NTID theater productions photographs

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection Overview
Biographical/Historical Information
Scope and Content
Additional Finding Aids
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information
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NTID theatre productions photographs
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NTID Theater productions photographs contains 20 color reproductions of scenes from various plays performed by the NTID Performing Arts group from 1976 - 2009. There is also one black and white reproduction.
1.0 Folder(s) (One legal size folder)
C.S. Mid-range, Shelf 328
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557

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NTID Performing Arts was established in the Fall of 1974, with the opening of the Institute's new permanent NTID buildings, as an integral part of the Institute's curriculum following the success of the student drama club founded by Dr. Robert Panara in 1969.

Originally named the Experimental Educational Theatre (EET), NTID Performing Arts offers a comprehensive curriculum of theatre courses and produces six productions and one outreach tour per season.

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NTID Theater productions photographs cover a range of plays performed at NTID from 1976-2009.The photographs were printed from slides and negatives in the RIT Archives photograph collections.

The twenty reproductions were printed in a variety of sizes, most being 8 x 10 inch or 11 x 14 inch. All but one of the photographs were printed in color.

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In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

NTID theatre productions photographs

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Corporate Name(s)

  • Rochester Institute of Technology. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Experimental Educational Theatre.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. NTID Performing Arts.


  • Deaf college students
  • Deaf, Theater for the -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Student activities -- New York (State) -- Rochester


  • Photographs

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Preferred Citation

NTID theatre productions photographs, RIT Archive Collections

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Source of Acquisition

The reproductions were printed for use in an exhibit created by the RIT Archive Collections.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in January 2014.

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