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Renovations AllHow Versatility.

Designer Views Impact
Of Color on Sets, Mood

SAgree on Non-Discrimination

Under the incentive caused by
the arrival of the APA next year
the speech department is, or has,
redesigned and renovated both
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre and
The keynote to all these revi-
sions'has been versitality accord-
ing to Ralph Duckwall, who acted
as the speech dept. advisor to the
architectural firm that did the
actual redesigning for Lydia Men-
In 1928 Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre was built in the Michigan
League. It has not been touched
since then until this summer.
Much of the equipment has be-
come obsolete and for present

productions the off-stage area has
been totally inadequate.
Cites Economy-
The theatre was only renovated
for reasons of economy. If the
department was going to spend
more money they would have just
built a new theatre under much
closer to ideal conditions. This
they hope to do in the foreseeable
In the meantime these renova-
tions have been calculated to al-
low more extensive and versital
productions for all of the organ-
izations which use the theatre in-
cluding Musket, Soph Show, Play-
bill, APA, JCP and Gilbert and

Charles Fisher, pianists, will give Margaret Mead, psychiatrist Dr.
a faculty recital sponsored by the Karl Bowman, and members of the
Music School tomorrow. The re- Mattachine Society.
cital will be held in Aud. A. at Other programs of interest on
8:30 p.m. The subject of the re- WSMB include "A Time to Dance"
cital will be the piano music of a discussion of subject and mood
Franz Shubert. in modern ballet by Anthony Tu-
dor at noon tomorrow and 11:30
Stanley Quartet .. . a.m. on Wednesday. Poet Stephan
The Stanley Quartet is to pre- Spender discussing and reading
sent music by Mozart, Webern and his own poetry on war and poli-
Brahms Tuesday, July 17, at 8:30 tics Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and
p.m. They will perform in the Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and "Spot
Rackham Lecture Hall. light on Opera," a discussion of
the life and works of Verdi at 1
Broadcasts , , p.m. tomorrow and at noon Thurs-
Possibly of special interest to day.
the campus, WMSB-TV, Channel U
10, presents "The Rejected," an Payrs- .
objective dispussion of the social The U-Players will give their
problem of homosexuality, at noon production of Ugo Betti's "The
on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Queen and the Rebels" on the
Ouests include anthropologist Trueblood stage from Wednesday
to Saturday of next week. Cur-
tain time is 8 p.m. for all per-
A Nmedformances.
Exhibits -. -
Kennedy Aide The University of Michigan Mu-
seum of Art is carrying several
Prof. Gardner Ackley, former summer exhibits at present. Mu-
chairman of the economics depart- seum hours are daily, 9 to 5 and
ment, was formally named to the Sunday 2 to 5.
Council of Economic Advisors yes- At the Alumni Memorial Hall
terday by President John F. Ken- galleries are "The Handbook of
nedy. Collections," "Architecture of Al-
Prof. Ackley, whose appointment den B. Dow," and "Drawings for
was announced May 15, will re- Stage Designs: Biennese, 18th and
place Prof. James Tobin of Yale 19th century."
University. The Undergraduate library gal-
Prof. Ackley will assume his new leries contain a showing of con-
post Aug. 1. temporary Japanese prints.

One of the innovations likely to
be most immediately appreciated
by the audiences is complete air-
conditioning for the entire theatre.
The 'largest area of stage reno-
vation has been lighting. An entire
new lighting system following the
keynote of versatility has been in-
The theatre has been entirely
rewired so that few if any lighting
cables will have to be used. There
will be outlets almost any place
a light need be placed.
A new interlocked dimmer board
has been installed where the boxes
on the side of the balcony used to
be. This serves two purposes; the
lighting technician can see almost
the entire stage and the lights
can be much better controlled
than previously.
One of the important advan-
tages is that the intensity of all
the lighting can be varied pro-
portionately. This means that if
the intensity of the lighting is to
be raised or lowered it can be done
without destroying the atmosphere
or balance.
New Instrumentation
Complete new instrumentation
has also been installed for the
actual lights. The protuding foot
lights have been replaced with the
disappearing variety to allow for
flush stage to the very edge of
the stage.
. New cove lights have been in-
stalled at the sides of the house
to allow for side lighting of 'the
front of the stage without the
previous bare pipes. Lighting for
the psychlorama, the back wall of
the stage, has been redone so that
it hangs from a pipe curved to
its shape, allowing for an even and
balanced back lighting.
Off-stage area has been increas-
ed with the addition of more ac-
tual room and the removal of the
pinrail from just off stage left
to along the wall on stage right.
Provides Range
With these changes more scen-
ery can be used and larger scen-
ery can be used, that is, it will
now be possible to use movable
wagon sets and full stage one
piece sets and still change sets.
Trueblood has had its balcony
redone for seating, giving it a
capacity of 761, and the lighting
there too has been redone with
more equipment and a new light-
ing booth behind the balcony.
Washburne Talk
To Open Parley
The 33rd Summer Education
Conference will open today with
a lecture by Prof. Carleton W.
Washburne of the Michigan State
University education school on
"The Humanities E x p r e s s e d
through a Lifetime of Service to
Public Education" at 9 a.m. in
University High School Aud.

