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history of the Federal Dance Theatre of the Works Progress Administration, 1935-1939

Kathleen Ann Lally

history of the Federal Dance Theatre of the Works Progress Administration, 1935-1939

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.),
  • Dance -- United States -- History

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    Statementby Kathleen Ann Lally
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 102 leaves :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14457444M

      Photographs of live bunraku theater performances from the second half of the 20th century. Federal Theatre Project (FTP) Materials Collection Thousands of poster, costume, and set images from the Federal Theatre Project (a division of the Works Progress Administration). Global Performing Arts DatabaseAuthor: Kathleen Lonbom. The Federal Theatre Project (–39) was a New Deal program to fund theatre and other live entertainment programs in the United States during the Great Depression. It was one of five Federal One projects sponsored by the Works Progress was created not as a cultural activity but as a relief measure to employ artists, writers, directors and theater ce of: government agency.


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history of the Federal Dance Theatre of the Works Progress Administration, 1935-1939 by Kathleen Ann Lally Download PDF EPUB FB2

From to the WPA Federal Theatre Project, established and funded by the Works Project Administration of the U.S. government to provide employment for out-of-work actors, presented hundreds of productions of all sorts throughout the country and showed that a large untapped audience existed for live theatre at low.

A history of the Federal Dance Theatre of the Works Progress Administration,   The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was an ambitious employment and infrastructure program created by President Roosevelt induring the bleakest years of the Great Depression.

Over its eight years of existence, the WPA put roughly million Americans to work. The WPA Federal Theatre Project, The following text includes extracts from and paraphrases of material in documents in the Federal Theatre Project Archives.

These documents, which are examples selected from the Administrative Records are: Manual for Federal Theatre Projects of the Works Progress Administration, October, The Federal Theatre Project was one of four (subsequently five) arts-related projects called Federal Project Number One, established under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during Roosevelt's first term.

The WPA was created through Executive Order No. issued on May 6, A significant aspect of the Works Progress Administration was the Federal Project Number One, which had five different parts: the Federal Art Project, the Federal Music Project, the Federal Theatre Project, the Federal Writers' Project, and the Historical Records Survey.

The government wanted to provide new federal cultural support instead of just providing direct grants to private ing: Federal Emergency Relief Administration. FDR creates the Works Progress Administration (WPA) On this day inPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order creating the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

The WPA was just one of many Great Depression relief programs created under the auspices of the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act. Congress created the Federal Theatre Project in to provide work for theater professionals during the Great Depression.

The Project was funded under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and directed on the national level by Vassar College drama professor Hallie Flanagan (). In Flanagan was appointed national director of the Federal Theatre Project, an offshoot of the Works Progress Administration.

Flanagan envisioned the project not only as a source of employment for American artists but as a way to bring theater to people. Congress had created the Federal Theatre Project inunder the auspices of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), to provide work for theater professionals during the Great Depression.

Burton James () and Florence James () of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse founded the Negro Repertory Company in Januaryin cooperation with the Seattle Urban League. A photograph of the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Theater Project in New York, ca. An excerpt from a pamphlet in which Harry L.

Hopkins describes Social Security. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was one of the most significant of the New Deal programs.

It was Roosevelt’s primary attack on unemployment. Under administrator Harry L. Hopkins, the WPA put over three million Americans to work in its first year of operation.

By the time the program ended inunemployment was percent. History: Established as Works Progress Administration by EOMay 6, Assumed dominant role in work relief activities. Operated through a central administration in Washington, DC, regional offices, state administrations, and district offices.

Renamed Work Projects Administration and placed under FWA, SEE General records. Today we acknowledge the vaudeville shows that were produced under the supervision of the Variety Unit of the Federal Theatre Project (), which was a branch of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which was a program of FDR’s New Deal.

The Federal Theatre, plays, the living history of the Federal Theatre Project (Book) Blueprints for a Black federal theatre, by Rena Fraden États-Unis Works progress administration Federal theater project.

Federal Theater Project (U.S.). The Federal Theatre Project () The American government's first financial support of theatre • Due to deepening depression, Congress created the Works Progress Administration to.

The Edith Segal papers () document Segal's involvement in progressive dance, with the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Theatre project, and her work as an instructor at recreational resorts in New York and New England, particularly Camp Kinderland.

The Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was established in as a part of Federal Project Number One, which was the Work Progress Administration's arts branch. Headed by Hallie Flanagan, the primary goal of the FTP was to produce jobs for unemployed actors, writers, directors and stage technicians.

The Works Progress Administration alters its name to Work Projects Administration and the National Youth Administration is transferred to the Federal Security Agency.

The Federal Writers' Project becomes part of the Writers' Unit of War Services Division of the WPA. The Work Projects Administration (known as the Works Progress Administration until July 1, ) was established May 6, On July 1, it was made part of the Federal Works Agency with responsibility for the Government's work-relief program.

