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
The Missouri State University Department of Theatre & Dance invites high school students of dance of all levels to participate in our 2019 Dance Day on November 16! This special event is designed to introduce young people to our facilities & dance faculty at Missouri State in a highly participatory day of dance. While you are here you will: • Meet the faculty • … [Read more...] about Dance Day to provide access to the Missouri State Experience!
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
This year, the Theatre and Dance Department is holding their first Wellness Week! This week will include lots of events specifically geared to give our students and faculty resources to improve their overall well-being. The T&D Faculty want to make sure students know about all the resources on campus to help them achieve holistic health. They are working to provide students … [Read more...] about Theatre and Dance Wellness Week 2019
Welcome back, Bears! With the start of a new school year, we also have some new faces on our T&D faculty! For this week, we're featuring a Q&A with these new faces as we get to know them better. Our new faculty includes Kyle A. Thomas (BA/BS Coordinator and Associate Professor), Zipporah Peddle (Artist-in-Residence), Michelle Harvey (Associate Professor), and Cindy … [Read more...] about Brand New Bears: A Q&A with Our New Faculty