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MICHAEL J. HOOD. Papers; 1976-1999. 5 cu. ft.

Michael J. Hood obtained his bachelors degree from Arizona State University in 1972, and his master of arts and master of fine arts degrees from the University of New Orleans in 1975. He came to Alaska in 1976 to join the faculty of the University of Alaska Anchorage as a professor in the Department of Theater. Professor Hood has directed numerous plays for the university and other community and professional theater companies, and has received recognition for outstanding direction from the American College Theater Festival for his productions of What the Butler Saw, The Bat, and Rapier and Dagger. He has served as a member of the American Theater Association board of nominations, and as vice president of the Northwest Drama Conference. He is also a member of several organizations including the American Council on Quebec Studies, the Northwest Drama Conference, the Western Social Sciences Association, the Society of American Fight Directors, and the Association for Theater in Higher Education. His university service at the University of Alaska Anchorage has included serving as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, president of the University Assembly, and chair of the Department of Theater. He has been listed in Outstanding Young Men of America.

This collection consists of papers relating to Michael Hood's career at UAA, including faculty review materials, his theater activities at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and the construction of the new UAA Arts building. Included are production books from various UAA theater productions containing production scripts, rehearsal schedules, lists of props and costumes, audition sheets, and other similar types of records. There are also prompt scripts, which include actor movement, sound, and light cue prompt scripts from various UAA theater productions. Building construction materials include plans, drawings, and equipment requests. The faculty reviews include reports, forms, vita, class syllabi, letters of recommendation, and theater reviews used to evaluate his performance as a professor at UAA. Photographs in the collection include 176 prints and negatives. The collection also contains artifacts relating to various productions.

Presented to the archives by Michael J. Hood in 1991. A deed of gift was signed in 1991. Papers were added in 1992.

HMC-0383
JAS (1993)
KRH (2000)

Inventory:

Series 1. Faculty Reviews and Evaluations; 1980-1991.
1. Annual Review; 1982-1983, 1983-1984.
2. Annual Review; 1984-1985.
3. Annual Review; 1985-1986.
4. Departmental Evaluation; 1986 (1 of 2).
5. Departmental Evaluation; 1986 (2 of 2).
6. Promotional Review; 1985-1986 (1 of 3).
7. Promotional Review; 1985-1986 (2 of 3).
8. Promotional Review; 1985-1986 (3 of 3).
9. Periodic Review; 1990-1991.
10. Duplicates; 1980-1991. (1 of 4)
11. Duplicates; 1980-1991. (2 of 4)
12. Duplicates; 1980-1991. (3 of 4)
13. Duplicates; 1980-1991. (4 of 4)

Series 2. Department Production Files; 1991-1996.

Series 2a. Production Books; 1982-1989.
1. Canterbury Tales; n.d.
2. Three One-Acts By Arabella; November 1982.
3. Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; April 1983 (1 of 2).
4. Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; April 1983 (2 of 2).
5. The Bat; October 1983, February 1984 (1 of 2).
6. The Bat; October 1983, February 1984 (2 of 2).
7. The Glass Menagerie; February 1984 (1 of 2).
8. The Glass Menagerie; February 1984 (2 of 2).
9. Shootout in Keystone Canyon; Summer 1985 (1of 2).
10. Shootout in Keystone Canyon; Summer 1985 (2 of 2).
11. Much Ado About Nothing; February 1986 (1 of 2).
12. Much Ado About Nothing; February 1986 (2 of 2).
13. Shootout at the Keystone Canyon; Summer 1986 (1 of 2).
14. Shootout at the Keystone Canyon; Summer 1986 (2 of 2).
15. Macbeth; October 1986. (1 of 2)
16. Macbeth; October 1986. (2 of 2)
17. Equus - Bright Nights Summer Rep; Summer 1987 (1 of 2).
18. Equus - Bright Nights Summer Rep; Summer 1987 (2 of 2).
19. Story Theatre - Bright Nights Summer Rep; Summer 1987.
20. The Nerd/On the Verge - Bright Nights Summer Rep; Summer 1989.
21. True West; January-February 1990.
22. A Piece of My Heart; 1991 (1 of 2)
23. A Piece of My Heart; 1991 (2 of 2)
24. The Imaginary Invalid; February 1992. (1 of 3)
25. The Imaginary Invalid; February 1992. (2 of 3)
26. The Imaginary Invalid; February 1992. (3 of 3)
27. Richard III; 1994.

