The MBU Theatre Department will be performing “Eurydice” this weekend at the Pillsbury Chapel. The show involves a different acting style than what the performers have done in the past, but many of the performers have enjoyed the learning experience they received.
Jenny Duncan and William Launsby play the roles of Eurydice and Orpheus, two characters with very different personalities, who are in love with each other in MBU’s performance of “Eurydice.” Photo by Sarah McGowan
Fresh off of wrapping up “The Drowning Girls,” the Theatre Department at Missouri Baptist University began rehearsals on their next production, Lawrence Kasha and David Landay’s “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” which opens this Thursday.
Left to right, Maddie Cook, Evan Clawson, Sophie Karase, Michael Cox, Claire Baur, Nathanael Pezzo, Kaylin Penninger, Greg Carr II, Sabrina Furman, Bradley Bliven, Haley Clegg, Gavin Young, Jenny Duncan and Will Launsby perform in the musical, “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” in the Pillsbury Chapel, which runs this Thursday through Sunday. Photos by Hamin Lee
“The Drowning Girls,” the first show in MBU Theatre’s 2021-22 season, will open this Thursday with hopes of bringing awareness to the frightening reality of domestic abuse.
Maddie Cook, Victoria Zilke and Haley Clegg rehearse for MBU Theatre’s performance of “The Drowning Girls,” which opens this Thursday. Photo courtesy of MBU Theatre
MBU Honors continues to inspire students five years after its establishment as the growth rate of membership has soared nearly 200 percent. While this year is presenting unique challenges never seen before, the group is managing to stay focused and connected.
A group photo of MBU Honors students , taken pre-COVID, shows how much the program is growing, and continues to grow this semester. Photo by Shelby Boos
Front row, left to right: Olivia Dixon, Madisyn House, Alexander Menz, Mikayla Williams, Kati Brummet, Kirenda Brown, Grace Hahn, Jenny Rice, Emily Kohnen, Lorraine Linson
Middle row, left to right: Mikayla Harrison, Krista Biesiadecki, Luke Little, Sophia Slay, Cherith Laubinger, Sophie Karase, Elma Sulthana Mohammed, Savannah Rodgers, Meredith Linn, Victoria Zilke, Brianna Fischer
Back row, left to right: Gavin Harrell, Christopher Williams, Jessica Davlin, Guy Danhoff, Larry Smith, Robert Lee, Andrew Andersen, Daniel Heinrich, Olivia Leek, Alyssa Beaudoin, Allyson Trask, Zander Smith, Rafathulla Mohammed-Sulthan