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  • The Senior Acting class is having a fundraiser at Pickleman's Sandwich Shop off Walnut and Jefferson. A portion of the profits will go to the LA showcase happening in April. Eat some delicious food and support your seniors!
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    October 29 at 1:31 p.m. • 4 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
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    The Fall 2014 Season featured a production of Romeo and Juliet!Costume Shop Students Design and Create Five Women Wearing the Same Dress presented in the Balcony Theatre Spring 2014Students Participate in Various Shop Activities including Scenic PaintingEach Season Concludes with the Spring Dance Co…
  • ClifSmart Looking forward to being on panel tonight discussing changes in #SGF in the 25 years since @MSUTheatreDance presented The Normal Heart.
    October 27 at 3:07 p.m. • 3 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Congratulations to the cast and crew of City of Angels on a fantastic run! We hope you got a chance to see it! Next up...Our Town!
    October 27 at 2:34 p.m. • 1 retweet • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • City of Angels
    October 27 at 1:51 p.m. • 5 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
    Congratulations to all those involved with the wonderful production of City of Angels this past weekend! It was an amazing show and if you missed it, make sure and check out the production photos for a glimpse into this masterful performance!

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