Fonds AR500 - Kaleidoscope Theatre fonds

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Kaleidoscope Theatre fonds

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  • Multiple media

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Fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR500

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  • 1975-1999, 2009-2010 (Creation)
    Creator
    Kaleidoscope Theatre

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Physical description

60 cm of textual records, graphic materials, audio-visual materials, computer discs

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Name of creator

(1973-)

Administrative history

The Kaleidoscope Theatre is a Theatre for Young Audiences that was founded in 1973 with a $23,000 federal employment grant. The company’s founding director was Liz Gorrie, who had arrived in Victoria in 1971 with her husband Colin.

For an in-depth history of the company, see Jennifer Wise and Lauren Jerke “Liz Gorrie and the Kaleidoscope Alternative,” Theatre Research in Canada 36.1 (2015).

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of materials that document many of the performances given by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions, as well as the writing and directing activities of Liz Gorrie. Fonds includes both bound and unbound scripts, director’s notes, photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles, music sheets, programs, advertisements, two photographs, VHS tapes, audiocassette tapes, compact disks, one 8mm videotape and one floppy disk.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Donated to the archives by Colin Gorrie in 2013.

Arrangement

The bound scripts were prepared by Colin Gorrie for their donation to the Archives and were arranged alphabetically. The original physical order of the materials has been retained in the archival arrangement.

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  • English

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Finding aid available with folder level control.

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2014-023

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kaleidoscope-theatre-fonds

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2014-08-13

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  • English

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