Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
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The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, known as ArtsNL, is a non-profit Crown agency created in 1980 by The Arts Council Act. Its mission is to foster and promote the creation and enjoyment of the arts for the benefit of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. ArtsNL receives an annual grant from the Province to support a variety of granting programs, office administration, and communications. It also seeks support from the public and private sector. It supports these artistic disciplines: dance, film, multidiscipline, music, theatre, visual art, and writing.

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Mail: P.O. Box 98, St. John's, NL, A1C 5H5
Office Location: The Newman Building
1 Springdale Street, St. John's, NL

Tel: (709) 726-2212     Fax: (709) 726-0619
Toll Free: 1 (866) 726-2212 (NL only)

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38th Stephenville
Theatre Festival

Location: Stephenville, NL

Celebrating its 38th year, the Stephenville Theatre Festival was established in 1979 as Newfoundland and Labrador's first professional theatre festival. It held national auditions to cast performances and employs around 40 individuals and 10 students annually. This year it has a full line up of theatre that includes five different shows, as well as the popular Theatre Talk Back series, and presentations of Newfoundland and Labrador based artists, featuring music and comedy to complement mainstage productions.

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