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FT-13707-78

Mary E. Braaten
North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem, NC 27127-2738)

Period Social Deportment for Actors

To write a scholarly book on historical social deportment for performers in period theatrical productions. Sources for information for this book are: 1)dance and etiquette manuals of each period; 2) portraits and illustrations made during the period; 3) original examples of costumes and accessories; 4) contact with folk dance societies; 5) professional dancers that reconstruct authentic social dance; and 6) novels of manner written during the period.

Project fields:
Dance History and Criticism; Theater History and Criticism

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1978 – 8/31/1978