Vol. 4. No. 15
North Carolina School of the Arts
Feb. 2. 1970
Sanders Directs X'ti^toire
25 Students Withdrew
16 Students Enrolled
The Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools has notified the
North Carolina School of the Arts
that Dr. Jameson Jones, Vice Presi
dent and Dean of the College at
Southwestern at Memphis has been
named Chairman of the Evaluation
Committee which will visit our cam
pus on April 19-22.
It is expected that Dr. Jones
will make a preliminary visit to NCSA
PHOTO BY S.J.B.
Three In June
Here are three familiar faces at
NCSA. Pictured above are (L to R)
Randall Rickman, David Wood, and
David Sutor, who will receive their
B.F.A. degrees in Drama this June.
This is David Sutor's fourth year
here at NCSA, while David Wood and
Randall Rickman came to the school
when it opened five years ago. Each
have been in over twenty-five produc
tions since entering the school.
David Wood and Randall Rickman are
from North Carolina, while David Sutor
hails from Virginia. After gradua
tion Wood and Sutor both plan to head
west with aspirations of entering the
television and film industry, while
Rickman hopes to either go on for his
Masters Degree at Wayne State Univer
sity in Detroit, Michigan, or to per
form as a journeyman with one of
America's leading repertory companies.
The N.C. Essay staff would Xike
to wish all three prospective gradu
ates continued success and the best of
luck and fortune in their futures.
NEXT WEEK; The N.C. ESSAY gradua
tion column will shift to the Techni
cal Department of NCSA.
SEE YOU THEN!
The Administrative Committee
of the School has approved the estab
lishment of a Convocations Committee
and a new policy regarding the con
The new Committee consists of
faculty and student representatives.
Dr. William Baskin-, Assistant Academ
ic Dean, will serve as Chairman of
the Committee. Other faculty repre
sentatives include Dean Hyatt, Mr.
Clifton Matthews and Mr. Dirk Daw
son of the Public Relations Office.
Student representatives will be Lunda
(Cont on page 4)
L'histoire du soldat (The Sotd-
iev's Tale)3 by Igor Stravinsky, has
been scheduled to be performed by
students from NCSA this coming March
11. L'histoire du soldat (to be
read, played and danced) will be di
rected by Job Sanders from the De
partment of Dance. The production
will feature students from the De
partments of Dance, Music and Drama.
Rick McCullough will dance, and act
the part of the soldier. Sam Barce
lona will handle the lengthy and diff
icult role of the Narrator, which
also includes being a prop man and
scenery arranger. Svea Ecklof will
dance the role of the Princess. Odd
ly enough, Miss Eklof has only one
line in the entire show. David Wood
will act and dance the part of the
Devil, which necessitates him appear
ing as a butterfly catcher, a woman,
and a virtuoso violinist, as well.
The musicians have not been named at
this time, but the instruments needed
are: violin, clarinet, bassoon,
trumpet, trombone, double-bass and per
cussion. This will be Mr. Sanders'
first attempt at directing a produc
tion with spoken dialogue. As of
now, L’histoire du soldat is sche
duled to be performed in the school's
auditorium. L’histoire du soldat was
first presented in September of 1918
(fifty-two years ago).
SEE PHOTOGRAPHS ON PAGE 3
To Perform Friday
Concert pianist Marjorie Mit
chell will present a faculty recital
at 8:15 p.m. Friday, February 6, in
the main auditorium at the North
Carolina School of the Arts. The
concert will be open to the public
Miss Mitchell has been on the
faculty at the School of the Arts
since September, 1968. She was solo
ist with the Winston-Salem Symphony
in a concert here at Reynolds Audi
torium last February.
Miss Mitchell has been playing
recitals and orchestral concerts in
Europe and America since 1953. She
has been a regular performer on BBC
and in Hamburg, Berlin, Munich,
Vienna, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Zur
ich with radio symphony orchestras.
(Cont. on page 4)