Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts


  • New Student Convocation 2017

    New Student Convocation 2017

    Join us in welcoming new students to Loyola at the Theatre, Music, and Fine Arts Convocation events this fall!
  • Summer Registration Begins February 15

    Check out which classes the DFPA is offering this summer!
  • Loyola Alum Works with Youth to Promote Diversity in Broadway

    Osh Ghanimah (BA, BS 2006) is the founder of Broadway for All, a non-profit conservatory that offers tuition-free training to middle and high school students of all income levels and ethnicities.
  • DFPA performers at LUMA benefit

    DFPA performers will be represented during the LUMA benefit: Divine Decade on Friday, October 9.
  • J-Term Registration Begins October 12

    J-Term Registration Begins October 12

    Interested in taking a class in music, dance, or theatre? Don't miss registration for 2016 J-Term classes!
  • Loyola Partnership with Caring for Our Common Home: Conversations on Ecology & Justice

    Join the Loyola University Chicago community on September 9th for a day-long series of events responding to, reflecting upon, and enacting the recent encyclical from Pope Francis on the environment - Laudato Si.
  • Loyola student to perform in Crime Scene: Breathe Life

    Come see Loyola student Molly Hernandez in Crime Scene: Breathe Life, performed by the Collaboraction Theatre Company. This weekend is the show’s closing weekend, with performances on Thursday and Friday at Loyola Park at 7:00 pm.
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    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.
  • 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.
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    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!
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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!
  • 2015 Senior Exhibition

    It's that time of year again! Our annual Senior Exhibition is back and will open with a reception on Saturday, April 18 from 2-5 PM.
  • Organ Concert Series June

    Join us for June's installment of our Organ Concert Series!
  • LUC Dance Theatre in Vietnam

    Watch Cloudburst by Eric Witacre performed by the International Choir and Orchestra of Ho Chi Minh City featuring Loyola University's very own Dance Theatre!