Performing and Visual Arts at Viterbo

Viterbo’s performing and visual arts programs provide rigorous pre-professional training grounded in the liberal arts.

Create

Artists need space to create and a place to call home. Our first-rate facilities include studio, rehearsal, design/tech, gallery, and performance spaces in the Fine Arts Center, as well as at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts in vibrant downtown La Crosse.

Discover

Viterbo's programs help students discover and unlock their creative potential. Small classes allow students to hone their craft and work closely with faculty mentors.

Connect

Students learn from both faculty and visiting artists who share their expertise and experiences. Artist lectures, exhibits, performances, and workshops help connect students with professionals in the field.

Succeed

Viterbo alums perform across the globe, study in graduate programs, teach young artists, or start a business. Rigorous training and a liberal arts foundation produce the next generation of artists, scholars, educators, and entrepreneurs.

Impact

The arts are a powerful tool to bring people together and make a difference. Our students impact the wider community through artistic collaborations that connect learning with service.

Explore

At Viterbo, students can explore and focus their talents through a variety of creative experiences. Exhibits, productions, choirs, competitions, internships, and study abroad are among the many opportunities to develop as artists.

 
Our mission is to prepare our students to be artists, creative and critical thinkers, successful scholars, active participants, and advocates for the fine arts through excellence in teaching and in production within the liberal arts framework.
 

It is your

journey.

We are here

to guide you.

The Viterbo experience includes inspiring faculty, a mentoring approach, wide-ranging experiences on campus and in the community, and help landing jobs. It is our career-ready focus that prepares students for rewarding and fulfilling careers and lives. It is also why PayScale ranked Viterbo in the top 10 in the nation for careers with high meaning and good pay.

 

 
99% Viterbo Placement Rate

 

Top 10 In the Nation

 

Purpose

Our liberal arts, values-based education engages students through professional work, research, and service. Students develop the skills employers seek: critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and teamwork with an emphasis on social justice, diversity, and ethical decision making.

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