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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

Herman BlackBox Theatre New Play Festival Oct. 29-30 Features Original Student, Alumni Work

The University of Central Missouri Richard Herman Black Box program presents the 2022 New Play Festival in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29- Oct. 30. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free for this program featuring original student and alumni work.

October 27, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

'Stop Kiss' Production Oct. 6-9 Offers Pay-What-You-Can Sunday Matinee, Oct. 9; ASL Interpreter, Oct. 7

University of Central Missouri (UCM) Theatre and Dance presents the play “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre Oct. 6- 9. “Stop Kiss” is the opening play of UCM Theatre and Dance’s 2022-2023 Mainstage Season, which is themed “HERstory,” providing presentations dedicated to women and their stories.

October 03, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Members Recognized During STAM Conference

More than 50 faculty members, students, emeriti and alumni from the University of Central Missouri Division of Theatre and Dance attended the annual Speech and Theatre of Association of Missouri (STAM) conference Sept. 22-24 at the Lake of the Ozarks. In addition to presenting workshops and participating in recruitment events, UCM members were honored in multiple areas of speech and theatre, including Hall of Fame recognition, during the event which continues to showcase the strength of UCM programs and their great impact on speech and theatre education in Missouri.

September 30, 2022
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

"Alice in Wonderland" CMR Touring Play Comes to UCM Sunday, May 29

Looking for a fun, family opportunity this weekend? The University of Central Missouri’s James L. Highlander Theatre will provide a great setting when it hosts Central Missouri Repertory Theatre’s presentation of the touring play “Alice in Wonderland.” The play by Lewis Carroll and adapted by Kathryn Schultz is free and open to the public, and begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29 at UCM.

May 27, 2022
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James L. Highlander Theatre, UCM Music, UCM Theatre and Dance, UCM Art and Design, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance, Music, Art and Design Collaborate on 'Kaleidoscope' Spring Dance Concert

The University of Central Missouri School of Visual and Performing Arts, including students and faculty of UCM Theatre and Dance, UCM Music and UCM Art and Design jointly present the annual spring dance concert titled “Kaleidoscope” April 21-24. Tickets are available.

April 19, 2022
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UCM Music, University News, UCM Theatre and Dance, James L. Highlander Theatre

UCM Theatre and Dance and UCM Music Present Tony Award-Winning Musical 'Fun Home'

University of Central Missouri (UCM) Theatre and Dance and UCM Music present the Broadway smash hit and Tony Award-winning musical “Fun Home.” Based on the popular autobiographical graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, the musical performs at UCM’s Highlander Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1-2; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 7-9. An ASL Interpreter will be provided for the performance on April 7. The Sunday matinee on April 3 is pay-what-you-can (minimum $1). As a content disclosure, those attending should be aware “Fun Home” contains strong language and mild adult themes.

March 29, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents World Premier of "VOUCHer; or, That PTA Play" By Benjamin Gonzales; ASL Interpreter on Feb. 24 and Sunday Matinee is Pay-What-You-Can

WARRENSBURG, MO – University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presents “VOUCHer; Or, That PTA Play” by Benjamin Gonzales. The play is on the lighter side of a dark comedy and follows the comings and goings of a group of dedicated parents as they work to hold their dwindling PTA group together. The play performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday Feb. 24-26 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. ASL Interpreters will be available at the Thursday, Feb. 24 show, and the Sunday matinee is pay-what-you-can. This play is for mature audiences only.

February 23, 2022
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Spring Studios 2022 Ready to Entertain Audiences Feb. 10-12

Enjoy a collection of 10-minute plays as University of Central Missouri (UCM) UCM Theatre and Dance presents Spring Studios 2022, “A Night of Nights…at Night.”

February 07, 2022
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents 'Elf: The Musical'; ASL Interpreter Nov. 18 and Toy Drive through Run of Show

An entertaining warm-up for the holidays, the University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presents “Elf: The Musical,” with performances beginning Nov. 12. A toy drive through the run of the show to help children in need and an interpreter for the Nov. 18 production are included.

