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The Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts at Southeast is comprised of the Departments of Art, Music and Theatre & Dance. River Campus provides a unique opportunity for artists of all talents to spend time and work together on a daily basis. The campus is comprised of and includes state of the art classrooms, studios and performance spaces. In addition, students reside in dorms which include wireless internet, work out facilities and cafeteria in addition to computer labs and the Arts Resource Center all on site. Studies include programs leading to either a professional degree or a liberal arts degree. Plan you trip to find out more about all Southeast Missouri State has to offer!

The Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts is also committed to the community. Free concerts are offered throughout the year and students of all ages are engaged in learning and celebrating the arts. Whether it’s viewing exhibits in the Crisp Museum, interacting in Family Days, participating in youth workshops, summer academies or just coming for the fun at the Summer Festival; it’s all about celebrating the Arts.

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Summer Arts Festival

Summer Arts Festival

The second annual River Campus Summer Arts Festival features live music, dance, theatrical performances, magic, visual art displays, hands-on-family-friendly art expression activities and an art walk. This community festival is FREE and open to all ages in the entire region.

Discover the ARTs and Discovery Playhouse

Students and faculty at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus are partnering with the Discovery Playhouse in Cape Girardeau for a program that will give children hands-on lessons in all areas of the arts.

Youth Musical Theatre

Workshop Rack Card

The Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts offered our latest musical theatre youth class this fall with great success. Students had the opportunity to participate in theatre games and exercises in addition to learning scenes and songs from Hairspray and this semester we're offering a Cinderella Workshop. You know it's bound to be magical!

News

  • Catapult Creative House to Promote Entrepreneurial Mind-set in Innovative Space

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, April 27, 2015 – Catapult Creative House — Southeast Missouri State University’s groundbreaking creative arts and industries incubator at 612 S. Broadway — will open its doors May 1 providing a mechanism to drive the entrepreneurial mind-set of today’s students. The soft-opening celebration, from 5-9 p.m. in conjunction with Cape Girardeau’s monthly […]
  • ‘Last Chance to Dance’ to Feature Student Choreographed Pieces

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 27, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University students will feature their pieces in the final dance performance of the school year, the Theatre and Dance Second Stage Series event, “Last Chance to Dance,” at 7:30 p.m. on May 10-11 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. Performances […]
  • Theatre Students Presenting Directing II One-Acts

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 27, 2015 — Theatre students at Southeast Missouri State University will present a series of one-act plays as the culmination of their “Directing II” projects May 11-13 in the River Campus Center Directing Studio at Southeast’s River Campus. The three-evening series at 7:30 p.m. will consist of three different one-act plays […]
  • Southeast Summer Theatre and Dance Academy Open to K-12 Students

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 27, 2015 – The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Theatre and Dance will offer its annual summer Theatre and Dance Academy June 1-5 and June 8-12 at Southeast’s River Campus. The Theatre and Dance Academy is an intensive theatre and dance educational experience for students in kindergarten through high school. […]