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Visual and Performing Arts
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Art concentrations are offered in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, and art education

Music studies include performance, theory/composition, musical theatre, piano pedagogy, and music education

A variety of performance opportunities enhance studio-based studies in theatre and dance


VAPA programs are designed to develop your expertise, challenge your creativity, and fuel your passion for the arts!

Art concentrations are offered in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, and art education.

Music studies include performance, theory and composition, pianopedagogy, and music education.

Theater and danceoffer avariety of performance opportunities to enhance studio-based studies.

To find out more about our wide array of programs,come visit usin Biedenharn Hall (ULM campus map) or contact VAPA at 318-342-3811.

Dr. BratcherDr. Nicholas Bratcher
School of Visual and Performing Arts

Recent VAPA News

ULM School of VAPA presents Crimes of the Heart, Feb. 22-25

˶ School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present Crimes of the Heart, a 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, in production on February 22-25. Crimes of Heart will be presented at the Helen Spyker Theater, 3803 Desiard St. on the ULM campus. The play will begin at 7:30 p.m. on February 22, 23, and 24, and there will be a 2:00 p.m. performance on Sunday, February 25. Admission is free for ULM students. Tickets are $5 for ULM faculty and staff and general admission is $10. Tickets will be available at the door prior to each performance or in advance on Eventbrite.

ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts to host spring Audition Days beginning Feb. 16

High school seniors are invited to the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts' first spring Audition Day on Friday, February 16, 2024. This is the school's first spring audition day for high school seniors interested in receiving scholarship money to participate in musical ensembles, both as music majors and non-music majors.

Fight Song [mp3]

Alma Mater [mp3]