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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.

High School Resident Camps

Camps

Summer at Southeast offers a wide variety of special interest opportunities to area youth ranging in age from pre-school to college through multi-day and overnight summer programs and camps.

Art Academy

Art Academy

Southeast Missouri State University announces a range of engaging and creative learning experiences in a wide variety of media for children through adults in its 2015 Art Academy Workshops beginning in June.

Theatre/Dance Summer Academy

Theatre/Dance Academy

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.

Museum Summer Academy

Participants will experience a number of interesting and fun hands-on activities focusing machines. Lessons include wheel and axle, gear, lever, inclined plane, pulley and wedge under the topics of paper sculpture, mixed media collage, toys, tools, trains and da Vinci.

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    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, April 30, 2014 – An urban renewal project titled “Bridging Space through Placemaking” will be dedicated at 11 a.m. May 1 on the northwest corner of Broadway and Sprigg by historic preservation, art and horticulture students and faculty at Southeast Missouri State University along with City of Cape Girardeau officials. The space, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Southeast Theatre, Dance Students Performing Senior Showcase at River Campus

    Selected Students Advance to New York City CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 28, 2015 – The Department of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State University will hold its annual Senior Showcase, a cabaret for graduating seniors, at 7:30 p.m. May 8-9 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast’s River Campus. A reception will […]
  • ‘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 […]