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 Karen A Eisenhour

Karen A Eisenhour

Professor

Office: 2047 - Doudna Fine Arts Center
Phone: 217-581-2458
Fax: 217-581-6027
Email: kaeisenhour@eiu.edu

Ms. Eisenhour has taught at EIU since 1994. She is the costume designer and shop supervisor for the Department of Theatre Arts and designs and constructs for all of the productions each season. In addition to designing, Karen teaches a variety of classes including: An Introduction to Costume Construction, Basic Costume Design, Make-up Design and Application, and Introduction to the Theatre. She has also taught Nonwestern Fine Arts, Theatre and Costume History and a variety of production topics courses, such as Puppet Design & Construction and Flat Patterning/Draping.  In addition, she has presented at workshops on costuming for children's theatre and fantasy-based costumes. Her designs and construction of puppets have been used by Hospitals to help doctors relate procedures to children. Ms. Eisenhour is a member various theatre associations and has received a Certificate of Merit for her design work from ACTF. 


FALL 2015 COSTUME SHOP HOURS:
MON: 1:30-6:00
TUES:  1:00-6:00
WED: 1:30-5:30
THURS:  1:00-6:00
FRI:  1:30-5:00
Night calls and additional morning calls will be posted
 
NOTE: WHEN SHOW WORK HAS BEEN COMPLETED, COSTUME SHOP HOURS MAY BE REDUCED
 
ANY QUESTIONS?
Email me kaeisenhour@eiu.edu
COME IN TO THE COSTUME SHOP AND VISIT

KAREN EISENHOUR
Fall 2015 SCHEDULE

 

  8:00-9:00 9:00-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:00 3:00-4:00 4:00-5:00 5:00-6:00
Monday OFFICE HOUR
 
OFFICE HOUR OFFICE HOUR 10:30 Stage makeup
THA 2005
Stage makeup
THA 2005
until 12:40
Costume shop
 
1:30-6:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
Tuesday   Costume design THA 3358 Costume design THA 3358 Costume design THA 3358 until 11:30 LUNCH Costume shop
1:00-6:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
 
Wednesday OFFICE HOUR
 
OFFICE HOUR OFFICE HOUR 10:30 Stage makeup
THA
2005
Stage makeup
THA 2005
until 12:40
Costume shop
 
1:30-5:30
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
Until 5:30
Thursday   Costume design THA 3358 Costume design THA 3358 Costume design THA 3358 until 11:30 LUNCH Costume shop
1:00-6:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
Friday       Stage makeup
THA 2005
Stage makeup
THA 2005
until 12:40
Costume shop
 
1:30-5:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop  
 
NOTE:  NIGHT AND WEEKEND SHOP CALLS TBA.  ADDITIONAL CALLS WILL BE POSTED.
 
WHEN SHOW WORK HAS BEEN COMPLETED, COSTUME SHOP HOURS MAY BE REDUCED.
 
IF YOU MISSED ME, AND NEED TO CONTACT ME, PLEASE FEEL FREE  EMAIL ME kaeisenhour@eiu.edu
YOU MAY ALSO COME TO THE COSTUME SHOP AND SEE ME IN PERSON.
 
IF I AM NOT IN MY OFFICE DURING DESIGNATED OFFICE HOURS, CHECK THE COSTUME SHOP AS I MAY BE THERE WORKING.
 
* YOU MAY ALSO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO MEET OUTSIDE THE POSTED OFFICE HOURS.   THANKS........KAREN      
                                                              



 
 
 
 


Current Syllabi

Education

  • M.F.A. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Costume Design)
  • B.A. Keene State College (Technical Theatre)
  • A.A.S. Casenovia College (Fashion Design)


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