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SpringShorts! April 27th at 7:00 p.m.

      • Liberty Chapel, 15790 Elmwood, Kansas City, MO 64147
      • One night only! April 28 at 7:00 p.m.
      • Free to the public!

Calvary Theatre Arts students get out of their cages for a night of unpredictable and always memorable theatre! Directed by Calvary theatre students, and cast with CU acting students along with fearless actors from our student body, we bring you a smorgasbord of comedy, tragedy, romance, and action!  Back on the menu – our infamous All-You-Can-Chomp $2 concessions!

Check back in February to find out about the scenes being offered!

Senior Theatre Capstone: presenting Miss Christy Stone!

Although Christy is still working on the content of her Capstone, loyal Calvary Theatre patrons won’t want to miss this! You’ve watched Christy grow up on our stage, and she’s an accomplished young artist.

Date: Saturday, May 4

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Liberty Chapel, 15790 Elmwood Avenue, KCMO 64147

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See What Stories We’ve Told!

Past Seasons and Photo Archives…

2005 The Music Man

2006 Shadowlands

2007 The Pirates of Penzance

2008 The Miracle Worker

2009 Annie Get Your Gun

Spring, 2010 The Misadventures of Two Gentlemen of Verona

Fall, 2010 The Importance of Being Earnest

Spring, 2011 The King and I

Fall, 2011 Lost in Yonkers

Spring, 2012 Arsenic and Old Lace

Fall, 2012 The Crucible

Spring, 2013 Seussical

Fall, 2013 An Ideal Husband

Spring, 2014 Much Ado About Nothing

Fall, 2014 Marvin’s Room

Spring, 2015 Mary Poppins

Fall, 2015 Over the River and Through the Woods

Spring, 2016 Things We Couldn’t Say

Fall, 2016 Silent Sky

Spring, 2017 Beauty and the Beast

Fall, 2017 Traveler in the Dark

Spring, 2018 A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fall, 2018 All My Sons

Spring, 2019 Newsies

 

See What Story Our Alums Are Telling!

 

Ashley BeachAshley Beach

Ashley Beach graduated from Calvary’s theatre department in 2014 and since has had the opportunity to work as a professional stage manager for two productions for a small company in Boulder, CO as well as help out as a production assistant for a two-week new play festival at the Performing Arts Center of downtown Denver. She is still pursuing her dream of starting her own theatre company someday.

 

Kenneth England headshot 2015Kenneth England

Kenneth has transitioned from being a big fish in a little pond to being a little fish in a big pond! After playing such roles as Algernon in Importance of Being Earnest, John Proctor in Crucible, and the Cat in the Hat in Seussical, Kenneth graduated from Calvary in 2013 in our first graduating class of theatre majors. He spent two years as our Technical Director before auditioning for and being accepted to the prestigious Purdue University M.F.A. Actor Training Program to which he received a full ride. Not bad for a farm boy from Illinois!

 

Paul HarwerthPaul Harwerth

After graduating from Calvary’s Theatre Arts program in 2015, Paul began work as head editor and videographer of a production company called MTVIDYO. He has also done some acting and dancing in the Kansas City area but has recently had the opportunity to put his dance training to work on both a film and music video as head choreographer. He has continued his dance training and is also pursuing a career through YouTube by developing his channel “TwinSauce” as a creative/daily vlogger.

 

Karen Krahn, MakeupKaren Krahn

Karen grew up in rural Illinois and has had a passion for theatre as long as she can remember. She received her bachelors of science in Theatre Arts from Calvary Bible College, now Calvary University, and in the first graduating class of Theatre Arts majors in 2013. Karen and her husband Kaleb, who also happens to be Calvary’s Technical Director, reside in Belton, Missouri with their twin sons who create more theatrics than all of Broadway.

 

 

Moriah Roberts

Moriah Roberts

Moriah graduated from Calvary with a Theatre Arts minor. Now she’s works full-time at Calvary University as the Cafe Manager and Title IX Coordinator and but still manages to save some time to do what she loves with Calvary Theatre: stage management and helping Beckie teach choreography, especially tap. She adores seeing as many Broadway style shows in Kansas City theatre as she can possibly fit in.

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