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Guide to the Mabou Mines Archive
1966-2000 (bulk 1970-1995)
 MSS.133

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Collection processed by Sharon Lehner, 2003; and William J. Levay, 2006-2007. Media updated by Luke Martin and Brent Phillips, 2008; YZ Chin, 2009. Further processing and description by Luke Martin, 2009.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 25, 2017
Description is in English.

 Updated by Jacqueline Rider to reflect incorporation of video preservation master and sub-master files Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in September 2017  , March 2017 , August 2017

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mabou Mines Archive
Dates [inclusive]: 1966-2000 (bulk 1970-1995)
Abstract: Beginning in 1970 Mabou Mines helped revolutionize experimental theatre in the United States and contributed to an international movement in avant-garde, postmodern theatre. The Mabou Mines create multi-media performances utilizing both existing texts and building performances utilizing a pastiche style that draws on a variety of sources. The materials in the collection document this creative process and the administrative functions necessary to maintain and promote the company.
Quantity: 160 Linear Feet (158 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS.133