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Welcome to the Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and 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 Jeanine Larson Dobbins Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and 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!

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  • Southeast Students Participate in 2019 Citizens for the Arts Day at the Legislature

    Fifteen Southeast Missouri State University students recently attended the 2019 Citizens for the Arts Day at the Legislature hosted by Missouri Citizens for the Arts (MCA) and held Feb. 6 at the Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Citizens Day is MCA’s signature event in its year-round efforts to advocate for continued public funding […]
  • ‘Obstacles as Inspiration’ Focus of Catapult’s Feb. 14 ‘After Hours Conversation’

    “Obstacles of Inspiration” will be the focus of the first installment of the spring 2019 season of Catapult Creative House’s “After Hours: Conversation on Art and Culture” on Feb. 14. The lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the classroom at Catapult, 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau. This event is free and open to […]
  • Musical Comedy ‘Sister Act’ Brings Disco to Southeast’s River Campus Feb. 20-24

    The 2018-2019 Rhodes 101 Stops and Commerce Bank Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance Series at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus presents “Sister Act” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-23 and 2 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. “It has something for everyone. […]
  • 2019 River Campus Summer Arts Festival Auditions for ‘Newsies’ Announced

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Earl and Margie Holland College of Arts and Media will hold auditions for the 2019 River Campus Summer Arts Festival production of Disney’s “Newsies” on March 23 and 24. Auditions will begin at 10 a.m. March 23 for University members and the general public and will continue at 1 p.m. March […]
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Tamara Howell
573.651.2149
thowell@semo.edu
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One University Plaza, MS 7850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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