Ruth E. Barnes


Theatre and Dance
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Theatre and Dance
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MFA, University of California, Riverside
  • BA, Binghamton University


  • Modern Dance technique
  • Dance Composition and Improvisation
  • Dance History Seminar
  • Applied Kinesiology for the Dancer
  • Dance on Camera (Dance and Technology)

Research and professional interests

  • Choreography
  • Mixed media performance

Awards and honors

  • Faculty Summer Research Grants and Fellowships, Missouri State University, 2013, 2009, 2008
  • Residency at Dance Base, Scotland, 2013, 2008
  • Residency at Plan B Creative, Scotland, 2013
  • Monthly Strategic Grant, Missouri Arts Council, 2012, 2010
  • Provost's Futures Award, Missouri State University, 2007
  • Fulbright Fellowship to teach, choreographed and performed with the Scottish Ballet Moveable Workshop Glasgow, Scotland