Hunter Valley Theatre Company records archived

This photograph was scanned from The Hunter Valley Theatre Company Archives (Box A9029). This collection contains images of Theatrical Productions staged by The Hunter Valley Theatre Company, Newcastle, Australia between 1976 and 1997. This box is held in archives of the University of Newcastle, Cultural Collections.  Please contact us if you are the subject of the image, or know the subject of the image, and have cultural or other reservations about the image being displayed on this website and would like to discuss this with us. If you have any information about this photograph, please contact us. More about this image: "The Summer of the Seventeenth Doll" was first performed by The Hunter Valley Theatre Company on 2 March, 1988. Cast and Crew: Sian Newey (actor) Barry Shepherd (actor) Derrick Cox  (Designer)    Brent McGregor  (Director)    Ray Lawler  (Playwright)

“The Summer of the Seventeenth Doll”, first performed by The Hunter Valley Theatre Company on 2 March, 1988. (This photograph was scanned from HVTC Archives Box A9029)

See more of the Hunter Valley Theatre Company’s Photographic Archives here:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/albums/72157632060331789

 

HUNTER VALLEY THEATRE COMPANY
Conduit: Dr Gillian Arrighi
Donated: October 2012

PHOTOGRAPHS

A9029 Photographs – Theatrical Productions circa 1980s
A9030 Photographs – Actors, Productions, Star Hotel Riot circa 1970s-1990s
A9030(i) Actor’s promotional photographs, c1970s-1980s.
A9030(ii) Photographs relating to production of The Coast Mongrels, 1989.
A9030(iii) Photographs relating to production of Educating Rita, 1987.
A9030(iv) Photographs relating to production of Master Class, 1987.
A9030(v) Photographs relating to production of Summer of the Seventeeth Doll, 1988.
A9030(vi) Photographs relating to production of Diving for Pearls, 1994.
A9030(vii) Assorted photographs c.1970s-1990s
A9030(viii) Photographs and promotional material relating to The Trust: The Elizabeth Theatre Trust’s production of Lipstick Dreams, 1989.
A9030(ix) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of Us and Them, 1985.
A9030(x) Proof sheets relating to unidentified production(s) c.1980s
A9030(xi) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of Christian Brothers, 1984.
A9030(xii) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of A Hard God by Peter Kenna, 1984.
A9030(xiii) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of Bed of Roses, 1984.
A9030(xiv) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of Same Time Next Year, 1985.
A9030(xv) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of What If You Died Tomorrow by David Williamson, 1986.
A9030(xvi) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of A Happy and Holy Occasion by John O’Donoghue, 1986.
A9030(xvii) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of Machiavelli Machiavelli by John Upton, 1986.
A9030(xviii) Photographs and promotional material relating to production of The Bastard from the Bush by Rodney Fisher and Robin Ramsay, 1984.
A9030(xix) Assorted proof sheets and colour slides of unidentified gatherings and occasions. c.1980s.
A9030(xx) Photographs of the Star Hotel Riot, 1979.
A9030(xxi) Colour Photographs and negatives of unidentified production at Fort Scratchley c.1980s or 1990s?
A9031 Photographs and Slides – Various Productions circa 1980s – 1990s
A9032 Negatives – Two Albums (to be rehoused)
A9033 Newsclipping Scrapbooks 1980-1984
A9033A (Oversize – to be rehoused) Newsclipping Scrapbooks 1984-1985 with large photographs
A9034 Newsclipping Scrapbooks 1986-1995

 

"A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" was first performed by The Hunter Valley Theatre Company on 1 January - 1 February, 1981.

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum” was first performed by The Hunter Valley Theatre Company on 1 January – 1 February, 1981.

MINUTE BOOKS

B17336 Minute Book No. 1 – 18 Aug 1975 to 5 May 1977
B17337 Minute Book No. 2 – 30 May 1977 to 10 May 1978
B17338 Minute Book No. 3 – 24 May 1978 to 15 Oct 1980
B17339 Minute Book No. 4 – 19 Nov 1980 to 29 Sept 1982
B17340 Minute Book No. 5 – 10 Nov 1982 to 29 April 1984
B17341 Minute Book No. 6 – 9 May 1984 to 6 Aug 1985
B17342 Minute Book No. 7 – 1 Oct 1985 to 5 Aug 1986
B17343 Minute Book No. 8 – 1 Sept 1986 to 6 Sept 1988
B17344 Minute Book No. 9 – 10 Oct 1988 to 16 July 1991
B17345 Minute Book No. 10 – 20 Aug 1991 to 27 Sept 1993
B17346 Minute Book Annual General Meetings – 9 Oct 1977 to 7 April 1991

