Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Christina Giannini Collection of Design Drawings
The Christina Giannini Collection of Design Drawings consists of design drawings and paintings, primarily costume designs for dance and theatrical stage productions, and also including stage design drawings. Also included in the collection are design notes, stage design scale drwaings, photographs, production posters and programs, and correspondence and paperwork regarding design projects. In addition, the collection includes resumes, portfolios, and awards, as well as material related to Giannini's travels.
Dr. James Hustead Semans and Mrs. Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Collection
This collection is comprised of papers created by Dr. James Hustead Semans and Mrs. Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans during their involvement with the North Carolina School of the Arts’ Board of Trustees and International Music Program. The papers contain speeches, presentation scripts, and correspondence from the Semans as well as meeting minutes and reports from the Board of Trustees regarding the organization and operations of the school.
Festival Theatre Incorporated Records
This collection includes materials produces by Festival Theatre Incorporated, a professional affiliate of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Particularly represented are materials related to their North Carolina Summer Festival, held from 1973-1974. The collection is largely comprised of financial information such as accounting sheets, box office and concession reports, payroll information, and budgets; advertising materials including contracts, radio and television rates, and advertisement proofs; and promotional materials such as posters, brochures, bumper stickers, programs. Correspondence, news clippings, and press releases are also included.
Giorgio Ciompi Papers
The Giorgio Ciompi Collection consists of materials related to the International Music Program in Siena, Italy, including correspondence between Ciompi and Siena officials, as well as members of the NCSA Foundation and other financial backers. In addition to correspondence, the collection includes travel and teaching schedules, music programs, brochures of tourist sites, catalogs, notes about student performers, student lists, and faculty contracts.
Office of the President/Chancellor Records: Vittorio Giannini
The collection consists of records produced by Vittorio Giannini, the first President of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Records span Giannini’s proposal for the school in 1962 to his death in 1966, with some records related to his tenure and estate added posthumously. Reports regarding NCSA’s opening, functioning, and budget are heavily represented. Correspondence from NCSA employees, the board of trustees, prospective staff and students, and various associations for the fine arts is also included.
Piedmont Chamber Orchestra Records
The collection is made up of materials produced by the Piedmont Chamber Orchestra, a professional affiliate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, from 1969-1983. It contains correspondence with potential tour hosts and sponsors, orchestra members, the Orchestra’s Board of Directors, and the NCSA Foundation. Also included are contracts, program offerings, public relations materials, financial reports, notes and meeting minutes, and tour planning information such as mileage and lodging records.
School of Design and Production, Visual Arts Records
The School of Design and Production, Visual Arts Collection includes records, ephemera, and audiovisual materials produced since the school's inception in 1968.