Welcome back, Bears; welcome back! This week marks everyone's exciting return to campus and the official start of our spring 2021 semester. Woo-hoo! Let's take a look at all of the upcoming shows and performances we have to look forward to. First, of course, we have the Department of Theatre and Dance's Mainstage performances. Everybody runs April 21st … [Read more...] about A Look Into Our Bear-y Exciting Semester!
That's right, everyone! Our THE 515 class has written, directed, designed, researched and acted in an entirely original piece that is now available to be seen - https://youtu.be/mQTrYnX-tKc! You can read its synopsis, playbill information, and dramaturgical information below. Using the interview model of social theatre produced by practitioner Anna Deavere Smith, … [Read more...] about Theatre for Social Change’s “Viral Testimony”
In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, the Theatre and Dance department has moved its program audition process entirely online. Using the program Acceptd, students will be able to submit videos or portfolios as well as scheduling a virtual audition and interview. This is a multi-step process that can be found below, as well as on the Theatre and Dance Program Audition … [Read more...] about Theatre and Dance Department Hosts Virtual Program Auditions
Finally, after many months of hard work, dedication, and perseverance by cast, faculty, and crew, Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce their Command Stream performance of The Secret Garden! This classic musical, based off the 1911 novel of the same name by Francis Hodgson Burnett, tells the story of Mary Lennox, a young English girl … [Read more...] about The Making of The Secret Garden
The Directing II class is back this semester and ready to see and utilize more amazing talent. Their class, Bounce Back! Productions, is holding auditions for this semester’s one-acts! Enigma, written by Floyd Dell and directed by Jeremy Ashley- "A story of love, miscommunication, misdirection, and heartbreak." Accused of Comedy, written by Carl L. Williams and directed … [Read more...] about Directing II One-Act Auditions