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!
Our spring musical, Bare, is right around the corner, and our department can't wait to see what's in store. In case you didn't know, Bare revolves around Peter and Jason- students at St. Cecilia's, a Catholic boarding school- that are struggling with their relationship and feelings of homosexuality. Our students have put in a lot of work from the actors onstage to our … [Read more...] about Countdown to Bare the Musical
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
On stage, Antuan Raimone is known for his ability to quickly analyze and execute choreography — seeming to move between characters and tonal shifts with superhuman ease. It's why he's called “Magic.” Raimone refined this talent early in his career, performing on cruise ships after earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre from Missouri State, then dancing with the … [Read more...] about Love and magic
As a child, Olivia Marie Jones "wanted to sing all the time." She loved classics like "Annie" and "Aladdin" and knew she would pursue performing. Of course, there are many paths to this career, and Olivia wasn't always sure hers included college. "I know that in this field, you don't necessarily need the piece of paper to prove you're good," she says. But she chose … [Read more...] about Olivia: performer