Southern Union State Community College is one of a select few community colleges to offer a comprehensive program of fine arts.

Our music, dance, and theatre programs have a rich history of accomplishments. Our faculty are highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to providing effective instruction and performance opportunities for our students.

Students take courses in their respective field, participate in the productions of the Fine Arts department, and culminate their experience with a trip to New York City for a Carnegie Hall performance, classes, workshops, and fun. Two-year tuition scholarships are available for students in the fine arts programs. At Southern Union, you can have it all!

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Fine Arts Productions

Productions of the Fine Arts Department are held on the Wadley Campus in Brazeal Auditorium unless otherwise noted. All performances begin at 7:00 p.m. CST unless otherwise noted.

Christmas Concert, Spring Show, and Dance Concert tickets must be reserved in advance. Call the business office at (256) 395-2211 extension 5113, or go to the Southern Union website to obtain ticket information. Southern Union students with current student identification cards, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a reserved ticket.

Area High Schools are invited to attend productions of the SU Fine Arts Department. If you would like to bring a student group to one of our morning performances for high school students (juniors and seniors), please contact Tiffanie Character at tcharacter@suscc.edu

Language Arts Tournament

In conjunction with the Language Arts Department, the Fine Arts Department hosts a tournament each year which provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to perform and compete in nine areas: poetry, art, theatre, music, dance, team trivia, extemporaneous speaking, cultural literacy, and composition.

Scholarship Opportunities

Southern Union offers Performing Arts Scholarships in music, dance, theatre and technical production. The scholarships are awarded by audition/interview each spring. Auditions/Interviews are by appointment only. Performing Arts Scholarships pay tuition and select fees for up to two years. In return, scholarship students are expected to meet certain requirements.

Students with skills and experience in lighting and sound are encouraged to apply for technical production scholarships. Performing Arts Scholarship students may pursue a major in any field. The scholarships are not limited to students who choose a fine arts major for their academic studies. Performing Arts Scholarships are contingent upon the student's meeting all requirements for admission to the College. All students on Performing Arts Scholarships (Dance, Music, Theatre, Technical Production, Presidential) must meet the requirements and abide by the rules in order to maintain their scholarship.

Students interested in applying for a performing arts scholarship must complete the required application forms and schedule an audition.  For additional information and to schedule an audition, contact the appropriate director as indicated below:

Summer Fine Arts Camp 

All students will receive instruction in Dance and Music, with intensive instruction in the area of your choice.  Groups will be divided by age and/or skill level.