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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  • ‘Memorycycler’ Opening Aug. 3 at Catapult

    The Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House, located at 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau, will host a First Friday reception Aug. 3 from 5-9 p.m. for the exhibition “Memorycycler.” The exhibition will feature the work of artist and animator Kevin Hand, and will remain on display through Sept. 27. “Memorycycle” is […]
  • Arts Council Displaying Southeast Summer Art Academy Student Artwork

    Student artworks from Southeast Missouri State University’s Art Academy workshops will be on display Aug. 3-28 at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri and Visual Arts Cooperative, located at 16 N. Spanish Street. The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host an opening reception on the First Friday, Aug. 3, from 5-9 p.m. This year, […]
  • Agreement Paves Way for Borough of Manhattan Community College Theatre Grads to Transfer to Southeast

    Officials with Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) in New York City and Southeast Missouri State University signed an agreement July 12 paving the way for a seamless transfer of BMCC Associate of Science in Theatre (AST) graduates into Southeast’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, musical theatre option. Signing the agreement in New York […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Performing with St. Louis Muny during 100th season

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Timothy Weddle of Jefferson City, Missouri, is performing this summer as a pit musician with the St. Louis Municipal Opera Theatre, commonly known as the Muny. With a love for musical theatre, the freelance musician sought out the opportunity to work for the highly professional organization located in Forest Park […]
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Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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