The most truly experimental effort ever undertaken in the American theatre is the subject of this book: the Federal Theatre established under the Works Progress Administration from to It was experimental nationwide and artistically, even as it was committed to administrative and.

DAI A. Kreizenbeck, Alan Dennis. "The Theatre Nobody Knows: Forgotten Productions of the Federal Theatre Project, -- " Ph.D. dissertation, New York University, DAI A. Lally, Kathleen Ann. "A History of the Federal Dance Theatre of the Works Progress Administration.

InHughes assumed the leadership of the region’s branch of the Federal Theatre Project (FTP). Though Hughes would only stay untilhis work with the Federal Theatre Project and his contacts with the Works Progress Administration continued to advance the University’s theatre program.

Inin the middle of the Great Depression President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Administration created the Works Progress Administration Federal Theatre Project (FTP) as part of the New Deal economic recovery program.

Negro units, also called The Negro Theatre Project (NTP), were set up in 23 cities throughout the United States. The Federal Theatre, plays, relief, and politics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, xii, p.

PNM33 Study of the Federal Theatre Project. Considers the Federal Theatre Project not only as a relief measure but also in its role as a national institution. “Government Investigations of Federal Theatre Project Personnel in the Works Progress Administration, (The Show must Not Go On.) (Communist, Investigations)” Judith Ellen Brussell, Ph.D City University of New York,Pages.

The Federal Theatre Project (), one of four arts projects created under the Works Progress Administration (WPA), embodied the possibilities and flaws of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's early response to the Great Depression.

According to Aristotle, a piece of theatre should contain most A performing art that requires an actor perform some form of s A character who stands in opposition to the protagonist. Controlled the. Above: Richard McDermott lived on Kalorama Rd., NW, Washington, DC, while he was in the WPA's Federal Art Project, ca.

President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "The Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration is a practical relief project which also emphasizes the best tradition of the democratic spirit.

The Hallie Flanagan papers span the years and reflect many aspects of her career: teaching and directing, writing and speech-giving, and her leadership of the Federal Theatre Project. Correspondence makes up a large part of the collection.

It has been arranged in three series, general, Federal Theatre Project, and Vassar/Smith. There. WPA Federal Music Project and the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra While reading Cornelius Canon’s dissertation () I came across this blurb in a section of chapter II.

titled, “The State Music Programs Under the Federal Emergency Relief Administration” which describes various state initiatives using Federal monies to support or develop.

The Works Progress Administration was a controversial New Deal government agency created by President Roosevelt in as an answer to the Great Depression. Although considered by some near-communist in nature, the WPA generated a staggering number of public artifacts and initiatives in its eight-year run — roads, buildings, parks, bridges, libraries, schools, housing programs.

The Federal Art Project (FAP) was the visual arts arm of the Great Depression-era New Deal Works Progress Administration Federal program in the United.

But the engine of the arts funding was the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project. It financed roughly 2, murals, 18, pieces of sculpture andeasel works. Concert program for the String Ensemble, Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration, Harry Linden, conductor. The ensemble performed a Beethoven quartet and works by Grainger, Tchaikovsky and other composers.

Just over eighty years ago, in the depths of the Depression, the United States government created a program to put theater artists to work across the country.

In coordination with the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Theater Project employed thousands of artists and entertained, educated and inspired millions of Americans.

Works Progress Administration (WPA) sewing shop at Tenth Avenue, New York City. - NARA - tif 3, × 2,; MB SquishCat-Archives of American Art - A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project's sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children's Museum - jpg ×.

The Works Progress Administration (later Work Projects Administration, abbreviated WPA), was created on May 6, by Presidential order (Congress funded it annually but did not create a permanent agency.).It was the largest and most comprehensive New Deal agency, employing millions of people and affecting every locality.

It continued and extended the FERA relief programs started by. Undoubtedly, Flanagan's greatest contribution to American theater was as director of the Federal Theater Project from to As a program of the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Theater Project was the first nation-wide, federally-sponsored theater in the United States.

The recently released documentary, “The Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story,” highlights the role of cultural workers during the Great Depression when they participated in the New Deal’s Federal Writers’ Project administered by the Works Progress Administration.

The Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) was a subdivision of Federal Project One under the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The WPA was one of the relief programs created by the presidential administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) inwith the specific focus on the creation and distribution of temporary jobs for the masses of unemployed Americans.Avalon (or Avalon Hollywood) is a historic nightclub in Hollywood, California, located near the intersection of Hollywood and Vine, at N.

Vine has previously been known as The Hollywood Playhouse, The WPA Federal Theatre, El Capitan Theatre, The Jerry Lewis Theatre, The Hollywood Palace and The has a capacity of 1, and is located across the street from Capitol Location: Hollywood, California.In Roosevelt formed the Works Progress Administration (later renamed the Work Projects Administration—WPA) to create jobs that would allow individuals to maintain their sense of self-esteem.

The Federal Theatre Project, – Paul Dickson and Thomas Allen presented a talk about their book, the compelling story of World War.