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Collection Inventory

Series I. Season Operation Files, 1974-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

The Season Operation files are broken down into nine subseries. Each subseries contains the files associated with a given theatre season of the 99¢ Floating Theatre Festival. Within each subseries, the files are arranged alphabetically by title. Nearly every season has financial information, grant applications, correspondence, etc.

Subseries 1. 1973-1974 Season


Box 1
Folder 1 Financial records, November 1974

Subseries 2. 1974-1975 Season

Folder 2 Correspondence, 1974-1975
Folder 3 Financial records, 1974-1975
Folder 4 Grotowski, Jerzy – Lecture, 1973-1975
Folder 5 Nationality Room members, 1974-1976

Subseries 3. 1975-1976 Season

Folder 6 Appeal for funding
Folder 7 Correspondence, 1975-1976
Folder 8 Financial records, 1975-1976
Folder 9 Kuku Ryku, 1975-1976
Folder 10 National Endowment for the Arts - Grant application, 1975-1976
Folder 11 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Calendar of theater performances, 1976
Folder 12 Performing artists requested by PA sponsors for 1975/76 season, 1975
Folder 13 Proposals (unused)
Folder 14 Theatre workshops

Subseries 4. 1976-1977 Season

Folder 15 Alternate Theatre Companies
Folder 16 Correspondence, 1976
Folder 17 Cynkutis, Zbigniew, 1976-1977
Folder 18 Financial records, 1976-1977
Folder 19 National Endowment for the Arts - Expansion arts, 1976-1977

Subseries 5. 1977-1978 Season

Folder 20 Correspondence, 1977-1978
Folder 21 Financial records, 1977-1978
Folder 22 Mabou Mines, 1978
Folder 22 Medicine Show, 1978
Folder 23 Mayer, Jerry in “Taudshow”, 1978
Folder 24 National Endowment for the Arts - Narrative report
Folder 25 National Endowment for the Arts - Proposal, 1977
Folder 26 National Endowment for the Arts - Revised project grant application, 1978

Box 2
Folder 1 National Endowment for the Arts - List of recipients for 1977/78, 1978
Folder 2 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - Grant application, 1977-1978
Folder 3 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Guidelines for Grant application, 1976-1977
Folder 4 Phone records print-outs, 1977-1979
Folder 5 Pitt news – Tear sheets and billing, 1978
Folder 6 Ridiculous Theatrical Company – the Ventriloquist’s Wife, 1977-1978
Folder 7 Space confirmations, 1977-1978
Folder 8 Squat Theatre, 1978

Subseries 6. 1978-1979 Season

Folder 9 Accounts payable check procedure, 1978
Folder 10 Alternate Roots, 1979
Folder 11 Correspondence, 1978-1979
Folder 12 F.E.D.A.R.T. conference, 1978
Folder 13 Financial Records, 1978-1979
Folder 14 The Four Horsemen, 1978
Folder 15 Graduate student task force - policy statement on TA’s and TF’s; admission requirements, February 1979
Folder 16 Heinz endowment fund, 1978-1979
Folder 17 Mabou mines, 1979
Folder 18 National Endowment for the Arts – Grant, 1978
Folder 19 National Endowment for the Arts – Proposal, 1976-1977
Folder 20 National endowment for the Arts – Revised grant, 1978
Folder 21 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Grant (N.E.A. & P.A.C. Pilot touring project), 1977-1980
Folder 22 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – “Arts to the People” Conference, November 1978

Box 3
Folder 1 The Performance Group, 1978-1979
Folder 2 Pitt Union Program Council (P.U.P.C.), 1978-1979
Folder 3 Provisional Theatre Company, 1978-1980
Folder 4 Ridiculous Theatrical Company – Camille, 1978
Folder 5 Schedule of events - partial
Folder 6 Theatre of Mistakes, 1978
Folder 7 Three Rivers Arts Festival, 1979
Folder 8 University of Pittsburgh – Faculty Development Grant Information
Folder 9 National Endowment for the Arts – Work experience internship grant (Don Marinelli), 1978-1979

