Vol. 3. No. 20
The North Carolina School of the Arts
February 10, 1969
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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
Miss Bettis has worked as a |
dancer, actress, and choreographer
on Broadway, off-Broadway, in tele
vision, in films, in this country
Her solo work in "The Desperate
Heart" was called the best solo of
the year by John Martin of the New
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 .
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
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
In 1967 Miss Bettis choreo-
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
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.
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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
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
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
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
100% of the presently enrolled
students plan to drive expensive
cars, even if they have to "hot wire"
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
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
(oon 't on pg.3)