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Thursday, 22 August, 2019
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    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning - registration requested at #581-5114.  

    Less than .1% of Indiana’s and Illinois’ original prairies and wetlands remain today. We’ll learn about conservation efforts at The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands which has preserved or restored over 7,300 acres of natural area and connects 22,000 acres of habitat in Northwest Indiana. Kankakee Sands is home to over 100 rare, threatened or endangered species and supports the endangered Regal Fritillary butterfly, red-headed woodpeckers, plains pocket gophers, short-eared owls, ornate box turtles, glass lizards and over 700 native plant species, filling the land with song and sights to behold. In 2016 23 Bison were brought to the site as part of the restoration process. The herd has grown to over 50, and amazing changes are taking place on the prairie. 

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Bring you lunch and come get to know the GSD Center, the staff, and other students!

    Tags: LGBTQA Resource Center
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Monday, 26 August, 2019
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Tuesday, 27 August, 2019
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Wednesday, 28 August, 2019
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 29 August, 2019
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Tuesday, 03 September, 2019
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    All members of the Council on Graduate Studies will meet.

    Tags: Conferences/Meetings | Faculty | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Wednesday, 04 September, 2019
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Bring your lunch and come get to know the GSD Center, the staff, and other students!

    Tags: LGBTQA Resource Center
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Leaders of graduate education will meet to discuss issues related to graduate study for the upcoming academic year.

    Tags: Conferences/Meetings | Faculty | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
Thursday, 05 September, 2019
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first three weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19 through Sept. 5. The library will be closed on Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Friday, 06 September, 2019
Tuesday, 10 September, 2019
Thursday, 12 September, 2019
Friday, 13 September, 2019
Tuesday, 17 September, 2019
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
Thursday, 19 September, 2019
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
Wednesday, 25 September, 2019
Thursday, 26 September, 2019
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    Schedule a practice interview with a visiting employer. Get feedback on your answers to interview questions, and the questions you plan to ask employers. Real hiring agents have great hints on how to make you into the best candidate! Pre-Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412.

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
Saturday, 28 September, 2019
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    Kevin and Paul Baumann, brothers, are very knowledgeable about local cemeteries and have visited many other cemeteries in their travels internationally. They will start the day with a PowerPoint presentation on Tombstone Art. In the afternoon, Roselawn-Mound Cemetery and Old City Cemetery will be toured, with Paul and Kevin as guides. One just might hear bagpipes in the background and see re-enactments of moments in the life of pioneers who lived long ago. In case of rain, we will meet back in the library (after lunch on your own) for afternoon stories of art in the lives of those who lived here in Coles County long ago.

    This event offered through a collaboration of:  Coles County Arts Council, Academy of Lifelong Learning, Coles County Historical Society and Coles County Genealogical Society

    Registration required by 9/23 at 581-5114.  $10 per person.  16 and under N/C.  

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Monday, 30 September, 2019
Tuesday, 01 October, 2019
Wednesday, 02 October, 2019
Thursday, 03 October, 2019
Friday, 04 October, 2019
Saturday, 05 October, 2019
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    Join us for a lecture and workshop on the history and techniques of the humble String Quilt. Strips of scrap fabric, clothing, and anything cloth related were sewn together and referred to as 'strings'. Common amongst the thrifty quilter, these were useful and much loved for their warmth and artistry. We will follow the evolution of these String Quilts into the modern quilt movement today. Begin a small project wtih some basic sewing supplies as you design your own project with the basic string block. Listen, learn, and love to stitch? Bring a dish or snack to share at lunchtime and your drink, as we share stories of the quilts and quilters in our lives. Supply list will be sent to each registrant.

    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning; taught by Jamie Willis.  

    Member price: $25  Non-member: $29

    Call 581-5114 to register by 9/25/19.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Join us for a lecture and workshop on the history and techniques of the humble String Quilt. Strips of scrap fabric, clothing, and anything cloth related were sewn together and referred to as 'strings'. Common amongst the thrifty quilter, these were useful and much loved for their warmth and artistry. We will follow the evolution of these String Quilts into the modern quilt movement today. Begin a small project wtih some basic sewing supplies as you design your own project with the basic string block. Listen, learn, and love to stitch? Bring a dish or snack to share at lunchtime and your drink, as we share stories of the quilts and quilters in our lives. Supply list will be sent to each registrant.

    Offered through the Academy of Lifelong Learning, taught by Jamie Willis. 

    Academy Member price:$25

    Non-member price: $29

    Register at 581-5114 by 9/25/19. 

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Tuesday, 08 October, 2019
Wednesday, 09 October, 2019
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    Ever considered raising your own chickens for farm-fresh eggs and meat, or even to save money? Terry Davis will talk through the pros and cons that he's learned through his rather humorous experiences with this endeavor.  He will discuss set up, types of coops, care and feeding requirements, and some of the ups & downs he has experienced. 

