Texas State’s advanced dance students displayed their choreographing abilities Thursday and Friday in the Jowers Center, studio 178B. The Choreographer Showcase sponsored by the department of theater and dance featured 17 student-choreographed pieces varying in genre.
“The one that spoke to me the most was ‘Resolution,’” said Seneca Wilson, pre-communication disorder sophomore. “It was really emotional, especially with the closing pose.”
This week Texas State will be hosting its first musical revue, entitled “The World Goes ’Round.”
The department of theater and dance has re-launched the Bachelor of Fine Aarts in musical theater sequence.
“It’s the first spring musical revue,” said Greg White, director of spring musical revue and director of musical theater. “Now, those who choose to graduate with a BFA in musical theater will be required to participate in some kind of spring musical theater offering.”
John Boulanger was shocked to learn his play was going to be featured at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
The cast of “House of Several Stories” performed for the final time this weekend in the American College Theater Festival competition.
Gina Loring opened Tuesday’s slam poetry show with a song-prayer.
“‘Ain’t I been Good’ is the title,” Loring said. “I find this a narrative for personal growth.”
Loring, poet, songstress, songwriter and actress, lets her past and childhood inspire what she writes and presents to the world.
Pam Wuestenberg described the third annual Multi-Disciplinary Juilliard Concert Performance as “unique,” “cutting edge” and “not your grandma’s music or performance at that.”
Some students will be preparing to have the ultimate Spring Break experience as students, faculty and staff prepare to leave San Marcos.
More than 700 thespians will swarm Texas State Feb. 24.
Texas State will host the annual Region VI American College Theater Festival for more than 700 theater students from 35 institutions from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. They will perform productions, attend workshops, and participate in competition. Students will compete for the opportunity to travel to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C for the national finals.
Twitter has made an art out of taking a thought and transforming it into a grammatically correct sentence only 140 characters long.
“I’m a twitter-holic,” said Dara Quackenbush, senior lecturer in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. “Twitter is the status update portion of Facebook — a micro blog of conversation in 140 characters.”
The Web site provides an outlet to receive consistently updated news for those in the media .
Texas State hosts a Student Organizations Fair each semester in order to get the word out about the variety of groups on campus.
“The Student Organization Fair is held at the beginning of each semester,” said Gabriella Rosales, president of Student Organizations Council. “It is a good way to recruit and help people find their place here on campus.”
A group of students within the Student Organizations Council collaborate every year to decide what the logistics of each Student Organizations Fair will be.