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See what makes Southeast's River Campus unique

River Campus is home to the Earl and Margie Holland College of Arts and Media 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 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

River Campus News

    River Campus’ ‘101 Dalmatians KIDS’ Youth Theatre Workshop, Performances Canceled

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus youth theatre workshop to produce “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS,” originally scheduled for July 21-31 with performances slated for Aug. 7-9, have been canceled. “We regret to announce that we are cancelling ‘Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Kids’ this summer,” said Rhonda Weller-Stilson, dean of Southeast’s Holland College of Arts and Media. [...]


    Regents Approve New Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity, Minor in Jazz Studies

    The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today approved a new Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity and a new minor in jazz studies. Both new programs are expected to begin during the 2020-2021 academic year. Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity The new Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity will be offered by the Department of Computer Science in [...]


    Catapult’s ‘I Am Human’ Exhibit Now Available Online

    “I Am Human,” an exhibition of mixed media sculptures by Southeast Missouri State University 2020 alumna Maria Esswein, is on display virtually and being hosted by Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. The exhibition, which features artwork from Esswein’s graduating senior Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) exhibition, is now available online to the public at mariaesswein.squarespace.com/bfaexhibition through [...]


    Nothing but Blue Skies for Southeast Music Student Who Persevered

    Graduating from Southeast Missouri State University is the culmination of dedication and perseverance, according to Victoria Blue. It’s also the beginning of a new career and step forward she thought may never happen. Blue, a talented French horn player of Chaffee, Missouri, always knew she wanted to study music and perform. But as a senior [...]


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