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Abstract The Papers of Bud Beyer, NU alumnus and long-time (1972-2008) faculty member at NU's School of Communication, include biographical files, teaching materials, professional activities, and shows. The bulk of the collection consists of notes, scripts and clippings from Beyer's work as a mime instructor and from theatrical productions he directed.
Dates: 1956-2012; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000
Abstract Professor Robert S. Breen joined the faculty of the Northwestern University in 1947. Professor Breen’s distinguished academic career included his originating and refining the concept of Chamber Theatre. Chamber Theatre, now widely known and used, permitted the dramatic presentation of fiction and non-fiction without the artificial elimination of the narrator which more traditional dramatizations required. Readers' Theatre, the ensemble presentation of dramatic literature, were also a research...
Abstract James F. Coakley joined Northwestern University's theatre faculty as Assistant Professor of Theatre in 1971. The James F. Coakley Papers, spanning the years from 1960 through 1993, comprise three boxes and are arranged in seven sub-series: biographical materials, education, scripts, publications, research, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1961-1993; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2009
Abstract Crowley joined the faculty of Northwestern University as an Instructor in Dramatic Production in September 1949. In 1951, he began teaching Contemporary Theatre, and initiated the concept of organizing theatre parties for groups of students who received tickets at a reduced group rate. The Edward Joseph Crowley Papers are arranged in one and one-half boxes. They span the period 1933-1966. The Papers are organized into seven subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, radio scripts,...
Abstract The Frank Galati Papers fill 38 boxes and span the years 1948-2006; the bulk of the papers date between 1965 and 2005. The papers consist mostly of scripts and other notes from the plays he wrote, directed or in which he acted. Biographical files include personal information about Galati and his family. They also include resumes (Box 1, Folder 1), drafts of speeches he made (Box 1, Folder 6) and materials from awards he received and workshops he attended (Box 1, Folder 7).
Dates: 1948 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 2005
Abstract Lilla Heston was a professor in the Interpretation Department of the School of Speech at Northwestern University. She was a prolific author, editor, and performer, focusing on drama and the interpretation of literature. She wrote numerous articles and reviews relating to literature and performance, edited textbooks on drama, and adapted, directed, and performed in scores of stage productions throughout her career. The Lilla Heston papers are arranged into the following subseries: biographical...
Abstract The Lee Mitchell Papers consist of a variety of materials which reflect his activities as an educator, stage designer, author, and director of theater productions. The collection materials related to the plays directed by Mitchell as well as biographical materials. The most comprehensive and significant component of the collection consists of a variety of materials relating to 28 plays which Mitchell directed between 1946 and 1971. The quantity and quality of the notes for each production...
Abstract Claudia Webster Robinson was an Instructor in Dramatic Production at Northwestern University from 1944 to 1952. During her years at Northwestern, Robinson directed many productions. She was known for her unusual and obscure choices for theatrical productions, and of their excellence. The Claudia Webster Robinson papers are housed in three boxes and date from 1939 to 1987. The papers are comprised of class notes, syllabi, exams, and student papers. Scripts, notes, and sheet music from...
Abstract Teacher, critic, and parodist Walter B. Scott taught Dramatic Literature in Northwestern's School of Speech (now the School of Communication) from 1939-1976. His Papers document his life, teaching career, and writings. A highlight of the collection is Scott's engagement with a vibrant group of colleagues.
Abstract Winifred Louise Ward began her studies as an undergraduate student at Northwestern University's Cumnock School of Oratory. After two years of directing plays and declamation contests, and teaching grade school she attended the University of Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in education in 1918. Soon after, Ward was asked to teach at Northwestern University's School of Oratory and that year began as an instructor and assistant professor, a career which was to last until her retirement in 1950....
- Theater--Study and teaching 7
- Theater--Production and direction--Study and teaching 2
- Acting--Study and teaching 1
- Children's theater 1
- College theater 1
- Drama--Study and teaching 1
- Evanston (Ill.) 1
- Mime--Study and teaching 1
- Mimes 1
- Speech--Study and teaching 1
- Theater--Production and direction 1 ∧ less
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Theatre 5
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Interpretation 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Speech 2
- Beyer, Bud 1
- Breen, Gertrude, 1911-1992 1
- Breen, Robert S. 1
- Children's Theatre of Evanston 1
- Coakley, James Francis, 1933-2014 1
- Crowley, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1906-1984 1
- Dennis, Ralph B. (Ralph Brownell), 1876-1942 1
- DuVivier, David, 1911-1994 1
- Ellmann, Richard, 1918-1987 1
- Galati, Frank 1
- Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Graff, Gerald 1
- Hayford, Harrison 1
- Heston, Lilla, 1927-1984 1
- Krause, Alvina, -1981 1
- Machan, Katharyn Howd, 1952- 1
- Mearns, Hughes, 1875-1965 1
- Mitchell, Lee, 1906-1988 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Graduate students 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Communication 1
- Robinson, Claudia Webster 1
- Scott, Elizabeth Franklin, 1906-2002 1
- Scott, W. B. (Walter Bernard), 1906-1980 1
- Speech Communication Association. Interpretation Division 1
- Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1
- Ward, Winifred, 1884-1975 1 ∧ less