1st Annual Arts Reunion 1st Annual ARTS REUNION
Old Dominion University
September 25-29, 1978

Tidewater Participants

ISTVAN and ANA AMENT
ISTVAN and ANA AMENT are Artists-in-Residence at ODU. Both have performed extensively in their native Rumania and in the United States. As Directors of the ODU Community Ballet , they have staged numerous productions, including "The Nutcracker," "Cinderella," amd several original ballets. 

TONY ARDIZZONE
TONY ARDIZZONE, a writer from Chicago, teaches fiction at ODU. Previously on the staff at Bowling Green, Mr. Ardizzone has published short fiction in over fifteen periodicals, including Carolina Quarterly, The Chicago Review, and Epoch. His novel In the Name of the Father appears in October. 

NANCY BAZIN -- RealMedia Video of Women's Voice reading
NANCY BAZIN is the Director of Women's Studies at ODU. She has taught modern literature at Rutger's and the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Bazin is the author of several articles, reviews, and the critical study Virginia Woolf and the Androgynous Vision. She has compiled a bibliography on androgyny. 

SHERRI BRENNEN 
SHERRI BRENNEN, singer, songwriter, and TV personality, is well known to Tidewater audiences. She is co-host of WTAR-TV's "3 in the morning" show and a writer/producer of many TV and radio commercials. She has had numerous singing engagements in Europe and throughout the United States.

DEBRA BRUCE -- RealMedia Video of Women's Voice reading 
DEBRA BRUCE, former member of the Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa, teaches in the English Department at ODU. She has published poems in Field, Prairie Schooner, The Iowa Review and many other magazines. Her chapbook Dissolves was published in 1977. 

WILLIAM CARROLL 
WILLIAM CARROLL, teaches at Norfolk State. He has been a member of numerous panels and institutes on black literature and, at Norfolk State, was among the founders of the Transitional English Program, one of the foremost language development programs in the South. He is presently revising for publication his critical biography of George Moses Horton. 

PAUL DICKLIN 
PAUL DICKLIN recently became the Producing Director of ODU's Riverviw Playhouse. In Tidewater, he has directed numerous plays, including "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Oedipus Rex," and "Child's Play," as well as short plays on black history. He is just completing an acting role in Peter Shaffer's "Equus." 

ALF MAPP, JR. 
ALF MAPP, Jr. is on the faculty at ODU. Mr. Mapp is a nonfiction writer and teacher of writing whose articles have appeared in numerous newspapers, scholarly journals, and popular magazines. His books include The Virginia Experiement, Frock Coats and Epaulets, America Creates Its Own Literature, Just One Man, and The Golden Dragon: Alfred the Great and His Times

LINDA MIZEJEWSKI -- RealMedia Video of Women's Voice reading
LINDA MIZEJEWSKI, a graduate of the University of Arkansas writing program, teaches at ODU. Formerly an instructior in the Poetry-in-Schools program and a technical writer, Ms. Mizejewski has published scholarly articles and poetry. Her works have appeared in Southern Review, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, and The Georgia Review, among others. 

MARTIN PACHEY  -- RealMedia Video
MARTIN PACHEY directs the Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble at ODU. He is an officer in the College Band Directors National Association (Southern Division) and a member of the American Federation of Musicians, as well as numerous other national organizations. He was recently listed as one of Metro magazine's jazz all-stars. 

MARGARET SIMMONS
MARGARET SIMMONS teaches ethnic literature at Hampton Institute. She has lectured widely on black literature and has recently been a consultant to the Black Culture Festival sponsored by the Norfolk Committee for the Improvement of Education. She is also a consultant for several national publishing companies. 

THE FACULTY PIANO TRIO
The Faculty Piano Trio is in its third year of residency at ODU. HAROLD PROTSMAN, director and pianist, is chairman of the music department, pianist with the Norfolk Chamber Consort and frequent guest with the Feldman Quartet. RONALD MARSHALL, violinist and JANET KRINER, cellist, are regular members of the Feldman Quartet and are prinicipals in the Norfolk and Peninsula Symphony Orchestras. The PIANO TRIO performs regularly throughout the Tidewater area.

THE OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY POETRY QUARTET  -- RealMedia Video
GENEVIEVE McGIFFERT
has been a professor of music, conductor, stage director, singer, actress, voice teacher and coach, and an accompanist. She has appeared on stage in "Macbeth," and "Twelfth Night." HOPE MIHALAP, former coordinator of the arts at ODU, is a well-known performer, writer, and active participant in the arts in Tidewater. She is presently hosting a weekly radio program devoted to opera. BENJAMIN CLYMER, librarian and actor, has appeared in numerous stage productions, including "The Cocktail Party," "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial," "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Twelve Angry Men," "What the Butler Saw," and "Hamlet." CHARLES BURGESS, administrator and ODU faculty member, has had leading roles in "Under Milkwood," "The Homecoming," and "Waiting for Godot." He is the author of Drama: Literature on Stage. The founder and producer of the programs for the Poetry Quartet is ROY AYCOCK whose articles on Shakespeare have appeared in The Musical Quarterly, Modern Language Review, and The South Atlantic Bulletin. He is a faculty member at ODU.

THE TRANSLATORS  -- RealMedia Video
STEFAN GRUNWALD and REGULA MEIER are members of the Foreign Language Department at ODU; ABBOT SAX is Chairman of the Foreign Language Department at Maury High School. Each has given numerous lectures, readings and workshops for Tidewater organizations; the dramatic readings represent a new direction for the trio.

Graduate Poetry Workshop Members are HOLLY BOND, DONNA CURD, JOSEPH HARKEY, BOBBY HITE, MICHELE KAMINSKY, JANICE KENNEDY, MICHAEL McLANE, KEVIN MULLIGAN, RUTH SHERMAN and ANZY WELLS-McKENZIE.  -- RealMedia Video


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