Everyone recognizes that with the start of an academic year comes a new generation, a new class of highly motivated, talented, and excited students determined to make their Missouri State-ment and eventually change the world; however, these students are not the only ones. Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance would like to officially welcome and shine a … [Read more...] about Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer C. Hard
Dear students, We hope that this message finds you healthy and safe. We’re so looking forward to having you back on campus! Clearly, we wish that we were starting the fall without a global pandemic, but we are anxious to move forward with our academic year as safely as possible. There are certain to be questions and concerns as we move into the school year. As you know, … [Read more...] about Welcome Back Meet and Greet
"What we call the beginning is often the end..." As we say our goodbyes to the end of another incredible academic year, whether our eyes are filled with the glistening light of joy or the wavering tears of sorrow, it is with absolute and unconditional love we look back and reflect upon those who have made an impact in our education and in our hearts. Missouri State … [Read more...] about To Make an End is to Make a Beginning
Morgan Rothwell's Tent Theatre Debut I am a musical theatre girl at heart. There is something about a jazzy score, tight harmonies, polished choreography, and bright lights that give me goosebumps. Not only is Catch Me If You Can (CMIYC) all of those things, but it’s also a “chase story wrapped up in a redemption story,” as our director, Christy Montour-Larson would say. … [Read more...] about Catch Her If You Can!
Auditions for our on-campus summer stock theatre, Tent Theatre, are tomorrow! And as always, we couldn't be more excited. Every year, we are overwhelmed with the amount of talent brought in by these wonderful performers, including many of our current students and alumni. While many of the time slots for auditions are full, there is a standby list if you were unable to get one … [Read more...] about The Road to Tent Theatre 2019