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Association of the Children's Theatre Company (ACT) records

Identifier: PA141

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains administrative files from the Association of the Children's Theatre (ACT) and files pertaining to ACT events and programs. ACT's records also include a small collection of Children's Theatre Company history and memorabilia, and ephemera such as buttons, watches, and canvas bags.


  • 1967-1996

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Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright is retained by the copyright holder.

Historial Note

The Association of the Children's Theatre Company (ACT) was the volunteer support and fundraising organization of the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ACT was active from 1975-1995, and during that time they held numerous benefits and other events to raise funds for the company. They also supported the educational endeavors of the theater, providing scholarships for young actors and hosting events for school teachers.


2 boxes (2 linear feet)


Includes the administrative records, event programming files, and memorabilia from the Association of the Children's Theatre and the Children's Theatre Company.


The collection is organized in the following series:

  1. Administrative
  2. Events and Programs
  3. Children's Theatre Company Records
  4. Ephemera

Physical Location



The collection was donated to the Performing Arts Archives by Kay Bendel in 2015.

Related Material

Additional materials related to the Children's Theatre Company can be found in the Children's Theatre Company Records (PA099).

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Kathryn Hujda, 2015.

Association of the Children's Theatre (ACT) records
Kathryn Hujda
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Collecting Area Details

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