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The Theatre and Music Alumni Association (TMAA)

is pleased to invite you to a Celebration of 70 years of theatre and music at UIC!


Platinum Jubilee


Friday, October 27, 2017


Join us for one, two, or all of these celebration festivities!

Attire is [dressy] casual.


10:30am – 4:30pm // Theatre & Music Alumni Day 

// School of Theatre & Music, 1040 W. Harrison St., Chicago


The School of Theatre & Music will host activities throughout the day prior to the evening's reception and dinner. Visit the old stomping grounds to reminisce over the last 70 years and see what we have been up to since you departed. Take a tour of some new upgrades to campus, visit classes in action, have lunch with fellow alumni, watch a faculty music performance, join an interactive career panel, and learn about the 7 music and theatre degrees we now offer, all the while going back down memory lane through a visual timeline of photos and posters. Events include:


10:30am – 1:00pm    // Campus Tour: Take a short campus tour to retrace old steps and to see some new and exciting changes. Tours last approximately one hour.


11:00am – 1:00pm    // Class Observations: Sit in on some current classes in session.


1:00pm    // Lunch with Director and Heads: Enjoy a casual lunch buffet with your fellow alumni, generously sponsored by one of UIC's popular haunts, Fontano Subs. Space is limited.


3:00pm    // Creative Career Panel: Listen to guest alumni speakers talk to music and theatre majors about their careers and what happens in life after school.


4:00pm    // School of Theatre & Music Today and Tomorrow: Learn about the 7 exciting degrees we now offer and hear about some plans we have in store for the near future.


5:00pm – 6:45pm    // Alumni and Friends Reception

                                 // UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St., Chicago


Rendezvous with old friends while enjoying wine, soft drinks, and light snacks


7:00pm – 9:30pm    // Jubilee Celebration Dinner

// Francesca's on Taylor, 1400 W. Taylor St., Chicago


Francesca's is just a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive from campus. Catch up and share memories while enjoying a delicious Italian meal served family style. The celebration will conclude with a brief program of remarks. A cash bar will be available.


Admission to all of the Jubilee events listed above is $100 per person.  This covers the costs of the event and includes drinks and snacks at the reception as well as the meal and non-alcoholic drinks at Francesca's (a cash bar will be available).


All net proceeds from the event will support scholarships of the School of Theatre & Music.


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The closest public parking lots to the School of Theatre & Music are Lot 9, the Harrison Street Parking Structure (HRPS), or Lot 1B. Depending on how long you park, you can pay up to $13. For a map of campus, click here.


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