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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!
Southeast Missouri State University students, regional high school students and students from across Missouri and surrounding states will display their cinematic talents and skills in this year’s Fault Line Film Festival at Southeast Missouri State University. The festival begins with a keynote address at noon on Nov. 8 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall […]
The annual favorite “Fall for Dance” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The performance features original choreography by faculty, guest artists and students providing the variety of dance audiences enjoy. Faculty member, Rubén Gerding, […]
Southeast Missouri State University’s Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance have received five-year accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). NASD is the national accrediting agency for dance and establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials for dance and dance-related disciplines, and provides assistance […]
Based on 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 suspenseful […]
Southeast Musical ‘American Hero’ Hits Center Stage on Off-Off Broadway