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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 15, No. 8. May 29, 1952

The Programme

The Programme

zThe Drama School showed signs of much thought and keenness on the part of the committee members who had arranged an Interesting and ambitious series of lectures on various aspects of play production. The clubs president. Bill Sheat, opened the school on Friday afternoon. Ralph Hogg, the first lecturer, discussed past productions and gave good advice on production generally. He was followed in the evening by Huddy Williamson, the well-known veteran of many extravs. who talked on one of the lesser known aspects or production, stage lighting.

Saturday's activities commenced with a talk about mime, demonstrated by Anne Flannery and in the afternoon John Wright discussed stage management Mr. J. Bertram of the English Department told of plays he had seen in England, China and (sinking somewhat) Auckland University.

Two one-act plays were produced on Saturday night. They were,"Love And How to Cure it" by Thornton, Wilder, produced by Betty Dibble: and "Half an Hour," by J. M. Barrie, produced by Meredith Patterson. These were discussed afterwards by the audience which could find few faults. On Sunday Mr Burnet Ross gave on interesting demonstration of making-up, which was followed by discussion of the club's ruture activities. Officers elected were:—

President, W. N. Sheat: vice-presidents, G. P. Monaghan. Miss Genevieve Leicester; secretary, I. Free; treasurer, B. Hill: committee, J. Wright (stsge manager), Meredith Patterson, Pauline Kermode, Anne Flannery, C. Pottinger, P. Treadwell and G. Yatas.

Peggy Thom.