Subseries 2b. Production Files; n.d., 1982-1988.
1. Clytemnstra; n.d. (1 of 2)
2. Clytemnstra; n.d. (2 of 2)
3. Romeo and Juliet; n.d.
4. The Lark, Photos; 1979. (36 color prints)
5. Three One Acts by Arrabal; 1982.
6. Valdez Theatre Festival, Photos; 1985. (2 b&w prints, 7 b&w contact print sheets)
7. Macbeth, Photos; 1986. (2 b&w prints)
8. Three Penny Opera, Photos; 1988. (12 b&w prints, 24 B7w 120mm negs.)
9. Farther West; 1989.
10. Farther West, Photos; 1989. (2 b&w prints, 3 b&w contact print sheets, 68 b&w 35mm negs.)

Subseries 2c. Prompt Scripts; n.d., 1980, 1983-1984, 1990.
1. The Lady's Not For Burning; n.d.
2. What the Butler Saw; n.d.
3. Little Mary Sunshine - actor movement cues; April-May 1978.
4. She Stoops to Conquer - actor movement cues; Fall 1978.
5. When You Comin Back, Red Ryder? - actor movement cures; 1979.
6. The Hostage - sound and light cues; Spring 1980.
7. The Hostage - actor movement cues; Spring 1980.
8. Rashamon - sound and light cues; Fall 1980.
9. Rashamon - actor movement cues; Fall 1980.
10. The Bat; October 1983, February 1984.
11. True West; January-February 1990.
12. Shortridge; 1992.

Subseries 2d. Posters; n.d., 1979-1996. (OVERSIZE)
1. Dennis Oppenheim, "Image Intervention: Sculpture Installation", UAA, signed by artist; 1984.
2. Poster in Russian; n.d.
3. True West, in Russian; 1994.
4. Valdez city map, cartoon; 1985.
5. Chicago, UAA; 1979.
6. Shootout at Keystone Canyon, UAA production at Valdez Civic Center; 1985.
7. Shootout at Keystone Canyon, UAA production at Valdez Civic Center, signed by cast and crew; 1985.
8. Unidentified photo, men in army uniforms; n.d.
9. The Comedy of Errors, UAA; n.d.
10. I Hate Hamlet, UAA; October 1995.
11. Love's Labour's Lost, UAA; April 1996. (2 copies)
12. True West, UAA; n.d.
13. Alaska Native Plays Contest, UAA; 1992.
14. Farther West, UAA; n.d. (2 copies)
15. Macbeth, UAA; n.d. (4 copies)
16. Artwork from Love's Labour's Lost, UAA; 1996.

Subseries 2e. Scenic drawings and ground plans; 1991, 1996. (OVERSIZE)
1. Arms and the Man, Act I, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
2. Arms and the Man, Scene 2, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
3. Arms and the Man, Act I, ground plan, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
4. Arms and the Man, Act I, ground plan, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
5. Arms and the Man, Act I, ground plan, by Frank Bebey; 1991. (4 items)
6. Arms and the Man, Act III, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
7. Arms and the Man, Act III Library, Act II Garden, Act I Bedroom, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
8. Arms and the Man, Act II, ground plan, by Frank Bebey; 1991.
9. Love's Labour's Lost, set design, by Frank Bebey; 1996.

Subseris 2f. Publications; 1990-1993.
1. Department Brochure; 1991-1992.
2. Season Program; 1991-1992.
3. Association for Theatre in Higher Education; 1991.
4. Northwest Drama Conference; 1990, 1993.
5. Northwest Theatre Review, Vol. 1; 1993.
6. Miscellaneous; n.d.

