Addams Family - Behind the Scenes
Get a behind the scenes look as faculty, students, and community members prepare for the River Campus production of Addams Family

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!

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News

  • River Campus Summer Arts Festival Announces Event Lineup

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 2, 2016 – Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus has announced the event lineup for its third annual full-day Community Summer Arts Festival June 18. The day’s events are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature live music, dance, theatrical performances, magic, visual arts displays, hands-on family-friendly art […]
  • ‘Southeast on Broadway’ Connects Graduating Theatre and Dance Majors with NYC Professionals

    Twenty four May theatre and dance graduates from Southeast Missouri State University made their debut in New York City yesterday before agents, casting directors, industry professionals, alumni and friends of the University. “Southeast on Broadway” was held May 17 at the famed Michael Howard Acting Studio in New York City. The recent graduates were selected […]
  • Will To Do Times Two

    Pairs of Twins Celebrating Graduation Milestone Together It has been said that “a job worth doing is worth doing together.” Nothing could be truer for two sets of twins who together set their hearts and minds to the task of completing college degrees at Southeast Missouri State University. Rebecca and Grace Taylor of Bloomfield, Missouri, […]
  • Three Productions Highlight 2016 River Campus Summer Arts Festival

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 2, 2016 – An extended season at Southeast Missouri State University’s third annual River Campus Summer Arts Festival will bring three productions — “Always… Patsy Cline,” “Steel Magnolias” and “Honk! Jr.” – to its stages over two weeks in June. “We are excited to offer an expanded summer season with something […]
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Contact

Janice Bittle
573.651.2149
jbittle@semo.edu
River Campus Seminary 454
Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
One University Plaza, MS 7850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701