This accession consists of newspaper and magazine clippings, flyers, a theatre program, and a photograph, relating to Canadian theatre director, Leon Major.
Canadian theatre Director, Leon Major, did his undergraduate at the University of Toronto and worked with producer-professor Robert Gill in about 15 productions before he graduated. He directed plays in London but felt strongly about developing native-produced theater in Canada. In 1963, he opened the Neptune Theater in Halifax, Nova Scotia which ran until 1968. He also taught theatre classes at U of T and became involved in opera production. He was Artistic Director of Toronto Arts Productions for the St. Lawrence Centre for a decade. He was also opera program director, professor, and acting music department chair at the University of Maryland.