Subseries 7. 1979-1980 Season

Folder 10 Correspondence, 1979
Folder 11 Dance Council of central Pennsylvania – The Danceletter, March 1980
Folder 12 Financial Records, 1978-1980
Folder 13 Heinz endowment – grant request, 1979-1980
Folder 14 Little Nell - from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1980
Folder 15 Meredith Monk, 1978-1980
Folder 16 National Endowment for the Arts – Grant application, 1979-1980
Folder 17 National Endowment for the Arts – Grant, 1978-1980
Folder 18 National Endowment for the Arts – Institutional advancement grants
Folder 19 National Endowment for the Arts – Revised grant, #AO61994-79, 1979-1981
Folder 20 New York City tour, 1980

Box 4
Folder 1 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Dance touring grant for Meredith Monk, 1978-1980
Folder 2 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Grant #5-37955, 1979-1980
Folder 3 Pittsburgh news items on arts, 1980
Folder 4 Possible groups, 1978
Folder 5 The Ravine, 1978-1980
Folder 6 Ridiculous Theatrical Company – Bluebeard (The Enchanted Pig), 1979
Folder 7 Royal Dancers and Musicians from the Kingdom of Bhutan – Clippings, 1980
Folder 8 Royal Dancers and Musicians from the Kingdom of Bhutan - Correspondence, 1979-1980
Folder 9 Royal Dancers and Musicians from the Kingdom of Bhutan – Miscellaneous, 1980
Folder 10 Royal Dancers and Musicians from the Kingdom of Bhutan – Photos
Folder 11 Royal Dancers and Musicians from the Kingdom of Bhutan – Program and marketing information, 1979-1980
Folder 12 Teaching development grant from the Office of Faculty Development, 1980
Folder 13 Three black and three white refined jubilee minstrels, 1979

Subseries 8. 1980-1981 Season

Folder 14 Arden, Marty - Alternate Roots, Zimbabwe Project – Correspondence, 1980
Folder 15 Facets Performance Ensemble, 1978-1980
Folder 16 Financial records, 1980-1981
Folder 17 Fujian Puppet theatre from the People’s Republic of China, 1980

Box 5
Folder 1 Independent Eye – T.A.P. Grant for $700.00, 1980
Folder 2 National Endowment for the Arts – Special Projects (Presenting organization grant), 1980-1981
Folder 3 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Financial and narrative reports for grant, 1980
Folder 4 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Jeff Weiss proposal to P.C.A., 1980
Folder 5 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Project Grant, 1978-1981
Folder 6 Squat Theatre, 1980-1981
Folder 7 Theatre Association of Pennsylvania – Contract, 1980
Folder 8 Warsaw Mime Theatre, 1980

Subseries 9. 1981-1982 Season

Folder 9 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Guide to programs

Series II. Other Operation Files, 1971-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains files that were not attributed to a specific season in the history of the 99¢ Floating Theatre Festival. Most of the files in this series contain information on various national and international theatre companies that were considered or presented by the 99¢ Floating Theatre. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Folder 10 Account #4-24930, 1978-1981
Folder 11 Account #4-25388 – Bills and printouts, 1977-1978
Folder 12 Actors lab – Hamilton, Ontario, 1976-1977
Folder 13 Akjalaaitis, JoAnne/Southern Exposures
Folder 14 American Revolutionary Road Company, 1975-1976
Folder 15 American Theatre, 1978-1980
Folder 16 Amitin, Mark, 1978-1980
Folder 17 Arthur Cantor, Inc., 1976-1980
Folder 18 Arthur Shafman International Ltd., 1979-1980
Folder 19 Artservices, 1980
Folder 20 Asia Society – Performing Arts Program, 1978-1980
Folder 21 Awasthi, Dr. Suresh, 1978

