Fonds SC640 - Lina de Guevara fonds

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Lina de Guevara fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • [19--?]-2018 (Creation)
    Guevara, Lina de

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2.13 m of textual records and other materials.

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Lina de Guevara is an actor, teacher and retired theatre company director. She was born in Chile, trained at the Instituto del Teatro (University of Chile) and emigrated to Canada in 1976. In 1988, she founded Puente Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia and was the artistic director of the company until her retirement in 2011. Her work as artistic director included directing various plays, such as “I Wasn’t Born Here,” “Sisters/Strangers” and “Canadian Tango.” Her work also included teaching workshops and classes at various Canadian institutions and participation in conferences, collaborations and festivals.

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The fonds consists of materials relating to Lina de Guevara’s position as Artistic Director of Puente Theatre from 1988-2011. The fonds includes one series, Puente Theatre and four subseries, Administrative Records, Clippings, Events & Workshops, and Plays & Productions.

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Gift of Lina de Guevara, May 2021.


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  • English
  • Spanish

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