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Northwest to present modern musical “Calvin Berger”

Rehearsals are underway at Northwest Mississippi Community College for their upcoming production of “Calvin Berger,” a modern musical loosely based on the story of Cyrano de Bergerac. “Calvin Berger” was written by Barry Wyner and directed by Sadie Shannon. Left to right, Nelson Meredith (Calvin Berger) and Brynden Foster (Matt) rehearse the song “We’re the […]

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Northwest theatre program brings home prestigious awards from regional festival

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s theatre pathway are busy only preparing for their production of A Delicate Ship, and they recently attended the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Georgia. Preslie Anne Cowley of Cleveland auditioned and was cast in the 10-minute play festival, was a nominated Irene Ryan Acting Award student […]

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Northwest announces Fine Arts scholarship auditions

Auditions for Fine Arts scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College will be held March 2 and 3 according to John Mixon, Fine Arts Division director. Choral scholarship auditions will be held Friday, March 2 from noon- 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Fine Arts Building on the Senatobia campus. Interested […]

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Northwest to hold auditions for spring production of “Waiting for Godot”

Auditions for Northwest Mississippi Community College’s spring production of “Waiting for Godot” will be held in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus on Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 4-9 p.m. Those wishing to audition will need to prepare a 60-90 second dramatic or comedic monologue, according to Alyssa Algee, Northwest technical director, who will […]

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Theatre department to present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Theatre Department will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by William Finn. Left to right, Chip (Brynden Foster of Senatobia); Marcy (Cari Wiley of Olive Branch); Schwarzy (Preslie Cowley of Cleveland) and Leaf (Zach Farrow of  Senatobia) watch as the final two spellers in the contest fight for […]

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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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Fine Arts Division presents “The Berenstain Bears on Stage” beginning Wednesday

Cowboy Joe, the world’s foremost expert on the Berenstain Bears, will lead us through the Bears’ adventures beginning Wednesday evening as the Fine Arts Division presents, “The Berenstain Bears on Stage.” Showtimes are Wed., March 1 and Fri., March 3 at 7 p.m. and Sat., March 4 and Sun., March 5 at 2 p.m. in […]

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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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