School of Theatre and Dance

Our School of Theatre & Dance is a nationally-recognized program, offering conservatory style training rooted in a liberal arts education. Our approach to education offers students valuable insight and hands-on experiences that will prepare them for professional success. Our approach to education, known as Performance Learning, offers students valuable insight and hands-on experiences that will prepare them for professional success. We invite you to explore this website and discover the many exciting facets of the Millikin University School of Theatre and Dance.

Prospective Students

The School of Theatre and Dance is a high profile program within a small university setting fostering an environment where individualized attention is the norm. Faculty work side by side with students as mentors and as artists.

Programs of Study

The Millikin experience is rich with opportunity and artistic context. Our six degree programs are designed to offer an immersive set of experiences for students seeking a comprehensive education in theatre.

Signature Programs

In addition to the intensive focus on individual disciplines, students in the School of Theatre and Dance have opportunities to engage in one or more of our Signature programs. From working with professional writing teams to immersing in international culture, from being part of a student run theatre company to engaging in social entrepreneurship, these unique programs offer our students invaluable Performance Learning opportunities rich in transferrable skills.

Student Resources
New Student Resources

New Student Resources

Find important information on things you will need bring to campus with you, supplies, and vital information that will help you with your transition to campus life.

Current Student Resources

Current Student Resources

Find resources that will help you be successful as a Millikin student. Find resources that will help you be successful as a Millikin student. Find resources that will help you be successful as a Millikin student.

Theatre News
Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre
Campus | College of Fine Arts | Community
Millikin's Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre opens new season
September 22, 2017, 2:30pm
Millikin student-run theatre performs "The Undeniable Sound of Right Now" Millikin University's student-run theatre company Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre is kicking off its 2017-2018...
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LaVon Fisher-Wilson
Alumni & Friends | Campus | College of Fine Arts
LaVon Fisher-Wilson '95 to perform Homecoming Cabaret at Millikin
September 21, 2017, 12:30pm
LaVon Fisher-Wilson '95 to perform Homecoming Cabaret at Millikin ​Millikin University alumna LaVon Fisher-Wilson '95 will return to Millikin's campus for a special Homecoming Cabaret...
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Sierra Boggess
Alumni & Friends | College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Sierra Boggess '04 goes from Millikin to Broadway
August 28, 2017, 12:30pm
Sierra Boggess '04 goes from Millikin to Broadway Since her Broadway debut as Ariel in "The Little Mermaid," 2004 Millikin University graduate Sierra Boggess has become one of the most...
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