Performing Arts

Two Campus Performing Arts Series performances scheduled for February canceled

Posted by on January 18, 2022

Two February performances that were part of Missouri S&T’s Campus Performing Arts Series have been canceled. The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, scheduled to perform Feb. 11 and Feb. 23 respectively, have canceled due to concerns among the performance groups regarding the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. The Leach Theatre is contacting everyone who has purchased a ticket to arrange refunds. Anyone with questions may contact the Leach Theatre Box Office at 573-341-4219.

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Missouri S&T choirs and symphony orchestra to perform new cantata Dec. 5

Posted by on November 17, 2021

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will present the world premiere of “Da Vinci at the River,” a newly commissioned cantata for orchestra, choir, and solo base, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The cantata was written to commemorate S&T’s 150th anniversary and funded in part by one of several mini-grants for the year-long celebration

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‘Christmas in Killarney’ to offer holiday celebration the Irish way

Posted by on November 16, 2021

The national touring production of “Christmas in Killarney” will be performed at Missouri University of Science and Technology this December as part of S&T’s 2021-22 Campus Performing Arts Series. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Harry S. Truman’s grandson to perform ‘Give ‘em Hell, Harry!’ at Leach Theatre

Posted by on October 26, 2021

The nationally touring production of Samuel Gallu’s ‘Give ‘em Hell, Harry!’ will be performed for one night only at Missouri S&T this November. The production, part of the Missouri S&T 2021-2022 Campus Performing Arts Series, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, located on the Missouri S&T campus […]

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Missouri S&T theatre to host a virtual choose-your-own-adventure play

Posted by on October 8, 2020

Students of Missouri S&T’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will present a two-part interactive Zoom play this October that allows attendees to create their own stories.

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Five S&T students selected for All-Collegiate Band

Posted by on December 18, 2019

Five Missouri S&T students have been chosen to perform with the Missouri All-Collegiate Band at a January Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) Conference.

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Missouri S&T bands to perform fall concert

Posted by on November 4, 2019

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department will present its fall band concert this November.

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International orchestras to perform Missouri composer’s modern musical composition

Posted by on October 17, 2019

Three orchestras across the globe will perform an original composition, “Burst,” by Dr. Kyle Wernke, orchestra director at Missouri S&T. This week, Ablaze Records will release a recording of the piece performed by Czech Republic orchestra Brno Philharmonic on Orchestral Masters, Volume 6. Two other orchestras in Tampa Bay, Florida, and Paris will perform the work for live audiences in the coming months.

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Fine Linen Theatre grows into Rolla fixture — with plenty of help from Missouri S&T community members

Posted by on October 16, 2018

Sixteen years ago, Dr. Keith Nisbett and his wife, Kim, didn’t set out to create an entrenched artistic home for amateur actors across south-central Missouri. As homeschool parents, they simply wanted to provide eldest daughter Amy, then a teenager, with the opportunity to perform on stage.That first show — From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, an adaptation of a popular children’s book — quickly became a full-fledged production. And as the nonprofit theater has laid down roots in Rolla, it’s evolved from a Nisbett family affair into a full-fledged community theater, with a healthy dose of participation by Missouri S&T students, staff, other faculty members and the community.

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S&T’s multicultural theater production promotes understanding, receives first-time grant funding

Posted by on October 9, 2018

Missouri S&T’s commitment to inclusive excellence will be apparent in the university’s upcoming multicultural production of “Anon(ymous),” a contemporary play about a young refugee’s inaugural journey through the United States that’s been reimagined from Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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