Mitchell, Roy Matthews

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Mitchell, Roy Matthews

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Roy Matthews Mitchell was born in Fort Gratiot, Michigan, in 1884. Mitchell attended the University of Toronto and received a BA in journalism, a career he worked in for 13 years. He later founded the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto where he was involved in staging dramatic productions. In 1919, he became the first director of the Hart House Theatre, leaving in 1921 to return to New York where he worked in the theatre, and later as a professor of Drama at New York University. He died in 1944.


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Hart House Theatre. "Roy Mitchell." Hart House Theatre. Accessed October 05, 2018.

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