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yuy PRISMATIC
   
  Prismatic brings new works by culturally diverse artists into the
spotlight. The mandate of this initiative is to promote the
pursuit of artistic excellence through collaboration, innovation
and dialogue.

PRISMATIC WILL:

• bring new works of Canada’s leading culturally diverse
artists to a wide audience;

• facilitate the professional and artistic development of
emerging and professional artists; and

• partner with a variety stakeholders to bring diverse
perspectives, experiences and visions to Prismatic’s
professional development activities and artistic pursuits.

Prismatic is striving to be Canada’s premier festival for new
works by culturally diverse artists. Through the artistic events,
Prismatic will enable a wide audience to engage with a variety
of artists and art forms. Through, professional development
activities, Prismatic will break down the barriers of geography
and artistic discipline to facilitate artistic innovation, collaboration
amongst artists and professional development. In short,
Prismatic, we will promote the development of culturally
diverse artists and provide a platform to debut their new works,
collaborations, and experiments.

Prismatic: performance, networking, forward thinking
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yuy PRISMATIC 2008
  From November 21st - 23rd, 2008, OneLight Theatre hosted
their first Prismatic event. This conference and performance
event celebrated the contributions of culturally diverse artists
living in our region while exploring the challenges that they
face in becoming professional artists.

Showcase performances featured:

Dinuk Wijeratne
Shauntay Grant
Maria Osende
El Jones
Sa-Mul-Nori
Deep River Boys
Gina Burgess
and Ziya Tabassian from Montreal
   
   
  prismatic participants include:
   
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Boca del Lupo
Sheila James
Louise Profeit-Leblanc (Canada Council Aboriginal Arts)
Melisa Kamibayahshi
Shuni Tsou
Natasha McLellan
Theatre Nova Scotia
Canadian Heritage
Diane Milligan
Canadian Actor's Equity
Arden Ryshpan
Bill Forbes
Zuppa Circus
Christopher Shore
Peter Guildford (Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture, and Heritage)
Theatre Archipelago
HRM
Maria Osende
Shauntay Grant
El Jones
Shahin Sayadi
Dustin Harvey
HRM Arts
Maggie Stewart
Theatre Constantinople
Sarah Moore
Mary Fay Coady
Concrete Theatre
Garry Williams
Kim Parkhill
DaPoPo Theatre
Gilbert McInnis
Sue Carter Flinn
   
   
   
   



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