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Press Room

Press Releases, Images, and Multimedia

Welcome to the Press Room for UCM's Performing Arts Series, our online resource about current, future, and past productions and events.

Working members of the press are invited to cover events and productions of the Performing Arts Series. If you would like to cover an event, arrange an interview or get high-resolution images of recent productions, please contact Jeff Imboden at the Office of the Performing Arts, at 660-543-4263 or


   Performing Arts Series receives highest grant rating ever!

Jeff Imboden, Office of the Performing Arts at the University of Central Missouri (UCM), recently attended the Missouri Arts Council Multidiscipline Panel meeting, where UCM's Performing Arts Series received one of its highest grant scores ever.

The amount of the grant is determined by the overall rating score and will be announced in July. Past grant amounts have ranged from $7,500 to $14,000.

See Full Story HERE.

The Office of the Performing Arts at UCM announces new Student Excellence Awards!

3 UCM Music Students - Kyle Ritchhart, Hannah Dykstra & Michael Sticken have won the Performing Arts Student Excellence Award!

See the full press release here.