Welcome to the Department of Theatre & Dance! We offer a professional training program
with Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Acting, Dance, Musical
Theatre, and Theatre Design & Technology. Our goal is to prepare you for an active
and successful career in the performing arts through high-level classroom instruction,
high-quality productions, masterclasses by professionals in the industry, and summer
internships with professional companies.
The Department of Theatre & Dance is located in the Holland School of Visual & Performing
Arts where we offer state-of-the-art training and performance facilities at the $75
million River Campus. Our experienced and highly-trained faculty & staff are dedicated
to preparing our students for a life-long career as working professionals in the performing
arts. If that’s your dream, we can help you make it come true!
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 12, 2014 – Ticket holders for six major performances at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus this season will have the opportunity to enjoy a fine dining experience in Southeast’s newest dining facility. “We wanted to offer this service to our patrons to add to the River Campus experience,” said Rhonda […]
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 10, 2014 – Children interested in musical theatre can study acting, singing, music and learn new performance skills this fall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus in conjunction with its October production of “Hairspray. The Children’s Theatre Workshop is for students in grades 2-7. Youngsters of all levels of experience […]
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 5, 2014 – New freshmen and transfer students majoring in theatre and dance at Southeast Missouri State University will perform in the sixth annual “New Student Showcase” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast’s River Campus. The “New Student Showcase” will feature students presenting […]
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 22, 2014 – The Big Muddy Dance Company will perform Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The Big Muddy Dance Company is a St. Louis-based contemporary jazz dance company made up of 11 professional dancers. Currently in their […]