University of California Berkeley
REGULATIONS CONCERNING PERFORMANCES IN
THE GREEK THEATRE
THE GREEK THEATRE COMMITTEE,
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA.
The entire control of the use of the Greek Theatre for
dramatic and musical purposes and for "rallies," save for
the Senior Extravaganza, the Freshman Rally, and the
Football Rally, having been vested in the Greek Theatre
Committee by act of the President of the University, the
committee adopts the following regulations for its guidance.
I. The chairman of the committee, with the consent of
a majority of the members, may arrange for the production
of dramatic and musical works by professional performers.
Only performances, by artists or companies of recognized
standing, of works considered to have educational value and
to be adapted for production in the Greek Theatre shall be
permitted. Whenever possible, such performances are to
be undertaken upon a percentage basis.
II. As the Sunday "Half -hours of Music" are given
by artists who serve the University, on these occasions,
without charge, admission to these concerts shall be free.
In case of inclement weather the Half-hour of Music shall
not be given.
III. Organizations not connected with the University
may give musical and dramatic entertainments in the Greek
Theatre only with the unanimous consent of the committee,
following one month's notice, the conditions of presentation
for each such production to be determined by the committee.
IV. The English Club is permitted the use of the
Theatre for one dramatic performance each semester, the
date of which shall be set by the committee, provided the
play be given, the coach to be engaged, the stage plan to be
adopted, and the advertising to be contracted for meet the
approval of the committee, and provided the try-outs shall
be conducted under the supervision of the authorized coach
in such a manner as to satisfy the committee that partici-
pation in the plays is open to all students of the University
without favor. The Greek Theatre Committee shall control
the financial management ; all purchases must be authorized
and bills passed by it; and all profits shall pass into the
University Dramatic Fund, from which all losses shall be
paid. The name of the play to be presented must be sub-
mitted to the committee one week before the end of the
semester preceding that in which it is purposed that th&
performance shall take place.
V. Other student organizations shall have the same
right to present amateur dramatic and musical productions
in the Greek Theatre subject to the several conditions above
stated. Departments of the University may present ama-
teur dramatic and musical productions under the same
conditions, or may assume the entire financial control and
VI. No advertisements, save notices of performances
under the management of the committee, shall be permitted
on the programme of any entertainment given in the Greek
VII. The finances of the committee shall be operated
under four funds : The Symphony Fund, the Choral Fund,
the University Dramatic Fund, and the Greek Theatre
The Symphony Fund is established by guarantee, and
the means for the maintenance of symphony concerts shall
be derived solely from such guarantee and from the income
of said concerts. Money is not to be transferred from the
other specified funds to the Symphony Fund.
The Choral Fund is established by guarantee or by
specific appropriation by the University, and the means for
the maintenance of choral productions with orchestra shall
be derived solely from such guarantee or appropriation and
from the income of the productions. Money is not to be
transferred from the other specified funds to the Choral
The University Dramatic Fund is to contain the moneys
derived from student dramatic productions and by direct
appropriation by the committee, and such funds are to be
conserved strictly for the purposes of student dramatic
The Greek Theatre Fund is to contain all other moneys
Beyond those above specified. From this fund the committee
will maintain the equipment of the Greek Theatre, and con-
duct the professional musical and dramatic productions that
may be given therein. Money may be voted from this fund
to the Library and to the University Dramatic Fund.
ALONZO E. TAYLOR, Chairman.
WILLIAM DALLAM ABMES,
H. MORSE STEPHENS,
CHAUNCEY W. WELLS.
J. FRED. WOLLE,
CHARLES D. VON NEUMAYER.
PORTER GARNETT, Secretary.
BENJ. I. WHEELER.
January 31, 1908.
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