CMU School of Drama

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Arts Integration: Radical Then, Still Radical Today

Clyde Fitch Report: “An attempt is to be made to relate the subject matter of each department to work in art, music, and dramatics.” Thus wrote journalist Amy McMaster in 1929 about the new Vineyard Shore School for Working Girls, founded by the dean of Bryn Mawr, Hilda Worthington Smith. The Vineyard Shore School was a residency college for women factory and farm workers, who received tuition-free instruction in exchange for paid room, board and work around the campus.

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