Alumni Dinner Speaker – Jeff Clinkenbeard

Jeff Clinkenbeard has written, produced, and directed a wide range of projects including:


  • Springfield Missouri’s entry in the Simpson’s Movie Premiere Contest
  • Ripple, starring Marcia Cross & Anthony Michael Hall, a short film which screened at the Sundance Film Festival
  • Brotherly LoveS, the New York premiere production of Elysabeth Kleinhans’ Animated Theaterworks
  • The Coils of Death, a full-length comedy billed as a “giant monster movie on stage” which was Los Angeles Magazine’s Pick of the Month
  • A Baptist Boy Trapped In A Jewish Boys Body, his one-man show Backstage called “beautifully funny… perceptive… original and intelligently witty” and which won the Manhattan Association of Cabarets Award for Best New Performer
  • SATO48 (Springfield And The Ozarks 48-Hour Film Challenge) now in its 15th season
  • Clinkenbeard also helped write the television shows Cheers & Frasier


We hope to see you at our annual alumni dinner on Saturday, September 21st. This year, the event will be at White River Conference Room at Bass Pro. A social hour will begin at 6pm with dinner to follow at 7pm. This year’s event will feature a jazz ensemble from Evangel University, a photo booth with props, a presentation from Jeff Clinkenbeard, and plenty to eat and drink!

If you would like to attend this event, you can register by calling our front desk at 417-269-3401 or by clicking this link to register online: