William Henry Crain Edit Profile
Student, Texas Military Institute, 1933—1936. Bachelor, University Texas, 1940. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1943.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas, 1947. Master of Fine Arts, University Texas, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1965.
Resident playwright Artillery Lane Theatre, St. Augustine, Florida, 1950—1951. Director David G. Benjamin Inc., Austin, Texas, 1957—1959, Austin Manufacturing Corporation, 1957—1959. Publicity assistant drama department University Texas, 1959—1960.
Humanities research associate II, 1965—1970. Curator theater arts collections Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University Texas, Austin, 1970—1994. Retired, 1994
Director Waterloo Press, 1971—1998.
Board directors Austin Civic Theatre, 1961—1964, Paramount Theatre Performing Arts, 1976—1999, Friends Summer Musical. Advisory board New Texas Festival, St. Edward's University School Humanities, Austin Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Member committee curators and historians Celebrate Broadway: 100 Years in Times Sq, Drama League.
Served United States Army, 1941-1945.
Member committee curators and historians for Celebrate Broadway: 100 Yrs. in Times Sq, Drama League. Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Ex-Students' Association (life), Association for Theatre in Higher Education, American Society Theatre Research, United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT award 1996), Society for Theatre Research, Theatre Library.
Association, Actors Fund of America (life), Sons Republic Texas, Serra International, National Society for Arts and Letters (life), Austin Circle of Theatres (life), University Texas Students' Association (life), The Players, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Serra of Austin (treasurer 1978-1979), The Players.
1950 - 1951
1957 - 1959
1957 - 1959
1959 - 1960
1965 - 1970
1970 - 1994