The Division of Dance offers professional dance training within the context of a comprehensive liberal arts education. The B.F.A. in dance performance is designed to develop the disciplined, versatile dance artist through a balanced study of ballet, modern and jazz techniques, complemented and reinforced by a broad range of theoretical studies and performance opportunities.
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The 392-seat Bob Hope Theatre, donated by the iconic comedian, features a proscenium stage, continental seating and a hydraulic orchestra pit. It’s an ideal venue for spectacle, movement and grand-scale productions. The large space plays host to our many dance performances and classes.
Exclusion Is Oppression: From Pedagogy to Performance
Gregory King is a culturally responsive educator, performance artist, activist and movement maker who received his M.F.A. in choreographic practice and theory from SMU Meadows.
|Jazz Dance History : Dance History III
September 22, 2023
Meadows’ First-Year Arts Community Experience (FACE) class provides dual-admit students a semester-long orientation developed specifically for today’s artists.
September 08, 2023
Join us in welcoming 19 new faculty members to Meadows, in divisions ranging from art and theatre to journalism and film, and learn more about these new members of our community.
August 18, 2023
Each summer, students have the opportunity to spend a month exploring the arts and culture of a unique Indonesian province in Meadows’ SMU-in-Bali program.