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Theater students had 10-minute scene auditions

Nicole Smalls, Reporter

October 17, 2018


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Every fall semester the students in the Principals of Directing class get the chance to direct 10-minute scenes, often the first time the students ever directed a show. On Oct. 15 and 16 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre, seven theater majors got the chance to watch students audition for the chance to be...

Former MWSU student featured in Super Bowl commercial

Former MWSU student featured in Super Bowl commercial

Cortney Wood

February 2, 2018


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He said he got his practice singing karaoke for hours on end at Toby’s Bar, now Mustangs Bar, on Midwestern Parkway in Wichita Falls back in the 1990s and early 2000s. From Creep by Radiohead to New York New York by Frank Sinatra, he cut loose and sang the songs loud for the 50 or so people in th...

Broadway actor brings laughter to Legacy

Mia Heck

October 27, 2017


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Comedian and Broadway actor Kevin Yee brought laughter, smiles and a bit of satire to about 20 students in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Oct. 26. Yee, who hails from Vancouver, Canada, travels across the country to perform his self-written, satirical songs. “People don’t expect to walk in...

Work begins long before show opens

Work begins long before show opens

Mekala Conway

October 20, 2015


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“Places!” the stage manager calls. All the actors and actresses in the show rush backstage, their hearts pounding from nerves, their hands shaking slightly. The show begins in five minutes, and they’ve been working for weeks to ensure its perfection. The costumes, the sets, the scenes are al...

Students produce plays over entire semester

Ethan Metcalf

April 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News, Web Exclusive

Students produce plays over entire semester from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. While most students are studying for finals, theater seniors are preparing for opening night of their student-directed one-act plays, a feat that requires them to flex all of their theater muscles and no easy task to b...

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