Dance & Theatre Department

Dance and Theatre Department

Meredith's Dance and Theatre Department fosters in students the creative, innovative, and disciplined mindset to engage multiple fields from an artist’s perspective. Students grow in technical skill, artistic inquiry, and critical thinking in class, on stage, and behind the scenes. The Department’s faculty are skilled professionals in their fields, from working actors and dancers, to award-winning designers and choreographers.

Contact Information

Carol Finley
Head, Dance & Theatre Department
8 Weatherspoon
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Professional Performance Certificate

Dance Performance Certificate

Students who are majoring in dance studies or theatre and wish to pursue more intensive training in their area can earn a Professional Performance Certificate.

Dance Certificate »
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Performance Opportunities

Dance »
  • DanceWorks
  • Meredith Dance Theatre
  • Meredith Jazz and Tap Company
  • Creative Arts Touring Company

Theatre »
  • Meredith Ensemble Theatre
  • Stillwater Theatre Company
  • Extra Theatre Company

Featured Stories

Strong Story | Nicole Lawson

Spanish and dance studies major Nicole Lawson found a way to combine her love of dance and language. Read more »


Strong Story | Rimsha Afzal

At Meredith College, Rimsha Afzal, ’15, was able to pursue both of her passions: theatre and biology. Read more »