Last year, BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater website on the Internet, launched a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the country. This free service makes it easier for prospective students by showcasing programs searchable by schools, location, degrees and concentrations.
With the new school year in full gear, BWW has updated the fully-interactive Student Show Calendar with 2011-2012 student productions. We have also made it easy for schools to upload photos, videos, cast lists, articles and other media content for each of their shows. In addition, BWW will be combing through all content regularly and will launch weekly feature stories highlighting productions locally and nationally that have provided us with this extra content.
This week, BWW is happy to showcase the efforts of the Theatre Department at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO! The theatre program at Missouri Valley College offers students the opportunity to work toward a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (concentrations are available in performance, musical theatre, or design and technology) or a Bachelor of Science Education for those students interested in pursuing a career in teaching. While the curriculum focuses on instilling a solid academic foundation in theatre as well as a range of professional skills, the program prides itself on following a "hands-on" approach to teaching theatre arts. Production work is emphasized from the first year of the program and students are encouraged to apply the knowledge learned in the classroom while working on stage or behind the scenes during the school's production season.
To learn more about degree options and curriculum offerings at Missouri Valley College, click here.
The Theatre Department's current production season kicked off in October with A.R. Gurney's marital comedy 'Sylvia', followed by the experimental production 'April 11, 1954' conceived by Assistant Professor Harold Hynick and co-written by theatre students Taylor Castillo, Matthew Ford, Zachary McKinney, Clayton Sullivan, and Ivalea Wright. The musical comedy 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' finished its acclaimed run last week, and up next will be 'Almost, Maine' playing March 28 thru 31. For tickets and more information, click here. And make sure to check out photos from past productions here!
For more information on Missouri Valley College, visit their website http://www.moval.edu/index.php
Congratulations to everyone involved with the Theatre Department at MVC - We wish you much success as you continue with the school year!
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Photo: Production of 'Sylvia', 2011-2012 season.