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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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  • Advanced Student Vocalists to Perform in Annual Recital

    Southeast Missouri State University students will perform in the annual Class Voice III Recital at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. Admission is free. Judith Farris, artist in residence and vocal director in The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, announced this year’s […]
  • Students Showcasing Creativity at Fault Line Film Festival

    Students who someday dream of seeing their work on the Hollywood big screen have the opportunity to display their creative talents at the seventh annual Fault Line Film Festival Nov. 9-11 at Southeast Missouri State University. Southeast students as well as those from across Missouri and bordering states are expected to enter their films in […]
  • ‘Fall for Dance’ Returns to River Campus Nov. 17-20

    The annual favorite “Fall for Dance” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19 and 2 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. The performance features original choreography by faculty, guest artists and students providing the variety of dance audiences enjoy. The show will feature José Limón’s modern […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Returns to River Campus in Touring Production of ‘Mamma Mia’

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Andrew Tebo of New York City returns to familiar ground when he performs in the touring production of Broadway’s “Mamma Mia” tonight, Oct. 26, and Thursday, Oct. 27, at Southeast’s  River Campus. “I am thrilled to be back to perform on the Bedell Performance Hall stage,” he said. “It feels […]
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Janice Bittle
573.651.2149
jbittle@semo.edu
River Campus Seminary 454
Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
One University Plaza, MS 7850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701