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Letter - Helen Sigalas to Miss Ross, 5 Mar 1951 Document Reg. No: HT 2254

Draft of a letter from Helen (Lili) Sigalas to Miss Ross, dated 5 March 1951. The letter is about the upcoming production of Antigone, to be held at the Union Theatre, University of Melbourne on 31 Mar, 1951. Miss Ross was the principal of Melbourne Girls Grammar at the time the letter was written.

The production of Antigone at the Union Theatre was directed by Nicos Demetrakopoulos. It was a reworking of Sophocles' 'Antigone' in modern Greek. A theatrical milestone, it was probably the first production of Greek tragedy in Greek in Victoria. Lili had a minor part in the play, and was instrumental in organising the logistics of the production and was an active interpreter.
Draft of a letter from Lili Sigalas to Dorothy Ross, principal of Melbourne Girls Grammar, in regards to the upcoming production of Antigone. The letter was written on the 5 March 1951.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 177 mm (Height), 134 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: theatre, theatrical performances, immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, correspondence
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection, Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: theatre
Inscriptions: Dear Miss Ross (extensive text)
Sender: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Victoria, Australia, 3 Mar 1951
Addressed To: Miss Dorothy Ross, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 3 Mar 1951

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