Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Fine & Performing Arts is working remotely.  During this time, our preferred method of contact is email.  Please visit the DFPA Faculty and Staff Directory for detailed contact information. For general questions, please email us at dfpa@luc.edu 

  • Welcome Incoming Loyola Students!

    The Department of Fine and Performing Arts welcomes incoming Loyola students with a video webinar where program and ensemble directors present opportunities for students to get involved in the arts at Loyola. Whether you are a major, minor, or non-major, we have classes, programming, and opportunities to meet your interests! Watch Video
  • Arts Research

    Reinterpreting Historical Pots

    Students in Kate Biderbost’s Beginning Hand Building (FNAR120) and Beginning Wheel Throwing (FNAR121) reimagined historical clay pots. Students Carolyn Fraser, Sara Hilali, and Dahnbee Kim share their projects.
  • Mainstage: In Depth

    An Interview with Bill Brown

    To read Shakespeare’s work – let alone to direct and perform it – is no easy feat. Guest Director Bill Brown has made a remarkably successful career out of his love for the Bard. Now, he’s teaching students how to embrace the beauty of Shakespeare’s plays in Loyola’s production of All’s Well that Ends Well. Production dramaturg Lily Cate Gunther-Canada spoke with Bill about his journey as an artist and his aspirations for this spring’s show.
  • Artist-in-Residence

    Aram Han Sifuentes Appointed 2020-2021 Artist-In-Residence in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts

    Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, 3Arts Awardee, and Sustainable Arts Foundation Awardee, Aram Han Sifuentes will be teaching socially engaged art and present Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t in the Ralph Arnold Gallery during her residence at Loyola University Chicago's Department of Fine and Performing Arts.