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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show New Works Dance Concert
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Stress Awareness Group Movie Night: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Compliment Cupcakes Open Mic Night
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Bach’s Lunch Student Recital Series Building Self-Esteem Group An Evening of Dance Vespers
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Art Reception Gypsy May Day Play Day
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Gypsy
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Gypsy Party in the Quad
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Final Exams Midnight Breakfast
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Final Exams
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Final Exams Gypsy
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Final Exams Gypsy
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show Gypsy Graduate & Online Commencement
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream. Undergraduate Commencement
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The Day. The Dress. The Dream.
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Summer Theatre Institute
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Summer Theatre Institute
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance More From Story Theatre
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp Okoboji Summer Theatre The Blessed Unrest Project
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Summer Theatre Institute Stephens Summer Dance Okoboji Summer Theatre

Feb 26
thru
May 10


The Day. The Dress. The Dream.

(Community)

Time: Wednesdays 12-1 p.m.; Thursdays 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays 12-3 p.m.
Location: Historic Costume Gallery, Lela Raney Wood Mezzanine

This semester's much-anticipated exhibit features bridal gowns and wedding attire from three centuries. Highlights include a dress worn at Grace Kelly's wedding; a Vera Wang dress and a 1949 design by Ceil Chapman. Also on display will be custom designs by Stephens alumnae; multi-generational dresses worn by grandmothers, mothers and daughters; and other wedding attire such as mother-of-the-bride dresses and grooms' attire.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 24
thru
May 08


Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show

(Campus - Academics)

Location: Davis Art Gallery

The School of Design, Organizational Leadership and Strategic Communication program presents Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show. The capstone and portfolio show will feature the work of seniors Sara Barnett, Kala Jones, Fiona Kerr, Haley Padilla and Jasmine L. Taylor, as well as Creative Ink.

The opening reception will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. on April 24. Graphic design students will talk about their work and award winners will be announced. Refreshments also will be served.

Note: The opening reception only will be worth 3 Community Engagement Points.

Apr 24
thru
Apr 26


New Works Dance Concert

(Performing Arts - Dance)

7:30 p.m., April 24-25; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, April 26

Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

Presenting vibrant new works that hold up a mirror to the future

Join us again this season as we present our edgiest dance concert. Members of the Stephens Dance Company will take on adjudicated student choreography. You’ll never know which new work will inspire you most personally.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 28


Stress Awareness Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: The Counseling Center, Lower level of Stamper Commons

During the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness, Alcohol Awareness and Stress Awareness are emphasized nationally. Each week, the Stephens College Counseling Center is hosting groups to join in the effort to raise awareness, offer support, and increase education on these important topics!

In the Stress Awareness group, join us as we explore stress management strategies and skills in a supportive environment.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 28


Movie Night: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Prunty Hall Main Lounge

Join us for our weekly movie nights! This week we are watching The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. All students are welcome!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 29


Compliment Cupcakes

(Campus - Student)

Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: The Pit

Come join the Freshman SGA and compliment yourself and/or another Susie!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 29


Open Mic Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 10:30 p.m.
Location: Arena Classroom

Join us for the last open mic night of the school year. There will be music, fun and skits.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 30


Bach’s Lunch Student Recital Series

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall, 100 Waugh St.

Free monthly recitals bring uplifting art to your lunch hour

Relax in the elegant surroundings of Historic Senior Hall and support Stephens students as they perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 30


Building Self-Esteem Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: The Counseling Center, lower level of Stamper Commons

Come join us if you are interested in:

  • Defining self-esteem
  • Understanding why self-esteem is vital to academic, social, emotional and personal development
  • Changing behaviors or thoughts that lead to low self-esteem 

Members will assist one another to understand their difficulties and will support each other through the process of positive change. 

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 30


An Evening of Dance

(Campus)

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall

Join us for an evening of dance showcasing student choreography.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Apr 30


Vespers

(Campus)

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Firestone Baars Chapel

Celebrate the end of the academic year with quiet time, reflection, and relaxation at Vespers, a Stephens tradition. We will come together to unplug and unwind. 

Community Engagement Points: 6

May 01


Art Reception

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 8:30-10 a.m.
Location: Hugh Stephens Library Penthouse

Please join the Topics in Art: Illustrations From Around the World class for a reception opening the exhibit of their story illustrations and studies inspired by other artists' works. There will be refreshments and a chance to talk with the artists at the reception. The exhibit will be on display in the Penthouse all day.

Community Engagement Points: 3

May 01
thru
May 03


Gypsy

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

7:30 p.m., May 1-2; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, May 3

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

[Musical, PG-13]

Let us entertain you with some of the most memorable musical numbers from the American stage

Join Rose, June and Louise on their trip across the United States during the birth of burlesque. You’ll be tapping your toes to favorites like “Let Me Entertain You,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “Together (Wherever We Go)” as we end our season with one of America’s quintessential musicals. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

May 01


May Day Play Day

(Campus - Student)

Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Senior Hall Quad

Who said field day was just for grade school? Relieve some stress before finals, channel your inner-child and join SGA for May Day Play Day, the ultimate field day! We've got lots of fun stuff in store such as inflatables, henna tattoos, a slip n’ slide, ice cones, giveaways and more.

