The Conservatory of Theatre & Dance

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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!

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News

  • Agreement Paves Way for Borough of Manhattan Community College Theatre Grads to Transfer to Southeast

    Officials with Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) in New York City and Southeast Missouri State University signed an agreement July 12 paving the way for a seamless transfer of BMCC Associate of Science in Theatre (AST) graduates into Southeast’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, musical theatre option. Signing the agreement in New York […]
  • Southeast Announces Naming of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance

    Southeast Missouri State University has announced the naming of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance at Southeast’s River Campus. The naming is in recognition of a generous gift from Dr. Kenneth W. Dobbins, former president of Southeast Missouri State University, and his wife, Jeanine Larson Dobbins. Their gift establishes an endowed fund […]
  • River Campus Announces 2018-2019 Season Lineup

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus invites patrons to another remarkable season of music, art, theatre and museum exhibits during the 2018-2019 season. The 12th River Campus season will, again, offer a spectacular breadth of performing arts events by professional touring companies as well as Southeast’s departments of music and art, The Jeanine Larson Dobbins […]
  • ‘An American Hero’ Dress Rehearsals Open to Community July 17-18

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Conservatory of Theatre and Dance will offer two sneak peeks of its upcoming performance of “An American Hero” in New York City with two non-ticket dress rehearsals of the show at Southeast’s River Campus. Dress rehearsals are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. July 17 and 18 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible […]
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Contact

Tamara Howell
573.651.2149
thowell@semo.edu
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Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
One University Plaza, MS 7850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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