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Job Opportunities with the DFPA!

Ever dreamed of a thrilling part-time job with Loyola's Department of Fine and Performing Arts? Now's your chance! We here at the DFPA are looking for some helpers to keep our merry ship afloat and cruising. Below you'll find links to a slew of opportunities Read more

2014-2015 Season Announced!

We know you're all shaking with excitement to find out what our next mainstage performances will be! Dry your eyes and get pumped because soon we will present the following plays and musicals in the Newhart Family Theatre: Proof | SEPT 25 - OCT 5, 2014 Directed Read more


Saint Luke Productions Casting Call

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Saint Luke Productions is searching for their St. Francis and Thérèse as a part of their “Dramas” series.  If you are a talented young actor/actress, that could be you! Saint Francis invites gifted talents to take on the challenging roles of some of the greatest spiritual figures in history.

 You need to be at least 22 years of age, have theatre experience, a willingness to travel, and solid dedication. If you are a talented performer, or know someone who is, simply visit the official website for more information on this monumental opportunity!

ASM Position at Stage Left Theatre

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945143_10151479216849436_786182010_nWe all know that Loyola is chalk full of extraordinary fine arts students, especially in our theatre program. That’s why it’s no surprise that Stage Left Theatre has come to us in search for an Assistant Stage Manger (ASM) for their production of The Coward.With this company, the  mission is “to develop and produce plays that raise debate and challenge perspectives on political and social issues”. So in this new comedy about a cowardly young gentleman named Lucidus, Stage Left Theatre aims to put into question the very concept of honor.

stagemanagerThe rehearsals will be from July 15 – Sept 2 with the anticipated opening date being Sept 3 and final performance set for Oct 5. The position is accompanied by a small stipend and/or the possibility of course credit! Stage Left seeks out and supports new voices that explore our current political and social principles in pursuit of a relevant Theatre of Today. To chime in with the chants of social justice, contact Clarie Nelson at! Good luck! 

Brigadoon at The Goodman

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2E727FD4D-A136-4450-A5F215A541A55234When two American tourists get lost on vacation in Scotland, they stumble into Brigadoon, a mythical village that appears for only one day every 100 years. No outsider can stay unless they fall in love, and no resident can ever leave or the village will vanish forever. But when on traveler falls for a village girl, he is forced to choose between returning to the world that he knows—or taking a chance on life and love in the mysterious Brigadoon.

The mystical and moving Brigadoon opens tomorrow night and will run through August 10. Visit the official website to purchase tickets and witness a musical treat sure to sweep you off of your feet.