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

Julius Hegeler
Alumni & Friends | College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Millikin graduate pledges $2 million to new Center for Theatre and Dance
April 6, 2016, 2:45pm
Millikin graduate pledges $2 million to new Center for Theatre and Dance Efforts to create a Center for Theatre and Dance on Millikin University's campus received a big boost with a $2...
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Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre
College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre presents new musical
March 31, 2016, 3:00pm
Millikin University's student-run theatre company, Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre, will present the new off-Broadway musical comedy "The Last Smoker in America" beginning Friday,...
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Millikin Opera Theatre
College of Fine Arts | Music | Theatre & Dance
Modern touch to the old classics
February 16, 2016, 2:30pm
Adapting well-known musical numbers with updated texts from the great W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan operettas, Millikin University's Opera Theatre Department presented "The...
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