Scope and Content of Collection
The African Continuum Theatre Company archives covers the period of 1980 to 2012, with the bulk of the documents dating from 1990 to 2009. The collection consists of substantial business, administrative and financial records outlining the activities of the organization, including records from Chair of the Board of Directors, Rubie Coles. There are also numerous press materials relating to most of the productions. Production documents include stage manager binders and prompt books, rehearsal notes, recordings, box office statistics, and audience feedback. There are some photographs, scenic art drawings and lighting plots, though most are not labeled or dated. Other memorabilia include two Helen Hayes Award medals, posters, and many performance programs.