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Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon, is nestled in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains, surrounded by rivers, lakes, and national forests and filled with cultural attractions. Performing arts abound. Britt Festivals, the Northwest’s premier outdoor summer music festival, is just minutes away in nearby Jacksonville. Other local performing arts venues include The Craterian Theatre at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts, The Rogue Theatre, The Oregon Cabaret Theatre, Camelot Theatre, the new Holly Theatre, and numerous small clubs and pubs. The vibrant performing arts life in southern Oregon, coupled with the beauty in the region, serve as an inspiration for creating thinking and artistic performance. More than 450,000 visitors come each year to enjoy the culture.


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