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Dance at Stephens

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At Stephens, students studying Dance receive professional, individualized training in ballet, modern and choreography, as well as dances from around the world, as part of a creative and performing arts program with a long history of creativity and student accomplishment. Stephens College offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance.  

Program Highlights

  • Start your dance career earlier with Stephens’ three-year, two-summer B.F.A. program.
  • Perform work choreographed by resident faculty and guest artists during spring and summer Stephens College Dance Company productions, or explore your own choreography
  • Learn practical strategies needed to succeed as a professional in the world of dance.
  • Present your own choreographed works at the Senior Dance Concert and the New Works Dance Concert.
  • Learn from internationally known guest artists.

Students are required to audition for entrance into the Stephens College B.F.A. in Dance program. Contact the Office of Admissions at [email protected] or (573) 876-7207 to schedule your audition and request your audition packet. You will also need to apply to Stephens College.


Dance is part of the School of Creative and Performing Arts. Programs in this school include Dance, Music: Vocal Performance (formerly Vocal Arts), Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts, Theatrical Costume Design and Theatre Management. The Professional Conservatory Training Program offers training in dance for both women and men.


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