 

FILES

C2004 (i) Production of ‘A Rare Jewel’, a musical dramatization of “the last rehearsal and opening night for the gala opening concert of the refurbished Civic Theatre”, 1993.
C2004 (ii) Correspondence re Civic Theatre refurbishment, 1991 – 1993.
C2004 (iii) Correspondence re Civic Theatre refurbishment, 1992.
C2004 (iv) Civic Theatre management proposals, 1993.
C2004 (v) Planning for the opening production, ie ‘A Rare Jewel’, marking the refurbishment of the Civic Theatre, 1993.
C2004 (vi) Correspondence re ongoing Civic Theatre refurbishment, 1993 – 1994.
C2004 (vii) Civic Theatre technical specifications and conditions of hire, rates and charges for use of the Civic Playhouse, 1996.
C2004 (viii) Hunter Association of Performing Arts Companies minutes, June 1992.
C2004 (ix) Correspondence re potential involvement in the proposed Honeysuckle Performing Arts Complex, 1994.
C2004 (x) The New South Wales Regional Theatre Network, 1997.
C2004 (xi) Correspondence from the Australian Centre – International Theatre Institute, 1982 – 1983.
C2004 (xii) New South Wales State Theatre Project, 1993 – 1994.
C2004 (xiii) Correspondence with Daniel Skeffington and Paul Zorzi and their Octave Above Productions, 1991 – 1992.
C2004 (xiv) Assorted HVTC productions 1982 – 1997.
C2004 (xv) Industrial relations correspondence with Actors Equity of Australia; Musicians Union of Australia; Australian Writers’ Guild; Australian Theatrical and Amusement Employees Association; and the Australian National Playwrights Conference, 1983 – 1988.
C2004 (xvi) Actors Equity pay rates, 1994 – 1997.
C2004 (xvii) Stage professionals in Newcastle – actors, directors, designers etc , 1992.
C2004 (xviii) Actors’ resumes / curriculum vitae, 1996.
C2004 (xix) Actors’ resumes / curriculum vitae, 1996.
C2005 (i) Advertising, promotion, newsletters, 1986 – 1994.
C2005 (ii) Applications for funding grants from the Australia Council for the Arts, 1986 – 1997.
C2006 (i) Corporate sponsors and sponsorship, 1989 – 1995.
C2006 (ii) Funding and fundraising, 1983 – 1995.
C2006 (iii) Applications for funding grants, 1985 – 1997.
C2007 (i) Membership and subscriptions, 1982 – 1996.
C2007 (ii) Correspondence re community consultation and sundry other matters, 1977 – 1995.
C2007 (iii) Box office summaries, 1982 – 1987.
C2008 (i) Annual Arts Ball, 1984 – 1994.
C2008 (ii) Fundraising social events, 1982 – 1993.
C2008 (iii) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1988 – 1989.
C2008 (iv) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1990 – 1997.
C2009 (i) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1982 – 1985.
C2009 (ii) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1986.
C2009 (iii) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1987 – 1989.
C2009 (iv) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1990 – 1991.
C2010 (i) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1992 – 1993.
C2010 (ii) Play production folders for HVTC productions 1994 – 1997.
C2010 (iii) Audited and unaudited financial statements, 1991 – 1997.
C2010 (iv) Insurance, 1983 – 1996.
C2011 (i) Company logo, 1993.
C2011 (ii) Newspaper articles and diagrams of the Civic Theatre collected towards 10th birthday celebrations for the Playhouse, 1916 – 1989.
C2011 (iii) Liquor license, 1996 – 1997.
C2011 (iv) Newcastle City Council Cultural Survey, 1996.
C2011 (v) Staff timesheets, 1987.
C2011 (vi) HVTC Annual Report 1991 + folders re Annual General Meetings 1992 – 1996.
C2011 (vii) Commissions of work from playwrights; proposals for commissioning of work; and contracts, 1992 – 1997.
C2011 (viii-ix) Financial records, notable for considerable agonizing over how to save HVTC from insolvency, culminating in its winding up and handover of the Playhouse to the Newcastle City Council, 1978 – 1997.
C2012 (i-ii) HVTC Board minutes, correspondence, papers, Certificate of Registration of Business Name, and official stamp, 1975 – 1997.

 

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