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.
The theatre and dance department will host renowned guest scholar Lynne Conner at Coger Theatre Oct. 19. A reception in the Craig Hall lobby will follow. Taking serious arts to the streets Conner’s presentation, “Please Don’t Turn Off Your Cell Phone: The Changing Culture of 21st-Century Arts Audiences," explores why Americans shy away from talking about serious arts like … [Read more...] about Guest scholar to present Oct. 19, asks why audiences have stopped talking about arts
More than 100 students packed the Craig Hall Balcony Theatre on Sept. 18 to participate in a question-and-answer session with notable actors and theatre and dance alumni Tess Harper and Jack Laufer. Harper, an academy award nominee, is known for roles in “Tender Mercies,” “No Country for Old Men,” “Crash” and “Breaking Bad.” She graduated in 1972. Laufer, who … [Read more...] about Actors field student questions about careers, industry
Theatre and dance students will perform alongside world-renowned Bread and Puppet Theatre during this year's Public Affairs Conference. Student workshops In the days leading up to Bread and Puppet's conference performance, the troupe will work with students in a series of workshops to prepare them for the shows on April 16-18. This opportunity will give students an … [Read more...] about Students to perform with Bread and Puppet Theatre