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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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  • ‘Spring Into Dance’ Featuring Original Choreography at River Campus

    Experience the exciting and beautiful performances of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s annual “Spring into Dance,” at 7:30 p.m. April 4-6 and 2 p.m. April 7 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. “Spring into Dance” will feature Southeast students performing original dance pieces […]
  • Extravaganza March 21 Benefits Theatre and Dance Students

    Enjoy a night on Broadway with students from Southeast Missouri State University as they act, sing and dance at The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s Extravaganza on March 21. The Extravaganza will be held at the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau Events Center with a 5:30 p.m. social, followed by dinner at 6 […]
  • Southeast Alum Returns from Broadway to Design ‘Sister Act’

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus and Scott City, Missouri, native Matthew Buttrey has returned to his stomping grounds from The Big Apple to guest design the production of “Sister Act” being performed at the River Campus this weekend. The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance is presenting “Sister Act” at 7:30 p.m. tonight […]
  • 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 […]
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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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