The Missouri State University Department of Theatre & Dance invites high school students of dance of all levels to participate in our 2019 Dance Day on November 16! This special event is designed to introduce young people to our facilities & dance faculty at Missouri State in a highly participatory day of dance. While you are here you will: • Meet the faculty • … [Read more...] about Dance Day to provide access to the Missouri State Experience!
This year, the Theatre and Dance Department is holding their first Wellness Week! This week will include lots of events specifically geared to give our students and faculty resources to improve their overall well-being. The T&D Faculty want to make sure students know about all the resources on campus to help them achieve holistic health. They are working to provide students … [Read more...] about Theatre and Dance Wellness Week 2019
Are you a Theatre and Dance student interested in attaining a scholarship? The department will be holding auditions for the Kathleen Turner and Cox-Bussey Performance Scholarships on April 5th from 12-3PM. To audition, sign up for a time slot outside of Craig 358A and fill out the MSU Online Scholarship Application. The criteria for each scholarship are as … [Read more...] about Scholarship Auditions Ahead!
It’s officially fall in Springfield and with the changing leaves come exciting productions from Missouri State’s theatre and dance department. This October, the dance program is showcasing their Fall Studio Series with a student-produced work: Hunak. Brittney Banaei, senior dance major, choreographed and directed Hunak, which roughly translates to “there” in Arabic. This … [Read more...] about Fall Studio Series features student-produced “Hunak”
Missouri State University acting alum Lauren Sweetser (Winters Bone, Addicted) stars in The Riot Act, which is being theatrically released mid-Sept. Over a dozen Missouri State current Acting and Musical Theater majors did background work on the film. An early Fandango synopsis of the film states that Sweetser has "leading star stature." The Riot Act hits theaters nationwide … [Read more...] about Alumna Lauren Sweetser appearing in new film