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The Theater Offensive records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z16-001

Content Description

The Theater Offensive was founded in 1989 by Abraham Rybeck “to form and present the diverse realities of queer lives in art so bold it breaks through personal isolation and political orthodoxy to help build an honest, progressive community.” The Theater Offensive mounts and produces festivals and individual productions by national and local queer performers, and also serves as a development environment for new theatrical work. In addition, The Theater Offensive works to build community through education, outreach, and political activism. The collection consists of DVDs and videos of Theater Offensive productions in a variety of formats, including VHS, U-Matic, MiniDV, and Hi8. Included are productions from the Theater Offensive and its predecessor United Fruit Company. The collection is unprocessed. 45/3 Accessioned 2015 Jul 01.

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Use Restrictions

Requests for permission to publish from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.


  • Creation: ca. 1986-2006


8 cubic feet (8 cubic feet in 4 record center cartons and 2 bankers boxes.)