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Title:
Maenad Theatre Productions fonds

Date(s):
1987-2001

Physical Description:
75 cm of textual records. -- 47 video cassettes. -- 44 audio cassettes

History:
Maenad Theatre Productions was established in Calgary, Alberta in 1987 by Alexandria Patience, Nancy Jo Cullen and Rose Scollard. The company was woman-centred and aimed to develop new works by women and "to reinstate the maenadic wild women of Greece to their rightful place in the theatrical spectrum". Alexandria Patience was the Artistic Director. All three of the founders wrotes plays. The company folded in 2001. For more information see "Maenad : Alberta's Own and Only Feminist Theatre" / Diana Marie Klassen. -- unpublished MA thesis, University of Alberta, 1996.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of administrative records, publicity, scripts for plays, and photographs, videos and sound recordings related to the productions.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Alexandria Patience, Nancy Jo Cullen and Rose Scollard, 2007.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access. Copyright on all scripts is retained by the authors.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/maenad.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-9265, V-71

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