... color gives emphasis

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Notes Need
In Colleges
"Problem areas of communica-
tion sometimes behave as if they
existed in a vacuum, or they are
oversimplified; they are stated or
published, and forgotten," Prof.
Lawrence Borosage of the Michi-
gan State University education
school said speaking on the topic
"Communication in College ad-
The lecture was part of the two-
week Midwest Community College
Leadership Program, conducted
jointly by the University, MSU and
Wayne State University.
Prof. Borosage said that the
prerequisites to good communica-
tion are the trust, or lack of trust,
as the case may be, between the
student and the administration,
the ability of the communicator to
create a feeling of interdependence
among people in various organiza-
tions, the distributing of awards
fairly within an organization and
the success in coming to common
understandings and agreements as
to the social structure of the or-
On the subject of the elements
of communication Prof. Borosage
said that it is necessary to estab-
lish goals for all involved in the
institutional area. A method of
attaining these goals must also!
be established, he added.
The roles of the administrative
structure are to create an atmos-
phere and a reward system in
which a person may feel an in-
tegral part of the organization.
The administration should try to
incourage such a system while
trying to maintain social control
in informal groups.
The administration is a power-
ful force in institutional com-
munication, and should try to des-
cern group standards, for these
and other items influence the
problems, prerequisites and ele-
ments of communication, he said.
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"Color in the theater, as in any
composition, is never alone," Lucy
Barton, noted costume designer
and author, said yesterday in her
lecture on "Costuming."
"Emphasis in the theater is
created by color, and directed by
color," Miss Barton said. Color
consideration is based upon the
mood set by the play.
"You must have cooperation be-
tween the designer and lighting
technican, otherwise the most
awkward situations can result,"
Miss Barton said.
Near Panic
"For example, we were doing
'Dear Brutus' and I had dressed
the wife of the unhappy artist in:
a subdued, but burning scarlet.
Came opening night and I sud-
denly realized that the chair in
which the wife spent almost all of
her time was a shade of scarlet.
"It was opening night, and we
couldn't find any other dress for
the wife, so I began preparing
myself for the critics wrath when
a young man came up to me and
offered a solution. We covered the
chair with layers of black gauze
and it changed the color to ma-
roon which wasn't nearly as bad."
Lighting also plays an impor-
tant part in setting the mood ofr
a stage production. If you want
to place an air of poverty about
an actor, you don't dress him in
bright colors, but more subdued
colors. Even this can be ruined
by improper lighting. A purple
dress in emerald light will look
brown to the audience.
New Fabrics
"The fabrics used in the theater
today are a lot different from
when I began to design," she
said. "We had only cotton and
satin and. a few others to create
with. Now you have ,all the syn-
thetic - fibers and new color
"The standards of the theater
have changed also," said Miss
Barton. When I first began de-
signing a 'good girl' wore either
a navy blue or brown suit with
a white collar. Now she might be
seen wearing anything from a pair
of tights to a bikini."
Miss Barton concluded by say-
ing, "Color should always be used
in relation to the scenery, the
other colors on the stage, and
lighting, but above all, used in-

