School Of Nursing Annual Event To Feature One-Woman Play: “Waltzing
September 17, 2002--
Mapleton is slowly dying …although her Living Will and her
directive stated that she wished to die at home, ‘without
heroic measures’ and a notation reads, ‘Do not resuscitate,’
she’s attached to multiple life-saving machines, drugged into
an almost comatose state, in prolonged pain, unable to speak, breath,
eat, or even see.”
Waltzing the Reaper
Zula Mae Baber Bice Memorial Lecture featuring: “Waltzing
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
WHERE: School of Nursing, McLeod Hall Auditorium
WHAT: Reception/Silent Art Auction
WHEN: Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: School of Nursing, McLeod Hall
The East Coast premiere of the one-woman play, “Waltzing the
Reaper,” will be presented at the University of Virginia School
of Nursing on Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. The poignant and sometimes humorous
story details the last chance to mend relationships, and the patient/caregiver
journey through the dying process.
who performs around the country, will depict death and dying from
the patient and caregiver perspectives. Trained at the American
Academy of Dramatic Arts in both acting and voice, Gantly lives
in New Jersey.
will cap off an evening of the arts, including a dessert and coffee
reception and a silent auction of prints, photography and paintings
donated by P. Buckley Moss, John Russeau, Christine Kennedy and
other regional artists. The reception and art auction will be held
from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Proceeds from the auction benefit the nursing
student enrichment fund.
The event is
free, but registration is required by Oct. 10 by calling (434) 924-0138
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Zula Mae
Baber Bice Memorial Lecture 2002 is part of U.Va.’s Women’s
Center Virginia 2020 series, an initiative that explores women’s
roles in the fine arts in various schools.
The event is
in memory of Bice, who died in 1975. A former acting dean and faculty
member, she is recognized annually for her many professional contributions
to U.Va.’s School of Nursing.
T. Jackson, (434) 924-3629