Welcome back, Bears; welcome back! This week marks everyone's exciting return to campus and the official start of our spring 2021 semester. Woo-hoo! Let's take a look at all of the upcoming shows and performances we have to look forward to. First, of course, we have the Department of Theatre and Dance's Mainstage performances. Everybody runs April 21st … [Read more...] about A Look Into Our Bear-y Exciting Semester!
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”
"To the ones that still believe in their dreams: chase them. Chase them until you're out of breath. Then, keep running." -Sydney Leroux With all of the care in the world and warmth in our hearts, we are proud to announce and congratulate the Fall 2020 graduates from our Bachelor of Fine Arts Design, Technology, and Stage … [Read more...] about Congratulations Fall 2020 D.T.S.M. and Dance Seniors
Finally, after many months of hard work, dedication, and perseverance by cast, faculty, and crew, Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce their Command Stream performance of The Secret Garden! This classic musical, based off the 1911 novel of the same name by Francis Hodgson Burnett, tells the story of Mary Lennox, a young English girl … [Read more...] about The Making of The Secret Garden
Everyone recognizes that with the start of an academic year comes a new generation, a new class of highly motivated, talented, and excited students determined to make their Missouri State-ment and eventually change the world; however, these students are not the only ones. Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance would like to officially welcome and shine a … [Read more...] about Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer C. Hard