About Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE)

The Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) presents their 2024 Concert May 3-5. The Ensemble performs on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Road, on Friday and Saturday, May 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, May 5 at 2 pm. The concert features a variety of works performed by our students in a wide range of styles, from West African to contemporary to tap and ballet.

For this year's concert, the Department of Dance is honored to partner with the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation to restage Taylor's landmark work "Aureole." Rain Stippec returns to Webster Dance as our Alumni Guest Artist, joining faculty members Diadie Bathily, Maggi Dueker, Michael Uthoff, and Xi Zhao in choreographing original works for this year's performance.

Webster University Department of Dance

At Webster University’s Department of Dance, our esteemed faculty are student-focused to ensure high-quality learning experiences that transform students for individual excellence. The Webster Dance curriculum combines rigorous and versatile technical training with extensive opportunities for creative exploration to prepare students for 21st-century careers in dance as performers, choreographers, educators and scholars. In addition to our BFA and BA programs, our students have many on-campus performance opportunities throughout the academic year.