DEPARTMENT OF THEATER
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FROM JULY 1, 1997 TO JUNE 30, 1998



 
 


 
 
 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits
 
 

Andrews, Sharon

Directed THE NERD by Larry Shue for University of North Carolina at Greensboro Summer Theatre, Greensboro, NC, Summer 1997.

Directed CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF by Tennessee Williams for University of North Carolina at Greensboro Theatre, Greensboro, NC, Fall 1997.

Directed SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION by John Guare for Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, February 1998.

Directed SCENE SHOWCASE for Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ACT Program, Winston-Salem, NC, October 5, 1997.

Directed SCENE SHOWCASE for Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ACT Program, Winston-Salem, NC, March 29, 1998.

Audition Coach for Students Attending North Carolina Theatre Conference and Southeastern Theatre Conference, October 1997.
 
 

Christman, Jonathan H.

Technical Coordinator, National Black Theater Festival, held on Wake Forest University campus, Main and Ring Theatres, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, August 4-10, 1997.

Teatro Avante: LOS FANTASMAS DE TULEMON.

Ernie McClintock’s Jazz Actors Theater: BEFORE IT HITS.

HOME.

RACCA’S Theater: CHAIN.

3 P Productions: BOOCHIE.

M Ensemble company: JACKIE "MOMS" MABLEY LIVE.

HLJTCA Theater: FENCES.

Lighting Design: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, September 26-27 and October 1-4, 1997.

Lighting Design: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, November 7-8 and 12-15, 1997.

Lighting Design: Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Concert, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, November 20-22, 1997.

Lighting Design: THE CARETAKER, Ring Theater, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, January 22-24, 1998.

Lighting Design: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, February 20-21 and 25-28, 1998.

Lighting Design: TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.

Lighting Design: Spring Dance Concert, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 23-25, 1998.

Scenic Design: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, November 7-8 and 12-15, 1998.

Scenic Design: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, February 20-21 and 25-28, 1998.

Scenic Design: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, March 1998.

Scenic Design Execution for Darwin Payne: TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-18, 1998.
 
 

Cordell, Fanchon

Staged excerpts from SWAN LAKE, Act II, Spring Dance Concert, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 23-25, 1998.

Staged excerpts from DON QUIXOTE, Spring Dance Concert, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 23-25, 1998.
 
 

Davis, Brook M.

Article: "Let the Children Speak: The Pageant of Sunshine and Shadow, A Child Labor Pageant by Constance D’Arcy Mackay." Theatre Studies 42(1997): 33-44.

Led Workshops on Improvisation and Ensemble Acting, North Carolina Thespian Society Conference, Rocky Mount, NC, March 1998.

Vocal Coach, YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, September 26-27 and October 1-5, 1997.

Vocal Coach, TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.

Director, A MIDSUMMER’S PLAY, Foothills Performing Arts, Lenoir, NC, July 1997.

Performed in adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Wings Project/Outreach Education Tour. North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Guilford County, NC, Spring 1997.
 
 

Dodding, James H.

Acted in THE CARETAKER, with alumni directed by Harold Tedford, Ring Theater, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, January 22-24, 1998.

Wrote and Directed ‘THE WAKE FOREST PROMENADE PASSION PLAY 1998", for The Year of Religion, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 5-7, 1998.

Directed Celebratory Gala Performance, "HARK THE HAROLD," honoring Dr. Harold C. Tedford upon his retirement, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 18, 1998.

Organized the SHAKESPEARE DAY FOR SCHOOLS, working with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and Wake Forest University, Ring Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, January 1998.

Organized gift of the Dr. Ronald Watkins OBE Library and scholastic papers for Wake Forest University Library, Fall 1997 and Spring 1998.
 
 

Friedenberg, John E. R.

Site Producer, National Black Theater Festival, held on Wake Forest University campus, Main and Ring Theatres, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, August 4-10, 1997.

Teatro Avante: LOS FANTASMAS DE TULEMON.

Ernie McClintock’s Jazz Actors Theater: BEFORE IT HITS HOME.

RACCA’S Theater: CHAIN.

3 P Productions: BOOCHIE.

M Ensemble company: JACKIE "MOMS" MABLEY LIVE.

HLJTCA Theater: FENCES.

Producer: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, September 26-27 and October 1-4, 1997.

Producer: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, November 7-8 and 12-15, 1997.

Production Manager: Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Concert, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, November 20-22, 1997.

Production Manager: THE CARETAKER, Ring Theater, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, January 22-24, 1998.

Producer: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, February 20-21 and 25-28, 1998.

Producer: TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.

Production Manager: Spring Dance Concert, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 23-25, 1998.

Producer, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, "Meeting Mr. Shakespeare," Conference, Ring Theatre, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, January 13, 1998.
 
 

Lucas, Nina M.

