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  • Only a few more moments until we announce the 2015-2016 Theatre and Dance Season! Are you ready?
    November 25 at 1:42 p.m. • 2 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • The 2015-2016 Theatre and Dance Season...will be announced TODAY! Is the suspense killing you? What shows do you think are in store?
    November 25 at 12:44 p.m. • 1 retweet • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Hey TAD's! Be on the lookout for Melanie or Blaine over the next couple of weeks and their camera. You might find yourself on the special Winter Edition of the T&D Wrap!
    November 24 at 4:40 p.m. • 3 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • With the anticipation building...what are some shows that you think might be in the 2015-2016 Theatre & Dance Season? #TweetUs
    November 24 at 3:47 p.m. • 1 retweet • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Anxiously awaiting next year's line-up? You don't have to wait much longer! The 2015-16 Academic Season will be announce exclusively on Twitter TOMORROW! Stay tuned and make sure you're following us! @MSUTheatreDance
    November 24 at 1:48 p.m. • 4 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • We will be announcing the 2015-2016 Theatre & Dance Season TOMORROW - RIGHT HERE! Retweet this tweet if you're EXCITED!
    November 24 at 12:31 p.m. • 5 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Congratulations to the cast and crew of "Our Town" on an absolutely wonderful run! Search #MSUOurTown to see what others had to say!
    November 24 at 10:19 a.m. • 1 retweet • Theatre and Dance Twitter

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Missouri State's department of theatre and dance is the only one in the region to be accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre and house an Equity Membership Candidate program. National accreditation is equal to excellence in performance and instruction. The theatre and dance department is one of less than 200 that have accreditation nationwide.