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
The Missouri State University Department of Theatre and Dance is back in the game with its first in-person production this year! That's right! The spring 2021 Mainstage season is opening with live performances of Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins! It is a morality play described by Dr. Kyle A. Thomas, director of this production, as "about facing the realities and anxieties … [Read more...] about The Spring 2021 T&D Mainstages Commence with “Everybody!”
This week’s Student Spotlight is over the strong and caring Dung Truong! "Dung is one of a kind" and "an amazing, responsible friend." Dung is a senior in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting program. His credits include The Comedy of Errors with T&D Mainstages, James in Brothers in a Hotel Bed with the Directing II One-Acts, Still Life with Iris with UCYA, … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Dung Truong
The B.A./B.S.'s new theatre company, Laboratory Theatre Co., is now hosting auditions for its premiere production "Exit the King!" Exit the King, written by Eugene Ionesco and directed by Molly Beshore, takes place on King Berenger's dying day and the day the entire universe is falling apart. He is accompanied by his first wife Marguerite and the Doctor trying to … [Read more...] about L.T.C. “Exit the King” Auditions
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!