Friday, July 10, 2015

Professor Charles Xavier at UC Santa Cruz

In February 1976 five members of England's Royal Shakespeare Company visited UC Santa Cruz for three days. They offered workshops to students in English literature and theater arts, and performed programs for the Santa Cruz community. The actors were Bernard Lloyd, Charles Keating, Lisa Harrow, Tony Church and Patrick Stewart. Although he continues his brilliant stage career, Stewart is also famous now for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994), and Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series (2000- ).

University of California, Santa Cruz. McHenry Library, Special Collections, UA 50 neg_sc5966a_09

The photographs in our collection were taken on behalf of the Public Information Office on February 20, 1976, and show the actors with students.

Royal Shakespeare Company actors visit UCSC

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