Although some people have sailed on for the summer, those of you still in Chicago should stop by the 2013 Senior Exhibition if you haven't already! Featuring work by our recent grads, this exhibition showcases a variety of works from paintings to graphic design Read more
We here at the DFPA would like to extend a big congratulations to our 2013 graduates! You have all accomplished so much during your time here. Go forth and conquer but please don't forget the people who helped you get Read more
Before you know it, the 2013-14 academic year will be here and bring a host of new and exciting events from Loyola's DFPA along with it! We'll be posting all the details as soon as we receive them so check back regularly to see Read more
On Saturday, October 13, after months of construction and anticipation, we were finally ready to open the doors of the new Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts with a vibrant celebration of art in all its forms. Guided tours Read more
We are excited to announce a new opportunity to support the ever expanding arts program at Loyola!
Since Loyola’s theatre program began in 1968, the Kathleen Mullady Memorial Theatre played host to each season of mainstage productions. Over 40 years, our department has grown dramatically, Read more
Witness photographs by Chicago artist and urban explorer, William Moore, depicting the Berwyn and Argyle Chicago Transit Authority’s Red Line stations pre- and post-production of last year’s renovation project.
Though most Chicagoans often grumble about endless construction, there is something fascinating and important about watching your city progressing for the better. So enjoy the ride all you Red-liners, this exhibition is not to be missed!
Oh, if only there were some way a Theatre lover could attend countless contemporary plays of upstanding quality for several days in a row. You’re thinking only in our dreams right? Well think again!
Starting Tuesday, February 12th and ending Sunday, February 17th, the Chicago Cultural Center is giving you the unique opportunity to choose from 75 diverse and fantastic theatre productions hosted by numerous venues throughout the city of Chicago in conjunction with Chicago Theatre Week.
This week of theatre is not only meant to be a source of fantastic entertainment for the entire community but also to attest to Chicago’s world class theatre scene and show the world why our city has grown to be recognized as the “the current theatre capital of America.”
Come out and celebrate the majesty of what is sure to be a week filled with theatrical wonder!
Many theatre or arts majors often get asked the same questions like: “You’re majoring in what?!” and “So, what are you supposed to do with a major like that?”
Check out this interview with Dr. Mark E. Lococo, Loyola’s own, and Vice President of the Association for Theatre in High Education as he gives his thoughts on the value of arts education. A theatre education can not only add value to a college experience, but also benefit future employment opportunities.
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) is comprised of four distinct areas of study; Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts are combined to promote dynamic artistic and academic opportunities for our students. The academic programs of the DFPA are complemented throughout the year by over 100 public presentations, performances, and exhibitions.