That's right, everyone! Our THE 515 class has written, directed, designed, researched and acted in an entirely original piece that is now available to be seen - https://youtu.be/mQTrYnX-tKc! You can read its synopsis, playbill information, and dramaturgical information below. Using the interview model of social theatre produced by practitioner Anna Deavere Smith, … [Read more...] about Theatre for Social Change’s “Viral Testimony”
"I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being" -Oscar Wilde With all of the genuine care in the world and warmth in our … [Read more...] about Congratulations Fall 2020 Theatre B.A./B.S. Seniors
Virtual auditions for the 2021 Spring Dance Concert are now underway! Just as audition sign-ups for the spring 2021 Mainstages have begun, so have submissions for next spring's dance concert! Titled "Dancing the Next Dimension," this concert is tackling dance for film in a way never before done by the department. For the first time, submissions are open for student … [Read more...] about “Dancing the Next Dimension” – Spring Dance Concert Auditions
"Society does not move on its own; it has to be pushed." - Augusto Boal Giving Voice, Missouri State University's troupe dedicated to diversity and empowerment, is holding auditions to gain new members! This theatre-based group is an "organization at Missouri State University that strives to represent the … [Read more...] about Giving Voice Needs People Who Want to Make a Difference!
Did you know there's a student troupe that travels and performs for local Springfield-area schools housed right here in the Department of Theatre and Dance? Well, there is! They are absolutely remarkable, and they are known as the In-School Players. In-School Players is a small group of Missouri State University students that travels to local elementary schools and … [Read more...] about Missouri State University’s In-School Players