October 1, 1996
Volume 43 Number 6


A Student is Wounded, andSafety is Topic #1 and Group Support
Dr. Rodin: Eight New Steps in Safety and VPUL/Police Advisory to Students
SEC Agenda for October 2
A-3 ASSEMBLY Nominations, Elections
Council: Yes to 'Electronic Privacy'
Death of Nursing's Dr. Williams
Bulletins: Wanted-- Cast-Off Computers for Schools; Kindergarten Open House at Powel
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day Note
Research Foundation Guidelines
The Annenberg Center at 25
Research Foundation's Spring '96 Awards

COMPASS Features

Staff Training Schedule
Works by Maitin at the Faculty Club

Cover illustration from the Annenberg Center's 25th Anniversary program: © Al Hirschfeld. Drawings reproduced by special arrangement with Hirschfeld's exclusive representative, The Margo Feiden Galleries Ltd. New York.

The Annenberg Center at 25

The Gate of Heaven The time is WWII, the place is Dachau, and the
two whose lives change forever are a Japanese-American soldier and a Jewish
survivor. Lane Nishikawa is Kiyoshi "Sam" Yamamoto and Victor Talmadge
is Leon Ehrlich in the production opening October 10.
Photo by Ken Howard

The Annenberg Center: Looking Forward to the Season of 1996-97

Even as The Annenberg Center paused to take a few bows this spring for its first twenty-five years of accomplishment, the Season of 1996-97 was waiting in the wings. In theatre, music and dance, these are the highlights ahead:

Annenberg Center Theatre Series
Much Ado About Nothing, November 13-15
Having Our Say, December 10-15
Spalding Gray, March 5-6
Stuffed Puppet Theatre, April 16-19

Philadelphia Theatre for New Plays
The Gate of Heaven, October 10-20
Bare-Knuckle, January 23-February 8
Headin' South, May 1-18
The Secret Window, May 21-25

Dance Celebration
Trinity Irish Dance Co., October 24-26
Mark Morris Dance Group, October 28-29
Sankai Juku, November 18-19
Tharp!, January 7-12
Doug Elkins Dance Co., February 6-8
Merce Cunningham Dance Co., February 10
Paul Taylor Dance Co., April 10-12
Momix, May 8-10

Music at Annenberg
The Relâche Ensemble, September 27-28/January 10-11/February 28-March 1
The Coltrane Project, May 1-4
Beppie Blankert/Relâche, May 30-31

Theatre for Children, November 6-7/February 20-22

Young Adult Theatre, April 3-4

Philadelphia International Theatre Festival for Children, May 21-25

For series rates and other information, please call the box office at 898-6791. For school and group sales, call 898-6683.

At right: Irish Dance High style springs from Celtic roots as the Trinity Irish Dance Company opens Dance Celebration '97 October 24 in Zellerbach Theatre.

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