Series 3. New Arts Building; 1981-1986.

Subseries 3a. General Construction Files; 1981-1986.
1. Building Plans; n.d., 1984, 1985. (9 items in OVERSIZE).
2. Photograph of conceptual drawing; n.d.
3. CLOB, general; 1981-1986.
4. Project Planning; 1981-1982.
5. Preliminary Master Plan; 1982.
6. Project Program; 1982.
7. Project Planning guide; 1982.
8. Project Planning Guide; 1983.
9. Construction Analysis; 1984.
10. Correspondence, CAS academic progra,; 1983.
11. Correspondence, Diana Durst, 1982-1983. (1 of 2)
12. Correspondence, Diana Durst, 1982-1983. (2 of 2)
13. Space Usage; 1982. (1 of 2)
14. Space Usage; 1982. (2 of 2)
15. Safety inspections; 1986.
16. PDM Checklist; n.d.
17. Photographs; n.d. (7 color prints, 1 4x5, color neg., 12 color, 120mm negs.)
18. Miscellaneous; n.d.

Subseries 3b. Equipment Files; 1984-1986.
1. General; 1986.
2. Art Supplies; 1985.
3. Audio/Visual; 1985.
4. Audio/Visual; 1986.
5. Audio/Visual, bid guidelines; 1986.
6. Cable and Video; 1986
7. Carpet extractor; 1986.
8. Ceramics Studio; 1984.
9. Computers; 1986.
10. Enterprise metal lathe; 1986.
11. Fly Loft; 1983-1984.
12. Hand tools; 1986.
13. Lighting; 1986.
14. Lithography press; 1986.
15. Media equipment package; 1986.
16. Microcomputer graphics; 1986.
17. Move-in support; 1986.
18. Music; 1986.
19. Pipe Organ; 1985.
20. Rough Terrain Lift Truck; 1986.
21. Safety systems; n.d.
22. Scaffold Tallescope and Economy Polecat; 1986.
23. Scene Shop; 1984.
24. Sculpture Studio; 1984.
25. Security; 1986.
26. Sound system; 1985.
27. Timbales; 1986.
28. Welding; 1986.

Series 4. Computer Disks; n.d., 1986-1996.

Subseris 4a. 5.5 inch floppy disks, unreadable, n.d, 1986, 1987, 1989.
Disk Titles:
1. Correspondence; Fall 1989.
2. Canada/Combat/Insurance; n.d.
3. Form B; n.d.
4. YTERM Vers 0.06; July 1987.
5. Lotus 123 System Disk Backup; n.d.
6. WS Backup; n.d.
7. No Title; n.d.
8. As You Like It, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Disk 12); n.d.
9. No Title; n.d.
10. Form Tool; n.d.
11. D.O.S.; n.d.
12. WS & Tools; n.d.
13. Farther West; n.d.
14. Val Sort; n.d.
15. No Title; n.d.
16. File #3, Space/Art; n.d.
17. DATA, WS, Spring 96; 1986.

Subseris 4b. 3.25 inch disks, MAC format; n.d., 1987-1996.
Disk Titles and File Lists:
1. Theatre - no files; n.d.

2. Projects 1991-1992; 1991-1993.
ACQS 9/4/91
ATHE 2/28/92
ATY Combat Proposal 7/8/92
ATY/CTC/UAA 9/3/91
CANADA 7/8/92
Gender Issues 12/31/91
Memoform 3/18/92
NWDC 7/8/92
Personal 7/8/92
Repere 7/8/92
Scrap file 9/12/93
Season 91-92 9/6/91
Sporre2 4/22/92
Spurr Cpnservatory 2/2/92
STC 1992 1/28/92
Student Positions 9/8/91
Theatre in Schools 1/17/92
Theatre Managers 7 /15/92
Undofile 9/12/93
VOICE 11/15/93

