File MS-3-1, OS Folder 55 - A world without shadows

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A world without shadows

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  • Textual record

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MS-3-1, OS Folder 55

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  • November 1998 (Creation)
    Sharp, Eo

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14 pages ; 62 x 92.5 cm or smaller

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Leigh Ann Vardy is a lighting designer born and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has worked as a designer for theatre and dance companies across Canada, including the Globe Theatre, Neptune Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times, Great Canadian Theatre Company, Soulpepper Theatre, Factory Theatre, The Segal Centre, Centaur Theatre, The Stratford Shakespeare Festival, and the Charlottetown Festival, among many others. She has won five Robert Merritt Awards for design and has been nominated for the Siminovitch Prize. She is an instructor and coach at the National Theatre School of Canada.

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Eo Sharp is a set and costume designer based in Quebec. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from the University of Toronto before moving to Montreal to study at the National Theatre School of Canada. Since then, she has worked with various Canadian Theatre companies, including SIN 4 (in Montreal), Neptune Theatre (Halifax), the National Arts Centre (Ottawa), Stratford Festival, Segal Centre for Performing Arts, Imago Theatre, and Teatro Comenici/Festival Théâtre des Amériques. She won the Mecca Award for best design in "Looking for Romeo" (Sin 4 Productions) and "Human Collision/Atomic Reaction" (The Other Theatre/Festival Théâtre des Amériques).

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File contains annotated copies of set designs for Neptune Theatre's production of "A World Without Shadows," directed by Michael Chaisson and designed by Eo Sharp (set) and Leigh Ann Vardy (lights). The technical director for the production was Scott Miller.

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  • English

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See the production records for this play in the Neptune Theatre fonds (MS-3-1) under the series "Production records," subseries "A World Without Shadows."

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Original Neptune Theatre catalogue number: 280

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  • Oversize-folder: MS-3-1, OS Folder 55