Collection MS-3-41.2013-044 - Personal archives of Linda Moore

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Personal archives of Linda Moore

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  • 2000-2010 (Creation)

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65 cm of textual records and other material

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Biographical history

Primarily a stage director, Linda Moore has worked at major theatres across Canada including the Shaw Festival, the Manitoba Theatre Centre, and The Vancouver Playhouse. She served as Artistic Director of Neptune Theatre in Halifax from 1990–2000, producing over 90 productions on two stages while leading the organization through a major renovation and expansion. She has also directed plays and operas and taught theatre classes at McGill University, Dalhousie University, the University of Victoria and the National Theatre School of Canada.

Her crime novel Foul Deeds was published by Vagrant Press in 2007.

She has received several Merritt Awards from Theatre Nova Scotia, and in 2005 she was awarded the Halifax Regional Municipality Mayor’s prize for Achievement in Theatre. In 1997 Linda Moore received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from St. Mary’s University in Halifax. From 2008-2010 she served as the Crake Fellow in Drama at Mount Allison University, where she directed Sharon Pollock's Blood Relations and Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa.

Custodial history

These records were donated by Linda Moore in July 2013; prior to that they were in her possession.

Scope and content

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.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Linda Moore fonds, MS-3-41;2013-044, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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August 2013

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