Department of Dance

Grow. Create. Inspire.

Sally Bliss"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

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

...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.

...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.

...audiences in your first year with numerous performance opportunities.
...others as you travel abroad studying 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 performer, choreographer, and educator. For information on how to get started, click here: Future Students.

James W. Robey                                          Beckah Reed
Chair                                                       Artistic Director