Julie WeisharJulie Wieshar

Office: Room C128
Telephone: 217-353-2029



MA in Speech and Theatre
University of Illinois at Chicago 

BA in Communication Arts and Sciences
Rosary College (now Dominican University),
River Forest Illinois 

Julie Weishar teaches THE 103 Performance of Literature as well as COM 140 Voice & Diction. Her interests include oral interpretation, readers theatre and voice work for communication arts.  She is a certified instructor from the Institute for Readers Theatre.  As Program Director for Communication, she also teaches a variety of communication courses.

 “I believe Theatre is a powerful and empowering art.  Performance at any level allows students to discover their own unique voice in performance.  Developing performance skills helps students build confidence and abilities that put them a cut above others in any profession they choose.”