THEATRE DEPARTMENT

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY

JULY 1, 1999 TO JUNE 30, 2000

I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.         Papers and Presentations

III.       Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.       External Grants Received

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Andrews, Sharon

 

July 1999: Actor, Legend and Legacy, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

 

August 1999: Director, Miss Drake Proceeds To Supper by Julianne Homekey, American Theatre In Higher Education New Play Development Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

 

October 1999: Editor and contributor, Why Not Ask Shakespeare: A Tribute to Dr. Ronald Watkins, printed by Wake Forest University.

 

October 1999: Co-producer, script writer and narrator of CD, Why Not Ask Shakespeare: Selections from lectures by Dr. Ronald Watkins, OBE.

 

28 January – 4 February 2000: Director, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Winston-Salem Little Theatre.

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

August 1999: Design Liaison, National Black Theater Festival

 

September 1999: Lighting Designer, Goodbye, My Fancy, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

November 1999: Lighting Designer, Arcadia, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

November 1999: Lighting Designer, Fall Faculty & Guest Artist Concert, Wake Forest Dance Company

 

January 2000: Scenic Designer, Of Mice and Men, Winston Salem Little Theater

 

January 2000: Scenic Designer, Twilight: Los Angles, 1992, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

January 2000: Lighting Designer, Twilight: Los Angles, 1992, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2000: Lighting Designer, H.M.S. Pinafore, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2000: Lighting Designer, Spring Concert, Wake Forest Dance Company

 

April 2000: Lighting Designer, Period and Style for the Theatre video featuring James Dodding, Wake Forest University Theatre.

 

June 2000: Lighting Designer/Stage Manager, Alban Elved Dance Company

 

Curry, Jane Kathleen

 

Book review: “Early Women Dramatists, 1550-1800” by Margarete Rubik in Theatre Journal (March 2000): 148-149.

 

24 September – 3 October 1999: Director, Goodbye, My Fancy, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

22 March 2000: Coordinator/ reader, “A Celebration of Women Artists: Works Portraying the Seasons”, Brendle Recital Hall, Wake Forest University.

 

Davis, Brook

 

July and August 1999: Director, My Mother Said I Never Should, Collective Theatre, Winston-Salem.

 

October 1999: Director, Suddenly Last Summer, Theatre Alliance, Winston-Salem.

 

November 1999: Acting Coach, Arcadia, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

Friedenberg, John E. R.

 

August 1999: Coordinator National Black Theatre Festival – Wake Forest University MainStage, Ring Theatre & Brendle Recital Hall

 

September 1999: Producer, Goodbye My Fancy, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

October 1999: Editor, Why Not Ask Shakespeare: A Tribute to Dr. Ronald Watkins, printed by Wake Forest University.

 

October 1999: Producer/Designer of CD, Why Not Ask Shakespeare: Selections from lectures by Dr. Ronald Watkins, OBE.

 

November 1999: Producer, Arcadia, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

January 2000: Producer, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2000: Producer, H.M.S. Pinafore, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Theatre: Its Art and Craft.  San Diego, CA: Collegiate Press, 1999.

 

Performer, BBT ’99: The Richard Brautigan Basement Tapes.

 

November 1999: Acting Coach, Arcadia, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

February 2000: Director, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

Lucas, Nina

 

November 1999: Solo performance, April, choreographed by NCSA Faculty Brenda Daniels, Fall/Faculty Guest Artist Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

November 1999: Producer, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2000: Producer, Spring Dance Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

Collaborated with Katherine Boyes - Performance 2000 - Choreographed and performed new work entitled: “Autumn” and choreographed new work entitled: “Spring” music by Betty Jackson King.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

30 May- 31 July 1999: Head of costume crafts, Santa Fe Opera, Carmen, Countess Maritiza, Idomendo, Ariadne Auf Naxos, and The Dialogue of the Carmelites, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

 

25 August – 25 September 1999: “Designs for the Theatre”, exhibit, Wake Forest University Art Gallery.

     

22 October 1999: Costumes, Watkins celebration, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University.

 

November 1999: Costume Designer, Arcadia, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

March 2000: Set Designer, HMS Pinafore, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2000: Costumes, “Period and Style for the Theatre” video, Wake Forest University.

 

April 2000: Graphic designer, DonDay celebration, Wake Forest University.

 

Wolfe, Donald

Regular Column, “Theatre Bytes, ” SETC News,” Southeastern Theatre Conference, Greensboro, NC

 

November 1999: Director, Arcadia, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

II. Papers and Presentations

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

Workshop Presentation: “Integration of Technology into Teaching Theater”, United States Institute of Theater Technology Southeast Section Fall Master Class, Wake Forest University, 10-11 September 1999.

 

Presentation: “Production Poster Design Project for Teaching Design Principles” Education Commission Poster Session, United States Institute of Theater Technology National Conference, Denver, CO, 22-25 March 2000.

 

Curry, Jane Kathleen

 

Chaired panel: “Turn of the Century Practices: Eminent Actors, Actresses’ Activism, and Conspicuous Consumption.” Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Toronto, 28-31 July 1999.

 

Paper: “Mirrors and Portraits: Dramatic Literature in the First Year Seminar.” as part of panel “Teaching Dramatic Literature across the Curriculum,” Blue Ridge International Conference on the Humanities and Arts, Appalachian State University, 13-15 April 2000.

 

Davis, Brook

 

Paper: “Women’s Work: Constance D’Arcy Mackay as  Feminist, Artist, and Advocate.” Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Toronto, July 1999.

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Paper: “Playing the True Woman: Comedy, Privacy, and the Media.” American Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Toronto, July 1999.

 

Paper: “Thinking Inside the Box: Decoding the Visual,” for The (Mis)Representation of Science and Technology in Film:  Genetic Engineering, Cloning, and other Technologically Altered Bodies.  Wake Forest University, October 1999.

 

Lucas, Nina

 

Presenter: American College Dance Festival Association Southeast Region, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia, 15-19 March 2000.

 

Adjudicator: “Paradox” Choreographed by Andre Tyson, Guest Faculty.

 

Taught:  Beginning and Intermediate Jazz Dance and Beginning Modern Dance Technique.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

Co-chair: United States Institute for Theatre Technology – Southeast Section Fall Master Class, Wake Forest University, 10-11 September 1999.

 

Presentation: Costume designs,“ Design South” session, Southeast Theatre Conference, Norfolk, VA, 2-4 March 2000.

 

Presentation: “Teaching and Illustrating the Design Process for Closer Than Ever Using Power Point”, Education Commission Poster session, United States Institute for Theatre Technology National Conference, Denver, CO, 22-25 March 2000.

 

Session assistant: “Mask making-from the affordable to the exotic”, United States Institute for Theatre Technology National Conference, Denver, CO, 22-25 March 2000.

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

Architectural Designer, configuration of the Ring Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

Curry, Jane Kathleen

 

Immediate Past Chair (ex-officio member of executive comm.), Theatre History Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Third level/Expert reader, Theatre Topics, Johns Hopkins University Press

 

Wolfe, Donald

 

Past-President, Southeastern Theatre Conference

 

Finance Committee, Southeastern Theatre Conference

 

Board of Directors, North Carolina Theatre Conference

 

IV. External Grants Received