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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Perchance Theatre

Location: Cupids, NL

As the province’s only professional classical theatre company, Perchance Theatre sees itself as having a vital artistic, social, and educational role. They strive to create audience experiences in an essentially classic theatre, found in the most surprising of settings coupled with one of a kind professional development opportunities for theatrical professionals. Perchance is on a mission to reinvigorate the average audience member’s interest in classical works by inventively presenting epic stories. Perchance also works to foster the creation of new material for the stage, and supports Newfoundland and Labrador playwrights through its 400 Years and Counting series. With the season in full swing, we chat with artistic director Danielle Irvine to learn more …

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