This Saturday kicks off Tabula Rasa and UCYA's Backlit Season with a staged reading of The Clinic! The Clinic depicts abortion providers' lives over the course of nine months in Wichita, Kansas. Their clinic, Wichita Women’s Health, is one of the last clinics in the state and a battleground for reproductive freedom since the notorious 1991 Summer of Mercy protests. The show … [Read more...] about Fighting For Reproductive Rights in The Clinic
September 19-20, 22-27, 29-30, October 1. Balcony Theatre Credits: Lighting Design: Lillian Hilmes Scenic Design: Mark Putman & Elona Ratcliff Costume Design: Cynthia Winstead Sound Design: Mark Putman Technical Director: Chris DePriest Marketing Director: Mark Templeton Stage Manager: Libby Casey Directed by: Dr. Carol J. … [Read more...] about Crimes of the Heart
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