3. Travel; n.d.
anatolyP
Suave
anatoly3
visa/Y-S
Scholarship
pamela yes
lara
Scholarship yes
Sara
Chris
Charity
anatoly4
Solock/ATY
anatoly6
lomefax
diddyaty

4. No files; n.d.

5. ACTF; 1993-1994.
Schedules 10/13/93
ACTF 11/10/93
Adjudications 10/13/93
Louis Burke 2/25/94

6. Curriculum; 1990-1991.
Acting/Curriculum 9/17/91
Agenda 3/8/90
Class Schedule 11/12/90
Copy of Courses 7/1/91
Courses 10/8/90
Curriculum/proj. 7/10/91
Recommendation 7/19/90
Robertanote 9/17/91
Work Schedule 7/12/91

7. Shakespeare2; 1993.
Comedy of Errors 2/11/93
Julius Caesar 2/11/93
Romeo and Juliet 2/11/93
The Taming of the Shrew 2/11/93

8. Letters; 1992-1993, 1996.
Faceval 9/9/92
Garypraise 5/8/92
Leroy/seattle 2/17/96
Leroy/send 2/17/96
Leroy/text 2/17/96
marina 5/11/92
nikki 6/4/92
Pat and Don 5/22/92
Symptoms 2/13/93

9. Love's Labour's Lost Back; 1995-1996.
111 1 1/24/96
111 2 2/1/96
111 3 2/1/96
111 4 2/1/96
111 5 2/1/96
111synopsis 2/1/96
Love's Labour's Lost 9/25/95

10. No Files; n.d.

11. Theatre; n.d. 1992-1995.
Dean/Problems 8/22/2034?
Practicum 8/21/2034?
CABARET 8/21/2034?
CostumeSuper 8/19/2017?
Shotlet 3/10/95
de teraa 10/17/94
Season 93-94 8/15/94
Season Budgets 8/15/94
Donor Letter 7/12/94
Donation 7 /12/94
AGENDA 5/10/94
Season 94-95 5/9/94
Sara 5/5/94
Lara 5/5/94
Hiller/43306 4/25/94
Alexislet 4/20/94
Shafferthanks 3/8/94
Sandrapraise 3/3/94
Barnett 3/2/94
Shawnlet 2/23/94
STUDENT HELP 1/24/94
ACTF 1/24/94
LETTERS 1/24/94
VON RICHTHOFEN 1/24/94
MAJORS 1/24/94
SUMMER 94 1/24/94
HSRECRUIT 1/24/94
Development 11/30/93
ARTS ED 10/15/93
Curriculum 10/15/93
Faculty 10/15/93
Classes/FTE 93 10/13/93
WORKING 9/9/93
Jazz Week 8/20/93
DANCE 8/20/93
SEASON 92-93 8/12/93
Perf. Eval 7/12/93
USUAA 1/3/93
ITALY 12/16/92
TEMPLATES 12/13/92
BROCHURE 1/1/1904?

12. CANADA; 1992-1993, 1995.
94Activities 6/5/95
ACQS 7/8/92
ACQS2 2/14/93
CANADA 7/8/92
Canalas 8/20/95
Canfile 8/21/95
Cansyl 8/28/95
CTR Draft 8/21/95
DEFELICE 2/14/93
LECTURE 2/14/93
MARGINS 2/14/93
Murrell 8/31/95
REPERE 2/14/93
Rewa 8/9/95
Short 9/31/95
VOICE 11/15/93

13. THR 111; 1994-1995.
111/93/notes 6/25/95
design notes 12/5/94
THR 111 8/11/95
Worksheet/111 6/13/95

14. Theatre Back, See #11.

15. R 3; 1994-1995.
Plots 2/24/94
R3 Cut 1/28/94
Richard Comp 1/4/95
RICHARD III 1/16/94
Shotgallery 4/7/95
SHOTRIDGE 4/30/95

