Calling all Loyola alumni! Would you like the chance to reconnect with old classmates that are now professionals? Don’t miss the September 2014 Quarterly Alumni Networking Night.
This networking night will take a new theatrical approach on careers with a piece brought to you by other Loyola alumni from Chicago’s own 2nd Story. Take a chance to reconnect and network with other alumni over hors d’oeuvres and an open bar.
The theatrical piece presented is produced by Pat Fries, BA ’09, and directed by Katie Klemme, BA ’98. The event takes place on September 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Corboy Law Center. Click here to register.
As we approach the start of our upcoming season, we can’t help but to be super pumped for all the events in store. From the mainstage productions to the fine arts exhibitions, the DFPA is more than ready to reveal all we have been working to prepare for. One event in particular has made a special splash within our program. Last year, we initiated the Mainstage Dance Concert into the lineup, and it has proven to be a major hit!
This year, we are predicting a Dance Concert for the books as we announce a special Guest Artist in Dance. Harrison McEldowney will be joining the DFPA with setting a new work for our Mainstage Dance Concert as well as teaching three master classes in Musical Theatre. These are:
Introduction to Musical Theatre Dance Technique and Concepts
Saturday Sept 27th 4:30-6pm
All Musical Theatre Minors, Theatre Majors or less experienced dancers invited to attend
Advanced Musical Theatre Dance Techniques and Concepts
Saturday Oct 18th 4:30-6pm
All Dance Majors and Advanced dancers invited to attend
Saturday Nov 8th 4:30-6pm
Musical Theatre Repertory
All Dance Majors, Musical Theatre MInors, Theatre Majors invited to attend
McEldowney’s remarkable career has spanned both concert dance and musical theater. He has choreograped for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, River North Chicago Dance Company, the Civic Ballet of Chicago, Ballet Met, American Repertory Ballet, Louisville Ballet, and Chicago Shakespeare Repertory among others. He is the resident choreographer for Configurations Dance Company and the choreographer of the nationally renowned Baton Show Lounge amidst several other noted projects.
Help us welcome this renowned talent to the team and get your Dance Concert tickets now!
Starts/Speculations: Graphic Design in Chicago Past and Future at the Chicago Design Museum provides a look at Chicago’s excellent design traditions. Curated by Matthew Terdich, this exhibition “represents an anthology of work from Chicago’s graphic design legacy and a glimpse into how the tools we use to design and communicate could evolve and influence our interactions in the future.”
By revealing the stories making our beloved city unique as well as showcasing the dynamic influences from across several cultures, borders, and disciplines, Starts/Speculations celebrates the work of 30 of the city’s leading designers. You have until September to experience this captivating analysis of design–approached in light of both the past century and the unknown future.