On Stage and Off

Theater in Georgia

Proposition Theatre Company

Collection:
Neighborhood Arts Center Photographs Series, Jim Alexander Collection
Creator:
Alexander, Jim
Date:
1978-04-13
URL at Partner site:
DLG URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/aarl_anac_janac21
Subject:
Community arts projects--Georgia--Atlanta, African American theater--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century, African American actors--Georgia--Atlanta, African American dancers--Georgia--Atlanta, Neighborhood Arts Center (Atlanta, Ga.), Proposition Theater Company (Atlanta, Ga.)--Portraits, and Dallas, Walter. Olio--Performances
Spatial coverage:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798 and United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Mechanicsville, 33.739, -84.39854
Medium:
black-and-white photographs
Description:
The Neighborhood Art Center's house theater troupe, Proposition Theatre Company, poses for a portrait before its first performance of "Olio" on April 13, 1978 in the Neighborhood Arts Center multipurpose room. The show ran April 13-15, 1978. Director and playwright Walter Dallas ran the Proposition Theatre Company before pursuing successful careers as an off-Broadway director, tenured professor of drama, screenwriter, and artistic director.
Holding Institution:
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
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