The Wichitan

You’re Socially Distanced, Charlie Brown!

Emily Beaman, reporter

October 3, 2020

On October 2 and 3, the MSU theatre department put on the first musical of the semester, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown! at the Priddy Pavilion. Rehearsals began on August 25, primarily held over Zoom. Only two in-person rehearsals were held before the first performance. “Rehearsing for a...

Opera Workshop opens March 3

Dale Heidebrecht, director of the production, talks with college and high school students before rehearsals begin. Feb. 28. Photo by Arianna Davis

Tyler Manning

March 1, 2017

SUMMARY What is it? The Opera Workshop occurs in the spring and serves as a voice-training course. This year, it is an ensemble. When is it? Performances open to the public March 3 and March 4 at 7-p.m. How much is it? There is no ticket charge for MSU staff and students. General admission ...

Love is in the air at Valentine’s Day dinner, concert

Love is in the air at Valentine's Day dinner, concert

Rachel Johnson

February 17, 2016

The soft and smooth voice of Mitch Clark with the cozy guitar filled the student center, Feb. 12 for an early Valentine's Day celebration. Lollipops and flower petals decorated the tables in room Wichita, 30 students enjoyed spaghetti, meatballs, bread, salad, and various desserts from Market Stree...

Summer and Smoke to perform Nov. 12

Houston Pokorny, playing John Buchanan Jr., and Tessa Rae Dschaak, playing Nellie Ewell, perform a scene together during a dress rehearsal of Summer and Smoke, Nov. 10.  Photo by Gabriella Solis

Rachel Johnson

November 11, 2015

  The cast of "Summer and Smoke" will perform a matinee Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. for local high schools. The first public performance will  be Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The last performance will be Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 15 at 2:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday, November 20 to 21 at ...

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks

Ethan Metcalf

March 26, 2015

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Twelve vocal performance majors performed "Some Enchanted Evening," a review of Rogers and Hammerstein songs from musicals such as "The Sound of Music" and "Oklahoma," on March 6 - 7 in Akin Audito...

The art of Hironari Kobuta turns heads

Brooke Long

November 6, 2013

For the past two months the art department has played host to Hironari Kobuta, a Japanese artist who travels around the globe giving performances by spinning a car on an A-frame. To accomplish this feat he uses a system of pulleys and levers attached to an engine. He says that the performance r...

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