Records of the Department of Theatre and Dance, 1933-1998

University Archives #UA28-01

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Records of the Department of Theater and Dance
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains annual reports, self studies, faculty meeting minutes, a unit code of operations, announcements, brochures, publications, and programs for the Department of Theatre and Dance.
    Extent: 5.5 Linear feet, 4 record cartons,
  • Description

    Collection contains publications, broadsides, VHS tapes, and correspondence related to the East Carolina University Department of Theater and Dance.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Housed within the College of Fine Arts and Communication, the School of Theatre and Dance offers over 100 courses in theatre, dance, and speech taught by over 21 full-time faculty. The School stages productions as part of the ECU/Loessin Playhouse and the ECU/Loessin Summer Theatre.

  • Administrative Information
    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

    Copyright Notice

    Property rights and copyright reside with East Carolina University. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [item description and date.] Records of the Department of Theatre and Dance. UA28.01. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Container List

  • Administrative Records and Correspondence
    Newspaper Announcements: Summer Theatre, 1999-2000
    Newspaper Clippings, 1950s
    Newsletters: Summer Theatre, 1990-1998
    Newsletters: ECU Playhouse, 1968-1998
    Newsletters: S Rudolph Alexander, 1998-2001
    Fine Arts Festival, 1955-1962
    Eastern Regional Drama Festival, 1954-1955
    Fact Sheets, 1998-2000
    Department and Author Maxville Burt Williams, 1990
    Biographies, undated
    Contracts, 1998-2001
    "Play Finders"/ Contact Sheets, 1998-1999
    Grant Proposals: Summer Theatre, 1972-1975
    Receipts, 1940-2000, 2012,2013
    Clippings, 2010-2015
    Correspondence: Contact Info, undated
    Seasonal Advertising, 1998-2000
    Black Theatre Symposium, 1967-1975
    Correspondence: Grand Re-Opening of McGinnis Theatre, 1981-1982
    Correspondence: Guest Director, 1964-1978
    Newspaper Announcements:ECU Playhouse, 1957-1960
    Newspaper Announcements: ECU Playhouse, 1999-2000
    Newspaper Announcements: Dance Theatre, 1998-2002
    Annual Reports, 1965-1980
    Annual Reports, 1980-1993
    Annual Reports, 1994-1998
    Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1964-1984
    Unit Code of Operations, 1976
    Self- Studies: Board of Higher Education, 1966
    Self-Study Evaluation, 1975
    Self Study Evaluation, 1979
    Self Study Evaluation, 1983
    Self Study Evaluation, SACS, 1971
    License Agreements, 2012-2014
  • Programs
    ECU Playhouse, 1955-1969
    ECU Playhouse, 1970-1989
    ECU Playhouse, 1990-1999
    ECU Playhouse, 2000-2005
    ECU Playhouse, 2005-2013
    ECU Playhouse, 2013-2015
    ECU Playhouse: Miscellaneous, undated
    Summer Theatre, 1961-1969
    Summer Theatre, 1970-1979
    Summer Theatre, 1980-1989
    Summer Theatre, 1990-1999
  • Playbills and Publications
    Art Flyers, 1960-2004
    ECU Playhouse, 1970-1979
    Dance Theatre, 2004-2014
    Dinner Theatre, 2000-2001
    Opera Theatre, 1999-2002
    ECU Playhouse Theatre, 1959-2012
    S. Rudolph Alexander: Programs, Brochures and Flyers, 1998-2007
    Summer Theatre, 1967-2003
    "The Music Man", undated
    Oklahoma!/ "Mother Hicks", undated
    Macbeth Study Guide, undated
    Pressbooks, undated
    Pressbooks, undated
    Pressbooks, undated
    Pressbooks, undated
    Summer Theatre, 2000-2007
    Dance Theatre, 1960-2013
    Teacher's Playhouse, 1948-1961
    Student Government Association Theatre, 1956-1960
    Opera Theatre, 1991-2007
    Spiritual Emphasis Week, 1959
    East Carolina Playhouse, 1954-1956
    ECU Playhouse Plays, 1961-1969
    Teacher's Playhouse, 1948-1954
    Summary of Teacher's Playhouse Productions, 1953-1960
    Staff/ American Repertory Theatre, 1933-1938, 1983
    Chi Pi Players, 1939-1948
    Dramatic Readings, 1995
  • Photographs and Miscellany
    Miscellaneous: Announcements, Brochures, and Publications, 1991-1999
    Photographs, 1998-2000
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Performance Photos, undated
    Portraits, undated
    Portraits, undated
    Portraits, undated
  • Grants
    SPAC, 2002-2003
    2001-2002, 2001-2002
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1981
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1982
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1983
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1984
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1985
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1986
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1987
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1988
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1989
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1990
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1991
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1992
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1993
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1994
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1995
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1997-1998
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1997-1998
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1996-1997
    North Carolina Arts Council, 1998-1999
    North Carolina Arts Council, 2002
    North Carolina Arts Council, 2004
    Summer Consortium, 1999-2000
    Summer Consortium, 1998-1999
    CVB, 1997-2001
    Merrill Lynch Nonprofit Financial Services, 2001
    Donor's Guide to Nonprofits in Pitt County, 1999
    Grants, 1997
    Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc, 1998-2003
    Burroughs Wellcome, undated
    Coca Cola Foundation, 1996
    Rest Stop, undated
    Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, 1995
    Professional Development, 2000
    Support Application, 1999-2000
    Program Support, 2000-2001
    Southern Arts Federation, 2002
    Greater Greenville Foundation, 2003
  • A/V Media
    VHS Tapes, undated
    VHS Tapes, undated
    VHS Tapes, undated
    VHS Tapes, undated

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