Theatre Schools in Illinois

Illinois Theatre Schools41 Illinois theatre colleges offer certificates, associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in acting, design, and production.

The best theatre programs are offered by Northwestern University. This theatre college offers an excellent quality programs: five stars for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.

See the best 25 theatre schools and colleges in Illinois below or narrow your search by program, desired diploma, or city in Illinois.

Top 25 theatre schools in Illinois:

Northwestern University - Theatre School Ranking
1. Northwestern University

Evanston, 15 theatre programs

Illinois State University - Theatre School Ranking
2. Illinois State University

Normal, 3 theatre programs

DePaul University - Theatre School Ranking
3. DePaul University

Chicago, 8 theatre programs

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Theatre School Ranking
4. University of Illinois

Champaign, 3 theatre programs

Loyola University Chicago - Theatre School Ranking
5. Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, 4 theatre programs

University of Illinois at Chicago - Theatre School Ranking
6. University of Illinois

Chicago, 4 theatre programs

School of The Art Institute of Chicago - Theatre School Ranking
Bradley University - Theatre School Ranking
8. Bradley University

Peoria, 8 theatre programs

University of Chicago - Theatre School Ranking
9. University of Chicago

Chicago, 2 theatre programs

Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Theatre School Ranking
10. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, 3 theatre programs

Western Illinois University - Theatre School Ranking
11. Western Illinois University

Macomb, 3 theatre programs

Columbia College Chicago - Theatre School Ranking
12. Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, 2 theatre programs

Roosevelt University - Theatre School Ranking
13. Roosevelt University

Chicago, 4 theatre programs

North Central College - Theatre School Ranking
14. North Central College

Naperville, 4 theatre programs

Illinois Wesleyan University - Theatre School Ranking
15. Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, 2 theatre programs

Millikin University - Theatre School Ranking
16. Millikin University

Decatur, 2 theatre programs

Greenville College - Theatre School Ranking
17. Greenville College

Greenville, 4 theatre programs

Northern Illinois University - Theatre School Ranking
18. Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, 1 theatre program

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Theatre School Ranking
19. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, 1 theatre program

Eastern Illinois University - Theatre School Ranking
20. Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, 1 theatre program

Dominican University - Theatre School Ranking
21. Dominican University

River Forest, 2 theatre programs

Lewis University - Theatre School Ranking
22. Lewis University

Romeoville, 2 theatre programs

University of St Francis - Theatre School Ranking
23. University of St Francis

Joliet, 2 theatre programs

National Louis University - Theatre School Ranking
24. National Louis University

Chicago, 1 theatre program

Knox College - Theatre School Ranking
25. Knox College

Galesburg, 2 theatre programs

Illinois theatre schools by program:

General Drama: 33 schools
Acting and Performing: 10 schools
Screenwriting and Playwriting: 3 schools
Design and Technology: 4 schools
Management and Directing: 6 schools

Illinois theatre schools by diploma:

Certificates: 2 schools
Associate's Degrees: 3 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 39 schools
Master's Degrees: 9 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 2 schools

Illinois theatre schools by city:

Aurora: 1 school
Bloomington: 1 school
Carbondale: 1 school
Carlinville: 1 school
Champaign: 1 school
Charleston: 1 school
Chicago: 10 schools
Decatur: 1 school
Dekalb: 1 school
Edwardsville: 1 school
Elmhurst: 1 school
Elsah: 1 school
Eureka: 1 school
Evanston: 1 school
Galesburg: 1 school
Greenville: 1 school
Jacksonville: 1 school
Joliet: 1 school
Lake Forest: 1 school
Lebanon: 1 school
Lincoln: 1 school
Macomb: 1 school
Monmouth: 1 school
Naperville: 1 school
Normal: 1 school
Palos Hills: 1 school
Peoria: 1 school
River Forest: 2 schools
Rock Island: 1 school
Rockford: 1 school
Romeoville: 1 school © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology