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    American Theatre On the night of January 27, 1995, two great men of the theatre meet at Town Hall in New York City to discuss the role of African Americans in the American Theatre profession. What comes before and after is a testament to the racial issues manifest in American Theatre. William Grimes’ January 29, 1997 review Face-to-Face Encounter on Race in the Theater redefines the Wilson/Brustein discussion as a debate addressing issues that include “the scarcity of black theaters in the United States, the desirability of color-blind casting and the possibility of developing and presenting plays about the black experience in white institutions.” --- Robert Brustein, Director at the University of Yale Repertory Theatre Company, Artistic Director of the American Theatre Repertory Company, critic and dramaturg, taking the progressive non-traditional Theatre position, calls for an Aristotelian view, “To Aristotelians, it (Theatre) is a medium for exploring what he called 'the workings of the human soul, which has no color’.” August Wilson, poet and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and author of the Pittsburg Cycle of plays including Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and The Piano Lesson argues for a more traditional approach, which Wilson defends as the only way to save the voice, soul, art and culture of African Americans in the Black Theatre community – "Without Black theaters there cannot be a drama of, by and for Black Americans." Robert Brustein’s July 1993 The New Republic…

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    Millbrook Case Study

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    1) Millbrook opened for the 1963 summer season on July 2nd, Finished 52 years at the end of 2015. (Dark in 1998) 2) Through conversations among Dan Reinhold, Peter Gstalder (Williamsport artist), and Kelly Yeaton (PSU professor of theatre, the idea of using the abandoned barn as a summer stock theatre was born. Reinhold ran with the idea initially and organized a corp group which volunteered both time and money to get the theatre opened. 3) Always called Millbrook Playhouse. 4) Only…

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    The collections of works shown in the Evening of Dance performance were very engaging. The three Booker T. Washington ensembles: World Repertory Ensemble, Repertory Dance Company 1, and Repertory Dance Company 2 were all able to convey the ideal emotions and create a visceral reaction. World Repertory Ensemble’s piece “Sofa” a traditional African performance choreographed by Moussa Diabate started the concert, the end of the first act was Repertory Dance Company 2’s “9/Tenths of the Law” a very…

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    diagnostic tool as known as the Role Construct Repertory Test (RCRT). Based on the text, the purpose of this test is to understand how one view the world, and the individual differences of one another. Kelly refers to the Role Construct Repertory Test (RCRT) as an ‘idiographic’ measurement technique because it allows one to describe self and others freely by using his or her original language. The Role Construct Repertory Test (RCRT) has proven to be one of the most valid approaches in…

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    Sample Dance Review Sample

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    Walking into the Coker Repertory Dance Company on the first day was like an adrenaline rush. Not only did I develop new friendships within my peer group, but it allowed me to expand my knowledge of dance outside of my previous training with professional choreographers. During the fall semester, I learned the choreography of “Turn on the Blacklight” by Teena Marie Custer. This piece was the most successful performance for me as I was able to apply my jazz and hip-hop experience. Not only did I…

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    NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Awards Jay-Z for Outstanding Donations at The NY Repertory Theater Grand Opening. Mayor Bill de Blasio will co-host the opening day event and present an award to Brooklyn-native Jay-Z for his efforts in helping secure 25% of the cost through private fundraising. New york, NY - March 6, 2017 - The New York Repertory Theater (NYRT) will re-open its doors in Lower Manhattan on May 1st, 2017. The theater is celebrating 75 years of service and aims to open its doors to…

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    Unit 2 The physiology of fitness P1 P2 M1 In this assignment I have been asked to talk about the physiology of fitness, because I am on am football so it is important for me to understand this side of the game. In P1 it is all about how the musculoskeletal and energy system responses to acute exercise. P2 is about the cardiovascular and repertory system and how that responds to acute exercise. M1 wants me to explain the response for the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and repertory system to…

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    Asthma Essay

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    According to National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute asthma is a chronic or long-term lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. (___) This repertory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi tubes of the lungs making it difficult to breathe. This condition usually is cause by an allergic reaction or irritation. When one of these trigger is inhaled it causes the airway to spasm resulting in the passage constricting. The airways become inflamed, narrow, and swell causing extra mucus…

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    Kelly thought every individual constructs models and tests in order to predict the behaviors of others. Kelly did this through a Repertory Grid form of a test known as REP Test (Role Construct Repertory Test) with the intent of assessing individuals’ responses to questionnaires. Eleven corollaries were formulated in order to mentally interpreted results of tests Kelly used such as the REP Test. He believed life is an experiment full of beliefs, views, and interpretations and we are all each a…

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    allow people of all ages and ethnicities to be entertained by a vibrant and energetic mash up of various styles of dance. Odyssey Dance Theatre is made up of 26 talented and passionate artists, who are under the direction of Derryl Yeager. The company’s repertory includes a wide variety of styles, which range from Jazz and Ballet to Hip Hop, Tap, and Broadway. Odyssey also explores the original roots of many of what have evolved into the popular dance styles of today. The company explores…

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