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First-year Stephens students have films selected for True/False Film Festival sold-out event

March 5, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

The films of two first-year Stephens College students, Rosey Howell ’23 (pictured left) and Hope Daugherty ’23 (pictured right) will be featured in this Saturday’s True/False Gimme Truth! film competition at the international True/False Film Festival in Columbia. The popular annual event, which is sold out at the Blue Note, is billed by the festival as “America’s favorite documentary game show.” Gimme Truth! challenges the festival audience and a panel of contestants to determine the “truthiness” of two-minute documentaries. Films must be entirely true or entirely false.  



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Stephens College to present 16th annual Student Film Showcase

March 4, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

The Stephens College Digital Filmmaking program will present the 16th annual Student Film Showcase at 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, in Charters Lecture Theatre, located inside Helis Communication Center, 1405 E. Broadway.



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Stephens College announces Fall 2019 Deans' Lists

February 17, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, English/Creative Writing, Fashion, Digital Filmmaking, Education, Equestrian, Dance

Stephens College has announced the names of more than 180 students who earned a place on the high honors and honors deans’ lists for the first semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.



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Photo Feature: Friendship Day Party at the Children's School at Stephens College

February 14, 2020 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Education

The Children’s School at Stephens College hosted a Friendship Day Party this Valentine’s Day. Pre-K through fifth grade students celebrated with crafts, a photo booth, and a dance party.



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Garcia earns top directing award at American College Theater Festival

February 5, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Theatre arts major Sofia Garcia ’20 won an invitation and scholarship to attend the Kennedy Center Directing Intensive in Washington, D.C., this May.



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“Pride and Prejudice” brings romance to Stephens stage

February 3, 2020 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

“Pride and Prejudice,” Jane Austen’s timeless love story, will come to life on the Stephens stage this week as a romantic comedy for all ages. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-8, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, at Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.



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Okoboji Summer Theatre announces 63rd season

January 30, 2020 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

The 63rd season of Stephens College Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) was announced during the 40th annual University of Okoboji Winter Games in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Organizers estimated that the Winter Games drew as many as 40,000 attendees.



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American College Theater Festival Report: Stephens Students Move to Finalist Stage

January 22, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (Region 5) is currently holding their annual festival and Stephens students are performing exceedingly well, according to Musical Theatre Program Chair Jennifer Hemphill. She and her students are currently at Festival 52 for the region, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.  



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Faculty professional development highlights in 2019

January 7, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, Faculty Excellence, School of Design, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Fashion, Digital Filmmaking

This fall, Stephens College faculty presented on professional development activities they undertook this year, supported by grants awarded by the College’s professional development committee. Faculty may submit applications for spring grants by February 15, 2020.



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Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” returns to Stephens stage

November 26, 2019 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

The beloved classic “A Christmas Carol” will come to the Stephens College stage for the first time in more than a decade. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. from Dec. 6-7 and 11-12, and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 at Macklanburg Playhouse.



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