Regional Arts

Southeastern's Department of Fine and Performing Arts is a major provider of artistic presentations to Southeast Louisiana, showcasing student and faculty accomplishments alike. 

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Fine and Performing Arts

Welcome to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, where our students experience a creative, fulfilling and well-rounded academic adventure pursuing their artistic goals. 

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers diverse programs and courses in art and design, music, theatre and dance. We seek to prepare students who will be leaders in the profession by employing the highest standards in performance, teaching, research, and artistic and creative vision.

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Student potential nurtured by more than 60 faculty members

  • Performances and exhibits in five major public venues

  • Twenty-one degree concentrations and three minors offered

  • Annual guest artist residencies, performances and master-classes

  • Distinguished alumni holding prestigious positions nationally

 

DID YOU KNOW?

We offer state-of-the-art facilities in all departmental areas to support learning at the highest levels.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

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Music

The Music Program offers undergraduate degrees in music performance and education, and a minor in music. Graduate degrees in Performance, Theory, Instrumental Conducting, and Choral Conducting are also offered.


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Art + Design

Art + Design offers a well-rounded course of study that provides students with the skills necessary to pursue a professional career in the arts, including creative problem solving, visual literacy and communication, and critical thinking.


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Theatre

Southeastern's theatre program is designed to provide a broad perspective of the literature, history and creative practices of the discipline. Course work includes acting, directing, voice and movement training, stage management, and more.


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Dance

The Dance Program offers classes in Technique, Choreography, History, Pedagogy, and Performance. Dancers perform each semester in the departmental dance company, Dance Performance Project.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Southeastern Guest Artist Series: 
John Holt, trumpet
March 31, 7:30 p.m. Pottle Auditorium

Southeastern Guest Artist Series:
Mabel Kwan, piano
April 1, 7:30 pm. Pottle Auditorium

Southeastern Art + Design Present:
A Student Exhibition
March 12 - April 2, Contemporary Art Gallery