The Theatre Museum of Repertoire Americana invites submissions pertaining to any aspect of popular rural entertainment, including but not limited to tent shows, circus, Chautauqua, minstrel shows, repertoire, vaudeville, and showboats. The conference is open to anyone interested in theatre history, performance, popular culture, or other aspect of rural entertainment. It features theatre historians, popular culturalists, former troupers, intriguing research, lively discussion, and performance.
The 22nd Annual Theatre Conference will be held April 20-22, 2006 at the Theatre Museum in Mt. Pleasant, IA.
A $100 scholarship will be awarded to the best paper presented by a college student or graduate student.
Please send proposals by Feb. 16, 2007 to:
405 East Threshers Road
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
For more information, contact:
Dr. Michael Kramme: firstname.lastname@example.org
Betsy Loyd: email@example.com
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