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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!
Enjoy signature items from 13 Cape Girardeau restaurants and businesses participating in the annual restaurant hop on Tuesday, April 17, benefitting Southeast Missouri State University’s Conservatory of Theatre and Dance. The restaurant hop, which takes places from 4:30-8 p.m., includes the following restaurants: Andy’s Frozen Custard, Baristas Coffee Bar, Bistro Saffron, Cup ‘n Cork, Gabriel’s […]
“A Raisin in the Sun” will close out the Rhodes 101 Stops and Commerce Bank 2017-2018 Theatre and Dance Series April 18-22 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 18-21 and 2 p.m. April 22. A high school matinee is planned […]
Experience the thrilling and entertaining performances of The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s annual “Spring into Dance,” at 7:30 p.m. April 4-7, 10 a.m. April 6 and 2 p.m. April 8 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. For the first time, this year’s event will feature aerial […]
“An American Hero,” a musical co-written by 2017 Southeast Missouri State University graduate Cody Cole of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Dr. Kenneth L. Stilson, Chair of Southeast’s Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, has been selected to be performed in this summer’s New York Musical Festival (NYMF). The New York Musical Festival nurtures the creation, production, and […]
Southeast Musical ‘American Hero’ Hits Center Stage on Off-Off Broadway