HELEN HAYES VISITS PI ETA REHEARSAL TO HELP ACTORS
Star of "What Every Woman Knows" Aids Chorus in Make-Up
Yesterday afternoon Miss Helen Hayes and Kenneth MacKenna, her leading man, were present at an informal too given by the Pi Eta Club, where she met Howard Whitmore Jr. '29, leading lady of this year's Pi Eta show. "Shoot the Works", and R. B. Booth '27, who is acting the principal male role.
Miss Hayes, star of J. M. Barrie's drama "What Every Woman Knows", came out to teach the members of the cast and the chorus, womanly grace and stage presence. She also gave instructions as to stage arrangements and the art of making up, which she illustrated on E. F. Gamache '27.
Among the most prominent applicants for the chorus are R. W. Turner '28, E. F. Gamache '27, and A. F. French Jr. '29, all first string football players. The chorus will be drilled in some of the intricate modern dance steps. The coaching staff announced that a premium will be put on beauty in the choice of singers and dancers athletic legs will play as insignificant a role as possible.