College of Fine Arts Articles
Little Dreamers education program goes beyond Acting
In spring 2019, theatre administration major Maya Dougherty was trying to earn a spot on the leadership team for the Millikin University student-run venture, Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre. Going into her interview, she knew she had some great ideas, but felt that none of the positions truly fit to her strengths.
A look at Millikin's new imagining of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic operetta
W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's classic operetta "The Pirates of Penzance" has been a popular production for generations, and this year, the production has become a part of Millikin University's mainstage season, but with a twist.
AIGA St. Louis Design Conference: A Day of Inspiration!
Millikin theatre student's original play centers on lives of inmates
When Taylor Porter was in the early stages of developing her original play, she looked to Millikin University's Shakespeare Corrected program for inspiration. What transpired was something unique; a movement-based production called "For Real, For Real."
Program offers opportunity for students to focus on specialized areas to meet academic, career goals
The Millikin University School of Theatre & Dance has announced the launch of a new Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Theatre and Performance Studies degree program to replace its current Bachelor of Arts in Theatre degree program. Students can be admitted into the new degree program starting in fall 2020.
Millikin University becomes a "Neve" College
Millikin University is one of the few academic institutions in the United States that can call itself a Neve College – a name attached to many high-end music studio products.
Music business students learn tour management first-hand
Album produced by Millikin student-run label First Step Records
Amy Catron, principal cellist for the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) and adjunct faculty member for the School of Music at Millikin University, has released a compilation of work produced by First Step Records, a Millikin student-run record label, titled "Particles and Prayer."
Musical theatre major brings authenticity to the stage
Four years ago, Trey DeLuna was auditioning for various college theatre programs but wasn't landing the opportunities that he was hoping for. He applied and auditioned at Millikin University knowing Millikin is home to one of the best musical theatre programs in the country. As it turned out, DeLuna wanted Millikin, and Millikin wanted him right back.