Welcome back bears, T&D and all! It's officially the start of a new semester and so much more. Spring 2020 marks the beginning of a whole new decade, one we're positive will be filled with artistic discovery and creativity. Let's take a look at the exciting work being done throughout the department! This semester's opening production goes MO State Dance Co.'s kick-off … [Read more...] about Welcome Back Bears
**"We wish you a Merry Bearmas, we wish you a Merry Bearmas, we wish you a Merry Bearmas and a happy new year!"** That's how that song goes right? Well, anyways, that's how it goes, now! After a long and amazingly successful semester full of wonder and shows galore, Fall 2019 is finally coming to a close. As you all relax at home wrapped up in cozy blankets and … [Read more...] about We Wish You A Merry Bearmas!
Yes, you read that right! Presented by Missouri State University's Theatre and Dance Department is William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors directed by Dr. Kyle A. Thomas. The show features a "whirlwind of mistakes" surrounding the mistaken identities of not one, but two sets of twins, with neither sibling in either set realizing the other twin exists. What are the odds? It … [Read more...] about It’s The Comedy Of… Errors?
This week kicked off the Fall 2019 Dance Concert: PreVail. These student choreographers have been hard at work this semester putting together dance pieces that will move and inspire you. We've caught up with a few of the choreographers to learn more about their pieces and what the process has been like. Katie Allison's piece is entitled "Unique," featuring "Tucana … [Read more...] about PreVail: A Fall Dance Concert
It's that time of the semester again; the Theatre and Dance Department's Directing II class is ready to present a series of their student-directed one acts. With this semester's class, we have David Struckman, Matthew Kiewiet, Baylor Barnes, and Ashley Whittaker as the talented directors coming together in Almost! Cancelled! Productions. Their shows- Blind Harassment, Why We … [Read more...] about Directing II Presents A Night Of One Acts!