Community Engagement Points: 3

May 03


Party in the Quad

(Campus - Student)

Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Residence Hall Quad

Party in the Quad! Come for one last party before school is over!

Tower: End of the year stuff exchange

Pillsbury: Sponge water wars, chalk and bubbles

Searcy: Volleyball 

Prunty: Tie-Dye (Bring your items to tie, and we will provide the dye!)

Wood: BBQ (hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers and corn on the cob)

Community Engagement Points: 3

May 04


Midnight Breakfast

(Campus - Student)

Time: 10 p.m.-12 a.m.
Location: Stamper Dining Hall

Join us for an Alice in Wonderland themed breakfast, and enjoy tasty treats, win prizes and dance to the music of a live DJ.

Community Engagement Points: 3

May 06
thru
May 08


Gypsy

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

7:30 p.m., May 6-8

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

[Musical, PG-13]

Let us entertain you with some of the most memorable musical numbers from the American stage

Join Rose, June and Louise on their trip across the United States during the birth of burlesque. You’ll be tapping your toes to favorites like “Let Me Entertain You,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “Together (Wherever We Go)” as we end our season with one of America’s quintessential musicals. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

May 08


Graduate & Online Commencement

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall

Stephens College graduates will receive their degrees. Tickets are required for admission to the ceremony.

For more information, visit here.

May 09


Undergraduate Commencement

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Missouri Theatre, 203 S. 9th St.

Stephens College graduates will receive their degrees.

For more information, visit here.

May 11
thru
Jun 22


Summer Theatre Institute

(Academic Calendar)

The Summer Theatre Institute gives first-year theatre students at Stephens the chance to produce, direct and act in community performances. During the fast-paced program, students learn essential theatrical skills and give free, public performances. See schedule here.


May 13
thru
Jun 27


Stephens Summer Dance

(Academic Calendar)

Stephens Summer Dance Intensive (SSD) is an exciting opportunity for aspiring young dancers to study with international guest faculty in the Stephens College studios. Students will receive professional, individually focused training that prepares them for success in today’s diverse dance world.

On the Web: here

May 22


More From Story Theatre

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 104 Willis Ave.
Location: Warehouse Theatre

Classic tales the whole family will enjoy! Free and open to the public. [G]

This charming play will feature classic folk literature from around the globe, from the Arabian Nights to the Brothers Grimm, adapted by famed director, Paul Sills.

Brought to life through imaginative story telling, "More from Story Theatre" will incorporate improvisation, pantomime and dance. This is a magical evening of theatre, suitable for the entire family.

Professional producer, director, choreographer, Broadway actress, educator and former artistic director of the Stephens dance program, Carol Estey, will once again direct/choreograph. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

May 29


Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Warehouse Theatre

As fun as it sounds! A night of stage combat at its best. Free and open to the public. [PG-13]

Master Fight Director and returning guest artist John Wilson is directing this wildly entertaining evening of theatre featuring the art of stage combat. Wilson is a professional director, actor, educator and a much-in-demand professional Fight Director, whose fight choreography has been recently enjoyed in productions at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, and the Denver Theatre Center, among others. In addition to his ongoing professional theatre work, he also serves, as Chair of Theatre Arts and Dance at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg.

You won't want to miss this night featuring stage martial arts. Don’t forget to duck!

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Jun 01
thru
Jun 05


Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp

(Community)

Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens Equestrian Center

Join the thousands of Columbia community members who have been experiencing the summer riding program since the 1940s.

  • Open to adults (age 15 and up) at all riding levels
  • Learn the basics of riding (Western and Huntseat skills), horse care management and safety
  • Receive personal instruction from Stephens students with extensive teaching experience

Fee: $375 

Visit website.

For more information, please contact Sara Linde Patel at (573) 876-7166 or [email protected].

Jun 05
thru
Aug 16


Okoboji Summer Theatre

(Academic Calendar - Theatre)

Okoboji Summer Theatre, a stock theatre company in Spirit Lake, Iowa, gives students intense theatre training the summer before they begin their senior year. 

View schedule of performances here.

Jun 05


The Blessed Unrest Project

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Warehouse Theatre

Based off the award-winning Blessed Unrest Project in New York City, this will be a truly unique experience you won't want to miss. Free and open to the public. [PG-13]

The brilliant, internationally acclaimed physical theatre company, Blessed Unrest, fresh off their Off-Broadway triumph, returns to Stephens College!

New York-based, husband and wife team of Jessica Burr and Matt Opatrny, founding co-artistic directors of Blessed Unrest, will awaken students to the exciting, physical theatre techniques known as ViewPoints, and will guide the STI Company toward the creation of a breathtakingly original, devised theatre performance piece. Their work breaks traditional theatre boundaries, creating new forms of story telling that are unforgettable. For their body of work, Blessed Unrest was recently honored with the prestigious Lucille Lortel Theatre Innovation Award.

This show is not to be missed!

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact