It’s officially fall in Springfield and with the changing leaves come exciting productions from Missouri State’s theatre and dance department. This October, the dance program is showcasing their Fall Studio Series with a student-produced work: Hunak. Brittney Banaei, senior dance major, choreographed and directed Hunak, which roughly translates to “there” in Arabic. This … [Read more...] about Fall Studio Series features student-produced “Hunak”
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.
Prospective dance students are invited to audition on campus beginning Nov. 18. Key details What: BFA Dance auditions When: Nov. 18, 2017; Feb. 23-25, 2018 How: When you arrive, you will meet the dance faculty, take a technique class that includes ballet, modern and jazz, have an opportunity to spend some time with Missouri State student representatives and … [Read more...] about BFA Dance auditions begin Nov. 18
Public affairs in motion Many people associate dance with technical skill, artistry and beauty. BFA dance major Nadia Stine considers it her most effective means of communication, and she often uses it to express global ideas and universal experiences. "I love how dance has this power to cross any border," she says. "When you watch someone dance, you're connected." There … [Read more...] about Nadia: dancer and storyteller
Explore Scotland's culture, history and identity during this short-term Study Away experience. You'll enjoy the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world, and the Edinburgh International Festival along with trips to Glasgow and the storied Scottish Highlands. Dance faculty Ruth Barnes will lead this trip to Scotland, where she has experience … [Read more...] about Study Away: Scotland