Department of Dance Alumni | Webster University

Webster Dance Alumni

Webster Dance degrees propel students into a variety of careers in the dance field. From performers to innovators to scholars to educators to leaders...Webster Dance can get you there. Below is a list of some of the career positions Webster Dancers have achieved.

From Dance Majors to…


Internationally: Netherlands Dance Theatre II (Netherlands) as well as for companies in South Africa, Israel, Mexico, France, Holland, Austria, Vienna, Lithuania, Brazil, and China.

In New York City with Annie B Parsons Big Dance Company (partnering Mikhail Baryshnikov), Eidolon Ballet, ShawnBibleDanceCompany, Hanna Q Dance Company, Off-Broadway show Green Card, Dances for a Variable Population, The Raving Jaynes, Jenny Rocha and Her Painted Ladies, Aimee Plauche and dancers.

Across the U.S. with Visceral Dance Chicago, Thodos Dance Chicago, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Giordano Dance Chicago II, Aerial Dance Chicago, Diavolo Dance Theater (L.A.), Solevita Dance Company (L.A.), Memphis Ballet, Eisenhower Dance Ensemble (Detroit), TU Dance (MN), Dancing Wheels (Cleveland), Ashani Dances (Seattle), Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CO), Princess Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Bahama Paradise Cruise Lines, She Figured Dance Company (Martha’s Vineyard), Sesame Street Live Tour, dawsondancesf (SF), Alyssandra Katherine Dance Project (SF), Tim Rubel Human Shakes (SF), Karen Peterson and Dancers (Miami).

And regionally with The Big Muddy Dance Company, Karlovsky & Company Dance, Leverage Dance Theatre, Common Thread Contemporary Dance, Consuming Kinetics Dance Company, ANNONYArts, En L’Air Aerial Dance, Kacico Contemporary Dance Company, Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, Voler Aerial Ensemble, and Gurukul Indian Dance Company.

...Innovators who start their own companies such as Smashworks Dance Collective (NYC), Chicago Verge Dance Theatre, Sultz Dance (LA), Keyhole Residencies (LA), Velocity Dance Conventions and Competitions (LA).

...Scholars who pursue Masters and Doctorate degrees in Dance, Education, Biology, Social Work, Counseling, Library Science, and related fields.

...Educators who teach at Universities such as the University of Alabama, Marymount Manhattan, Milliken University, McKendree University, among many others and in numerous studios across the US and Internationally.

...Leaders in the field of dance in roles such as Department Chair in Dance at University of Alabama, administrator at Paul Taylor Company (NYC), executive director at Barrel of Monkeys Productions (Chicago), Dance Project Coordinator for Princess Cruise Lines, Dance Director at Harrah’s Resorts in Las Vegas.