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Theatre Arts

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Karen A Eisenhour | Professor

Office: 2047 - Doudna Fine Arts Center
Phone: 217-581-3121
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, Flat Patterning/Draping and Costume Crafts.  In addition, she has presented workshops on costuming for children's theatre and fantasy-based costumes. Her design and construction of various puppets have been used by Hospitals to help doctors relate procedures to children. Ms. Eisenhour is a member of various theatre associations and has received a Certificate of Merit for her design work from ACTF. 


SPRING 2016 COSTUME SHOP HOURS:
MON: 1:30-6:00
TUES: 1:00-6:00
WED: 1:30-5:30
THURS: 1:00-6:00
FRI: 1:30-5:30

KAREN EISENHOUR
Spring 2016 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 THA 3361 THA 3361 Until 12:40 Costume shop
 
1:30-6:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
Tuesday THA 2210
Start 8:30
THA 2210 THA 2210   LUNCH Costume shop
1:00-6:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
 
Wednesday     OFFICE HOUR THA 3361 THA 3361 Until 12:40 Costume shop
 
1:30-5:30
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
 Close 5:30
Thursday THA 2210
Start 8:30
THA 2210 THA 2210 OFFICE HOUR LUNCH Costume shop
1:00-6:00
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
Friday     OFFICE HOUR THA 3361 THA 3361 Until 12:40 Costume shop
 
1:30-5:30
Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop Costume shop
 Close 5:30
 
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 TO CALL 581-3121.  BE SURE TO LEAVE YOUR NAME AND HOW I MAY GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU. 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      
                                                           
                                                              
 
 
 



 


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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    Department of Theatre Arts

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

    Box Office

    (217) 581-3110


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