Arts at Millikin 2022-23 Season

View all of Millikin University's upcoming art events from Kirkland Fine Arts Center, School of Theatre and Dance, School of Music and Art Department below. Stay up-to-date with Arts at Millikin, which is a monthly newsletter administered by the College of Fine Arts to share news and happenings across all of our programs and venues at Millikin.

March 2022

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  • School of Art & Creative Media

    Here in the School of Art & Creative Media, we offer a wide range of experiences ranging from techniques employed in computer art and design, to the immersion in various studio practices of creation and critique. Through it all, we make an effort to connect the theoretical to the practical through lectures, exhibitions, studio practice, seminars and internships. We invite you to come and see what we are doing.

  • Community Arts Academy

    The Arts Technology and Administration Department provides students with the skills and Performance Learning experiences necessary to make a life and a living in the arts. Discover your path.

  • Kirkland Fine Arts Center & The College of Fine Arts

    Kirkland Fine Arts Center serves as a cultural storefront for Millikin’s College of Fine Arts. We are committed to supporting artistic endeavors, opening minds, inspiring hearts, and providing rich community experiences. Making memories; shaping futures. Join us as we explore conception, performance, social consciousness, and thought-provoking art-forms.

  • The School of Music

    Music is life at Millikin. Our accomplished faculty will show you that dreams and reality aren’t so far apart as they play alongside you, learn with you, and help develop the talent you’ve only begun to tap into!

  • The Millikin School of Theatre & Dance

    Millikin's School of Theatre and Dance is a nationally-recognized program, offering conservatory style training rooted in a liberal arts education. Our students learn by practicing their craft at a high level throughout their training, with and for successful practitioners including our faculty, staff, alums and theatre professionals across the industry.


October 13, 2022 7:10 PM
November 11, 2022 7:11 PM
Elf The Musical Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin Music by Matthew Sklar     Lyrics by Chad Beguelin  
December 8, 2022 7:12 PM
Solstice: A Concert of Dance Thursday, December 8, 2022, 7:30 pm Friday, December 9, 2022, 7:30 pm Saturday, December 10, 2022, 2:00 pm  
March 9, 2023 7:03 PM
Fairview Thursday, March 9, 2023, 7:30 pm Friday, March 10, 2023, 7:30 pm Saturday, March 11, 2023, 7:30 pm Sunday, March 12, 2023, 2:00 pm  
April 13, 2023 7:04 PM
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine Location: Virginia Rogers Theatre Tickets: $20
May 11, 2023 7:05 PM
Scores by Giacomo Puccini Libretti by Giovacchino Forzano Location: Virginia Rogers Theatre Tickets: $20

College of Fine Arts News

Mark Tonelli Millikin University
Academic Campus College of Fine Arts Faculty Spotlight Music
Millikin Music Professor receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:15am
Dr. Mark Tonelli to teach courses in jazz ensemble, jazz guitar and music entrepreneurship The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has honored Dr. Mark...
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Seven Fires Actors
Theatre & Dance
The Seven Fires
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 3:30pm
The Seven Fires In May, Theatre alumni Cian Evans Grayson, Darius Lee, Kevin Harris, and Joshua Miller worked with current Theatre student Alex Naranjo and faculty members Barbara...
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Greater Decatur Youth Band
Summer with the Greater Decatur Youth Band
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Summer with the Greater Decatur Youth Band It was a great summer for the Youth Band.  We had around 80 students participate this year, including about 20 in our new Jump Start...
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Students of Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty Redux
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Sleeping Beauty Redux Performance Learning and Collaboration took center stage as the Alabama Ballet, Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Millikin students, and Decatur community members...
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Students at Arts Tech Playhouse
Arts Technology Playhouse
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:45pm
Arts Technology Playhouse Potential incoming Arts Technology students and current students had a great time on April 5 and April 6 at the Arts Technology Playhouse. Eight students...
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Paul Shoulberg
World Premiere Play Miss Me to Debut in Albert Taylor Theatre, May 9-11
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm
  World Premiere Play Miss Me The final play of the 2018-19 School of Theatre & Dance season, Miss Me, will play in Albert Taylor Theatre May 9-11. This play, a world premiere...
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Students at AIGA Conference
Students Attend AIGA St. Louis Design Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 3:30pm
Students Attend AIGA St. Louis Design Conference On February 23, students in Jessa Wilcoxen’s Computer Art and Design Creative Concepts classes attended the AIGA St. Louis...
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ACDA dancers
Millikin Dancers Attend ACDA
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 2:45pm
Millikin Dancers Attend ACDA This year marks Millikin’s 3rd time attending the regional conference for the American College Dance Association. Hosted on the campus of Missouri State...
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Eidolan Student Woodwind Quintet
Festive Woodwinds
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:30am
Festive Woodwinds The Eidolan Student Woodwind Quintet (coach Professor Claire Taylor) and the Millikin Oboe Bassoon Society (faculty advisor Professor Tina Nicholson) performed at the...
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School of Theatre and Dance
School of Theatre and Dance Alumni in the News
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:30pm
School of Theatre and Dance Alumni in the News In an industry where unemployment rates among union members consistently hover around 88% - 90%, booking work is not just challenging, it’s...
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