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Youth prevails; 13-, 9-year-old to star as Annie

Sometimes she forgets she is wearing her round, curly redheaded wig. “I’ll look out of the top of my eye, and I’m like ‘Oh, what’s this big fuzzy thing on my head?’” the eighth grader said jokingly. When searching for the perfect Annies for Missouri Western’s production of “Annie,” theatre and cinema professor and director Dallas Henry had a specific... Read More

Returning to her roots: Actress comes back to family, stage

Xan (pronounced “Zan,” short for “Alexandra”) Kellogg decided after two years at the University of Missouri that she needed to come home for good once her family adopted her new now 13-year-old little brother from the Philippines in May 2012. After school ended last May, she was able to spend time with Jomel and her family for two weeks; then... Read More