Department of Dance

Grow. Create. Inspire.

"Working with the student dancers in the Webster University Dance program has been one of the most inspirational, exciting and satisfying experiences of my life. This is due to the very high standards of the Chair, the artistic director and teachers of the program."

Sally Brayley Bliss
Trustee for The Antony Tudor Ballet Trust
Former Executive Director of Dance St Louis

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Welcome to Webster University's Department of Dance in The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts where we train skilled, passionate and compassionate thinking artists for careers as performers, choreographers and educators in the 21st century.

Grow...
...a strong ballet foundation from excellent technical training.
...the ability to express yourself dynamically with contemporary modern dance techniques.
...the versatility vital for a career today with courses in jazz, tap, aerial and international dance.

Create...
...passionate choreography, thought-provoking performances and your own concerts.
...friendships and connections with mentors that will last a lifetime.
...networks exploring performance, choreographic and teaching opportunities in the St. Louis community.

Inspire...
...audiences in your first year with numerous performance opportunities.
...others as you travel the world studying abroad on one of our global campuses.
...the world as one of many Webster Dance graduates who go on to careers as performers, choreographers and educators.

We invite you to join us at Webster Dance and take the first step toward your career as a dancer, choreographer and educator. For information on how to get started, click here: Future Students.

James Robey                                          Beckah Reed
Chair                                                       Artistic Director
jamesrobey14@webster.edu                  voigtbe@webster.edu