THE MICHIGAN DAILY TSDAY, SEPTO
7om Sawyer Clothes. For Rushing Affairs
To Be Given At Are Important To Freshmen
M endelssohn There are several important events every freshman makes at the initial
in a woman's life when clothes seem rushing teas a silk afternoon dress is
I' accepted garb. One of the new styles
ry-Outs To Be Held This to be of primary importance, but most eall. tni is nuarates
kFey of these are as nothing compared with featuri metall b tdrs, guaran
the first few weeks of college, espe- bination of sheer wool and satin is
Children's Theatre cially the weeks of rushing. It's easy equally good.
to dress for a single occasion, but For the outdoor girl who is at her
Work on the first Children's Thea- when one has to look one's very best best in something a bit more tailor-
production of the year has al- ed than a dressy afternoon frock, a
begun, according to Russellfor days on end while rushing madly woolen dress with a fur, worn com-
ady ken,daccord opRustils.about from tea to tea and dinner bined with a satin or metallic blouse,
,Cracken, director of productions. to dinner, it is a strain on the most is more suitable.
ventures of Tom Sawyer" will be complete wardrobe, not to mention The long and trailing gown is
e initial dramatization of the sea- the best disposition. not very appropriate for these teas
1. Fine feathers may not make line from the standpoint of practicality
Try-outs, which are open to all birds, but they help a lot, especially as well as from that of good taste.
dents who wish to have parts or when you are among total strangers Anyone who has tried wandering
production work, are requested by who cannot be expected to know all from house to house picking up bits
Cracken to call at the Undergrad- about your sterling qualities and your of Ann Arbor dust at every step and
t offices of the League between heart of gold. An unsuitable gown hiking up a trailing gown at every
hours of 3 and 5 p. m. this week. can cover that heart so completely as curb will appreciate the whys and
ey will be interviewed by him and to make it practically unrecogniz-- wherefores of this warning. And no
Sue Calcutt, '35, student head of able, woman needs to be told that match-
Children's Theatre. Every appli- It is not necessary to have a par- ing accessories are necessary for true
it will be given a personal try-out ticularly extensive wardrobe in order chic whether in Ann Arbor or Paris,
d reading. to make the correct impression on the and hats are definitely the thing at
'he theatre is a project of the un- campus in general. During rushing teas.
graduate women but co-operates especially, the girls you meet will be However, the tea problem is only
-graduayeProumenbthcUnoperateyso busy thinking about how they look a preliminary and very minor one.
h Play Productiocs, and with thersity themselves that they won't have time After the teas comes a long series of
n Arbor public schools. Adult to check up on your costumes. In dinners which require anything from
ts in the productions are played fact, it is easier for total strangers the same kind of dressy afternoon
students and by Ann Arbor resi- to identify you if you don't play the frock worn for the preliminary bouts
its, and children's parts by chii- part of a quick change artist and shift to a dinner dress. It is best to keep
n selected from the Ann Arbor the scenery every five minutes. as far from formality as possible, a
ools. Although the project is For that first important impress- long sleeved dinner dress or one in a
nsored by undergraduate women, ion upon the sorority world which dark color being most suitableh
Is also open to men students who Velvets are always good and the
intersted n dramantcs m t Ms Mk ametallic note is seen in these gowns
interested in dramatics. munity. Miss McCormick acts as too. The slit effect which was so
Most of the production work, and general manager of the organiza- much in evidence n kdt
muc inevienc inback and sleeve
;mess is done by men and women tion. treatments last year is descending,
dents. This gives women students Productions last year included not in popularity but in locale.
: are interested in designing and "Hansel and Gretel," "Jack and thent
cuting costumes a chance to ex- Beanstalk," and "The Pied Piper of
se their talents, and also earn of Hamelin." In all there will be Former Students Take
,gue activity points. If they are three productions this season in- Places On League Staff
nclined they can also paint, build, cluding "Tom Sawyer." The others
I design scenery for the plays, will not be announced until later in Ma Fitzpatrck 35, andMat
ng with the men students who vol- the fall, McCracken said. McIntosh, 34, are two new members
eer for this work. McCracken, as director of the of the Michigan League Staff. Both
'he hilrens Teatr wa fond-productions, produced the three suc- are filling positions at the main desk.
'he Children's Theatre was found- rcdultyns, roddithenthrec- Miss Fitzpatrick was chairman of the
a year ago by Miss Ethel McCor- cesses last year, in addition to direct- Panhellenic Banquet in 1933, and
k, social director of the League, ing members of the Junior Girls Play also took part in the Junior Girls I
an effort to find a worthwhile in their annual presentation. Play of that year. Miss McIntosh
vity in which students of all class- Miss Calcutt manages the student acted as Treasurer of Kappa Delta
ould participate, and which at the end of the work as part of her job in addition to taking part in the
ze time would have the value of as chairman of the theatre and arts Sophomore Cabaret and the Junior
illing a definite need in the com- committee on the League Council. Girls Play.
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