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The Meadows School of the Arts, formally established in 1969 at SMU in Dallas, has achieved prominence as one of the foremost arts education institutions in the United States. Learn more about SMU Meadows
The Meadows School of the Arts serves the public as a significant cultural center by presenting more than 400 events annually for the Dallas community and surrounding region.
Meadows’ Division of Dance is one of the top programs in the U.S. offering both conservatory dance instruction and liberal arts education.
In addition to technique training, students are immersed in theoretical studies that include dance history, kinesiology, music theory/history and choreography.
Students perform masterworks of the great choreographers of the 20th century, including Balanchine, Graham, Humphrey, Limón and Sokolow, as well as works by contemporary masters such as Taylor, Parsons, Battle, Pilobolus and more.
Student choreography is a major component of the student experience, guided by expert faculty and opportunities to learn from visiting masters such as Bruce Wood (pictured).
The Meadows Division of Dance develops disciplined, versatile dance artists through balanced study.
Learn from the artists and creative leaders of the dance world through our guest artist program.
Watch as Meadows Dance students work with renowned choreographer Mel Tomlinson in this video.
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Areas of Study
Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship
Faculty and Staff
Film and Media Arts
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