It's that time of year again... the mainstage shows have started! Kicking off our '19-'20 season is none other than Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart. The show opened last Thursday and will play through October 1st. Crimes follows the story of three sisters from Hazlehurst, Mississippi in the midst of a family crisis. Lenny, Meg, and Babe have to navigate through both the … [Read more...] about Bears of the Heart
Welcome back to our Student Spotlight here on the blog! This week, we're featuring Abigail Jensen, a B.A. Theatre/English double major that's been paving her way here in the department. Abigail was already involved with UCYA last year when she starred as the titular role in Still Life with Iris. This year, she's taking student work into her own hands as she collaborates again … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Abigail Jensen
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!
Tickets for Staff Appreciation Night at Tent Theatre, on Tuesday, June 11 are ready to be picked up. Pick up your tickets in Craig Hall, Room 106 – the dean’s office next to the box office. Do not go to the box office! They will not know what you are talking about and it will be a bad experience for all involved! Bring your Missouri State ID (even if we know you). … [Read more...] about Pick up Staff Appreciation Night tickets for Tent Theatre
Our last show of the season is upon us in The Rimers of Eldritch. The show follows the decaying town of Eldritch, Missouri as they confront a tragedy that shakes their community. One of the central characters is Eva Jackson, played by Lauren McDowell. Eva is an outsider in Eldritch and a young woman with a leg deformity. Being shown as an odd one out in the town of Eldritch, … [Read more...] about The Outsiders of The Rimers of Eldritch