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Jan Marino Scholarship

Playwright, former Marine receives inaugural Jan Marino Scholarship for Women Over 55

July 2, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts

The Stephens College Master of Fine Arts in TV and Screenwriting program[/academics/programs-of-study/sopa/mfa/] has awarded the inaugural Jan Marino Scholarship for Women Over 55 to Lesli “Z” Zephyr, a playwright and former U.S. Marine. Zephyr, who will begin her program of study in August, also was one of San Francisco’s first female teamsters.



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OST season opens with ‘Godspell’

June 18, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) kicked off its 61st season in Spirit Lake, Iowa, with the musical “Godspell” from June 12-17. 



Delainey Phillips

Stephens College graduate Delainey Phillips named Constance W. McMillin Fellow

June 7, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

*Delainey Phillips ’18*, a recent graduate of the Stephens College theatre program and the School of Creative and Performing Arts, has been selected as the Constance W. McMillin Fellow for the 2018-19 theatrical season. The fellowship is funded by Constance McMillin ’59. McMillin is a long-term supporter of both Stephens and Theater Works, which is located in Peoria, Ariz., where she now makes her home.



Ann Breidenbach

Assistant Professor Ann Breidenbach to present research at summer conferences

May 23, 2018 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Creative & Performing Arts

Stephens College Assistant Professor Ann Breidenbach, Ph.D., has been selected to present her research on women’s film festivals, and the Citizen Jane Film Festival, in particular, at two peer-reviewed conferences this summer.



OST awning

Stephens Dance students to study at Okoboji Summer Theatre in summer one

April 25, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Dance

Stephens College is pleased to announce that students in the Dance program will join Theatre program students at Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) in Spirit Lake, Iowa, for summer one of their three-year, two-summer B.F.A. program.



NYC trip

Stephens students explore N.Y.C. publishing industry on donor-funded trip

April 23, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, English/Creative Writing

Continuing Stephens College’s commitment to hands-on experiential learning and career-enhancing academic experiences, students in the English and creative writing programs took to N.Y.C. to meet with publishers, agents and library professionals this spring. 



honors convocation

Annual honors convocation recognizes scholarship, achievement

April 12, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, Faculty Excellence, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, English/Creative Writing

During the annual Honors Convocation on April 11, Stephens students and faculty were recognized for their scholarship and achievement. 



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Stephens performing arts seniors shine in showcase

April 11, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Stephens College graduating seniors displayed their flair for theatre and musical theatre during the Senior Showcase on April 9 at the Folly Theater in Kansas City.



Alex Davis

Stephens filmmaking students take first, second in Gimme Truth competition

March 15, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

Stephens College digital filmmaking students took first and second place in the annual Gimme Truth! competition that is part of True/False, the international documentary film festival held in Columbia every spring. For the game show-style competition, filmmakers must create a film that is entirely true or entirely false.



organ benefit concert

Stephens College to present second annual organ benefit concert

February 9, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts

The Stephens College School of Creative and Performing Arts, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement and Initiatives, is once again presenting an organ benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in the Firestone Baars Chapel. 



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