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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 alumnus Tim Nicolai of Jackson, Missouri, is appearing in the Broadway production of “The Glass Menagerie” which is in its last week that runs through May 21 at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. Nicolai, who graduated from Southeast in 2005 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting and […]
Southeast Missouri State University announces its fourth annual community River Campus Summer Arts Festival to be held June 17. In addition to the festival, an ambitious summer season of three shows is planned. Children will delight in seeing “Dear Edwina Jr.,” featuring a 13-year-old girl that gives advice to her friends. The summer lineup also […]
The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State University will hold its annual “Senior Showcase,” a cabaret for graduating seniors, at 7:30 p.m. May 5-6 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at the River Campus. A reception will immediately follow both performances in the John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center. The showcase […]
With spring commencement ceremonies less than a month away, students at Southeast Missouri State University have been fine-tuning their resumes and honing their interview skills as they prepare for life beyond Southeast. They can take inspiration from Southeast graduate Emily Wilson Reeves, who, for more than a decade, has enjoyed regular employment in the field […]