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River Campus is home to the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts a world-class entertainment venue for student and touring performances.  The River Campus is the only campus dedicated solely to art, dance, music and theatre in Missouri. Unlike many universities that house these disciplines in facilities across campus, Southeast provides a unique opportunity for artists of all talents to spend time and work together on a daily basis and in the same space.

The River Campus opened in 2007 and houses the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall, the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Southeast Missouri Regional Museum, the John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center, the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre and the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall as well as the historic Seminary Building.  In Fall 2014, in order to meet growing demand, the Kenneth & Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center opened.  In this new residence hall, talented people eat, sleep and work together; whether it’s perfecting an instrumental performance in one of the practice rooms, finishing a masterpiece, or working out in the fitness center, there is never a chance of being bored. As you can see, River Campus is a vibrant community of gifted artists, musicians, actors, performers and dancers. Combine that with international touring groups and guest speakers and you find there are unlimited opportunities for anyone interested in the arts. Join us for a free concert, exhibition, workshop, academies, performing arts production or a summer festival. You can never tell what we will do next

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River Campus News

  • ‘Sister’s Back to School Catechism’ Coming to River Campus Oct. 3

    Prepare for the Halloween season with “Sister’s Back to School Catechism: The Holy Ghost and Other Terrifying Tales” as part of Southeast Missouri State University River Campus 2017-2018 Bank of Missouri Touring Series 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall. Sister is preparing her classroom for another year of Catechism. Audience […]
  • Quintet Attacca Opens the ‘Sundays at Three’ Series

    The Chateau Girardeau “Sundays at Three” series opens the season with Quintet Attacca at 3 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Founded in 1999, Quintet Attacca is one of Chicago’s most dynamic chamber music ensembles. Grand prize winner and Wind […]
  • Catapult Creative House Launches Online Store

    Catapult Creative House at Southeast Missouri State University announces the launch of their online store featuring unique Made in Missouri and student made products and artwork. The online store launched on Sept. 14 with 146 products ranging from coloring books, magnets and cards to apparel, jewelry and custom print T-shirts from collections found in store […]
  • Student to Discuss Her ‘Plant Based’ Ceramics Work in ‘Red Light Night’ Lecture

    Candace Taylor, a Southeast Missouri State University student visual artist, will present “Plant Based” Sept. 21 as the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri hosts its second “Red Light Night” of the season. Candace Taylor is a Bachelor of Fine Arts ceramics major who will discuss her work and how and why she incorporates living organisms […]

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River Campus
One University Plaza, MS 7895
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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