Wendy in NBC’s Peter Pan Live!
At their annual conference in September, the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri awarded their coveted New Teacher of the Year award to MFAA’s own Melissa Harper. Melissa was recognized for her accomplishments in her first year as West Plains High School’s theatre instructor, which included her Zizzer Theatre students advancing to the state competition for both One … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Melissa Harper – New Teacher of the Year!
Visual Artists, Musicians, Actors, Dancers, and Writers Experience three intensive weeks of classes, workshops, and performances in interdisciplinary and discipline-specific arts. Collaborate with distinguished faculty, guest artists, and educators to explore the arts from new perspectives and be part of the cultural community that is MFAA. Connect with other artists … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2013 Missouri Fine Arts Academy
I dream about the Academy sometimes, both from being on staff and a student. I can't decide where I learned more. I think the Academy, with the interdisciplinary events especially, really plants a seed in good artists.— Ian Merrigan, MFAA 1999, Resident Assistant 2003, Theatre Faculty 2010 … [Read more...] about Academy plants a seed in good artists
The reason I am working at the Springfield Regional Arts Council is through the contacts that I made during my time at the Academy. Without the Academy I may not have made the right connections to be working in the field that I studied for in college. The Academy is a life changing experience for not only the students, but also for those who make the Academy run. From the … [Read more...] about Without the Academy I may not have made the right connections