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Stephens College ranked No. 3 in Best College Theater by The Princeton Review

August 7, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Stephens College has been named No. 3 Best College Theater program in the country, according to The Princeton Review in the newest edition of its college guide, “The Best 384 Colleges.”



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Stephens College announces Season 71: ‘Art for All Ages, All Stages’

August 6, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Digital Filmmaking, Dance

The Stephens College School of Creative and Performing Arts announces its 71st season, “Art for All Ages, All Stages,” featuring a rich schedule of inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking productions that span from theatre and dance to music and film performances. 



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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. 



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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.



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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.



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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.



Stephen Brotebeck

Stephen Brotebeck named new OST artistic director

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

Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST), Stephens College’s summer-stock theatre in Spirit Lake, Iowa, has announced Stephen Brotebeck as artistic director. Resident actor Rob Doyen, a longtime Stephens theatre arts professor, also will serve this summer as associate artistic director.



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Creative Ink takes on ‘The Heiress’ design challenge

January 26, 2018 | Tags: School of Design, Theatre, School of Creative & Performing Arts

Members of Creative Ink, Stephens College’s student-run marketing firm, recently designed promotional materials for the upcoming Playhouse Theatre Company’s production of “The Heiress,” which runs Feb. 2-4 and 9-10 in the Macklanburg Playhouse.



Traces in the Wind

School of Creative and Performing Arts takes ‘Traces in the Wind’ on road to Arizona

January 12, 2018 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Dr. Gail Humphries Mardirosian, dean of the School of Creative and Performing Arts, has long believed in the power of theater for social change. She hopes her musical staged reading “Traces in the Wind,” a tribute to three women who survived the Holocaust through the sustenance of their art, will do just that when it is performed from Jan. 19-20 for high school students and community members in Peoria, Ariz. The cast of Stephens alumnae have already performed the tone poem of remembrance twice in Washington, D.C., debuting at the International Psychoanalytical Conference and shown again at the Embassy of the Czech Republic.



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Theatre graduate Anna Torchia destined to attend Stephens from young age

December 12, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Anna Torchia ’17 was 13 and playing a munchkin in a community theater production of “The Wizard of Oz” when she first heard about Stephens College. The young woman playing Dorothy told her she would be attending Stephens and that Toto was coming to college, too.



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