Emily Marisabel, theatre artist, Claresholm
“Emily created Light in the Dark theatre to bring theatre to young, rural audiences across Alberta focused on stories of hope. A strong vision for theatre in building community.” 2018 Emerging Artist adjudicators
Emily graduated from the Rosebud School of the Arts Mentorship in Acting Program in 2017. She earlier attended York University for two years where she specialized in Devised Theatre. Emily’s love for producing and directing theatre led to the development of Light in the Dark theatre with its focus on sharing stories to illuminate hope, and inspire positive action. Her short term goal for the company is as a vehicle to bring theatre to young, rural audiences across Alberta, including through a series of theatre training camps under the banner of Spark of Creation. Emily is focused on capitalizing on the medium of live theatre to inform the audience, inspire hope, and incite positive action and build community.