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Theatre training, 1943

Theatre training, 1943

The mid-20th century Canterbury University College Drama Society was transformed by crime writer Ngaio Marsh into a professional theatre company complete with touring productions. Marsh (sitting, centre) is seen here with the three other producers of the society’s 1943 production of Hamlet.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Ngaio Marsh Collection
Reference: PA1-q-173-33

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Megan Cook and Caren Wilton, 'Arts education and training - Dancers and actors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 February 2024)

Story by Megan Cook and Caren Wilton, published 22 Oct 2014