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  • Biography for entertainer Jim Fidler
  • Biography for singer and songwriter Jimmy Linegar
  • Biography of entertainer Johnny Burke
  • In early October of 1951, eleven actors sailed from Liverpool on HMS <em>Nova Scotia</em> and arrived in Newfoundland to form one of the first professional, resident theatre companies in St. John's. Rehearsing on the ship as they crossed the Atlantic, the London Theatre Company would go on to do over 107 productions between 1951 and 1957 - becoming the first weekly, professional, repertory theatre company in Canada.
  • Information about the Mummers Troupe theatre collective, founded in 1972 by Chris Brookes and Lynn Lunde
  • As with many Newfoundland stories, the history of Newfoundland music of European origin begins with codfish.
  • Traditional Newfoundland and Labrador music activities, media, and exposure.
  • The Newfoundland Travelling Theatre Company (NTTC) was formed in early 1972 by David Weiser and Dudley Cox.
  • Pamela Morgan and Noel Dinn were founding members of the seminal Newfoundland band Figgy Duff.
  • Among the earliest records of dance classes in Newfoundland and Labrador are newspaper advertisements for social dance classes in St. John's.
  • The first recorded performance in Newfoundland was in 1583 when Sir Humphrey Gilbert travelled to the island to claim it as a British possession.
  • Performance of original dramatic material has a long history often containing music, recitation and original drama
  • For most, the phrase Newfoundland music suggests a spirited sound descended from the ancient folk traditions of England and Ireland.
  • About the creation of professional theatre companies originating from Newfoundland and Labrador
  • The Resource Centre for the Arts Theatre Company (RCA Theatre Company) has not had a history lacking in drama and dissension.
  • Founded in 1978, Rising Tide has become one of the longest-performing theatre companies in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Ron Hynes is the composer behind what is perhaps the most widely known Newfoundland song, Sonny's Dream.
  • I woke up one morning wondering where I could get a six-foot suitcase, says Anita McGee, referring to the prop that dominates her 1994 short film
  • Newfoundlanders have always been topical in their songwriting, fashioning lyrics to reflect their lives and their communities...
  • In the 1930s a dance group was formed at St. Patrick's Hall School, St. John's. The St. Pat's Dancers, were taught Irish step dancing, performed with tap shoes.