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Welcome to the Conservatory of Theatre & Dance! We offer a professional training program
with Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Acting, Dance, Musical
Theatre, and Theatre Design & Technology. Our goal is to prepare you for an active
and successful career in the performing arts through high-level classroom instruction,
high-quality productions, masterclasses by professionals in the industry, and summer
internships with professional companies.
The Conservatory of Theatre & Dance is located in the Holland School of Visual & Performing
Arts where we offer state-of-the-art training and performance facilities at the $75
million River Campus. Our experienced and highly-trained faculty & staff are dedicated
to preparing our students for a life-long career as working professionals in the performing
arts. If that’s your dream, we can help you make it come true!
Based off of Bram Stoker’s classic novel, “Dracula” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31- Nov. 4 and 2 p.m. Nov. 5 as part of the Rhodes 101 Stops and Commerce Bank Theatre and Dance Series in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. “Dracula” is a […]
Children interested in musical theatre are invited to study singing, dancing and acting this fall, as Southeast Missouri State University celebrates families and togetherness. The Children’s Theatre Workshop is for students in kindergarten-8 grade, and children of all levels of experience are encouraged to attend. Classes include physical and vocal warm-ups and character-building exercises. Students […]
America’s obsession with beauty is depicted in “Reasons to Be Pretty,” presented at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-14 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre. A love story about the impossibility of love, “Reasons to Be Pretty” is a romantic drama focusing on the extreme appeal to physical appearances. […]
Hilary Peterson, associate professor of dance, and the Southeast Missouri Dance Ensemble will perform “A Suite from A Choreographic Offering” by José Limón and “About Nothing” by Victor Alexander and Maray Gutierrez at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Catapult Creative House. The performance is in conjunction with the exhibition, “Convergentes,” which features work by visiting […]
Southeast Musical ‘American Hero’ Hits Center Stage on Off-Off Broadway