Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts


  • Organ Concert Series

    Well-Known Organists to Perform at Loyola’s Summer Concert Series

    Loyola's annual Summer Celebrity Organ Concert Series begins June 15, filling Madonna della Strada Chapel with powerful organ music and some of the nation's leading organists.
  • Profile

    Faculty Update: Director Colin Holman

    Over the next few months, Colin Holman, our Director of Orchestra, will be conducting The Fox Valley Orchestra and Concert Band around the city.
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    Faculty Update: Anthony Molinaro

    We always love spotlighting the professional work of our DFPA faculty and staff and this week we're proud to announce the upcoming concerts of our Assistant Professor of Music, Anthony Molinaro.
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    Universal Statuary featuring Matthew Groves

    The Department of Fine and Performing Arts always love spotlighting the professional work done by our students, faculty, and alumni in Chicagoland. Assistant Professor of Fine Art Matthew Groves will exhibit a solo exhibition entitled ”Universal Statuary” at the Chicago Cultural Center in fall 2013. We've compiled some images of Matt's work on our blog. Click here to view an exclusive interview with the artist.
  • 2014 Annual Student Show Prospectus is Available

    2014 Annual Student Show Prospectus is now available for all Fine Arts students.
  • Spring 2014 registration begins NOV 4

    Registration for Spring 2014 classes begins on NOV 4. Are you ready? Consult this checklist to make the most of your registration experience.
  • DFPA Annual Costume Sale

    The DFPA will be sponsoring its annual Costume Sale this week on Thursday October 24th from 12-4PM on the first floor of Mundelein.
  • From the Blog

    Subscriptions For Sale!

    The date has been inching closer and closer with every passing moment and now it is finally here! What date, you ask? The day subscriptions go on sale, of course! The vast assortment of events in store for the upcoming season is a line-up that has the Department of Fine and Performing Arts positively buzzing with anticipation. With our four magnificent main stage plays and brand new Dance event ,  this season is sure to be something special. Come join …
  • Bob Newhart '52 featured in Chicago's "TBS Just For Laughs Festival"

    Loyola alumnus Bob Newhart '52 will be featured in the annual "TBS Just for Laughs Festival" here in Chicago this month! You can catch the comedy legend at the Chicago Theatre this June 15.
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    Visit the Pivot Arts Festival

    Learn more about Pivot, a brand new home for innovative music, theater and dance on Chicago’s far north side
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    DFPA Faculty and Alumni Featured in "The Liar"

    We are proud to announce that three of our faculty and staff members, as well as two of our alumni, will be working in a new Jeff nominated production, The Liar.
  • From the Blog

    Glenwood Ave Arts Festival Coming Soon

    Nothing says summer in the city of Chicago more than street festivals. Literally every weekend in the Windy City, there’s a new neighborhood to explore with its barbequed meat fiestas or cultural extravaganzas. August 16-18, Rogers Park will be offering its very own street festival, the Glenwood Ave Arts Fest. This annual bash offers artists and merchants of all disciplines to set up shop for you to peruse and browse. Live music is also on the menu with tons of …
  • From the Blog

    Loyola Staff and Alumni Receive 2013 Equity Jeff Awards

    The Jeff Awards has been awarding theatre artists for over 40 years, and Loyola is proud to announce that five faculty and alumni of Loyola University Chicago are recipients of specific 2013 Equity Jeff Awards. Alumnae Elizabeth Ledo received Best Actress In A Supporting Role in a Play for her performance in Tartuffe at the Court Theatre. Ledo graduated from Loyola in 1998 and has since worked a number of Chicago theatres as well as doing voice over work for …
  • Profile

    Gruesome Playground Injuries Auditions

    The audition sign-up for the 2 week theater project Gruesome Playground Injuries is now live!
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    Jack Trahey Mustard Seed Scholarship Auditions

    Attention incoming students! Information about our Jack Trahey Mustard Seed Scholarship Auditions are now available. John T. Trahey Mustard Seed Scholarships are tuition awards that enable talented students to train in all areas of theatre.
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    Planning a Visit?

    We're now taking reservations for tours for prospective and newly admitted students for the spring semester. Sign up here!
  • From the Blog

    Student Art Competition Winners Announced

    The 2014 Annual Student Art Competition Exhibition will open next week at the Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex, and this year’s winners have been chosen! Heather Morrison’s “Not a Target” won first prize, followed by Jon Kusner’s “Samurai, Mountain Man” in second. Third prize was awarded to Erin O’Connell’s “Untitled,” and fourth prize went to Ashley Fornelli for “LGBTQ=Human.” Join us free of charge on Thursday, January 23, from 5-6:30 PM for the exhibition’s opening reception. In addition to the winning pieces, …
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    James Wesley White, Jr. Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

    Attention all upcoming Sophomores and Juniors majoring in Theatre! The James Wesley White, Jr. Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year in honor of the late James "Jay" Wesley White, Jr.
  • Dance Major Audition Dates

    Attention all aspiring dance major students! Information on auditions is now available!
  • Honors Convocation

    Attention graduating seniors! The Honors Convocation would like to recognize YOU! Come join us on April 30th, a day dedicated to acknowledging your accomplishments!