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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  • ‘An American Hero’ Dress Rehearsals Open to Community July 17-18

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Conservatory of Theatre and Dance will offer two sneak peeks of its upcoming performance of “An American Hero” in New York City with two non-ticket dress rehearsals of the show at Southeast’s River Campus. Dress rehearsals are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. July 17 and 18 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible […]
  • ‘An American Hero: USO Show’ July 6 to Benefit Southeast Students Performing in NYMF

    Jerry Ford, the Missouri Arts Council’s Individual Artist for 2017, and his Orchestra along with select Southeast Missouri State University students and community members will perform “An American Hero: USO Show” July 6 at Southeast’s River Campus. The USO Show is being presented in the spirit of Independence Day and as a sendoff to support […]
  • River Campus Announces Free Shuttle Service During 2018 Summer Arts Festival

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus has announced that a free River Campus Summer Arts Festival Shuttle will transport visitors to the festival from locations throughout downtown Cape Girardeau on June 16. The shuttle service is sponsored by the University and the Rotary Club of Cape Girardeau, and represents the festival’s continuing commitment to community […]
  • River Campus Announces Performance Dates, Show Cast for ‘Legally Blonde Jr.’

    Southeast Missouri State University announces the River Campus Summer Arts Festival’s production of “Legally Blonde Jr.,” opening June 15 as part of its two-week extended production. “Legally Blond Jr.” is a family friendly musical production, with music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin. Based on the book by Amanda Brown, it was a major […]
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Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts
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