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Conservatory 50th

Conservatory Celebration Performers Announced, Tickets Now Available

March 30, 2018

Featured performers and speakers have been confirmed for the Conservatory of Theatre Arts' 50th anniversary celebration weekend (April 20-22), and tickets are available for Saturday night’s event emceed by Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell. Among those appearing are Webster alumni Hunter Bell ([title of show]), Rocky Carroll (NCIS), Kevin Earley (Broadway’s Les Misérables, Tale of Two Cities, Death Takes a Holiday), Julie Ann Emery (Better Call Saul), Nathan Lee Graham (LA to Vegas, Sweet Home Alabama), Sigrid Wise (soon-to-be Juliet in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ Romeo and Juliet), and dean Peter Sargent, along with other faculty, alumni and students. Performances of the Conservatory production Brigadoon will also run that weekend as part of the celebration.

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Original Gorlok

Conservatory Reflections: Bringing the original Webster Gorlok costume to life

March 12, 2018

Even the most decorated Webster trivia champions may not know that the body of the original Gorlok mascot was covered in blue fur, not the gold fur we are accustomed to seeing today. In advance to the Conservatory of Theatre Arts 50th Anniversary Celebration, Conservatory alumna Jana Park-Rogers reflected on her role in bringing the Gorlok to life in the late 1980s.

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Conservatory 50th

Conservatory 50th Anniversary Celebration April 20-22

February 26, 2018

Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts marks its 50th anniversary during this 2017-2018 academic year, and will hold a celebration weekend April 20-22, 2018. The public is invited to join alumni for Saturday evening's Conservatory Celebration emceed by Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell, as well as performances of the Conservatory production Brigadoon on Friday evening, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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Michael P. McMillan, the President and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, will be Webster University’s 2018 Commencement Speaker.

St. Louis Urban League President Michael McMillan Selected as the 2018 Commencement Speaker

December 14, 2017

Michael P. McMillan, the President and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, will be Webster University’s 2018 Commencement Speaker. He is an accomplished civic leader and public servant who helped organize resources for the community in the aftermath of the Ferguson crisis. As the head of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, McMillan oversees the largest and highest rated Urban League affiliate in the country.

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Webster University

Standing on Principles of Inclusion and Diversity

September 05, 2017

Webster University serves and strengthens a diverse community in St. Louis as well as worldwide by improving lives through education. We stand on principles of inclusion and diversity and oppose any restriction to accessing education, often the principal pathway to a better future for many individuals we welcomed to our community. Although some of the political rhetoric surrounding DACA may slip into the polarized politics of our times, in truth, resolution to this issue can be non-partisan.

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Browning Hall is nearly complete, but the building is officially off limits until an occupation permit is issued.

Safety Reminder - Browning Hall Off Limits to All but Authorized Personnel

July 19, 2017

Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building, is nearly completed, but construction crews are still on site installing major components of the building and completing punch list work. Because it is still officially under construction, the building and the area inside the fenced-off construction zone are off-limits to all but authorized personnel.

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Most buildings on the Webster Groves Home Campus will lose power for most the day on July 29.

Power Outage Scheduled for Home Campus on Sat. July 29

July 12, 2017

An Ameren planned power outage is scheduled for the Webster Groves home campus on Saturday, July 29. Most buildings on campus will start to lose power as early as 2 a.m. that morning. Power is not anticipated to be restored until later Saturday afternoon.

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