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.

millikin's new center of theatre and dance

New Center for Theatre and Dance

Millikin University will break ground for a new Center for Theatre and Dance in spring 2018 with plans to open the building in fall 2020. The $25 million facility will include a convertible theatre in addition to well-equipped studios, classrooms, design labs, and public spaces for the School of Theatre and Dance. The innovative facility will house all areas of study within the nationally recognized School.

 

Center for Theatre & Dance

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

Millikin School of Theatre and Dance
Alumni & Friends | Campus | College of Fine Arts
Building on Dreams: Act II
May 12, 2018, 2:45pm
Building on Dreams, Act II: I’m In! Construction on Millikin University's new Center for Theatre and Dance will be fully underway in summer 2018. Millikin faculty and staff have worked...
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Millikin Phantom of the Opera
Academic | Campus | College of Fine Arts
Behind the Mask
April 20, 2018, 2:15pm
An inside look at Millikin's production of "Phantom of the Opera" The longest running musical in Broadway came to life on the Kirkland Fine Arts Center stage at Millikin University....
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Millikin Black Panther
Campus | College of Fine Arts | Community
Wakanda comes to Millikin
April 19, 2018, 11:45am
"Black Panther" actors/stunt doubles perform demonstrations at Millikin Millikin University welcomed Marvel's "Black Panther" actors and stunt doubles Kortney T. Manns and Janeshia...
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