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Vol. 3, No. 16 North Carolina School of the Arts January 13, 1969 IRENE DAILEY TO PLAY LEAD ROLE IN BRECHT Irene Dailey, famed actress,, arrived last Thursday to play the lead role in Mother Courage and to teach acting classes at the School of the Arts until March 10. Although she had received cri tical notices for her appearance in Elia Kazan's Truaking Cafe^ and had appeared in regional theatres i n such varied fare as Lady Macbeth in Maabeth and Madame Arkadina in The Seagullj Irene Dailey found she had to go to England to begin her rise to stardom. In 1960 she appeared in England in Tomorrow With Pictures. She won the "Best Actress " Award and was hailed as the finest "method"ac- tress London had yet seen. On her return to the States, TV was waiting and within a short time Miss Dailey starred on many of the nation's top dramatic shows. Next came Andorra with Hugh Griffith and Horst Buchholtz, and then stardom, in the Pulitzer Prize Play, pie Subjeat Was Boses. Sub sequently Miss Dailey has appeared as Jenny in The Threepenny Opera^ created the role of Marie-Jeanne in the American premiere of Anouilh's The Cavern^ received the Vernon Rice Award for Rooms off-Broadway, and appeared on Home b y Megan Terry. She can soon be seen in the film Daring Game with Lloyd Bridges and No Way To Treat A Lady with Rod Steiger. She can be heard on rec ords in The Subjeat Was Roses, the original Columbia cast album, and on Folkway's Of Poetry and Power j and The Wiak and the Tallow, a play in poetry by Henry Gilfond which is an outgrowth of work at The School of The Actors Company, a non-profit theatre institute of which Miss Dailey is the artistic director, and a member of the teaching staff. Its aims are to train actors , teachers, and eventually to have a performing company. (cont'd. on page 3) C horuS/Orchestra To Perform Tues. The chorus and orchestra of the North Carolina School of the Arts will give a concert at 8:15 p.m., Tuesday January 14, in the auditorium of Main Hall at the School of the Arts. The performance is open to the public without charge. The concert was originally sche duled for December 19, but was post poned because of illness among stu dents at the school. The program will include the Mass in D minor by Joseph Haydn and the Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein. Norman Johnson, choral conduc tor and opera director at the School of the Arts, will conduct the orche stra and chorus. Soloists for the Mass (known as the Nelson Mass) will be Georgyn Ge- etlein, soprano, of Westfield, N. J. Ell^ Cutts, alto, of Angler; Douglas Decatur, tenor, of Matthews and John Cheek, bass, of Wilmington. They are students of Rose Bampton and Norman Farrow. Jeff Loree of Raleigh, a stu dent of Geraldine Cate, will sing the boy alto parts in the Psalms. The Psalms will be sung in Hebrew. S.C Educators To Visit NCSA —Over 50 educators from South Carolina will be visiting the School of the Arts this Wednesday and Thursday as part of a study to "pro mote innovative and imaginative ap proaches to educational problems." The Education Development Staff of South Carolina Region II evolved from a plan developed by the South Carolina Department of Education "to determine cultural and educational deficiences, to catalogue needs, and to increase the educational op portunities that will be regional in scope and impact for students of Re gion II. The group will watch part of a "Mother Courage" rehearsal,attend a student recital, and meet with de partment deans on Thursday. Mr. Gordon Hanes, member of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Board of Hanes Inc., will speak on promo ting the Arts as a business man. Gottlieb Chamber Orchestra to per- perform Friday evening, 8:15 P. M. See page three for program

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