Major, Clare Tree (d. 1954)

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Major, Clare Tree (d. 1954)

English-born actress, director, and theater founder. Name variations: Clare Tree. Born Clare Tree; died 1954; grandniece of Ellen Tree.

Moved to US (1914); joined Washington Square Theater Co.; became director of Princess Theater (NY); established and ran Clare Tree Major School of the Theatre in NY (1923–54), which included a children's theater with a number of companies touring each summer.

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