Departmental Announcements, 1965-
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Brief Description: Departmental announcements and newsletters, including material on the curriculum, admissions, financial aid, faculty, facilities and special courses.  The series includes newsletters (1979-82), Student Handbook (1995-  ), and announcements for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival (2003- ) and the University Theatre Curtain Call Banquet.
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University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 12/11/801
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Theatre
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 1966
Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject matter; chronologically thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Theatre :

The Theatre Department was created on April 19, 1967, when those aspects of the Department of Speech and Theater oriented to performance were transferred from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the College of Fine and Applied Arts.1 The Board of Trustees authorized the establishment of a curriculum leading to a degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, with areas of specialization in Acting, Directing and Playwrighting, and Technology and Design.2 In 1969 the Department began offering a program leading to a Master of Arts degree.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, April 19, 1967, p. 486.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, June 19, 1968, p. 1084.

3. Graduate College Catalog, 1969-70, p. 405.

Subject Index
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
University Theatre
Languages of Materials
English [eng]