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Brigham Young University. Department of Theatre and Film

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1988-1987

Administrative History

The Department of Theatre and Film (1988-1997) taught classes about film and theatre and also produced theatrical and film productions. The Department was reorganized in 1997 as the Department of Theatre and Media Arts.

The Department of Theatre and Film was organized in 1988. Harold R. Oaks served as Department Chair from 1988 to 1994 and Eric Fielding served from 1994 to 1997. The Department of Theatre and Film was renamed as part of the reorganization of the Department of Theatre, Speech and Cinema in 1988. The two Department Chairs were Harold R. Oaks from 1988 to 1994, and Eric Fielding from 1994 to 1997. The department focused on the teaching and the development of productions related to theatre, speech, and cinematic study. In 1997 the department was reorganized as the Department of Theatre and Media Arts.

Citation

BYU Organizational Project, via WWW, viewed May 13, 2013 (Department of Theatre and Film; 1988-1997; part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, Brigham Young University; previously the Department of Theatre, Speech, and Cinema; in 1997 name changed to Theatre and Media Arts; department chairs were, Harold R. Oaks (1988-1994) and Eric Fielding (1994-1997); fostered disciplined scholars and artist, committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ, who so excel in their personal conduct and professional skill that they are sought as models of leadership, inspiration and achievement, also to provide comprehensive programs designed to produce graduates and products that delight, edify, and enlarge the human spirit; the Department of Theatre and Film was directly managed by a Department Chair who was under the direction of the College Dean)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts administrative records, 1965-1978

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the administration of the Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts from 1965 to 1978. Materials include correspondence between the head of the department, minutes of meetings, and materials related to the different activities and programs. Dated 1965-1978.
Dates: 1965-1978

Department of Theatre and Film chair records, 1973-1994

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the activites of the department head of the Department of Theatre and Film from 1973 to 1994. The materials include the correspondence, project proposals and updates, and minutes of meetings. Dated 1973-1994.
Dates: 1973-1994

Department of Theatre and Film production records, 1938-1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the production of plays performed by the Department of Theatre and Film. Materials include scripts, production notes, financial records, and call sheets. Dated 1938-1991.
Dates: 1938-1991

Department of Theatre and Film publications and meeting minutes, 1965-1996

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to publications and publicity efforts of the Department of Theatre and Film. Materials include publicity notes, meeting minutes, and brochures for theatre productions. Dated 1965-1996.
Dates: 1965-1996

Department of Theatre and Film records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180
Scope and Contents Contains materials from the Department of Theatre and Film from 1938 to 1997. The materials focus on theatrical and film productions. It documents the day-to-day functioning of the department, the theatrical productions put on by the department, the student film festival Final Cut, and the activities of various faculty members.
Dates: 1938-1997

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 Final Cut records, 1992-1996

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1180 Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials in this series are related to the Final Cut video festival. Materials include scripts, presentation programs and notes about the different films presented. Dated 1992-1996.
Dates: 1992-1996

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 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