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N.C. essay. volume (None) 1965-1976, February 10, 1969, Image 1

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'4: Vol. 3. No. 20 The North Carolina School of the Arts i February 10, 1969 y Uavvd Wood 00 I (Nestor, 23 : CLOSEST FRiEMDS- 3.- r“ VALERIE BETTIS i TEACHING HERE ' by Tees Morton Valerie Bettis, the well-known dancer-actress, is at the School of the Arts for two weeks to work with dance students. Miss Bettis has worked as a | dancer, actress, and choreographer on Broadway, off-Broadway, in tele vision, in films, in this country and abroad. Her solo work in "The Desperate Heart" was called the best solo of the year by John Martin of the New York Times> She played "Tiger Lily" in "In side U.S.A." and created the ac claimed dance-theater piece "As I ; Lay Dying," based on the story by . William Faulkner. Miss Bettis has done dances for films, including several for Rita Hayworth, with whom she has per formed. She replaced Lotte Lenya in "The Three-Penny Opera" during its run at the Theater de Lys in New York City. She has also played in the touring company of "Back to Methu selah," with Tyrone Power, Faye Em erson, and Arthur Treacher. Her first off-Broadway choreo- graphic-staging job was for "Ulysses in Nighttown," based on James Joyce's "Ulysses." In 1967 Miss Bettis choreo- School Rings SGA EmiEM CONTEST The Student Government as sociation announces an emblem con test for school rings. The rings will be gold signet and will carry the winning emblem from the contest as well as ones major field of stu-i dy. The emblem should be represent ative of all the arts and entries should be'on white, unlined paper no larger than 5" by 5". The deadline for the contest is Friday,. February 14, at 12:00 noon. Entries should be placed in the box provided in the Main office. Entry paper will also be provided. ! The winning emblem will be puH blished in next week's N.C.Essay. \ CMCE y \ Studio graphed "Story of a Soldier," based on Stravinsky's "L'Histoire de Sol- dat" and "Everyman Absurd," based on the medieval morality play. Yes, here they are: the first returns of those tests you took last Wednesday. Three I. B. M. machines blew up tring to tabulate the ans wers, so there results were compiled by a seamstress from the Zenzendorf Laundry who kindly volunteered her services. First, before the results are presented, a few opening remarks. Will the student who admitted chop ping his mother up with a hatchet and burying her in the backyard please make an appointment with Mr. Merrill to discuss some problems you may have. Thank you. Also, some advice to the yotmg lady whose name invaribly turned up on the last page of each boys paper. We suggest a quick appointment with the infirmary for a few painless tests. Now then, the first results: Of all the students at the North CArolina School to the Arts—some are male and some are female. Of all the students at the North Carolina School of the Arts—no one has three close friends. Of all the relationships at the North Carolina School of the Arts— only one person is pinned. Whoever it is didn't have the guts to sign his name! According to the available sta tistics regarding the male students presently enrolled, 3% would rather be female. But that's perfectly al right, 4.5% females would rather be males. 100% of the presently enrolled students plan to drive expensive cars, even if they have to "hot wire" Dr. Meninni's. According to the polls several department Deans should leave town— quietly—but quickly! Quickly! Of all the students enrolled in the school--25% had fewer cavities with Crest, but nobody intends to walk a mile for a Camel. Nine out of ten prefer member of the oppo site sex! Of all the drama students, 75% said Ira Zuckerman looked more like Bugs Bunny than Yogi Bear. The oth er 25% were still undecided. Of all the Music students 100% preferred not to hear a concert by Louis Meninni on his Italian Kazoo. Of all the Dance students 80% ' think Duncan Noble wears elevator shoes; 20% think he doesn't really have feet. (oon 't on pg.3)

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