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Archival Collections: Theatre Collections


The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections has acquired a number of manuscript collections related to the study of this discipline. The collections represented on these pages were chosen for their relevance to theatre, particularly theatre in Manitoba. Some collections have direct and immediately apparent relevance while others are connected more peripherally to the history of theatre.

  • Bertram Brooker fonds
    • records pertaining to dramatic works produced by Bertram Brooker
  • Community Players of Winnipeg fonds
    • records pertaining to this amateur theatre group that produced works by Canadian playwrights and used Canadian actors
  • Charles Ernest L'ami fonds
    • records pertaining to dramatic works produced by C.E. L'ami
  • Dorothy Livesay fonds
    • records pertaining to plays written by Dorothy Livesay
  • Henry Kreisel fonds
    • records pertaining to dramatic works produced by Henry Kreisel
  • C. Winston McQuillin fonds
    • news clippings pertaining to amateur theatre actor, writer and producer
  • Prairie Theatre Exchange fonds
    • records pertaining to one of Manitoba's oldest theatre companies and drama schools
  • Nancy Pyper fonds
    • newsclippings pertaining to Nancy Pyper's work in Winnipeg theatre and the early career of actress Judith Evelyn
  • Winnipeg Tribune fonds
    • newspaper clippings and photographs titled Canadian Theatre Group (1949-1978), Children's Creative Dance Theatre (1978-1979), Children's Theatre (1952-1965), Cubiculo Theatre Laboratory (1972-1975), Drama Festival (1949-1974), Manitoba Amateur Theatre Council (1971-1972), Manitoba Drama League (1956-1971), Manitoba Multicultural Theatre (1978-1979), Manitoba School for Theatre and Allied Arts (1978-1980), Manitoba Theatre Centre (1974-1980), Manitoba Theatre Workshop (1975-1980), Mime Theatre (1976-1980), Nellie McClung Theatre Group (1976-1980), Ukrainian Theatre (1977), University of Winnipeg Theatre (1978-1980), Warehouse Theatre (1974-1980), and Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre (1972-1978)