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Dance honors! A faculty and student from LU were selected for a highly competitive honor at the American College Dance Association's South-Central regional conference.

We offer students the option to choose an emphasis area in Acting, Dance or Technical Theatre. 
LU students participate in all phases of performance and production, including a wide-range of theatrical works and dance concerts on the LU campus and throughout the state.
Our majors frequently benefit from nationally renown guest artists who are brought to the LU campus to present workshops, choreography, design or to guest direct productions.

Our popular summer dance intensive, July 10-21, 2017, allows students of all ages to hone their skills in ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, partnering, choreography, aerial silks!

Theatre and Dance at LU

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Lamar University offers an exciting bachelor's degree in theatre and dance. This unique program allows you to create a program based on your own interests and talents that will prepare you for professional careers, teaching professions, and other fields.

By choosing an emphasis in either acting, dance or technical theatre, you'll take courses centered around your capabilities, knowledge and skills. Our department offers two theatrical performance stages, and we frequently bring in nationally renowned guest artists to direct and choreograph our students.

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Your Future

Friendly and supportive, the Department of Theatre & Dance at LU is dynamic, engaging and constantly evolving. We strive to continuously inspire our students and our faculty through a diverse set of curricula, activities, shows and productions.

A bachelor's degree in theatre and dance from Lamar University will provide you with a solid foundation for your career in the industry of your choice. 

Career Opportunities

  • Actor
  • Arts Administrator
  • Make-Up of Special Effects Artist
  • Costume Designer
  • Media Producer
  • Sound Technician
  • Dance Instructor
  • Theatre Director
  • Choreographer
  • Playwright
  • Dance

Spring Dance Concert