Hello Bears, and welcome back! We here in the Department of Theatre and Dance hope you have had an amazing first week and are excited at all there is to come this semester. We have an incredible series of Mainstages, another musical performance with a full symphony orchestra, the return of student organization Tabula Rasa, and Laboratory Theatre Co.'s first full season. Take a … [Read more...] about Theatre and Dance Episode 2021: The Bears Strike Back
"To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak" - Hopi Tribe Saying With all of the care in the world and warmth in our hearts, we are proud to announce and congratulate the spring 2021 graduates from our Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science in Dance programs! We have ten seniors who have dedicated their education to … [Read more...] about Congratulations Spring 2021 Dance Seniors
The 2021 spring dance concert is hitting the big screen! Join us this Thursday for Dancing the Next Dimension's big premiere for the Department of Theatre and Dance. For the first time ever, this dance concert will be a variety of dance-for-film pieces directed and choreographed not only by our incredible faculty Ruth Barnes, Azaria Hogans, and Sarah Wilcoxon, but by … [Read more...] about T&D Bears “Dancing the Next Dimension”
I hear America singing... I hear the varied carols... I hear... "I hear America singing..." The first words of the opening song to Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance's first musical of the spring 2021 semester! These lyrics, from All the Livelong Day, are the premiere to the musical Working by Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz and directed by faculty … [Read more...] about “Working” Bears
That's right, folks- the brand-new Tent Theatre permanent structure is underway! Thursday, April 8th was an eventful day for all Tent Theatre members and patrons as it marked the beginning of Tent Theatre's next exciting chapter! It was only 58 years ago that Robert Gilmore and Irene Coger worked together to create a new summer performance venue that would be … [Read more...] about The New Tent Theatre Structure Breaks Ground!