Michigan College Art

BOULDER, Colorado - Thirty-
two out of thirty-seven fraterni-
ties and sororities at the University
of Colorado have agreed to the
non-discrimination policythat will
go into effect September 1, 1962,
Arthur Kiendl, dean of students
said recently.
This announcement came after
the Board of Regents reaffirmed
the September 1 deadline that was
set more than six years ago.
After the deadline, the Univer-
sity will place on probation any
fraternity, social organization or
other student group "that is com-
pelled by its constitution, rituals
or government to deny member-
ship to any person because of his
race, color, or religion. Organiza-
tions on probation will be pro-
hibited from inducting new mem-
Kiendl said his office sent cer-
tificates to each of 22 fraternities
and 15 sororities at the Univer-
sity last February.
The certificates, agreeing to the
non-discriminatory policy, were to
be signed by both the chapter

I --Daily-Bruce Charnov
RACKHAM EXHIBIT-An exhibit of "Art Work from Michigan
Colleges" is presently on show includes paintings, sculpture, and
castings. The exhibit is touring most of the colleges and univer-
sities in the United States and ranges from abstract to neo-
modern and contemporary works.

president and the national presi-
The original resolution to ban
discriminatory organizations was
passed by a 4-2 vote of the regents
in 1956.
- * * *
GREENVILLE, South Carolina-
Harvey Gantt, a sophomore in
architectural engineering, has filed
a suit in federal court in Green-
ville to stop Clemson college from
refusing his application for ad-,
Gantt, who is a Negro, is asking
that Clemson be enjoined from
refusing to consider his applica-
tion on the same basis as white
students. Clemson is presently an
all-white state-supported school.
The suit also applies to any other
South Carolina Negroes who might
seek admission.
This action is believed to be the
first college-level suit of its kind
in South Carolina.
« s
governing board of the University
of Indiana took formal action at

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its last meeting to give the Dean
of Students' Office summary
authority to expell students proven
guilty of shoplifting or otherwise
stealingprivate property of the
The Dean of Students' Office
announced an unremitting crack-
down on any students found guilty
of stealing property. Last year,
Dean of Students Robert H. Shaf-
fer reported the indefinite suspen-
sion of seven students from the
University for theft.
* * *
AUSTIN - The Texas Commis-
sion on Higher Education asked
its staff recently to study the
quality of doctor of education de-
grees given by Texas colleges and
Commission Secretary Rex Baker
said he thinks nearly all the mem-
bers of the Commission are con-
cerned about the quality of doctor
of education degrees in Texas.
IOWA CITY - A State Univer-
sity of Iowa graduate student was
denied renewal of his student
visa recently. This has prompted
a six page letter of protest to the
President Virgil M. Hancher from
a faculty member.
Dina Nath Bedi, who was work-
ing on his Ph.D., was not extended
his visa by .the Immigation and
Naturalization Service (INS) In
Omaha on the grounds that he
was not carrying the required
academic load to retain the visa.
He received notice on June 23 that
he was to leave the country within
30 days.
In an editorial in The Daily
Iowan, asking the INS to recon-
sider their decision, it was pointed
out that "the essential thing in the
Bedi case is the fact that Bedi's
academic career was put in jeop-
ardy by the non-renewal of his
student visa."
* * *
AUSTIN-Segregation policies of
the University of Texas and near-
by commercial interests are the
major reasons for the loss by the,
University of a Peace Corps train-
ing program.
Contracts for the training of a
Corps mission to Brazil were in-
stead unexpectedly awarded to the
University of Oklahoma.
The Texan, the student news-
paper, reported that Bill Moyers,
Peace Corps associate director for
public affairs, said University se.
gregation policies played "no min-.
imum part in our final decision to
give the contract to Oklahoma."
The Peace Corps administration
had assumed that the University
of Texas was fully integrated when
they made plans for the program.
Kassof To Speak
On Soviet Youth
Prof. Allen Kassof of the Prince-
ton University departments of so.
ciology and anthropology will lec-
ture on "The Crisis in Soviet
Youth" at 4:15 p.m. Monday i
Aud. A.
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Sunday, July 15 PICNIC:
Island Park. Meet at 1 :30 at Hillel.

