Dance


Dance at the College of Arts and Media

The mission of the Dance Program at Southeast Missouri State University is to train students in the B.F.A. and B.A. degrees into becoming resourceful contemporary dance artists by offering solid and vigorous studio technique, challenging and vital classroom experiences and numerous performance opportunities. Committed to Artistic and Academic excellence, the faculty advocates and supports the cultivation of professional dancers through guided analysis, exploration and practice in the development of expertise within the many components of the dance discipline.


Purpose

  • To nurture students toward becoming dance professionals who are responsible, collegial, resilient, mature and compassionate people
  • To train forward-thinking, versatile and creative dance artists who can be competitive in the professional dance world and who will qualitatively contribute to the field of dance
  • To offer students technically strong and aesthetically sound training in progressively more rigorous levels of ballet, modern and jazz dance
  • To expose students to a variety of exceptional dance professionals in the discipline
  • To be intelligent and compelling dance advocates on-campus and within the Cape Girardeau and regional community
  • To offer an intensive conservatory approach within a supportive liberal arts education

 

Dance News

    Southeast Missouri State Partners with SoutheastHEALTH for Comprehensive Student Healthcare Services

    Southeast Missouri State University and SoutheastHEALTH announced a collaborative partnership today in which SoutheastHEALTH will serve as comprehensive providers of orthopedic and sports medicine services for the University’s NCAA Division I athletics program, its intramural and club sport participants and for the University’s performing arts students. Under the agreement, SoutheastHEALTH orthopedic and sports medicine physicians [...]


    Southeast Student Combining Passion for Theatre, Public Relations at Stage773

    Southeast Missouri State University student Francesca Bucci is combining her passion for comedy and public relations this summer as a marketing and design intern at Stage773 in Chicago, Illinois. Bucci, a senior double majoring in mass media, public relations option, and theatre, acting option, from Gurnee, Illinois, says she feels right at home on the [...]


    River Campus Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus announces the event lineup for an astonishing season of music, art, theatre and museum exhibits during the 2019-2020 season. The 13th River Campus season will offer a spectacular breadth of performing arts events by Southeast’s departments of music, art and design, The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, [...]


    June 21 ‘Newsies’ Performance at River Campus Cancelled

    The production of “Newsies” scheduled for 7:30 p.m. June 21 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus has been cancelled due to a power outage caused by today’s storms. The production has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 22 at 2 p.m. in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre. Tickets for tonight’s performance will be honored [...]


    Southeast River Campus Announces 2019 Summer Arts Festival Event Lineup

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus announces the event lineup for its sixth annual Summer Arts Festival offering a full day of visual and performing arts exhibitions and activities June 15. The day’s events are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature live music, dance and theatrical performances, magic, visual arts displays, [...]


    Southeast Mass Media Student Named Finalist for SVG, NACDA 2019 College Sports Media Award

    Rebecca Gangemella, a dance and multimedia journalism double major at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named a finalist for the Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) 2019 College Sports Media Award. Gangemella of Warrensburg, Missouri, is among seven finalists for the Outstanding Special Feature, Collegiate Student category [...]


Contact

(573) 986-7492
hpeterson@semo.edu
River Campus Seminary, Room 463

Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
One University Plaza, MS7850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701



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