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Center for the Arts

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1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States

The Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts features a 490-seat auditorium, the P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery, the Missouri Recital Hall with seating for 150, and a large scene shop and costume shop.

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August 2017

Orientation

Aug 18 - Aug 21
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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The mission of Orientation 2017 is to create an atmosphere where students and families feel welcome; to begin building relationships with students, faculty, and staff; and to receive information to assist in your successful transition to the academic, social, and cultural life at Cottey.
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Opening Convocation

Aug 28 - 7:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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Opening Convocation is the ceremonial gathering of members of the Cottey community to begin the academic year. The Convocation begins with an academic procession of faculty and staff, and includes welcoming new students with the Signing of the Cottey Book and the Daisy Tradition. The Convocation speaker will be Dr. Ann Marie Pendergast, Class of 1977, who is currently the Anthony R. Means Cancer Biology Professor and Vice Chair of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University School of Medicine.

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September 2017
$5 - $7

Step Afrika!

Sep 16 - 7:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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With its origins in African-American fraternities and sororities, stepping is known for its intricate, synchronized patterns of stomps, kicks, claps, and call-and-response.

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Script-in-Hand: First Fruits

Sep 22 - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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Delta Psi Omega, the student national theater honorary society, will be performing a script-in-hand performance of Virginia Alice Cottey and her journey of building Cottey into what it is now. Come and join us as we venture into the life of a strong, independent woman who made her dreams a reality.

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$4 - $5

Derek Hughes

Sep 23 - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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The live performances of celebrated conjurer, “Stand Up Magician” Derek Hughes, have been lauded by audiences and critics alike, with the New York Times calling him “thoroughly entertaining.” Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and the CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.”

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October 2017

Cottey Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert

Oct 14 - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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This concert features the Cottey Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble performing music from a variety of styles and eras. Both groups are under the direction of Dr. Jackie Lordo and Prof. Gary Johnson.

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$5

Saint Mark’s Square

Oct 20 - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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St. Mark’s Square is a professional string quartet whose members are currently instructing at or have served on the faculties of Missouri State University, Drury University, and College of the Ozarks.

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November 2017
$4 - $5

The Reduced (by Women)

Nov 3 - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2017 at 8:00pm

Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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Shakespeare said “Brevity is the soul of wit” so take a madcap whirlwind trip through all of his plays (yep, that’s right ALL of them).

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$4 - $5

The Reduced (by Women)

Nov 4 - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2017 at 8:00pm

Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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Shakespeare said “Brevity is the soul of wit” so take a madcap whirlwind trip through all of his plays (yep, that’s right ALL of them).

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Cottey Chamber Singers Concert

Nov 10 - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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The fall concert will be under the direction of Ms. Theresa Spencer. The featured music will represent a wide variety of styles and eras.

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Games We Play, A Dance Concert

Nov 17 - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2017 at 8:00pm

Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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The Cottey-in-Motion Dance Company will present a collection of dances inspired by games and sports.

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Games We Play, A Dance Concert

Nov 18 - 3:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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The Cottey-in-Motion Dance Company will present a collection of dances inspired by games and sports.

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December 2017

Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert

Dec 3 - 3:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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This concert features the Cottey Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble performing music from a variety of styles and eras. Both groups are under the direction of Dr. Jackie Lordo and Prof. Gary Johnson.

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Informal Dance Concert

Dec 5 - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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This performance features students in all the Cottey dance classes and student choreography projects.

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