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Southern Oregon University

Dr. David R. Humphrey brings a lifetime devoted to the performing arts to the newly-fledged SOU Department of Performing Arts.   

James Donlon brings experience from an international professional career in physical theatre to his teaching career.  

Dr. Rhett Bender maintains a busy professional schedule in addition to teaching in the Music program of the Department of Performing Arts. Read about his off-campus activities here

The SOU Jazz program trains musicians for work in symphony halls to recording studios. Check out this video. 

Annual Newsletter

This annual recap of the academic year and announcement of upcoming events in performing arts illustrates the work of students and faculty in the department as they "live the vision."

2014 Center for the Arts newsletter

2013 Performing Arts Department newsletter
2012 Performing Arts Department newsletter 
2011 Performing Arts Department newsletter
2010 Performing Arts Department newsletter