In the spirit of an online magazine that aspires to be National in scope and participation, this edition reaches east to consider the artists and theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Unsurprisingly, each of these articles responds in a different way to the economic reality of being a theatre-maker in Halifax. As Karen Gross notes in her article, there are exactly five theatre companies on operating funding in the city. Many are willing to do lots with little.
Dustin Harvey considers a more entrepreneurial approach to the arts and the promise and pitfalls this holds. Gordon White explores how he ended up in Halifax, and why he has chosen to stay, despite declining economic impetus. Karen Gross expands on the opportunities and challenges particular to audience outreach.
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