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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Organizations

Alpha Psi Omega

Alpha Psi Omega is a national honor society for students majoring in Theatre. Membership is based on production activities and academic excellence. Among its many other activities, the group sponsors the annual touring Children's show and donates the proceeds to charity.

Sponsor: Patrick Immel

Art Club and Art Association


Art Education Club


Big Shoe Graphics


Clay Club


Comedy Inc.

Comedy Inc. is a performance-based Improvisational Theatre group. Auditions are held up to three times per year and are open to the entire campus with no previous experience required. The group will meet once a week to rehearse and stay fresh on current improvisational activities. This group presents an Improvisation show each trimester, open to the public.

Sponsor: Shawn Wake

DigEM (Digital Electornic Media)

DigEM (di-j 'm) is an organization IDM majors, Multimedia minors, and non-related majors interested in digital electronic media. The DigEM organization serves to promote the following:

  • An increased knowledge of design, development, creativity, and applications of IDM
  • Greater interest in computer programming, new media and visual imaging
  • A means of communication between persons having interest in all areas of IDM and those people working in the professional environment

DigEM encompasses digital design and all things involved. If you have an interest in design of any type, then this is the organization for you.

Sponsors: Jody Strauch, Carol Spradling

Future Speech/Theatre Educators of Northwest

Future Speech/Theatre Educators of Northwest provides support, information, and social opportunities for students pursuing a B.S.ED. in Speech/Theatre. The group produces plays and workshops for the university community and is active with area secondary schools.

Sponsor: Joe Kreizinger

Kappa Kappa Psi - Kappa Delta

Kappa Kappa Psi is a fraternal organization that promotes the advancement of college and university bands through dedicated service and support to bands; comprehensive education; leadership opportunities; and recognition for the benefit of its members and society.

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Kappa Pi


NAƒME (National Association for Music Education)

NAƒME was founded in 1907 when 104 music supervisors from school districts in 16 states answered an invitation to take part in a special conference for school music supervisors in Keokuk, Iowa. Today, NAƒME has more than 130,000 members involved at all levels of music education from preschool through college and in all areas of music education, including general music, chorus, band, orchestra, mariachi, and music teacher education. As such, NAƒME is the largest national association dedicated to the advancement of music education and to professional growth opportunities for its members.

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University Players

Open to any student interested in theatre, University Players produce up to eight plays per year in the Lab Series. These shows are designed and directed by students. The group also attends national conventions where they learn about the latest developments in theatre and meet students and professors from other colleges and universities.

Sponsor: Amanda Petefish-Schrag

United States Institute Theatre Technology (USITT)

USITT keeps performing arts technical professionals in touch with today's rapidly changing scene by fostering a free exchange of ideas and information regarding theatre technology. USITT actively promotes research and investigation in performing arts technology. It is a national organization with an international association.

Sponsor: Margaret Whedon