(Continued from Page 2)

Last Performance Tonight: Peter
Shaffer's award-winning drama, "Five
Finger Exercise," 8:00 Trueblood Aud.
Frieze Bldg., cr. Huron and State. Tick-
ets available 10-8 at Trueblood Aud.
box office. NEXT WEEK: Ugo Betti's
available now.
Doctoral Recital: Wesley True, pian-
ist, will present a recital on Mon., July
16, 8:30 p.m. in Lane Hall Aud. in par-
tial fulfillment of the requirements
for the degree Doctor of Musical Arts.
Horace H. Rackham School of Gradu-
ate Studies. Compositions to be per-
formed by Mr. True are by Haydn,
Bach, Webern, Mozart, Liszt, and
Chopin. Robert Hard is the chairman
of Mr. True's doctoral committee. His
recital is open to the general'public.
Music Lecture: Duane Mrohs will
present the second in a series of three
lectures on the general subject: "Mu-
sic, Acoustics, and Electronics," on
Mon., July 16, 4:15 p.m., in Lane Hall
Aud. His specific lecture this day will
be on "Acoustics." The last lecture of
this series is scheduled for July 30. All
are open to the public without charge.
Inter-Chemical Corp., Coated Fabrics
Div., Toledo, Ohio-Grad with Account-
ing degree to be Chief Accountant. Will
start as right-hand man to chief acc't.
but will eventually be his successor.
Two or three yrs. exper. Age 25-30.
Ansul Chem Co., Marinette, Wis.-
Position as Assistant to Vice President
& General Manager for grad with BS
in Chem. Engrg. or Chem. with some
trng. in econ. or bus. ad. O to 3 yrs.
exper. Also position in Commercial
Development Dept. for grad with BS in
Agric. or related field & 4 to 5 yrs.

Management Consultants in theEast
-Client firms have following openings:
(1) Director of Market Research. Pre-
ferably MBA. Exper. in marketing re-
search directorship. Ability in fields of
statistics and research. (2)Director of
Operations. Will be responsible for su-
pervision of mfg. operations. Grad who
has managed production of large end-
items in aircraft-missile industry. (3)
Manager, Electronics-Information Sys-
tems. BS in Physics, Math, EE, ME.
or AE.BMS or Phd. desirable, S5yrs.
evper. In military electronics.
Mutual Trust Life Insurance Co., Chi-
cago, Ill.-Opportunity for young At-
torney interested in following phases
of the law: Contracts, taxation, real
estate, estate planning, litigation, &
preventive law,
Connecticut Civil Service-(i) Wel-
fare District Director-BA plus 4 yrs.
exper. in Social Welfare work including
1 yr. in consultative capacity or MA
In Social Work plus 2 yrs. exper. More
evper. required for higher level posi-
tions. (2) Physical Therapist-Degree
in Physical Therapy. Must be registered
Physical Therapist or take Conn. exam.
for such. (3) Program Supervisor-Grad
trng. in Social Work plus 3 yrs. exper.
Conn. residence waived for all posi-
tions. Apply by July 26.
For further information, please call
General Div., Bureau of Appts., 3200
SAB, Ext. 3544.
Exhibit of Religious Art from Motive
Magazine, May 14-18, Wesley Lounge.
* * *
Graduate Outing Club, Swim, Supper
with Folk Dance Club, July 15, 1:45
p.m., Rackham, Huron St. Entrance.

The following part-time jobs are
available. Applications for these jobs
can be made in the Part-time Place-
ment - Office, 2200 SAB Monday thru
Friday 8 a.m. til 12 noon and 1:30 til
5 p.m.
Employers desirous of hiring students
for part-time or full-time temporary
work, should contact Bob Hodges, at
NO 3-1511, ext. 3553.
Students desiring miscellaneous ndd
jobs should consult the bulletin board
in Room 2200, daily.
1-To sell fresh frozen crickets. Would
need a car. Full-time for 2 months.
I-Senior or Grad student with Elec-
trical background and interest. Will
be setting up experiments. Some ex-
perience in ordering, purchasing
materials helpful plus technical
1-To cook for one person and live in.
Bus runs by house.
1-To baby sit and do light house-
keeping. Three children, ages 3
months, 3 years and 4 years. Full-
time for three weeks and part-time
for approximately three more weeks.
Hours would be from 7:30 a.m. to 7
1-With W.S.I. to give swimming les-
sons to an intermediate swimmer.
1:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
daily except Sunday
at the

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