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Masked Drama Workshop (1972): Course Handout / Sheet1151 viewsStudents researched the various historical/cultural groups and sculpted their own masks based on traditional models. Scenes from the following plays were performed:
- Greek Tragedy: Euripides’ Hippolytus
- Modern Tragedy: Eugene O’Neill’s The Great God Brown
- As well as the full Japanese Noh, Birds of Sorrow

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Roots of Drama (Class; 1977): Rivalry Potlatch: Class Roster1036 viewsThe 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.
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Birds of Sorrow - On Stage1024 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.
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Sears Eldredge with Gift Mask933 viewsThis mask was made by the workshop students as a gift to Sears.
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Impossible Loves: The Princess855 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.
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Birds of Sorrow: Monk and Musicians846 viewsMonk: Dale Orrin
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In the Bright Existence (1974 / 1st Production): Artistic Staff786 viewsImage provided by Sears Eldredge.

Besides rehearsing the show, they all had to work building set pieces, props, costumes, puppets, masks to be used in the show. Tom Tamandl (who taught Spanish) and the poet, Carolyn Forche (who taught in the English program at JMC at the time), were enthusiastic supporters and performers in the show. Traditional and original music was performed by the students. Costumes and masks were based on archeological and traditional sources reflecting various ancient Mesoamerican cultures.
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Birdcatchers in Hades - Newspaper Photo770 viewsImage provided by Sears Eldredge.
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Toad Puppet764 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.
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Labyrinth II (1973): Structural Play755 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.
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Mask Characterization Class - Aviva Miller?751 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.

Sears writes the student is probably Aviva Miller.
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The Bacchae: Performance Photo750 views
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Roots of Drama (Class; 1977): Rivalry Potlatch742 viewsThe Pam Holcomb Clan.
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Roots of Drama (Class; 1977): Rivalry Potlatch740 viewsThe Sears Eldredge Clan.
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The Falling Sickness - 1738 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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Rivalry Potlatch (1977): The Deer Totem Dance 734 views
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The Great God Brown: Actors' Life Masks732 views
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Hippolytus: Phaedra, Nurse, and Chorus731 viewsLeft to Right:
(1) Chorus: Cindy Kiels, Nancy Sableski, Erika Walton, Elaine Zeimba (not known which is precisely which).
(2) Nurse: Chris Thor
(3) Phaedra: Delf Dodge
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The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria: Performance Photo701 views
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Mask Characterization Class - Unknown Student698 viewsPhoto provided by Sears Eldredge.
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The Bacchae: Performance Photo698 views
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_Balm in Gilead_ Students (Cast and Crew)687 views_Balm in Gilead_ Cast / Staff: 1974
Photo provided by Sears Eldredge.

REAR (Left to Right): unidentified, Henry (Hank) Ferree, Audrey LaVelle (actor)

FRONT ROW (Seated, Left to Right): Colleen Purcell (stage manager), unidentified, unidentified, John Low (actor)

More info / comments available at:

http://www.enolagaia.com/StudentsinBiGF74.html
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Birds of Sorrow: Entrance of the Hunter681 viewsHunter: David Hoyle
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Backstage - Masked Drama Workshop675 viewsBackstage: Masked Drama Workshop: June 1972
This group photo was sent in by former JMC theatre instructor Sears Eldredge in March 2004. It shows a group of JMC students along with Sears himself (on the far right). This photo was taken 'backstage' at the Masked Drama Workshop, which was presented in early June 1972.

Thanks, Sears!

LEFT TO RIGHT:
Erika Walton, David Hoyle, Nancy Sableski, Lynn Medow, Sears Eldredge

Additional info available at:

http://www.enolagaia.com/BackstageMDW1972.html
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