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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephen Cunetto & Stacy Howell Co-Executive Directors December 7, 2016 MTA & MSU Riley Center Host Annual Theatre Conference Over 400 high school students and community theatre enthusiasts will travel to Meridian to participate in the annual statewide theatre festival and convention being held at the Mississippi State University Riley Center January 14-17, 2016.  This unique festival brings theatres from around the state to perform their one-act p[...]
  • Registration for the SETC Screening auditions is open as of today.  Please contact the College/University folk and encourage them to send their students to: http://www.setc.org/mississippi SETC Screening Auditions: Mississippi You may attend these auditions if you have a permanent residence in Mississippi or if you're currently enrolled at a school in Mississippi. These auditions are also open to people who reside or are enrolled in school in the following states outside the SETC regi[...]
  • The Mississippi Theatre Association has been asked to assist with finding members for the Arts Advisory Committee with the Mississippi Department of Education. This Arts AdvisoryCommittee will work on the revision of the 2003 Visual and Performing Arts Framework Standards for the State of Mississippi. MTA is searching for the following theatre representatives: 2 elementary teachers, 2 middle school teachers, and 2 high school teachers. A completed application, a lesson plan, and a powerpoint[...]
  • Registration is now open for the Mississippi screening auditions for the SETC Professional Auditions. Each spring SETC hosts combined Professional Auditions where actors can get work at summer and year round professional hiring theatres from across the nation. The auditions are held each March as part of the SETC Annual Convention. These auditions are open to all adults, senior citizens, and students over the age of 18. The Mississippi SETC Screening Auditions will be held November 22 &[...]
  • The Mississippi Theatre Association is pleased to announce the location of the 2015 MTA Statewide Theatre Festival. The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Mississippi will host the 2015 Festival. The main venue for the festival will be the Ford Center for The Performing Arts – The Sam & Mary Haskill Theatre. Both the Secondary Theatre Festival and Community Theatre Festivals will be held in the Ford Center along with many other events. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend[...]
  • CORINTH, Miss. … Corinth Theatre-Arts’ next production is “The House at Pooh Corner,” a poignant story about growing up that features everybody’s favorite stuffed bear. Shows are at 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Feb. 22-23, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Crossroads Playhouse, 303 Fulton Drive, Corinth. Tickets are $6 for students and $12 for adults. Call 662.287.2995 for reservations. “The House at Pooh Corner” is adapted from A.A. Milne’s book of the same name – the second volume in [...]
  • Have you ever wanted to see your script come to life? Winners of the Mississippi Theatre Association’s Annual Playwriting Competition receive not only the chance to realize that dream during the annual festival, but also receive a check for their hard work. The winner of the Adult division will receive a $500 award while the winner of the Youth division will receive a $250 award. All scripts will have the opportunity to be reviewed by various judges throughout the state. The goal of th[...]
  • Corinth Theatre-Arts’ upcoming production, “Whose Life Is It Anyway?”, is a drama that examines health care and end-of-life decisions when a sculptor is paralyzed in a car wreck and doesn’t want medical technology to keep him alive. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 12-13, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Crossroads Playhouse, 303 Fulton Drive, Corinth. Tickets, $6 for students and $12 for adults, are on sale at the Playhouse during business hours, 1-6 p.m., Tuesdays-Frida[...]
  • CORINTH, Miss. … Corinth Theatre-Arts closes its 2012-2013 season with its upcoming production of “Nunsense – The Mega-Musical Version.” Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 31 and June 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at CT-A, 303 Fulton Drive, Corinth. Tickets, $12 for adults and $6 for students, are available at 662.287.2995 or at the theatre, 1-6 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays. Sponsored by Magnolia Regional Health Center, “Nunsense” wraps up the season’s theme of “Let the Arts Tra[...]
  • The North festival hosted by MSU will be December 6 & 7th.  Due to the tornado in Hattiesburg, we are going to have to continue to have the South Drama Festival at William Carey University this year.  The dates for the South Drama Festival will be November 22 & 23.  We realize this is much earlier than previous years but this is the only time we can get the facility that works with the schedules of the Universities.  We tried other locations but they did not pan out.  We certainly apprec[...]