Acting

Acting

The Acting Programs offer intensive conservatory-style training with a deeply personalized approach to ensure that students are prepared for the artistic and business demands facing actors as they begin their careers.

Design, Technology, Management

Design, Technology, Management

Level 21: Design, Technology, Management provides students with rigorous training that focuses on practical experience and enhances skill sets for those who seek to become designers, technicians, technologists, or managers.
Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies prepares the next generation of leaders through its focus on such areas as directing, dramaturgy, playwriting, literature, history, theory, and criticism. The program employs practical applications of theatre scholarship and curricular flexibility to allow for a high degree of individual exploration.
Minor in Theatre

Minor in Theatre

The Theatre Minor provides students with a wide variety of opportunities to explore theoretical, historical, and practical approaches to the art of theatre. Through academic study, students learn to approach complex problems from unconventional perspectives and to develop improved skills in critical and analytical thinking.
Fall 2016 Season

Illinois Theatre Season 2016-2017

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Betsy Brandt

Betsy Brandt

Betsy Brandt (BFA) continues her long and successful career as a leading television actor. After completing five seasons opposite Dean Norris and Bryan Cranston on the pathbreaking AMC series Breaking Bad, Brandt worked on NBC’s The Michael J. Fox Show for a season before taking a leading role in the hit CBS comedy series Life in Pieces. She also acted recurring roles on such significant drama series as NBC’s Parenthood and Showtime’s Masters of Sex.

Crystal Dickinson

Crystal Dickinson

Crystal Dickinson (MFA) appeared on Broadway in You Can’t Take It With You and Clybourne Park. She is the recipient of the 2012 Theatre World Award, and the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013 Jenny Award for Best Actress.

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