Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts

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The Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts at Southeast are 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, cafeteria, computer labs and the Arts Resource Center all on site. Studies include programs leading to either a professional degree or a liberal arts degree. And, Southeast Missouri State University offers more than $17 million in scholarship awards annually, making a Southeast education possible for any student who seeks it! Want to know more?

In addition to strong academic programs the university is committed to the community and provides international touring performances, free concerts, exhibits and hands-on learning throughout the year. As part of our 5th annual Summer Festival, there are 20 opportunities for child performers 10 to 15, in Legally Blonde Jr. Registrations available online and rehearsals don’t begin until after May 20th. We also have camps for every interest so families can enjoy ALL we have to offer!

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  • Weller-Stilson Named Interim Dean of College of Liberal Arts, to Continue as Dean of Holland College of Arts and Media

    Rhonda Weller-Stilson, director of the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts for the period of July 1-31. The is the month following the planned June 30 retirement of Dr. Frank Barrios, current […]
  • Southeast Graphic Design Student Charts Her Future on Capitol Hill

    Capitol Hill is not typically a draw for graphic design majors, but Southeast Missouri State University senior Michelle Stevens says her U.S. Congressional internship this spring has her poised for success after graduation. Stevens, who plans to graduate from Southeast May 12 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, has spent the spring semester engaged in […]
  • Theatre Student Takes Final Bow at Southeast

    All the world’s a stage, but for Jose Alpizar of Memphis, Tennessee, his world is the stage. “I enjoy becoming another person and telling their story,” Alpizar said. “Their stories can make people think and feel, as well as spark conversations about the society we currently live in. Knowing that I can impact people’s lives […]
  • ‘Recent Acquisitions’ Opens May 11 at Crisp Museum

    “Recent Acquisitions,” an exhibition of recently donated artworks and artifacts, opens Friday, May 11, in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The public is invited to the opening reception scheduled for 4-8 p.m. May 11. The exhibit will remain on display through June 24. Admission […]
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Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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