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Northwest Missouri State University


Performing Organizations

Comedy Inc.

President: Megan Friend
Advisor(s): Shawn Wake
Mission: Comedy Inc. enhances the skills of performers in the areas of comedy and improvisation.
Purpose: The purpose of CI is to bring students together based on a common interest in comedy and improv, to educate and instruct people in comedy and to create an open environment for self expression through comedy.

Northwest Dance Company

President: Ashley Robinson
Advisor(s): Pat Wyatt 
Mission: The mission of the Northwest Dance Company is to offer a creative outlet for students interested in performing arts at Northwest Missouri and to perform for Northwest and the surrounding community.
Purpose: The Northwest Dance Company is a student ran organization created for students, by students. There are two shows a year, one in the fall and one in the spring, with around 12 dances choreographed by 12 different members of the dance company. Dances vary in style from pom, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, clogging, tap, and partner dances.

Mock Trial

President: Joseph Moore
Advisor(s): Dan Smith
Mission: The mission of the mock trial team is to compete in mock trial tournaments regionally and nationally and to learn through our competitions more about the law and performance arts.
Purpose: The purpose of mock trial is to further student interest in the law and preforming arts by competing in regional and national mock trial tournaments.

University Players

President: Megan Friend
Advisor(s):
Mission: University Players focuses enhancing performance and acting techniques.
Purpose: University Players is a performance based organization aimed at improving the acting skills and understandings of theatre artists and performers.