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Summer Arts Festival is This Weekend

Jun 12, 2018
Southeast Missouri State University

Last week, we heard all about the Summer Arts Festival, but since it’s this weekend, we feel it bears repeating!

Where can you learn stage combat, do some artistic competition, listen to great music, and take in a show? You guessed it, the River Campus Summer Arts Festival. This year’s festival is no different with fun for the whole family and art enthusiasts alike. Rhonda Weller-Stilson runs down some of the activities available this weekend—all for free! 

Southeast Missouri State University

Clear your calendar and grab the kids—the Summer Arts Festival is coming.

This annual treat of free, family fun is taking place at the River Campus on Saturday, June 16. If you’ve never been, the River Campus grounds come alive with visual and performing arts galore! Chief wrangler of all things Summers Arts Rhonda Weller-Stilson is here to tell us what’s in store.

A Preview of the 2018-2019 River Campus Season

May 29, 2018
Southeast Missouri State University

This year at the River Campus brings big names to the stage in productions you won’t want to miss. Plus, in addition to season ticket packages based on the series, you can also have the option to get packages based on area of interest. So for information on all the comedies, musicals, classics and holiday favorites coming your way, we spoke with the director of the River Campus, Rhonda Weller-Stilson.

Southeast Missouri State University

What’s more adorable than the Chihuahua from Legally Blonde? A cast of young performers taking over the roles, of course.

Legally Blonde, Jr., is a musical that retains the original’s sense of humor and self-empowerment themes, but condensed and re-envisioned for younger performers. We asked the director, Michelle Contrino, everything you need to know about what’s sure to be an entertaining production. 

Southeast Missouri State University

Big screen classics are taking the stage at the River Campus this summer.

"The 39 Steps" was adapted from the novel and the Hitchcock film, but you can see it at the River Campus as part of this year’s Summer Arts Festival. Unfamiliar with this one? We’ll let director Kenn Stilson give you all details on this serious spy story played mainly for laughs. 

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