Today: Wind, Brass, & Percussion Concert!


Wind, brass, AND percussion?! What a deal! Loyola's Wind, Brass, & Percussion Concert will be held tonight in the Mundelein Auditorium at 7:30 PM. A variety of pieces will be performed as a part of our spring concert series. Tickets are between $5 - 10 and Read more

Now Open: Senior Exhibition 2014


This past Saturday, April 12, marked the beginning of Loyola's 2014 Senior Exhibition. The work of Loyola's graduating fine arts majors will be displayed in our Ralph Arnold Gallery and Newhart Promenade from now until June 21. For details on specific viewing hours as well Read more

2014-2015 Season Announced!


As our last mainstage production of the spring semester approaches, we look forward to autumn to announce the 2014-2015 season! Next year, Loyola will present the following plays and musicals in the Newhart Family Theatre:  Proof | SEPT 25 - OCT 5, 2014 Directed by Jonathan Wilson In this Read more

Upcoming McElroy Shakespeare Celebration

Posted on by Rachel Natale Posted in Around Campus, Free, Get Involved | Leave a comment

mcelroyOn April 15 at 7:30 PM, Loyola’s Departments of English and Theatre collaborate to present the twenty-third annual McElroy Shakespeare Celebration in the Newhart Family Theatre.

Entitled “Mistress Machiavel: Gender, Policy, and War in Henry V,” this year’s program includes scenes directed by Ann Shanahan and Mark Lococo as well as a guest lecture by Donald Hedrick of Kansas State University.

This event is free of charge and open to the public! For additional information, click here.

Chicago Dance Opens Doors

Posted on by Rachel Natale Posted in Around Campus, Dance, Explore Chicago, Free | Leave a comment

April is Chicago Dance Month, and Audience Architects is hosting a celebration! This year’s series of ongoing festivities, entitled “Open Doors, Open Spaces,” emphasizes the role of unique artists and venues in the city’s increasingly diverse dance culture.

During “Open Doors, Open Spaces,” attendees are invited to go behind-the-scenes in rehearsals, get a sneak peek into new works, and participate in movement exploration free of charge. The next opportunity to participate is coming up on April 18 at Aerial Dance Chicago, but events will extend into the first week of May to culminate after National Dance Week (April 27-May 4).

For more information about upcoming “Open Doors, Open Spaces” experiences, click here!

Lucky Plush Productions will open their Links Hall doors on April 25 as part of “Open Doors, Open Spaces.” Photo by Benjamin Wardell.​

Elizabethan Improv for Women

Posted on by Layne Hillesland Posted in Around Campus, Get Involved, Theatre | Leave a comment

amelia-bassano-lanier.jpgAttention Loyola women! All of those double X chromosomes out there who have an interest in the Bard’s and have had one year of improv training, take a look at this new opportunity!

Coming to Loyola is an improv comedy workshop that focuses on playing Elizabethan characters. You will learn the Elizabethan language, song, soliloquy, and much more!

For $33 you will receive two classes, each three hours long. For your two classes, you have two separate sessions to choose from. The first is April 25 and May 2, both from 11 AM to 2 PM. The other option is April 26 and May 3, also from 11 AM to 2 PM.

The exact location is TBA, but if you’re interested or have questions, contact MaryAmeliaPlayers@gmail.com.