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STM Sounds Like: Andrew Pridmore

Welcome to STM Sounds Like, an interview segment that introduces you to the many great people that make up the School of Theatre and ... continue reading

Luis Alfaro Residency Project Website

Led by Principal Investigators, Christine Dunford and Young Richard Kim, The Luis Alfaro Residency Project (LARP), funded through the University of Illinois Presidential Initiative: Expanding ... continue reading

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education prepares students at the University of Illinois Chicago for rewarding careers as culturally responsive music teachers in large urban school ... continue reading

Antiracism Advisory Committee Notes

Click on the link below to access the Antiracism Advisory Committee Notes.If you cannot access the link please contact James McNally Antiracism Advisory Committee ... continue reading

Marketing and Communications

Our goal is to produce inspiring content that can reach our prospective students, alumni and UIC community. Resources Logos/Graphic Design: Any use of the ... continue reading

Bachelor of Arts in Music

Follow your passion. Study music while developing a strong liberal arts foundation. Take core music courses and four terms of private instruction while playing ... continue reading

Department Contacts

Theatre StudiesYasen Peyankov(312) 413 – Music StudiesBrent C. Talbot(312) 996 – Recruitment and Admissions, MusicBen Kenis(312) 355 – Instructional Lab Specialist ... continue reading

Parking and Public Transportation

Parking is available for a flat fee of $13.00 ($9.00 after 3pm) on the weekdays and $9.00 on the weekends in the UIC Harrison ... continue reading


ETMSW Building1040 W Harrison Street, MC255Room L260Chicago, IL 60607 UIC Theatre Building, 1044 West Harrison Street (Enter on Harrison Street 1/2 block west of ... continue reading


MISSIONThe School of Theatre and Music provides innovative, rigorous, and comprehensive academic and performance programs as part of our diverse, urban context. Our programs ... continue reading

Schedule a Visit

The UIC School of Theatre and Music offers individual visit opportunities throughout the year. During your time on campus, you can observe classes, meet with ... continue reading

Financial Aid

Scholarships and tuition awards are awarded to students with excellent academic and artistic achievement. All tuition awards incur performance obligations within the department, such ... continue reading

Transfer Applicants

See how your courses can transfer into the UIC School of Theatre Music. MUSIC APPLICANTS Contact Ben Kenis THEATRE APPLICANTS Contact Neal McCollum


HOW DO I APPLY? 1. Apply to UIC by clicking on the link below. Apply to UIC 2. All applicants must audition for consideration. ... continue reading

Theatre Degree Auditions

Admission to our theatre programs requires the completion of an audition for BFA Acting and BA Theatre and Performance applicants. Portfolio reviews are required for ... continue reading

Student Self Service

Log into Student Self Service to register for classes, access online course information, section information, review and change your address, and emergency contact information, ... continue reading

Medical Immunization

The Illinois Department of Public Health requires that all students living in on-campus housing and born on or after January 1, 1957, entering a ... continue reading

Bridge to the Faculty Fellowship

10.21.20 STM has been awarded a Bridge to the Faculty fellowship. A committee of eight UIC faculty and administrators from various disciplines reviewed applications ... continue reading

Music Student Handbook


Theatre Student Handbook

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Pop/Rock Ensemble

AUDITION INFORMATION: Who Can Audition?: Any UIC student, regardless of degree, has a place in our music ensembles and are encouraged to join. Audition Information ... continue reading

Percussion Ensemble

The UIC Percussion Ensemble was founded in 2013 as an outlet for non-music majors to deepen their experiences performing percussion literature. The ensemble has ... continue reading

Pep Band

Audition Information: Register for Pep Band (MUS 156), and you will receive information directly from Professor Nicholas Carlson on signing up and the first ... continue reading

Jazz Combos

Rehearsing under the guidance of jazz studies faculty, 2-3 Combos are offered each semester consisting of 5-7 students. Jazz Combos perform each semester as ... continue reading

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Click here to access the Google folder of audition materials. Here you will find an excerpt to prepare, how to sign-up for an audition, and ... continue reading

Jazz Workshop

The Jazz Workshop is a large jazz ensemble open to all students by audition. Students gain experience reading and improvising in a wide variety ... continue reading

Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble performs at clubs, festivals and schools each year, as well as on campus. Recent highlights include the ensembles debut at the ... continue reading

Chamber Choir

The 30-40 member chamber choir is an audition mixed-voice (SATB) ensemble welcome to all singers on campus.  Choral Placements are held the first week of ... continue reading

Treble Choir

The 20-30 member Treble Choir is an auditioned treble (SSA) ensemble welcome to all treble-voice singers on campus. Choral Placements are held the first week ... continue reading

University Choir

All Skill Levels The 50+ member University Choir is a mixed voice (SATB) ensemble welcome to all singers on campus. Choral Placements are held ... continue reading

University Orchestra

The University of Illinois-Chicago Orchestra (UICO) is one of the ensembles that meets not only the degree requirements of students pursuing a degree in ... continue reading

Symphonic Band

Students interested in the UIC Symphonic Band should should complete the ONLINE ENSEMBLE SIGN-UP FORM and plan to attend the first meeting on Monday, ... continue reading

Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion music major, music minor, and non-major students in the UIC Community. The ... continue reading

Ensemble Auditions

Welcome to a new semester at the UIC School of Theatre and Music! Here you will find general information for all students at UIC ... continue reading

Music Degree Auditions

At UIC, we are interested in the musical backgrounds and passions you can bring to our program as well as the extent of your formal ... continue reading

About the Theatre Department

UIC currently offers three theatre degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Design, Production, and Technology Bachelor of Fine ... continue reading