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Hilary Peterson, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Dance/Dance Area Coordinator
Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance

Office: RCS 463  

Courses: All levels of Modern, Ballet and Jazz dance technique; Choreography, Movement Analysis, Dance Appreciation


Hilary Peterson received her MFA in Dance from the University of Arizona and her BA in Dance from Hope College. Miss Peterson specializes in modern/contemporary dance technique and has studied the techniques of José Limón, Paul Taylor, Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzsky. Hilary is a seasoned performer and an active choreographer. She has choreographed original dance works for numerous Fall for Dance and Spring into Dance performances as well as the musicals Seussical the Musical, Grease, Little Shop of Horrors and Sweet Charity. Her choreography has been presented at the American College Dance Association Regional Conferences, the Kansas City Fringe Festival and in numerous venues in St. Louis. She is an active member of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and serves as a Board Member of the American College Dance Association.


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Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
One University Plaza, MS 7850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701