Prospective Dance Students Invited to Attend Dance Day at Southeast’s River Campus


Prospective Southeast Missouri State University students interested in majoring in dance are invited to attend Dance Day 2019 on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Southeast’s River Campus.

High school students in grades 9-12 are invited to explore dance in a college environment at this free dance event hosted by The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance.

Students will experience a day devoted entirely to dance during which they will learn new movement and ideas, meet new people, witness creativity and learn why dance is a vital part of any education.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the River Campus. Students will have the opportunity to tour the River Campus and speak with faculty and Southeast students. Participants will also receive two complimentary tickets to the Fall for Dance 2019 concert scheduled for  7:30 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall.

Students and their families are encouraged to register for Dance Day at

High school seniors are also invited to attend the Conservatory BFA Dance Program Admission and Scholarship Auditions at 2 p.m.

For more information about the dance program auditions, visit

The River Campus is a state-of-the-art facility and the only one of its kind dedicated solely to the visual and performing arts in Missouri. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) and National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), The Conservatory boasts one of the most progressive professional training programs in the Midwest and offers both a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. Both degrees give students a comprehensive dance education that combines solid and vigorous studio techniques, challenging and vital classroom experiences, and numerous performance opportunities. It also offers a minor in dance.