Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts


Department Chair: Nicholas Shaw

Eastern Illinois University's Department of Theatre Arts is a vital component of the exciting and growing arts community on campus. Its diverse faculty is well-trained in all areas of theatre study.

The theatre arts major at Eastern offers a broad-based curriculum designed for the undergraduate student. The department offers courses centering on history and literature, performance and technical theatre studies.

Students majoring in theatre arts receive either a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts or a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts with teacher certification. There is also a theatre arts honors program and a well-structured theatre arts minor.

All programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

Browse the Theatre Arts Collections:


Events and Exhibits (Theatre Arts)

Faculty Research and Creative Activity


Sides (Newsletter)

Student Honors Theses

Theatre Arts Open Educational Resources

Walter Lazenby Reviews