And just like that, this semester's student work is up and going! First up is Tabula Rasa x UCYA's first production of the semester- "Miss Julie," written by August Strindberg and directed by Chloe Jewell. Jewell's adaption of this literary classic focuses on the interactions and relationships of Miss Julie (Fiona Ross) and Jean (Josh Ramsdell) as Jean serves as a … [Read more...] about Student Work Update
As the final curtain call has taken place, and Amélie comes to a close, we would like to take time and honor our Scenic Designer for this show, Robert Little. At the end of this year, Robert will be retiring, and the Theatre and Dance department will truly miss having him around. Robert has an MFA from Brandeis University and is a member of United Scenic Artists. Robert also … [Read more...] about Thank You, Robert Little.
Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and dance is always up to something new and exciting. This semester is no exception! Normally, the Fall semester here at MSU is more focused on the T in T&D, but this semester is unique. This year, we will feature the traditional Fall Dance Concert, and two additional dance pieces on top of this. The exciting thing about all … [Read more...] about Fall Full of Dance.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IleaSBzxFrw "It puts a different perspective on it." That's how acting student Anna Surrell describes the way Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) — a global festival on sustainability — affected her thinking about the environment. According to the CCTA website, the festival is "a collaboration between the Center for Sustainable Practice … [Read more...] about Anna: performer, global citizen
Melanie Dreyer-Lude was recognized for excellence in Study Away programming, specifically within the category of community engagement. Dreyer-Lude drew upon her professional knowledge, academic focus and passion for cultural learning to develop Experiencing Uganda: Service Learning in Kampala and Gulu. Beginning in May 2016, Dreyer-Lude traveled with students on a three-week … [Read more...] about Melanie Dreyer-Lude recognized with Award for Excellence in Study Away Programming