Veteran Broadway performer to speak on campus

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On August 30, 2010

Missouri native Deidre Goodwin has appeared in eight Broadway shows and several film and television roles. The campus community is invited to join her as she shares her experiences at the following events:

  • Noon on Wednesday, Sept. 8, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. Bring your lunch and hear Goodwin discuss “Workplace Diversity in the New Millennium: A Perspective from the Arts.” As an African American native of the Midwest, she moved to New York City to follow her dream of becoming a dancer, despite having her first formal dance class as a college freshmen. Learn what she has discovered about working with individuals who come from different backgrounds, personalities and perspectives while working in the arts.
  • 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. Goodwin will present “Putting Your Passion into Action: Making a Living Following Your Dreams.” Get inspired and learn how through hard work and goal setting you can achieve your dreams. There will be a reception immediately following presentation.

These events are sponsored by the department of arts, languages and philosophy; enrollment management; Missouri S&T Free Film Festival; leadership and cultural programs; residential life and the Women’s Leadership Institute. For more information, contact Jerri Arnold-Cook at

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