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Community invited to Theater Encounter class

If you are a community member interested in seeing award-winning theatre and joining thought-provoking discussions, then this class is for you! Enroll to see plays produced by Illinois State University’s stellar theatre, as well as meet and discuss the work with guest directors and faculty.

The class meets at 6:45 p.m. on most Thursdays from September 29 through November 17 in room 133 of the Center for the Visual Arts. To enroll in the program or inquire about pricing, contact Don LaCasse at, or call (309) 438-5234.

September 29

  • 6:45–7:15 p.m.
    Preview: Merchant of Venice
    Director: Jeremy Garrett
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Attend: Merchant of Venice,  Westhoff Theatre

October 6

  • 6:45–7:15 p.m.
    Preview: Women of Lockerbie
    Director: Emily Gill
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Attend: Women of Lockerbie

 October 13

  • 6:45–7:30 p.m.
    Discuss: Merchant of Venice
  • 7:30–8:15 p.m.
    Discuss: Women of Lockerbie

 October 20

  • 6:45–7:15 p.m.
    Preview: Electra
    Director: Sonja Moser
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Attend: Electra

 October 27 

  • 6:45 p.m.
    Discuss: Electra

 November 3

  • 6:45–7:15 p.m.
    Preview: Marriage of Bette and Boo
    Director: Christopher Dea
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Attend: Marriage of Bette and Boo, Westhoff Theatre

 November 10 

  • 6:45–7:15 p.m.
    Preview: Flea in Her Ear
    Director: Don LaCasse
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Attend: Flea in Her Ear

 November 17

  • 6:45–7:30 p.m.
    Discuss: Marriage of Bette and Boo
  • 7:30–8:15 p.m.
    Discuss: Flea in Her Ear