    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning; presented by Terry Davis.

    Free and open to the public.  Registration requested at 581-5114 by 10/8/19.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Faculty
Tuesday, 15 October, 2019
Thursday, 17 October, 2019
Friday, 18 October, 2019
Saturday, 19 October, 2019
Sunday, 20 October, 2019
Tuesday, 22 October, 2019
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    Just in time for your holiday photos! This course introduces learners to purpose and methodologies of digital photography storage and management.  Learners will have the opportunity to engage hands-on with a digital photo storage solution and explore its features and benefits.  A Google account will be required to fully participate in the course, and it is preferred that learners arrive to the session with one created ahead of time.  Assistance in creating a Google account prior to the start of the course can be found at the Academy office by appointment.

    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning, taught by Jeff Cranstoun.  Free and open to the public, however seating is limited Registration required by 10/17/19, at 217-581-5114. 

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
Thursday, 24 October, 2019
Tuesday, 29 October, 2019
Wednesday, 30 October, 2019
Thursday, 31 October, 2019
Friday, 01 November, 2019
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    Dr. Zhiwei Liu will briefly introduce the biological background of teas and the tea plant, the classification of teas and how they are made, and how to properly brew different kinds of teas. You will be then taken on a journey back into the Chinese history to find out how this little plant has become integrated in the Chinese culture, from poetry, to daily life of the average folks, and finally to become a government-controlled merchandise, and how these little leaves led the Middle Kingdom into a position to defend itself against invading western powers and eventually opened itself to the rest of the world, although reluctantly. While you immerse yourself in the fascinating stories of tea, you will be invited to taste several of Dr. Liu’s favorite teas directly from China.

    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning; instructed by Dr. Zhiwei Liu, hosted by The Cafe, Klehm Hall.  Seating is limited - registration requested at 217-581-5114 by 10/28.  

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Wednesday, 06 November, 2019
Friday, 08 November, 2019
Sunday, 10 November, 2019
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    Before the hustle and bustle of the coming holiday season arrives, plan to
    spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon with us, the Past~Forward Memoir Writers.
    Our members, all local writers, will entertain you with a full line up of stories that
    are funny, exciting, thought provoking, seasonal, or just quirky. Not only is memoir a joy to write and read, but also hear, especially when presented by the author. Let us entertain you. 

    Promoted by the Academy of Lifelong Learning; presented by the Past~Forward Memoir Writers.  Free and open to the public.  

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty
Tuesday, 12 November, 2019
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    Booth Library's University Archives & Special Collections and the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) housed within it are unique resources on the EIU campus. The University Archives houses the 1895 Old Main time capsule, Garner Sheet Music Collection, and an oral history interview collection. The Archives serve to preserve University history through photographs, documents, faculty manuscript collections, and other diverse ephemera. Booth Library’s Special Collections represent a broader range of resources, including postcard collections, regional history related resources, and rare bound volumes from as far back as the 17th century.

    Bill Schultz, Jr., Cataloging Librarian who also serves as the Interim Head of the University Archives & Special Collections will provide an overview of the University Archives, Special Collections and IRAD. He will show examples of the types of records and documents that can be found in each area, discuss archival practices to organize and preserve such materials, and also present an orientation to this department’s online archival resources. He will also touch on how individuals can take steps to preserve their own physical and digital collections. The session will last approximately 90 minutes and will include a tour of the University Archives.

    Offered through the Academy of Lifelong Learning; free and open to the public. Registration requested by 11/11/19 at #581-5114.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Thursday, 14 November, 2019
Friday, 15 November, 2019
Saturday, 16 November, 2019
Sunday, 17 November, 2019
Tuesday, 19 November, 2019
Thursday, 21 November, 2019
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    Here is a new spin on an old practice. Come to this session to learn about the role of a doula for you and your family at the end of life. Learn how they are trained, how they can be of assistance and how to obtain one. This is another way to inform yourself as to the options available to you for peace and comfort at the end of life.

    Offered through the Academy of Lifelong Learning; taught by Sheila Greuel, former EIU faculty.  Free and open to the public - registration requested by 11/20 at 581-5114.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Wednesday, 04 December, 2019
Thursday, 05 December, 2019
Monday, 13 January, 2020
Tuesday, 14 January, 2020
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    FOOL FOR LOVE THESE SHINING LIVES

    January 14 general auditions; January 15 call backs, by invitation.

    Registration begins in The Globe at 5:30 p.m.  Be prepared to have a photo taken!

    Please prepare a contemporary audition monologue – 1 minute or less.  For first-time auditioners, a reading from the script will be provided if no monologue is prepared.

    Scripts are available at:

    http://thekeep.eiu.edu/theatre_auditions_materials/

    Call 217-581-3121 for further information

    or check details on the EIU Theatre website.

    Tags: Arts and Entertainment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Doudna Fine Arts Center | Theatre Arts Department
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