Theatre Arts

Departmental Website

http://eiu.edu/theatre/

Overview

The Department of Theatre Arts at Eastern Illinois University provides students with the opportunity to participate in theatre at all levels. Offering a BA in theatre arts and a BA in theatre arts leading to teacher certification, students at Eastern perform, design and direct. The very active production program including 6 faculty directed productions, many student productions and a variety of tour experiences gives students many opportunities to participate in the program.

The production program is balanced with a rigorous academic regime that provides students with a firm base in theatre studies. Graduates of this program move into the secondary teaching fields (100 percent placement over the life of the program), graduate studies, as well as moving directly into professional field.

Option(s)

Teacher Certification

Concentrations

Areas of emphasis include: Performance, Tech, Design, Directing, Generalist

Departmental Honors Program

Yes

Four Year Degree Plan

http://www.eiu.edu/theatre/requirements.php

Graduate Degree Opportunities After Graduation

Same as areas of emphasis above, plus business, promotion and stage management.

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=24&poid=3546
http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=24&poid=3547 (Teacher Certification Option)

Study Abroad Opportunities

Ireland, Italy

Student Professional Orginizations

Alpha Psi Omega

Scholarships

http://www.eiu.edu/theatre/curriculum_programs/curriculum.php

Scholarship Listing

Click on the scholarship to learn more, including contact information and application procedures.

Al & Vesta Rundle Scholarship
Balsaar & Ruth Bubeck Scholarship
Charles L. and Kathryn Joley and Family Deans Scholarship in Education
Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Dr. John Guckert Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Kenneth E. Hadwiger Foreign Cultures Award
Education Scholars Award
Eunice W. Dougherty Scholarship
Gerald Sullivan Scholarship
Glendon Gabbard Theatre Arts Scholarship
L. Joyce Taylor Student Teaching Scholarship
Marjorie Ingram Griffin Scholarship
Mary Coon Cottingham Scholarship
Mary Jane Coartney Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship
Robert and Ann Flick Study Abroad Annual Scholarship
Theatre Arts Grant-in-Aid Award (GIA)
Theatre Arts Talented Student Award (TSA Scholarship)
Watson Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund in Memory of Dallas, Hazel, and Leland Watson.

To search for scholarship opportunities please visit http://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/

Faculty Listing

http://www.eiu.edu/theatre/listing_faculty.php

Theatre Arts, Doudna Fine Arts Center 2080
Contact Name: Jean K. Wolski
Contact Email: jkwolski@eiu.edu
Web: http://eiu.edu/theatre/