Box 6
Folder 1 American Theatre Association Placement Service Bulletin, January 1980
Folder 2 Bicentennial proposals, 1974
Folder 3 Body Politic Dream Theatre, 1976-1977
Folder 4 Bread and Puppet Theatre, 1977-1980
Folder 5 Brochure for Floating Theatre – Technical information, 1979-1980
Folder 6 Burmese National Theatre – Burmese music and Anyein
Folder 7 Business committee for the Arts, 1980
Folder 8 Carroll, Bob, 1978
Folder 9 Carroll, Pat as Gertrude Stein, 1979-1980
Folder 10 Celebrations Mime Theatre 1977
Folder 11 Chew, Martha, 1980
Folder 12 City University of London – Arts Management Program, 1979
Folder 13 Collaborative for the Arts in Pittsburgh Education or C.A.P.E., 1979
Folder 14 Collaboratory Theatre, 1977
Folder 15 Commedia del’Pinky – Photos
Folder 16 Companhia de Teatre de Lisboa - International Theatre Exchange, 1980
Folder 17 Court Dance Theatre and Music - Okinawa, Japan, 1981
Folder 18 Cricot 2 Theatre Company 1975-1976
Folder 19 Dandelion Productions, 1976-1977
Folder 20 Daniel Lewis Dance Repertory Company, 1980-1981
Folder 21 Entourage
Folder 22 Feit, Ken - Ken the Fool, 1975-1977
Folder 23 Fiji Company, 1975-1979
Folder 24 Financial - Miscellaneous reports
Folder 25 Fine Line Actor’s Theatre, 1979-1980
Folder 26 Floating Theatre facts and history – For use in grant application
Folder 27 Florida Studio Theatre, 1976
Folder 28 Fools Company, 1976-1979
Folder 29 Fratti, Mario, 1977-1979
Folder 30 Future ideas for 99cent Floating Theatre
Folder 31 Group listing (Experimental theatre companies available for touring), 1975
Folder 32 Group Motion Media Theatre, 1975-1976
Folder 33 Harry - Dance Company, 1976-1978
Folder 34 Harvey, John, 1974-1975

Box 7
Folder 1 Heinz Endowment budget and account #5-35898, 1979-1980
Folder 2 Heinz Foundation report on 99¢ Floating Theatre activities, 1977
Folder 3 History of the 99¢ Floating Theatre
Folder 4 Hoechstetter, Harvey – Printing, 1979
Folder 5 Hu Hung-Yen – Peking Opera performer, 1979
Folder 6 Hughes, Richard and Walter Scott, 1971
Folder 7 Illusion Theatre, 1977
Folder 8 Independent Eye, 1975-1981
Folder 9 International Ballet and Festival Corporation, 1979-1981
Folder 10 International Communication Agency – Educational and cultural affairs, 1978
Folder 11 International Theatre Institute – Newsletters, 1979-1980
Folder 12 Iowa Theatre Lab, 1979
Folder 13 Janus Film Company, 1980
Folder 14 Japan Arts, 1979-1981
Folder 15 Korea National Classical Institute – AAK Korean Court Music and Dance
Folder 16 Kornfield, Larry – “Dr. Faustus lights the light”, 1979
Folder 17 Kraken, 1976-1977
Folder 18 Lawrence, Dan, 1973-1976
Folder 19 Le Plan K, 1977
Folder 20 Library display cases – Forms, 1978
Folder 21 Little Marrowbone, 1979
Folder 22 Lost Nation Theatre
Folder 23 Mailers – Forms for printing and mail, 1977
Folder 24 The Manhattan Project, 1976-1977
Folder 25 Marcus, Linda, 1979-1980
Folder 26 Mellon Educational Grant printouts #5-37058, 1976-1977
Folder 27 Melpo, 1980
Folder 28 Metropolitan Cultural Alliance, 1973-1974
Folder 29 Miscellaneous, 1975-1977
Folder 30 Movement work center, 1975
Folder 31 National Endowment for the Arts – Joint N.E.A. Pilot touring grant, proposal with Walter Arts Center, 1979
Folder 32 National Endowment for the Arts – Supply grant print-outs, 1975-1976
Folder 33 National Artists Management Company, 1979-1980
Folder 34 National Dance Company of Senegal - International Ballet Festival, 1979-1980

