"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
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
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!
The Department of Theatre and Dance is excited to announce its three new and renovated studio spaces! As the entire world of theatre and performance art has discovered in the past year, there may come a time when auditioning live in front of a casting director may not always be an option. It is becoming more and more essential in this technological age to have the tools and … [Read more...] about New Voice-Over and On-Camera Audition Studios!