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  • Dance in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Folk dance: a unique part of the cultural and social history of the province
  • Kittiwake Dance Theatre was founded in March of 1987 by Linda Rimsay. It developed from the Newfoundland Dance Theatre, which had formed in the 1970s.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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