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Correspondence from Charles F. Towle

File contains an advertisement and pamphlet on the plays presented by the Stratford-upon-Avon Players at the Princess Theatre in Toronto as part of their first American Tour. Charles F. Towle was the business director of the tour.

Correspondence, meeting minutes, and other documents from the President's Advisory Committee for Theatre at St. Thomas University

File contains documents related to Jenny Munday's participation in the President's Advisory Committee for Theatre at St. Thomas University. The documents include correspondence; meeting minutes; proposals; information about events at STU, Black Box Theatre, and other theatre organizations; and other documents.

Costume design for Basho

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costumes are for a character (or characters) named Basho. The sketch shows two figures wearing the costumes.

Costume design for Basho as Court Judge

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named Basho as a court judge. The sketch shows a figure wearing the costume as well as a detail of the figure's profile.

Costume design for Belville

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Brock University's production of The Rover. The costume is for a character named Belville who is a soldier.

Costume design for Kung-Tu

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named Kung-Tu. The sketch shows a male figure wearing the costume as well as a detail of the character's profile.

Costume design for To-Si

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named To-Si and the sketch shows a figure wearing he costume.

Costume design for Tor Quo

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named Tor Quo and the sketch shows a figure wearing the costume.

Costume design for the Ferryman and Wife

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costumes are for the ferryman and his wife. The sketch shows two figures wearing the costumes.

Crake Fellow in Drama at Mount Allison University

Series contains documents related to Jenny Munday's time as Crake Fellow in Drama at Mount Allison University. The series includes correspondence, applications, contracts, and other records from the fellowship. The series also includes records from theatre courses taught by Munday at Mount Allison during her fellowship.

Mary Jones Theatre Program Collection

  • MS-3-20
  • Collection
  • 1937-1941, 1952-1986
The collection contains a variety of theatre and music programs from across Canada, with a special emphasis on events held in and around Halifax, Nova Scotia. There are also programs from England, United States, France and Russia. Programs date from 1937 to 1986 with a gap between 1941 and 1950.

Jones, Mary

Mulgrave Road Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-44
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2006
Fonds primarily consists of documentation related to publicity, personnel, equity, and the Canada Council for the Arts as well as scripts, production-based records, administrative files, correspondence, PACT files, contracts, annual meeting notes, ROADies records, financial statements and information, board meeting notes, brochures, audio tapes, photographs, and production posters.

Mulgrave Road Theatre.

Neptune Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-1
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2017
Fonds consists of records that document every aspect of Neptune Theatre as an organization, including various textual records and graphic and audio-visual material pertaining to productions, events, personnel, and the administration of the Theatre. Types of records include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports and newsletters, financial records, box office records, applications, licenses, contracts, scripts, posters, newspaper clippings, production notes, programs, press kits, videocassettes, audiocassettes, negatives, contact sheets, slides, photographs, and other materials.

Neptune Theatre

Personal archives of David Renton

  • MS-3-23
  • Collection
  • 1926-2006
Fonds consists of records relating to Renton's personal life as well as his acting and teaching careers. The personal papers include files on specific actors, athletics, clippings and publications, festivals and workshops, financial records, Portus Theatre Productions (the production company he founded), school-related theatrical education materials, committee work, unions, associations, and a variety of other subjects. Correspondence includes letters to, from, and about Renton and are primarily theatre-related. The scripts were accumulated by Renton throughout his career as an actor, director, and producer. The fonds also includes photographs and slides of numerous theatrical productions.

Renton, David, 1934-2006

Personal archives of Linda Moore

  • MS-3-41.2013-044
  • Collection
  • 2000-2010
The records in this series comprise rehearsal scripts, research notes, production notebooks, costume and set sketches, performance programs, media reviews, and related correspondence for theatrical productions directed by Linda Moore between 2000-2010.

Moore, Linda

Production poster for The Rover

File contains two copies of a production poster for Brock University's production of The Rover.

Dalhousie University. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Department of Theatre.

Programs from the Majestic Theatre

File contains musical and theatrical programs for performances by Florence Glossop-Harris company; The Dumbells; Halifax Choral Union and Conservatory Orchestra, directed by Ifan Williams; Boston English Opera Company; Martin Harvey and N. de Silva; F. James Carroll Players; Boston Symphony Ensemble, directed by Augusto Vannini; Madame Germaine Schnitzer and George M. McDonald, accompanied by Marjorie Payne; and the Halifax Philharmonic Society.

Red Deer College : The Bundle

Sub-series comprises seven watercolour costume sketches, rendered on light-weight paper, for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle, or New Narrow Road To The Deep North. Some of the watercolours have measurement sheets attached.

Richard J.H. Perkyns fonds

  • MS-3-27
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1978-1985
The fonds consists of records related to Richard Perkyns' research undertaken in writing The Neptune Story: Twenty-Five Years in the Life of a Leading Canadian Theatre and editing Major Plays of the Canadian Theatre 1934-1984 . The fonds also includes a copy of his doctoral thesis, The Impact of the Expressionists Movements on British and American Drama and Theatre Practice (1968) and records which pertain to his involvement with the Halifax Independent Theatre. Records include correspondence, minutes from meetings, research notes, drafts, newspaper clippings, reviews, manuscripts, photographs, and interviews recorded on audio cassettes. The fonds has been arranged in four series: The Neptune Story, Major Plays of the Canadian Theatre, Doctoral Thesis, and Halifax Independent Theatre.

Perkyns, Richard, 1932-2008

Richard Ward fonds

  • MS-5-7
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1928, 1932-1933, 1937
The fonds contains photographs of singers and musical groups, theatrical paraphernelia, and documents regarding the construction of Ward's home on Beaufort Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as other printed material.

Ward, Richard, (fl.1888-1977)

Up Start Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-34
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1993
This fonds consists of records regarding the administration, membership, and productions of the Upstart Theatre Company. Types of records include press releases, press clippings, and other promotional materials, photographs, financial material, meeting minutes, reports, scripts, among others.

Up Start Theatre Company.

William Bruce Almon fonds

  • MS-3-15
  • Collection
  • [1935?]-1940
This fonds consists of correspondence from Arthur Winters of the Anglican Young People’s Association to Almon, and a Theatre Arts Guild rehearsal schedule. Some local theatre programs were also donated with the fonds which have been relocated to the MS 3 Reference materials.

Almon, William, Bruce, Lt. Col.