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Brigham Young University. Department of Theatre and Media Arts

 Organization

Administrative History

The Department of Theatre and Media Arts (1997- ) teaches classes about theatre, cinema, artistic criticism and performance skills at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

The Department of Theatre and Media Arts was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications beginning in 1997. Previously, it was known as the Department of Theatre and Film. The Department Chairs include: Eric Fielding from 1997 to 1998, Robert A. Nelson from 1998 to 2005, Rodger D. Sorensen from 2004 to 2011, and Wade Hollingshaus is the current TMA department chair.

Citation

BYU organizational history website, May 13, 2011 (Department of Theatre and Media Arts; part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, 1997; previously Department of Visual Arts; Department of Theatre and Media Arts managed by a Department Chair under the direction of the College Dean; Department Chairs: Eric Fielding (1997-1998), Robert A. Nelson (1998-2005), Rodger D. Sorensen (2005-present))

Rodger D. Sorensen CV, Nov. 17, 2015 (Rodger D. Sorensen was TMA department chair from 2004 to 2011)

Department of Theatre and Media Arts faculty and staff profiles, Nov. 17, 2015 (Wade Hollingshaus is current TMA department chair)

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

College of Fine Arts and Communications departmental photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5615
Scope and Contents Materials include three departmental photographs depicting faculty members of the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University, including faculty from the Theatre and Media Arts Department, the Dance Department, and the School of Music. Dated 2009-2011.
Dates: 2009-2011

Ivan A. Crosland papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5315
Scope and Contents Collection contains dramatic scripts, student team papers, and grade transcripts of Crosland from 1957 to 1970.
Dates: approximately 1957-1970

Department of Theatre and Media Arts administrative files, 1986-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5575 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains questionnaires from the Higher Education Arts Data Services, meeting minutes, and forum and newsletter archives. Dates range from 1986 to 2010.
Dates: 1986-2010

Department of Theatre and Media Arts Film Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5605
Scope and Contents Contains committee member files, project review information, meeting minutes, and reports produced by the Department of Theatre and Media Arts Film Committee from 1999 to 2010.
Dates: 1999-2010

Department of Theatre and Media Arts newsletters, publicity, and project proposals records, 1991-1997

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180 Series 7
Scope and Contents Materials in this series are related to publicity, newsletters and project proposals from the Department of Theatre and Film. Materials include pamphlets and posters for theatrical productions, newsletters about film productions and project proposals for both theatrical and film productions. Materials focus on the materials produced to inform the campus community and public about upcoming film and theatrical productions made by the Department of Theatre and Film. Dated 1991-1997.
Dates: 1991-1997

Department of Theatre and Media Arts production case files, 2000-2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5697 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains case files on play productions done by the Department of Theatre and Media Arts at Brigham Young University. Included are scripts, rehearsal schedules, production costs, and other information pertaining to the productions. Materials date from 2000 to 2012.
Dates: 2000-2012

Department of Theatre and Media Arts production records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5697
Scope and Contents Contains case files on and videorecordings of play productions done by the Department of Theatre and Media Arts at Brigham Young University. Included are information pertaining to the productions such as scripts and budget records and the videorecordings are found on DVDs and videotapes. Materials date from 1951 to 2012, bulk from 1989 to 2012.
Dates: 1951-2012; Majority of material found within 1989-2012

Department of Theatre and Media Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5575
Scope and Contents Contains syllabi from various classes within the Department of Theatre and Media Arts. Also included are questionnaires from the Higher Education Arts Data Services, meeting minutes, and forum archives. Materials date from 1986 to 2010.
Dates: 1986-2010

Department of Theatre and Media Arts scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5645
Scope and Contents Contains various clippings, publications, and other materials from the department. Materials focus on the productions and activities of the department. Dates range from 1952 to 2005.
Dates: 1952-2005

Department of Theatre and Media Arts syllabi, 1995-2006

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5575 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains syllabi and class outlines from various classes within the Department of Theatre and Media Arts. Dates range from 1995 to 2006.
Dates: 1995-2006