Submitted a proposal for presentation at the AAHPERD/ National Dance Association to be held in Boston, MA, April 20-24, 1999.  Title of paper: "An Indepth at the Art of Performing."

Director/Producer: Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert presented the following new work entitled: "Shadow Weaving," Mainstage, Wake Forest University, November 20-22, 1997.

Director/Producer: Spring Dance Concert, presented the following new work entitled: "Janet Selections," Mainstage, Wake Forest University, April 23-25, 1998.
 
 

Payne, Darwin R.

Edit and Maintain WEB site for Instruction and Research on Scenographic Design.

Scene Designer: THE CARETAKER, Ring Theatre, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, January 22-24, 1998.

Scene Designer: TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.
 
 

Tedford, Harold C.

Directed Pinter’s THE CARETAKER, Ring Theatre, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, January 22-24, 1998.

Directed Moliere’s TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.

Appeared in Moliere’s TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.

Planned/Organized and was curator for the first exhibition of theater designs by Jo Mielziner held in the South, Fine Arts Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, October 17-November 30, 1997.

Coordinated the visit of Dr. Mary Henderson as speaker for the opening of the Jo Mielziner Exhibition. Dr. Henderson is the biographer of Mr. Mielziner. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, October 17, 1997.

Performed in the Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance’s production of THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND, Ring Theater, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, May 28-31, 1998.

Catalogue for Exhibition of Theatre Designs by Jo Mielziner, Fine Arts Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, October 17, 1997.

Wrote citation for the 1998 Suzanne Davis Award presented to Donald H. Wolfe at the Southeastern Theater Conference, Birmingham, AL, March 14, 1998.
 
 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

Set Designer: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, September 26-27 and October 1-4, 1997.

Costume Designer: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, November 7-8 and 12-15, 1997.

Costume Designer: TARTUFFE, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, April 10-11 and 15-19, 1998.

Costume Designer: ORPHEUS DESCENDING, Duke University, Durham, NC, February 1998.

Exhibited Set Design for ALL IN THE TIMING and costume design for THE TEMPEST at USITT-SE Master, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, September 1997.

Scene Painting for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Shakespeare Day, Wake Forest University, January 13, 1998.

Scene Painting for TEDFORD TRIUMPHAL, Brendle Hall, Wake Forest University, April 18, 1998.
 
 

Wolfe, Donald H

Article on Gerald Freedman, Dean School of Drama, North Carolina School of the Arts, will appear in Southern Theatre, Second Quarter, 1998.

Director: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, Mainstage, Wake Forest University Theater, Winston-Salem, NC, August 28-September 26, 1997.

Wrote and presented citation for the 1997 North Carolina Theatre Conference Distinguished Career Award, given to Harold C. Tedford, Asheville, NC, November 8, 1997.
 
 

II. Papers and Presentations
 
 

Davis, Brook M.

Paper: "Looking Homeward: Frederick Henry Koch and Carolina Folk Playmaking, Past and Present." National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL, November 22, 1997.
 
 

Dodding, James H.

Keynote Speaker and Lecturer at the Course for European Theatre Teachers and Directors held under the auspices of the British Council at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, August 1997.
 
 

Lucas, Nina M.

Presentation: American College Dance Festival, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.  Taught: Intermediate Jazz and Beginning Modern Dance, March 25-31, 1998.
 
 

Wolfe, Donald H.

Presided: "Examining Romulus Linney: Research and Response." 1998 Southeastern Theater Conference Convention, Birmingham, AL, March 13, 1998.  Panel Members: John Flemming (Auburn University); Susan S. Cole (Appalachian State University); Romulus Linney (Playwright, New York City).
 
 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies
 
 

Christman, Jonathan H.

Consultant: Lighting Design for Bob Timberlake Gallery, Lexington, NC.  Continuation of a project completed in July 1997.
 
 

Dodding, James H.

Speech and Communication Skills Consultant to the London Business School, England, United Kingdom.  May-December 1997, May 1998.

Speech Adviser and Consultant to the Original Shakespeare Company in preparation for performances at London’s Globe Theatre, London, England, United Kingdom, November-December 1997.

Directed eight intensive courses in Speech and Communications Skills at the London Business School, London, England, United Kingdom, May 1997, October-December 1997, and May 1998.

Broadcast on "Poems Aloud" BBC Programme, London, England, United Kingdom, December 1997.
 
 

Tedford, Harold C.

North Carolina Theatre Conference: Archivist (1982-1998).
 
 

Wolfe, Donald H.

Member, Past Presidents Committee, North Carolina Theatre Conference.

Member, Past Presidents Committee, Southeastern Theatre Conference.

Co-Chair, Convention Restructuring Committee, Southeastern Theatre Conference.

Member, Finance Committee, Southeastern Theatre Conference.
 
 

IV. External Grants Received
 
 

None.