Take the First Step Toward Your Career as A Performer, Choreographer and Educator  

At Webster University’s Department of Dance, our faculty and staff are educating their students to become skilled, creative, and compassionate thinking artists prepared for 21st-century careers. In addition to our BA and BFA programs, our students have many on-campus performance opportunities throughout the academic year.  

Explore below to learn more about our department, which promotes, challenges, engages, and embraces the uniqueness and wholeness of our developing artists. 


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Scheduling an Audition

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The Department of Dance is always looking for fresh talent to join the team. Schedule an audition and make the first step to join us on stage.

Partnerships and Internship Opportunities

Our Dance students benefit from close partnerships between Webster's Department of Dance and local dance companies and arts organizations. Students often pursue internships and part-time employment with a host of these companies and many alumni work professionally with them upon graduation:

Performance Season

BFA Choreographic Concert
Premieres virtually on October 15, at 7:30pm and remains available until October 18, at 10:00pm

New Works Concert
Premieres virtually on
November 12, at 7:30pm and remains available until
November 15, at 7:30pm

Creations Concert: A Showcase of Student Works
Premieres virtually on
December 18, at 7:30pm

Creations Concert: A Showcase of Student Works
Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance, Loretto-Hilton Center
8:00 pm

Webster University Dance Ensemble
The Browning Mainstage Theatre, Loretto Hilton Center
7:30 pm on April 30 & May 1
and 2:00 pm on May 2

Explore Our Premier Programs

Discover more about our relevant and hands-on curriculum across a variety of fields and disciplines.

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Summer Intensives

Dancer in dance studio

Senior Summer Dance Intensive, July 26-31, 2021
High school and college-aged dancers

Junior Summer Dance Intensive, August 2-5, 2021
Middle school aged dancers

In addition to daily ballet and contemporary classes, students will train in jazz, musical theatre dance, improvisation, hip-hop, and aerial.