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Melbourne Women's Theatre Group (1974 - 1977)

From
1974
To
1977

Summary

Women performers from the Australian Performing Group and women from the Women's Movement established the Melbourne Women's Theatre Group. The Group, which rejected gender stereotypes both on and off stage, nurtured the advancement of women performers, directors, technicians, musicians, designers and writers.

Out of the Frying Pan (1974), Sister's Delight Festival (1974), She'll be Right Mate (1976) and Edges (1977) were some of the programmes produced.

Sources used to compile this entry: Original women's theatre : the Melbourne Women's Theatre Group, 1974-77 by Peta Tait.

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Archival resources

Special Collections, Academy Library, UNSW@ADFA, Australian Defence Force Academy

  • Suzanne Spunner manuscript collection, c. 1974 - 1990, mss G221; Special Collections, Academy Library, UNSW@ADFA, Australian Defence Force Academy. Details

Elle Morrell

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