Canadian Women's Theatre Guild

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Canadian Women's Theatre Guild

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  • Canadian Women's Theater Guild, Edmonton Branch

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      The Canadian Women’s Theatre Guild, Edmonton was founded in 1952 by Elizabeth Sterling Haynes. The Guild was established to raise funds to support the theatre community in Edmonton. The Guild supported a wide range of theatre programs including studio, children’s, and professional.

      At a meeting in 1958 the Guild decided to establish the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Memorial Scholarship. The funds from the scholarship went to students at the Drama program at the University of Alberta. The Guild closed its books in September 1967, its remaining funds were given to the University of Alberta’s Drama department.


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