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Northwest theatre program brings home prestigious awards from regional festival

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s theatre pathway are not only preparing for their production of “Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits” in mid-April, they recently attended the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Georgia. Several students from the theatre department attended the regional event Feb. 7-12 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. Two […]

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Northwest to present “Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits”

  The Northwest Mississippi Community College Theatre Department is in rehearsals for its next production, “Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits,” featuring student-directed scenes from several of William Shakespeare’s works. Short scenes from “Macbeth,” A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “The Taming of the Shrew,” “Hamlet,” “Romeo and Juliet,” Much Ado About Nothing,” “Othello,” “The Tempest,” “The Merchant of Venice,” […]

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Northwest theatre students bring home awards, gear up for spring production

  Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s theatre program are not only preparing for their spring production of “The Berenstain Bears on Stage” next month, they have been recently recognized at the 14th annual Allie Awards. Northwest brought home two prestigious Northwest Mississippi Theater Alliance awards, known as “Allies” at the awards banquet held at […]

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Cast and crew set for Northwest’s spring production of “The Berenstain Bears on Stage”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Theatre Department is in rehearsals for its next production, “The Berenstain Bears on Stage,” book and lyrics by Stan and Jan Berenstain and music by Elliot Lawrence and Jamie Broza. The cast and crew for the production have been announced, according to director Alyssa Algee, Northwest technical director. Cast members […]

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Northwest to present “The Boys Next Door” Oct. 26, 28, 29 and 30

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Theatre Department will present “The Boys Next Door” by Tom Griffith. Left to right, Arnold (Keegan Riley), Sheila (Prichan Murrell) and Norman (Bailey Coleman) hide behind the sofa to surprise Jack for his going away party. The play will be held at the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus […]

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Northwest to present “An Afternoon of Musical Theatre” Oct. 2

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Fine Arts presents “An Afternoon of Musical Theatre” Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus. Vocal performances will be by Susanne Spencer VanDyke, director of choral activities and Sadie Shannon, theatre chair, with accompaniment by Dr. Saundra Bishop, music instructor. […]

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Cast and crew set for Northwest’s fall production “The Boys Next Door”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Theatre Department is in rehearsals for its next production, “The Boys Next Door” by Tom Griffin. The cast and crew for the production have been announced, according to director Sadie Shannon. Cast members are Keegan Riley of Hernando as Arnold Wiggins; Kelton Holman of Charleston as Lucien P. Smith; Christian […]

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Audition date for Northwest fall theatre production set

Auditions for Northwest Mississippi Community College’s fall production of “The Boys Next Door” will be held in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus on Monday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. Auditions are open to all Northwest students as well as members of the community. To audition, actors should prepare a one-minute comedic monologue, […]

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Northwest theatre students working to endow scholarship

Theatre students are accustomed to working long hours learning lines and rehearsing for productions. The theatre students at Northwest Mississippi Community College are going a step further in working hard to endow a scholarship honoring a beloved theatre instructor. Jo Ellen Logan taught speech and theatre at Northwest for 36 years before her retirement in […]

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Northwest theatre students prevail at annual Kennedy Center festival

For the first time in college history, a Northwest Mississippi Community College theatre student has earned a first place award at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). Twelve Northwest theatre students attended the Region IV KCACTF in Charleston, South Carolina, Feb. 2-6. During the festival, Northwest competed against community college, university and graduate […]

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