September 15, 2021 at 1:45pm

Albert Taylor Theatre Series opens with "Wanda's Monster"

Millikin University's School of Theatre & Dance is launching an eclectic series of performances and events in a facility both old and new - Albert Taylor Theatre located in Shilling Hall.

August 19, 2021 at 11:00am

New season to feature high-profile guest artists and collaborations

Millikin University's Kirkland Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce its 2021-22 Performing Arts Season. For over 50 years, Kirkland Fine Arts Center has been the place to be for live performing arts for Decatur, Ill., and the surrounding area. 

May 7, 2021 at 1:30pm

Dancers and artists come together to showcase art and collaboration

For Millikin University seniors Hannah Ottenfeld and Thomas Ferro, the opportunity to serve as choreographers for Millikin's annual concert of dance, "Equinox," is a dream come true that has been in the works since their freshmen year.

April 19, 2021 at 3:30pm

Big Blue grads play prominent roles in multimedia concert

Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre has earned critical acclaim for being one of the city's top musical theatre centers, providing a venue for Chicago's brightest music theatre talents. Over the years, Porchlight Music Theatre has staged more than 75 productions, including the hit revue series "New Faces Sing Broadway." 

April 15, 2021 at 1:45pm

"A compelling story with no words."

Disney Pixar's "Up' is an animated film that follows retired balloon salesman Carl Fredriksen and eight-year-old Russell as they fly toward adventure to seek the famed Paradise Falls. The movie, especially the music, inspired Millikin University first-year student Ramsey Folkerts to create a choreographed dance that tells "a compelling story with no words."

March 18, 2021 at 10:45am

Theatre persists amid COVID-19 pandemic

A year after the then-novel COVID-19 Pandemic canceled all Millikin University events, including in-person classes, the Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre was determined to continue their mission to bring meaningful, thought-provoking messages to the Decatur community, even if it meant recording their performance to be viewed virtually.