Coming Soon: New Plays Festival


This Saturday, April 26, watch students perform plays directed by Loyola's Department of Fine and Performing Arts faculty. Held at the  Newhart Family Theatre at 7:30 PM, this event is free but tickets are going by fast! Be sure to book YOUR ticket, or more, today! For Read more

Coming Soon: Classical Chamber Recital


On Friday, April 25, classical student musicians will be performing in this end of the semester concert at the  Skowronski Music Hall. The performance will start at 7:30 PM and tickets will range from $5 - 10. End your long week listening to various pieces at the Read more

Coming Soon: Jazz Showcase


This Wednesday, on April 23, Loyola's Jazz Chamber and Jazz Ensemble will be performing their end of the semester showcase. Come support the musicians at 7:30PM. Tickets range from $5 - 10! For more information of this jazzy performance, click Read more

Inform Yourselves About the Spring Dance Informance


Loyola's infant dance program is growing up and this Friday the Loyola dance students will showcase their work from this semester with the Spring Dance Informance. From ballet to modern dance, all levels and types of dance will be performing over at the Mullady Theatre Read more

Guest Artist Chamber Concert: Athanasios Zervas


Athanasios Zervas - composer, theorist, conductor, and saxophonist - will be performing a free concert for the Loyola University Chicago community. This performance will be held at Skowronski Music Hall on Thursday, April 24. Be sure to be there at 7:30 PM to see Zervas present Read more

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Go Abroad and Perform

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Have you pictured yourself performing on an international stage? If you dream of the days when you become renowned in the world of the performing arts, this opportunity could help kick-start your career. The International Lab for dancers, physical theatre actors, and contemporary circus performers is offering a 4-week Creative Lab in Stavropol, Russia.

The program offers students the unique chance to explore theatre through international collaboration. Allowing students to experience new creative challenges, the program helps teach practical training, rehearsals, and the intense creativity on the way to the performance/work-in-progress. Students will get the chance to work with the “creative factory” of the Russian repertory theatre which consists of numerous departments and large scale activities.

Students who successfully finish the program will receive a certificate from the International University Global Theatre Experience (IUGTE). More information about the program and applications can be found here.

Proof Auditions

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casting-proof-onstageThe auditions for the DFPA’s very first mainstage production of the 2014-2015 season are right around the corner. Proof, written by David Auburn, will be directed by Jonathan Wilson. 

The audition calls for actors and actresses to prepare a 1-2 minute contemporary dialogue and they will take place in Mundelein 215 on April 28th while callbacks will be held the following day, April 29th.

 If you are interested, click here for more information!

God’s Work at the Goodman Theatre

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God’s Work at the Goodman Theatre

How would you like to see a production from a theatre company featured on CNN’s Chicagoland? Albany Park Theatre Project presents a thrilling production of God’s Work at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre.

After surviving nine years of deprivation and punishment from her father, Rachel, the main character, discovers a secret through an extraordinary act of courage. This secret is one that she has kept safe since before she can remember, and it is one that leads to an unforgettable redemption. Devised and performed by the Albany Park Theatre Project, God’s Work explores the human capacity for resilience, “featuring one of the most inspiring heroines you’ll ever meet.”

The production starts on April 4 and runs through April 19. Don’t miss your chance to check out this masterpiece. Purchase your tickets here.