"The writing is exceptional and, at times, deeply moving. This show is the perfect opportunity to experience a sense of community in live performance again." It is that time yet again, folks. The Department of Theatre and Dance's first Mainstage of the 2021-2022 academic year is finally here. We are kicking off the season with a feel-good and down-to-earth show that is sure to … [Read more...] about Ordinary Bears
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!
And just like that, today marks the end of finals for the fall 2020 academic semester here at Missouri State University. It has been a long one full of trials and uncertainty, but you did it. I'll say it again in case you missed it- You. Did. It. You persevered through everything this semester and this year threw at you, and you came out on top of it all. We, as members of the … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays, Bears!