November 09, 2021
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

Herman BlackBox Theatre New Play Festival Oct. 29-30 Features Original Student, Alumni Work

The University of Central Missouri Richard Herman Black Box program presents the 2022 New Play Festival in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29- Oct. 30. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free for this program featuring original student and alumni work.

October 27, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

'Stop Kiss' Production Oct. 6-9 Offers Pay-What-You-Can Sunday Matinee, Oct. 9; ASL Interpreter, Oct. 7

University of Central Missouri (UCM) Theatre and Dance presents the play “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre Oct. 6- 9. “Stop Kiss” is the opening play of UCM Theatre and Dance’s 2022-2023 Mainstage Season, which is themed “HERstory,” providing presentations dedicated to women and their stories.

October 03, 2022
richard-herman-honored
University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Members Recognized During STAM Conference

More than 50 faculty members, students, emeriti and alumni from the University of Central Missouri Division of Theatre and Dance attended the annual Speech and Theatre of Association of Missouri (STAM) conference Sept. 22-24 at the Lake of the Ozarks. In addition to presenting workshops and participating in recruitment events, UCM members were honored in multiple areas of speech and theatre, including Hall of Fame recognition, during the event which continues to showcase the strength of UCM programs and their great impact on speech and theatre education in Missouri.

September 30, 2022
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

"Alice in Wonderland" CMR Touring Play Comes to UCM Sunday, May 29

Looking for a fun, family opportunity this weekend? The University of Central Missouri’s James L. Highlander Theatre will provide a great setting when it hosts Central Missouri Repertory Theatre’s presentation of the touring play “Alice in Wonderland.” The play by Lewis Carroll and adapted by Kathryn Schultz is free and open to the public, and begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29 at UCM.

May 27, 2022
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James L. Highlander Theatre, UCM Music, UCM Theatre and Dance, UCM Art and Design, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance, Music, Art and Design Collaborate on 'Kaleidoscope' Spring Dance Concert

The University of Central Missouri School of Visual and Performing Arts, including students and faculty of UCM Theatre and Dance, UCM Music and UCM Art and Design jointly present the annual spring dance concert titled “Kaleidoscope” April 21-24. Tickets are available.

April 19, 2022
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UCM Music, University News, UCM Theatre and Dance, James L. Highlander Theatre

UCM Theatre and Dance and UCM Music Present Tony Award-Winning Musical 'Fun Home'

University of Central Missouri (UCM) Theatre and Dance and UCM Music present the Broadway smash hit and Tony Award-winning musical “Fun Home.” Based on the popular autobiographical graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, the musical performs at UCM’s Highlander Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1-2; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 7-9. An ASL Interpreter will be provided for the performance on April 7. The Sunday matinee on April 3 is pay-what-you-can (minimum $1). As a content disclosure, those attending should be aware “Fun Home” contains strong language and mild adult themes.

March 29, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents World Premier of "VOUCHer; or, That PTA Play" By Benjamin Gonzales; ASL Interpreter on Feb. 24 and Sunday Matinee is Pay-What-You-Can

WARRENSBURG, MO – University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presents “VOUCHer; Or, That PTA Play” by Benjamin Gonzales. The play is on the lighter side of a dark comedy and follows the comings and goings of a group of dedicated parents as they work to hold their dwindling PTA group together. The play performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday Feb. 24-26 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. ASL Interpreters will be available at the Thursday, Feb. 24 show, and the Sunday matinee is pay-what-you-can. This play is for mature audiences only.

February 23, 2022
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Spring Studios 2022 Ready to Entertain Audiences Feb. 10-12

Enjoy a collection of 10-minute plays as University of Central Missouri (UCM) UCM Theatre and Dance presents Spring Studios 2022, “A Night of Nights…at Night.”

February 07, 2022
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UCM Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents 'Elf: The Musical'; ASL Interpreter Nov. 18 and Toy Drive through Run of Show

An entertaining warm-up for the holidays, the University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presents “Elf: The Musical,” with performances beginning Nov. 12. A toy drive through the run of the show to help children in need and an interpreter for the Nov. 18 production are included.

November 09, 2021

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