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I. Stewart Hoch Papers

Collection 266

Hoch, I. Stewart (1935-1993). Papers, 1974-1993, n.d.

2.5 feet

Ivan Stewart Hoch was an associate professor of theater at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) and served as Chairman of the Department of Performing Arts. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and a Ph.D from Cornell University. His teaching expertise included acting, direction, theater history, and musical theater.

Production files from about 1974 to 1993 include scene plans, script analyses, cast rosters, sound and lighting cue sheets, prop lists, costume plans, rehearsal schedules, correspondence, notes, clippings, press releases, publicity photographs, music scores, and performances captured on VHS. All theater productions included in this collection were directed by Dr. Hoch and performed at Burke Theatre, Burke-Hawthorne Hall, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, unless stated otherwise. The collection also includes teaching materials, including lecture notes and an acting workbook, and theater history research materials.

Nancy Hoch donated this collection.

Series:

A. Production Files 1-01 through 2-04
B. Teaching Materials 2-05 through 2-12
C. Theater History Research Materials 2-13 through 2-29
D. Video Tapes 3-01 through 3-10
E. Restricted Materials 4-01 through 4-02

Inventory:

A. Production Files
1-01 Skin of Our Teeth, 1975
Touring USL production accepted at American College Theatre Festival, Washington D.C.
1-02 Pot of Gold, by Plautus, 1977
1-03 Tango, by Slawomir Mrozek, 1978
1-04 Tango, by Slawomir Mrozek, 1978, Photographs
1-05 Absurd Person Singular, by Alan Aychbourn, 1979
1-06 Absurd Person Singular, by Alan Aychbourn, 1979, Photographs
1-07 Who Da Doc? by John Cameron, Mary Granger, and Stewart Hoch, 1979
1-08 La Ronde, by Artur Schnitzler, translation by Eric Bentley, 1980
1-09 La Ronde, by Artur Schnitzler, translation by Eric Bentley, 1980, Photographs
1-10 Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, 1981
1-11 Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, 1981, Photographs
1-12 Trojan Women, by Euripides, translation by Edith Hamilton, 1982
1-13 Trojan Women, by Euripides, translation by Edith Hamilton, 1982, Photographs
1-14 Night of the Homo Sapiens, by Stuart Stelly, 1983
1-15 Night of the Homo Sapiens, by Stuart Stelly, 1983, Photographs
1-16 Félicité, by Stewart Hoch and John Thorp, 1984
1-17 Rare Bear, a Musical by Steven Carlberg and Stewart Hoch, 1984
1-18 Confusions, by Alan Ayckbourn, 1985
1-19 Confusions, by Alan Ayckbourn, 1985, Photographs
1-20 Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, 1985
1-21 Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, 1985, Photographs
1-22 Lovers: Winners and Losers, by Brian Friel, 1986
1-23 Lovers: Winners and Losers, by Brian Friel, 1986, Photographs
1-24 Picnic, William Inge, 1987
1-25 Picnic, William Inge, 1987, Photographs
1-26 Fifth of July, 1987
1-27 Birthday Party, by Harold Pinter, 1988
1-28 Birthday Party, by Harold Pinter, 1988, Photographs
1-29 House of Blue Leaves, by John Guare, 1988
1-30 Madwoman of Chaillot, by Jean Giraudoux, 1989
1-31 Madwoman of Chaillot, by Jean Giraudoux, 1989, Photographs
1-32 On the Verge, by Eric Overmeyer, 1990
1-33 On the Verge, by Eric Overmeyer, 1990, Photographs
1-34 Tempest, by Williams Shakespeare, 1990
1-35 Tempest, by Williams Shakespeare, 1990, Photographs
2-01 Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, 1991
2-02 Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, 1991, Photographs
2-03 Heidi Chronicles, by Wendy Wasserstein, 1992
2-04 Miscellaneous Certificates and Photographs, 1974-1993
B. Teaching Materials
2-05 A Basic Acting Workbook, by Stewart Hoch, ca. 1989
Includes drafts, notes, and samples
2-06 A Basic Acting Workbook (Revised), by Stewart Hoch, 1993
Includes full-text and some notes
2-07 Costuming, ca. 1963-1983
Includes typed notes and published drawings of theatrical costumes
2-08 Mechanical Fantasy in Retrostyle, 1991
Group visit to an exhibit at the Kinematic Theatre, Leningrad, Russia. Includes a written account of the trip, descriptions and color photographs of the exhibit
2-09 Programs from Student Productions
2-10 THEA 161 (Introduction to Theater) – Slides
Consists of published transparencies of theaters worldwide
2-11 THEA 161 (Introduction to Theater) – Structure, Form, Language
Includes both research and notes
2-12 Theater Journals, 1982, 1993
C. Theater History Research Materials
2-13 Antirealists (Before 1900)
2-14 Asian Theater
2-15 Baroque Theater
2-16 Between Wars (ca. 1918-1939)
2-17 Contemporary and Post-Modern Theater, Part 1
2-18 Contemporary and Post-Modern Theater, Part 2
2-19 Greek Theater
2-20 Greek and Roman Theater
2-21 Medieval Theater
2-22 New Perceptions: Dadaism, Futurism, Primitivism, etc.
2-23 Realism and Naturalism
2-24 Renaissance – Italy
2-25 Renaissance – Spain and England
2-26 Romanticism and Melodrama
2-27 Theater History Charts
2-28 Theater History Research Guides
2-29 Theater History, Syllabi 457
D. Videotapes
3-01 AXOLOTL, undated
Play written, directed, and performed by Victor Loupan, MA student from France, and his wife Cecile Brahy. Stewart Hoch was the supervisor
3-02 Confusions (2 tapes), July 26, 1985 and July 27, 1985
3-03 Glass Menagerie (3 tapes), November 17, 1985 and November 22, 1985
3-04 Heidi Chronicles, ca. 1992
3-05 Lovers: Losers, April 19, 1986
3-06 Lovers: Winners, April 19, 1986
3-07 Midsummer Night’s Dream, July 18-21, 1991
3-08 On the Verge, September 27, 1990
3-09 Picnic, March 20, 1987
3-10 Rare Bear, October 12, 1984
E. Restricted Materials
4-01 Audition Records
4-02 Receipts