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University of Alaska Anchorage Records
Guide to the UAA. Department of Theatre and Dance records.

Collection number: UAA-0101.
Creating office: UAA. Department of Theatre and Dance.
Series title: UAA. Department of Theatre and Dance records.
Dates: 1970-2012.
Volume of series: 3.2 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Series summary: Records of the UAA Department  of Theatre and Dance records.

Administrative history:
Not available at this time.

Agency functions:
The Department of Theatre and Dance provides curriculum on the subject and skills in theatre and dance. Subjects reflected in the curriculum include acting, directing, stagecraft, scene design, lighting, costuming, makeup, dramatic, literature, theatre history, dramatic theory and criticism, and playwriting. In addition, the theatre program performs major productions throughout the year. The dance program offers a BA in Theatre with a dance emphasis and a dance minor. Dance curriculum ranges from fundamentals of ballet, theory and improvisation, and dance for musical theatre.

Series description:
This collection contains posters and photographs created by or for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s productions. The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 contains production posters that date from 1970 to 2012. Series 2 contains photographs of the productions and programs, such as “Theatre in the Schools.” Photograph prints range in size, from 5x6 to oversize, and are in black and white or color.

Arrangement: Materials are divided into two series by type. Within each series, materials are in rough chronological order.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Preferred citation: UAA. Department of Theatre and Dance records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
Department of Theatre and Dance. Last accessed October 8, 2013. http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/theatreanddance/

Current records: The UAA Department of Theatre and Dance hold current records of the department.

Related materials: For more archival materials related to the UAA Department of Theatre and Dance, please review the Michael J. Hood papers, the Frank A. Bebey theatre production papers, and the UAA University Relations photographs. For other performing arts collections in the Archives, please review the Performing Arts collections topic guide.

Custodial history: The production posters were transferred to the Archives in 2013. The production photographs were transferred to the Archives in 2013.

Processing information: This collection was described by Mariecris Gatlabayan in 2013.

Series 1: Production posters; 1970-2012. 2.0 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

1

Production posters.

1970-2000

2

Production posters

2000-2012

Series 2: Photographs; 1970-2011. 1.2 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

3/1-3/15

Production photographs.

undated

3/16

Unidentified production photographs.

Undated

3/17

“Theatre in the Schools”- Laine Dreas.

Undated

3/18

Chinese Youth Goodwill Mission.

Undated

3/19

Digital photographs on CD.

Undated

4/1-4/31

Photograph prints of productions.

1980-2011

5

Oversized photographs print of productions.

1980-2011