Box 8
Folder 1 NDWT Company - Canadian, 1976-1979
Folder 2 New Directions in the Performing Arts - Canadian conference
Folder 3 New Theatre Festival - Baltimore, June 1979
Folder 4 Organic Theatre Company, 1977
Folder 5 Otrabunda Company, 1977
Folder 6 Outreach possibilities
Folder 7 Passaro, Bob - Fisher Scientific, 1978
Folder 8 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Advisory Panel with Dr. Richard Mennen of Theatre Arts Department, 1976-1977
Folder 9 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – General information, 1978
Folder 10 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Grant #5-36954, 1975-1976
Folder 11 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts – Groups, 1975-1977
Folder 12 Palisades Theatre Company, 1977
Folder 13 Pentacle Dance Management, 1977-1980
Folder 14 People Energy - based with the Wilma Project in Philadelphia
Folder 15 People Show, 1979
Folder 16 Performing arts for children, 1978
Folder 17 Peripatetic Task Force, 1974-1975
Folder 18 Philadance / Philadelphia Dance Company, 1979-1980
Folder 19 Philly Rep. Co.
Folder 20 Phoenix Dance Theater, 1977-1978
Folder 21 Pieces Company, 1976
Folder 22 Pigeon Drop Theatre, 1979-1980
Folder 23 Pilato, Joe, 1976-1979
Folder 24 Ping Chong, 1977-1978
Folder 25 Pittsburgh Laboratory Theatre – Theatre space, 1975
Folder 26 Pittsburgh Regional Committee for the Arts, 1977
Folder 27 Play Group, 1976-1977
Folder 28 Posnak, Paul, 1975-1976
Folder 29 Printouts #5-38691, 1976-1977
Folder 30 Provisional Theatre, 1978
Folder 31 Public service announcements and press releases, 1974
Folder 32 Quena, 1976-1977
Folder 33 The Ramayana, 1975-1978
Folder 34 Red Clay Ramblers
Folder 35 Red Mole Enterprise, 1979-1980

Box 9
Folder 1 Resumes
Folder 2 Rhode Island Feminist Theatre, 1978-1980
Folder 3 Sachiyo Ito – Japanese Kabuki
Folder 4 Saeko Ichinohe – Japanese dancer
Folder 5 San Francisco Mime Troupe, 1976-1980
Folder 6 Shaliko Company, 1976-1977
Folder 7 Shankar, Ravi
Folder 8 Sherman, Robert
Folder 9 Sherman, Stuart, 1979
Folder 10 Siamsa - National Folk Theatre of Ireland, 1976-1980
Folder 11 Smithsonian Performing Arts, 1979
Folder 12 Sponsors in Western Pennsylvania, 1976-1977
Folder 13 Sports Pages, 1976-1979
Folder 14 Stage One Theatre Lab, 1974-1977
Folder 15 Stephen Foster Memorial Space, 1978-1979
Folder 16 Studio Theatre Task Force
Folder 17 The Talking Band, 1977-1980
Folder 18 T.A.P. / Theatre Association of Pennsylvania, 1977-1980
Folder 19 T.C.G. / Theatre Communications Group, 1973-1975
Folder 20 T.R. Uthco, 1976-1977
Folder 21 El Teatro Campesino Theatre Group, 1979
Folder 22 Telephone bill print-outs, 1975-1977
Folder 23 Theatre de l’arbre, 1976
Folder 24 Theatre Express, 1980
Folder 25 Theatre Lab Project print-outs #4-24930, 1975-1976
Folder 26 Theatre Project - Baltimore, 1979-1980
Folder 27 Theatre Project Grant, 1975-1977
Folder 28 Theatre Rhinoceros / Gay Theatre San Francisco, 1978-1980

Box 10
Folder 1 Theatre X, 1976-1979
Folder 2 TNT Festival information, 1977
Folder 3 Tom Johnson - Trinity Dance Management, 1972-1978
Folder 4 Travel, 1978
Folder 5 Universal Movement Theatre Repertory, 1972-1976
Folder 6 Vanaver, Bill and Livia Drapkin, 1975
Folder 7 Well Diggers Experimental Theatre Company, 1979
Folder 8 Western Penitentiary – Contacts and information form, 1978-1980
Folder 9 The Wilma Project, 1979
Folder 10 Wimmer, Wimmer & Dancers, 1980

Series III. Scrapbooks, 1974-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

This one oversized scrapbook encompasses the entire history of the 99¢ Floating Theatre Festival. Within it are newspaper clippings about the organization, reviews, small posters, marketing materials, programs, etc.

Box 11 Scrapbook, 1974-1981