Missouri Valley College is hosting acting workshops this summer. Click to hear KMZU’s Jillian Molloy talk with Assistant Professor of Theatre Harold Hynick.

Harold Hynick

Press Release from Missouri Valley College:

Marshall, MO (April 8, 2011)—Middle school and high school students will have the chance to improve their acting skills at the Missouri Valley College acting workshops. The workshops are hosted by the MVC division of fine arts and will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., June 6-10 in the Eckilson-Mabee Theatre.

Each day students will participate in numerous acting classes including: Fun with Improv; Finding Your Voice; Get Up and Move; Scene Splash; and Shakespeare Shape-up. The goal of the workshops is to develop creativity, stage presence, and collaborative skills. The workshops will have concentrated classes for acting, voice, movement, improvisation, and Shakespeare.

The workshops will culminate with a public performance, which will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 10 in the Eckilson-Mabee Theatre.

The workshops will be led by Harold Hynick, MVC assistant professor of theatre.

“We had such positive feedback from last year’s camp that we decided to do it again,” Hynick said. “This camp is helpful for students who are interested in theatre and want to develop their skills, or for those who want to develop creativity and confidence.”

Students who have completed grades 5-12 are eligible for the workshops. The cost of the camp is $100 or $135 for students who would like to eat lunch on campus. Registration deadline is May 2. For more information or registration contact Harold Hynick at [email protected] or 660-886-6025.


Missouri Valley College is a liberal arts college that provides educational, social and cultural experiences in a decidedly Christian environment. Established in 1889, MVC offers over 30 majors and 7 pre-professional programs, and 15 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and the newest majors are nursing, graphic design, dance, and hospitality/tourism management. The liberal arts heritage focuses on scholarship, critical thinking and academic excellence to prepare students to become members of a responsible citizenry. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu