Performance RSOs

Are you looking for other great ways to get involved with performing arts related Registered Student Organizations and Clubs? Check out these great University of Illinois student groups!  Even if you’re not interested in performing, many of these groups are looking for students to help with all aspects of producing their performances, from stage management to design to marketing.

Theatre, Improv, and Live-Action Roleplay

Debono Improv
Elysium on the Prairie (LARP)
Eternity to Express
Expression Theatre Troupe
Hive Society Improv
​Inner Voices Social Issues Theatre (not an RSO – run from the UI Counseling Center and Dept. of Theatre)
New Revels Players
Odd Request Improv
Penny Dreadful Players
Potted Meat Sketch Comedy
Spicy Clamato
The Phoenix Improv Company
The What You Will Shakespeare Company


​3Spot Dance Troupe
3V Movement
Barkada (part of the Philippine Student Association at UIUC)
Bellydance UIUC
Bollywood Dhamaka
Cereal Killaz Dance Crew
Dance 2XS Caliente
Dance 2XS UIUC
Dancing Illini
Floor Lovers Illinois
Flow Arts Club
Ghungroo Dance Company
Hip-Notic Dance Team
House Arrest 2 National Championship Dance Team, Inc.
I-Bhangra Club
Identity Company of Irish Dance
Illini Dance Company
Illini Dance Sport
Illini Folk Dance Society
Illini N Motion
Illini Pole Fitness
Illini Raas Team
Illini Ritmo y Sabor
ImagiNation Dance Crew
Kizomba Chambana
Legend Dance Company
Mixed Motions UIUC (Double M)
Movement Exchange at UIUC
Newman Dance Society
Raas Mania
Salsa and Latin Sabor Association
Tango Tango
The Illini Swing Society
UIUC Bboys
Urbana Country Dancers
Urbana-Champaign West African Dance and Drum Collective (UCWADDC)
Velocity Dance
Vitality Dance Team
Wrapsody Dance Co.

Vocal Music

Black Chorus
Chai-Town A Cappella
Girls Next Door A Cappella
Illini Student Musicals
Illinois Orthodox Choir
Illinois Rip Chords
No Comment A Cappella
No Strings Attached A Cappella
The Other Guys (part of Varsity Men’s Glee Club)
Students for the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana
The Ill Harmonic
Varsity Men’s Glee Club
Women’s Glee Club
Xtension Chords A Cappella

Instrumental Music

Altgeld Ringers
Balkan Performing Arts Society
Electronic Music Club
Folk and Roots Club (The Pickin’ Illini)
Gah Rahk Mah Dahng
Guitar Club
Illini Contraband
Illini Saxophone Club
Illinois Rip Chords
Jasmine Field Orchestra
Kizomba Chambana
Les Claviers
Music for the Masses
Music Production and Recording Club
Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth
Society of Amateur Chamber Musicians
The DREAM Studio
Urbana-Champaign West African Dance and Drum Collective (UCWADDC)

Performing Arts – Other

Pizza FM (student-run radio station)
Star Course (concert programming, marketing, and event management)
​WBML Radio (student-run radio station)

Student Alliances/Pre-Professional Groups

American String Teachers Association
Art Education Student Organization
Art Graduate Student Organization
Crescendo (support for underrepresented students in the UI School of Music)
Delta Phi Delta Dance Fraternity, Inc. (Co-Ed)
FAA Ambassadors
Illinois Music Graduate Students
Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars
National Association for Music Education Chapter 164
National Band Association, UIUC Collegiate Chapter
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity
Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity
The Arts Initiative
The Honors Music Composition and Performing Arts Society