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Welcome and value unique experiences

Staff Editorial

December 5, 2017

Those who were able to talk to Ron Himes, Founder of the Saint Louis Black Repertory Company, while he was on campus, were given a unique experience this week. With only one week to practice, a cast of 10 Eastern students performed a show that they produced with Himes’ help. He also gave a talk...

‘Serenade of the Silent Soul’ speaks out on inequality

‘Serenade of the Silent Soul’ speaks out on inequality

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2017

With only one week to practice, a cast of 10 Eastern students performed a show Saturday and Sunday that focused on racial and social issues in America. “Serenade of the Silent Soul” was directed by Ron Himes, founder and director of the St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre and featured many different pie...

Ron Himes to help students in theatrical production

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

A group of students will be performing “Devised Theatre Programs,” covering themes of social justice with the help of Ron Himes, director and founder of the Saint Louis Black Repertory. Beginning on Monday of this week, Himes began helping several students compose their own pieces, which will...

Director talks about impact of theater

Director talks about impact of theater

Tom O'Connor, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2017

Ron Himes, an award-winning director who created the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, addressed the value of theatrical performance and its ability to impact people on an emotional level in a speech Tuesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Himes said the theater possesses an unparalleled ability to u...

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