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Robert Fearn Papers


Robbie Fearn (1959- ) was born in Arlington, Virginia and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He began his theatre career as a child actor in Raleigh. After completing a B.A. in Communications and Theatre at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 1981, he began work at The Lost Colony drama as an actor-technician. During his tenure at The Lost Colony, he served as the play's Production Stage Manager, Technical Director, Production Coordinator/Technical Director, and the Assistant Director. Fearn served under directors Joe Layton and Fred Chappell, and General Managers Deloris Utley Harrell and John Summerton.The Robbie Fearn Papers contain information about The Lost Colony drama duri ... (more below)

Title

Robert Fearn Papers

Collection Number

PC.5040

Date(s)

1981-1994 and undated

Box 1Box 2Box 3Box 4Box 5
Language

English

Physical Description
Cubic feet
1.67
Abstract

Robbie Fearn (1959- ) was born in Arlington, Virginia and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He began his theatre career as a child actor in Raleigh. After completing a B.A. in Communications and Theatre at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 1981, he began work at  The Lost Colony drama as an actor-technician. During his tenure at  The Lost Colony, he served as the play's Production Stage Manager, Technical Director, Production Coordinator/Technical Director, and the Assistant Director. Fearn served under directors Joe Layton and Fred Chappell, and General Managers Deloris Utley Harrell and John Summerton.

The Robbie Fearn Papers contain information about  The Lost Colony drama during Robbie Fearn's tenure with the production. The majority of the papers are production records and include personal notebooks and night-by-night notes of each performance.

Physical Location

3A1-3A2

Creator

Fearn, Robert "Robbie"

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Outer Banks History Center staff prior to 2001.

Encoded by Kelly Grimm, August, 2009


Robbie Fearn (1959- ) was born in Arlington, Virginia, and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He began his theatre career as a child actor in Raleigh. After completing a B.A. in Communications and Theatre at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 1981, he began work at  The Lost Colony drama as an actor-technician. During his tenure at  The Lost Colony, he served as the play's Production Stage Manager, Technical Director, Production Coordinator/Technical Director, and the Assistant Director. Fearn served under directors Joe Layton and Fred Chappell, and General Managers Deloris Utley Harrell and John Summerton.


Formerly classified as 33MSS-40


[Identification of item], PC.5040, Robbie Fearn Papers, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.


Donated by Robbie Fearn in 1996.


The Robbie Fearn papers contain information about  The Lost Colony drama during Robbie Fearn's tenure with the production. The majority of the papers are production records, and include personal notebooks and night by night notes of each performance, for a number of years. Also included are correspondence, pay stubs, information on the Professional Theatre Workshop (PTW) and extra curricular productions of  The Lost Colony Company at Waterside Theatre.


  • Roanoke Colony--Drama
  • Roanoke Island Historical Association
  • Theater--Production and direction--North Carolina--Roanoke Island
  • Roanoke Island (N.C.)--Drama

Folder: 1:5.1  
Script from , Stage Manager Notebook, labeled 1985
1986

Folder: 1:5.2  
Stage Manager's Notebook
1986-1987

Folder: 1:5.3  
Formatter from Stage Manager's Notebook
1986

Folder: 1:5.4  
Stage Manager "86 information, my records"
1986

Folder: 1:5.5  
After matter from 1986, Stage Manager's Notebook [mostly 1987]
1986-1987

Folder: 1:5.6  
R. Fearn Notes
1987

Folder: 1:5.7  
Season
1988

Folder: 1:2.1  
R. Fearn Pay Stubs
1981-1986

Folder: 1:2.2  
Agreement between R. Fearn and Lost Colony
1986-1994

Folder: 1:2.3  
Items relating to grievance committee and petition committee
1988-1989

Folder: 2:10.1  
1989
1989

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Formatter, including RIHA Board notes
Folder: 2:10.2  
Calendar
1989
Folder: 2:10.3  
Calling
Folder: 2:10.4  
Company/Contact
Folder: 2:10.5  
Production
Folder: 2:10.6  
Policy
Folder: 2:10.7  
History
Folder: 2:10.8  
Blocking
Folder: 2:10.9  
Show Reports and Notes

Folder: 2:10.10  
1990
1990

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RIHA Board notes and handouts
Folder: 2:10.11  
Calendar
1990
Folder: 2:10.12  
Contact
Folder: 2:10.13  
Policy
Folder: 2:10.14  
Production
Folder: 3:10.15  
Calling
Folder: 3:10.16  
Blocking
Folder: 3:10.17  
History
Folder: 3:10.18  
Season, Nightly Notes, Show Reports
1990
Folder: 3:10.19  
Season
1990

Folder: 3:10.20  
1991
1991

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Blocking
Folder: 3:10.21  
Calendar
1991
Folder: 3:10.22  
Contact
Folder: 3:10.23  
Policy
Folder: 3:10.24  
Production
Folder: 4:10.25  
Forms
Folder: 4:10.26  
Calling
Folder: 4:10.27  
History
Folder: 4:10.28  
Formatter
Folder: 4:10.29  
Show Reports and Nightly Notes

Folder: 4:11.1  
1992
1992

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PSM/TD Notes; 1992 Budget
Folder: 4:11.2  
TD Notes
1992
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Personnel
Folder: 4:11.3  
Inventory
Folder: 4:11.4  
Operations
Folder: 4:11.5  
Policy

Folder: 4:11.6  
Press Releases

Folder: 4:11.7  
Robbie's Almanac
1992

Folder: 4:11.8  
1993
1993

Folder: 4:11.9  
Calendar
1993
Folder: 4:11.10  
Contacts
Folder: 4:11.11  
Budget
Folder: 4:11.12  
Policy
Folder: 4:11.13  
Scenery
Folder: 4:11.14  
Props
Folder: 4:11.15  
Costumes
Folder: 5:11.16  
Sound
Folder: 5:11.17  
Season
1993

Folder: 5:11.18  
Season
1994