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 Theatre & Dance
College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Theatre & Dance, Pipe Dreams stage season finale performances
April 28, 2016, 3:45pm
Millikin University's Department of Theatre & Dance will wrap up its 2015-16 production season with a performance of Federico García Lorca's "Blood Wedding,"...
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Alex Miller
College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Shakespeare Corrected program continues to grow
April 18, 2016, 2:15pm
Alex Miller, Millikin University associate professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, began a program at the Decatur Correctional Center five years ago called Shakespeare Corrected...
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Millikin Theatre Little Shop of Horrors
College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Millikin stages classic musical "Little Shop of Horrors"
April 7, 2016, 4:30pm
Millikin University's Department of Theatre and Dance will stage a rendition of the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" April 14-17 at Albert Taylor Theatre in Shilling Hall....
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