Dance, Variety, Special Events Department [textual record, graphic material]

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  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Reference:
    RG149-F-1, RG149, R854-30-1-E.
    Type of material:
    Photographs, Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    135313
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    Context of this record:
  • Series includes:
    1080 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1968-1987, 2006.
    Bilingual equivalent:
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    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    10.4 m of textual records
    46 photographs : b&w
    Language of material:
    English
    Accession:
    Scope and content:
    Series consists of general performance files and publicity files; they are arranged alphabetically by show name within blocks determined by year. In some cases, the working name of the show may be the name of the company (i.e. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet). General performance files often contain the following information: correspondence between producer and agent or artist, technical performance requirements, a copy of the artist's contract, box office ticket sales information, box office statements, press clippings, and promotional material. Publicity files often contain the following information: press information, press clippings, correspondence between press agents and producers and artists, advertising schedules, ticket sales information, complaints by the public relating to performances, and responses by publicity officers.

    This series also consists of 46 photographs from the NAC-commissioned exhibit, 'New Lives: 50 Stories Chronicling the Hungarian-Canadian Experience'. Portraits by V. Tony Hauser.
    Additional name(s):
    Biography/Administrative history:
    In 1972, programming activities at the National Arts Centre were divided with the creation of the Music, Theatre, and Dance & Variety Departments. In 1978, the Dance & Variety Department was divided into two separate departments: the Dance Department and the Variety Department. In 1984, the Dance Department became responsible for "Special Events" which included galas and special dance programming. The department became part of the Programming Branch in the 1977-1978 artistic year. The name changed from the Dance and Variety Department to the Dance, Variety, Special Events Department during the 1983-1984 artistic year. RG149 General Inventory
    Finding aid:
    (Electronic) Finding aid 149-5 consists of volume number, file number, file part, title and outside dates. The finding aid can be found by accessing the lower level descriptions attached to this record.The finding aid can be found by accessing the lower level descriptions attached to this record. 149-5 (90 Open)

    Additional information:
    Source of title:
    Title is based on the contents of the series.
    Accruals:
    Further accruals are expected.
    Source:
    Government
    Related control no.:
    1. 118-000077-3
    2. 1990-91/077 GAD
    3. 2009-00298-9
    4. RG149-F-1
    Former archival reference no.:
    RG149-F-1
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    Terms of use:
    Copyright belongs to the Crown.

    Graphic material : Copyright belongs to V. Tony Hauser.

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