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Department of Dramatic Arts records on Romeo and Juliet, 1963, 1968

 File — Carton: 3, Folder: 4-5, 35-36
Identifier: UA 5646 Series 2 File 54

Scope and Contents

Contains color slides, costume designs and other production notes from Brigham Young University's productions of Romeo and Juliet. Dated 1963 and 1968.


  • 1963
  • 1968


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearance. Permission to publish material from Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts theatrical production records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Department of Dramatic Arts (1961-1968) focused on preparing students for teaching in schools and to meet the competition in professional theatre, radio and television.

The Department of Dramatic Arts was established following the split of the Dept. of Speech and Dramatic Arts. The department was housed within the College of Fine Arts and then, in 1964, the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Those who served as Department Chairmen were: Harold I. Hansen (1961-1966) and Lael J. Woodbury. In 1968 the curriculum taught in the Department of Dramatic Arts became part of the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts.

The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was under the jurisdiction of the College of Fine Arts (1961-1964), as well as the College of Fine Arts and Communications (1964-1968).

Biographical History

Beverly Jean Warner (1938-2011) was the Head Costume designer and Theatre Arts professor at Brigham Young University.

Beverly Jean Warner was born in Petaluma, California to Edwin and Evalena Warner on October 30, 1938. Warner was involved in many aspects of theatre production. She was a makeup artist, theater director, seamstress, playwrite and costume designer. She died in Willits, California in 2011.


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