16. System; 1987, 1990.
System Folder 8/18/87
Teach Text 1/15/87
Update Folder 1/15/87
Utilities Folder 1/15/90

17. Michael Back2; 1993-1994.
Article 2/28/94
Aty/kimball 2/4/94
Gray/emer 2/16/94
Hanley/film 8/22/2034?
Jesselet 12/7/93
LaurieMclet 4/18/94
Louis Burke 2/25/94
Michael/Back 8/11/94

18. No Files; n.d.

19. No Files; n.d.

20. 1991-1992 Michael; 1991-1992.
490let 4/15/92
50minutefax 3/3/92
91-92 Agenda 4/6/92
91-92 Budget 8/18/92
access/ps 4/6/92
actstyle2 1/13/92
anchorfax 12/9/91
Armns and the Man 12/18/91
Arms/advis 1/14/92
Arms review 1/14/92
ARTS 1/10/92
Artsops 12/17/91
Behrend/airfare 10/4/91
Benton 1/16/92
Bjartmarsdttir 4/7/92
Bobfax 10/8/91
Boldonlet 5/7/92
Briody/eggert 5/6/92
Briody final 5/6/92
Briody let 5/6/92
Burn this copy 1/21/92
Burton 3/30/92
Butterfield fax 6/11/92
Cacy 1/16/92
CAROL FAX 6/11/92
Christal Cover 1/22/92
Class schedule 4/14/92
Cwauditions 9/1/92
Dahllet 3/31/92
Dance 9/8/91
Defelice/Note 5/15/91
Evlet 6/15/92
Evlet2 6/15/92
Fowlerlet 5/7/92
Gierbrian 3/6/92
Gregglet 5/7/92
Guestdirector 4/3/92
Hand 1/16/92
Heatherlet 4/30/92
Heidilet 12/12/91
Hucks 1/16/92
Irafax 1/9/92
Jeffmlet 4/30/92
Kenaicourse 4/1/92
Kglet 4/16/92
Kitlet 4/30/92
Kuhnercanwe? 3/20/92
La guerre 1/28/92
Lazzellvisit 4/7/92
Letterhead 4/16/92
Marisalet 4/21/92
Martycomp 10/31/91
Mead 1/16/92
NATIVE FLYER 6/11/92
New Students 1/16/92
Nwdc greet 1/13/92
Patricehelp 2/17/92
Peg/dean 12/30/91
Persdraft 12/18/91
Policy 10/4/91
Redhot 5/7/92
Reneefax 6/11/92
Reperethtle 11/15/91
Rita fax 6/11/92
Russia cover 10/7/91
Season 91-192 10/4/91
Season short 5/5/92
Seasonsug 3/21/92
Shanonlet 10/1/91
Specht letter 11/19/91
Strange visions 3/5/92
Susan uter 10/1/91
t.i.s. budget 12/31/91
tice 1/16/92
time val 2/12/92
tomtour 4/7/92
trigmemo 2/19/92
trigmirror 5/19/92
trinco 1/16/92
varirequest 5/13/92
wemmerus perf. Review 2/13/92
whitt 1/16/92
young 1/16/92

21. No Files; n.d.

22. No Files; n.d.

23. SHAKESPEARE; n.d., 1993.
Hamlet 8/21/2034?
Othello 2/11/93
The Tempest 2/1//93

24. No Files; n.d.

25. No Files; n.d.

26. No Files. n.d.

Series 5. Artifacts; n.d.

Sweatshirts.
1. "UAA, University of Alaska Department of Theatre", black with green and yellow print; n.d.
2. "UAA Theater, What the Butler Saw", maroon with yellow print; n.d.
3. "Hotel Paradis, sil vous plait…Plus de Fromage!", red with white printing; n.d.
4. "The Death of Von Richthofen as Witnessed from Earth, UAA Theater", maroon with yellow and blue printing; 1993-1994.
5. "Society of American Fight Directors", gray with black writing; n.d.
6. "The Country Wife", T-shirt, white with black and red printing; n.d.
Props:
7. Executioner's Mask; n.d.