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EIU Department of
Theatre Arts

About the Program

The theatre arts major at Eastern offers a broad-based curriculum designed for the undergraduate student.  The department offers courses that explore courses in history and literature, performance and design, and design/technical.  Students majoring in theatre arts receive a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts.  There is also a theatre arts honors program and a flexible, student-tailored minor.

Why theatre arts at Eastern Illinois University?

  • Strong, diverse faculty
  • Close-knit students
  • Small, but active program, providing many opportunities for young creative artists         
  • Multiple and varied performance opportunities
  • Broad-based generalist curriculum and strong liberal-arts education
  • Three upper division tracks to focus study in Performance, Design/Technology, or Theatre Generalist
  • State of the Art facilities 

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Contact Information

Department of Theatre Arts

2080 Doudna Fine Arts Cntr.
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-3121

Box Office

(217) 581-3110

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