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Candid Photos: JMC Theatre Students (Sears Eldredge)


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4 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
Album viewed 623 times

Mask Characterization Class (Sears Eldredge)


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Photos from a class in mask characterization - conducted by Sears Eldredge at least twice.

10 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
Album viewed 512 times

JMC Theatre: Masked Drama Workshop (1972)


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Students researched various historical / cultural groups, sculpted their own masks based on traditional models, and employed them in three plays.

19 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2010
Album viewed 642 times

JMC Theatre: Labyrinth II (1973)


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Labyrinth II - An experiment in environmental theatre, 1973.

14 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
Album viewed 522 times

JMC Theatre: Balm in Gilead (1974)


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JMC Experimental Theatre’s first production in McDonel Kiva. A large ensemble cast in a show with multiple plots and lots of overlapping dialogue. Very difficult for the actors, but they did splendidly.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
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JMC Theatre: In the Bright Existence (1974 and 1976)


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In The Bright Existence (1974: McDonel Kiva; 1976: on tour) - an original adaptation of the Quiche Maya Book of Counsel as translated by Munro S. Edmundson (Tulane) and the Mesoamerican Institute. A huge undertaking with a very large ensemble of students. The second production two years later was JMC’s contribution to the University’s Bi-centennial Celebration.

25 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
Album viewed 613 times

JMC Theatre: Two Japanese Noh Dramas (1975)


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Two Noh plays produced in 1975 - Birds of Sorrow and Birdcatchers in Hades. The JMC troupe performed these plays in the sanctuary of Edgewood Church in East Lansing.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
Album viewed 516 times

JMC Theatre: Megan Terry's Home (1976)


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Megan Terry’s Home, or Future Soap — a multimedia production — McDonel Kiva. Megan Terry’s science-fiction meditation on the possible future effects of over population.

15 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2010
Album viewed 541 times

JMC Theatre: The Bacchae (1977)


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The Bacchae — Euripides — McDonel Kiva (1977)

As I think the pictures illustrate, a very powerfully acted show.

12 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2010
Album viewed 606 times

JMC Theatre: Chautauqua (1977)


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Chautauqua: Rediscovering the American Land — tour show for the Kellogg Center for Continuing Education, created by former JMC Dean, Gordon Rohman. Student actors from JMC mixed with several faculty from other MSU units to create this traveling Chautauqua show. We toured to five (I think it was) cities in Michigan.

5 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2010
Album viewed 617 times

JMC Theatre: Rivalry Potlatch (1977)


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The Rivalry Potlatch: Anthropology & Drama II — McDonel Kiva -- Pam Holcomb, an anthropologist, and I team-taught this course.

This took place in the second term of the two-term course investigating the possible roots of drama around the globe.

6 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2010
Album viewed 563 times

JMC Theatre: Architect & Emperor of Assyria (1978)


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The Architect and The Emperor of Assyria —by Fernando Arrabal — McDonel Kiva
This outrageous three-hour two person play (cut down from four hours!) was performed by two very gifted actors who had to keep transforming into various fantasy characters.

10 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2010
Album viewed 565 times

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Random files - JMC EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE
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The Twins Enlist the Aid of the Animals898 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.
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Labyrinth II (1973): Guides in the Lobby893 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge. Sears writes:

"The audience was met in the lobby by The Guides: white suited figures each wearing a different colored mask. The audience’s tickets were color coded to the color of the masks, so they knew who their Guide was. The Guides led their groups down the wide stairs and into the lower level of the bldg. Each was led through the Labyrinth from a different starting point and the groups would pass in the halls on their ways to their next event. "
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Birds of Sorrow: Entrance of the Hunter989 viewsHunter: David Hoyle
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Impossible Loves: The Princess and the Bull872 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge. Sears writes:

"Impossible Loves - a play by Fernando Arrabal — a fairy tale about a beautiful Princess who falls in love with a Bull-Headed Man who is then killed by her father — an Elephant-headed man. — Performed in one of the emptied classrooms."
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In the Bright Existence (1974 / 1st Production): Back Cover / Overview856 viewsImage provided by Sears Eldredge.
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The Bacchae: Performance Photo969 views
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Megan Terry's Home: Performance908 viewsNOTE: The (imposing) CENTRAL CONTROL figure is JMC faculty member Milt Powell.
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The Falling Sickness - 11051 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.

The Falling Sickness - Russell Edson. A father, mother, and their son ??????? with the father ending up making love to a chair. Two camera (one hidden) bring up images of the action as well as the audiences reaction on video screens. — Performed in the TV studio.

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The Bacchae: Performance Photo929 viewsFeb 19, 2010
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The Bacchae: Performance Photo930 viewsFeb 19, 2010
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The Bacchae: Performance Photo934 viewsFeb 19, 2010
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The Bacchae: Performance Photo957 viewsFeb 19, 2010
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The Bacchae: Programme Front Cover922 viewsFeb 19, 2010