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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  • Creepy and Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky, ‘The Addams Family Musical’ Comes to River Campus

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 16, 2015 – Halloween comes early this year during Southeast Missouri State University’s production of “The Addams Family Musical” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 3 and 2 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on Southeast’s River Campus. “The Addams Family” features an original story, and it is […]
  • Department of Theatre and Dance Hosts Seventh Annual New Student Showcase

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 8, 2015 – New freshmen and transfer students majoring in theatre and dance at Southeast Missouri State University will perform in the seventh annual “New Student Showcase” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. The “New Student Showcase” will feature students presenting […]
  • Theatre and Dance Open House Planned Aug. 24

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 10, 2015 – The Department of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State University will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast’s River Campus so new students can meet current faculty and staff, as well as returning students. New theatre […]
  • Southeast Alumna Assisting with Costumes for Ringling Bros. Circus

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Sara Wiegard of Arnold, Missouri, is working as a wardrobe assistant with the Ringling Bros. Circus, where she says she has gained many skills while touring in different cities every week. Sara graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre performance with an emphasis in theatre design/technology from Southeast. “I […]
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