Metten, Charles L.
Charles "Chuck" Metten graduated from from University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. and a M.A. (1951, 1952), and from University of Iowa with a PhD in 1960. He began teaching at Brigham Young University in 1962, and later served as the department chair (1974-1979) in the Department of Theatre and Media Arts. Prior to serving as the department chair, he served as associate director of BYU's Honors Program from 1970-1972. Metten is known for developing BYU's first film courses.
Metten was also involved in the Hill Cumorah Pageant as an artistic director in 1988, with the additional responsibility to oversee the unified artistic creation of all aspects of the new pageant.
After 35 years at BYU, Metten retired in 1996 and later took a position at Southern Utah University, where he became the founding dean of the institution's College of Performing and Visual Arts. His time at SUU came to a close when Metten retired in 2004.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contains materials 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.
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.
Contains materials related to theatrical productions performed at the Pardoe Theatre. Materials include scripts, photographs, production notes and handbills. The materials cover the preparations for the production, the development and casting and the final staging of the various play and productions that were performed at the Pardoe Theatre on Brigham Young University campus. Dated 1978-1986.