Trojan Women (1938)

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Start date: 
11 August 1938
End date: 
12 August 1938
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Production notes: 
By the University of British Columbia Summer Theatre. Performed twice, on two consecutive dates. With the exception of Hecuba (played by professional actor Edith Clegg), the production was double-cast with a different student actor playing the main roles each night. Female Chorus of 22.
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Person Role Notes
Eunice Alexander Actor Helen (Thursday)
Archie Bain Actor Menelaus (Thursday)
Edith Clegg Actor Hecuba (both performances); the only professional actor in student cast.
Yvonne Eliott Actor Cassandra (Friday)
Beth Gillanders Actor Andromache (Thursday)
John Glenn Actor Talthybius (Thursday)
Mrs A. G. Graham Voice Director/Coach Choral speaking coach for the chorus
George Johnston Actor Menelaus (Friday)
Sidney Leyland Lighting Designer
Ross Lort Set Designer
Mary McLeod Chorus Member Chorus Leader (both performances)
Ivy Raiston Actor Helen (Friday)
Vivien Ramsay Make-up
Rosemary Rogers Chorus Member Chorus Leader (both performances)
Aileen Seaton Actor Cassandra (Thursday)
Laurna Jane Shrum Actor Astyanax (child actor, both performances)
Dorothy Somerset Movement Movement director for the chorus
Dorothy Tunbridge Actor Andromache (Friday)
Ellen Van Volkenburg Director
Arthur Venables Actor Talthybius (Friday)
Isabel Wintemute AKA Isabelle Costume Designer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 10 August, 1938 to 11 August, 1938

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