Doug Swink Theater Collection
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- Majority of material found within 1957-1969
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Swink became involved with local theater and started a summer theater in 1959. He later joined the faculty of Wilmington College where he founded the Department of Drama. He was instrumental in the final design of Kenan Auditorium at UNCW and managed the facility for two decades.
Doug also became involved in the Pied Piper theater, a local live theater for elementary school children held at Kenan Auditorium. In 1990 Pied Piper moved to Thalian Hall in Wilmington.
Until his death in 2005, Doug Swink remained active in several local theater groups. He was last seen in the Opera House Theatre production of “The Sunshine Boys”.
2.8 Linear Feet (Contains 1 document box and 1 oversize box)
- Doug Swink Theatre Collection
- Abigail Clanton
- 2021 December 07
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