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Student Organizations


This group is a student chapter of the United States Institute of Theater Technology. Members of the group work together to plan and execute events in support of the Department of Theater community as well as raise funds to attend the annual Conference that happens in the middle of March. Past locations of this conference have been New Orleans, Houston, Toronto and many more.

Africana Theatre Laboratory (ATL)

Africana Theater Laboratory is a student organization designed to both educate and entertain Southern Illinois University and the surrounding community through both African and African American art forms. The group produces plays, musicals, other theatrical performances and events which feature minority student artists. ATL is opened to all students interested in theater regardless of ethnic background or previous experience.

Big Muddy New Plays

This is an organization dedicated to creating new theatrical works at SIU. It welcomes playwrights, directors, actors, and designers in the spirit of collaboration.