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Donor Spotlight: Michael Dobbin

October 17, 2011

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Donor Spotlight: Michael Dobbin, Supporter level, PuSh Patrons Circle

“I have spent most of my adult life attempting to push the envelope in Canadian Theatre. PuSh Festival is the epitome of boundary-breaking…in fact, the PuSh Festival is more of a mind-blower and eye-popper; a truth-telling, soul-keeping, seed-sowing, and spirit-lifting enterprise. I put money where I can afford it and where I think it will do the most good, affecting the largest numbers of beneficiaries. Because I am a Canadian theatre artist, I am not rich but, I am delighted to be a modest supporter of the PuSh Festival for all it has done for the people of Vancouver and Canada, the countless artists it has hosted, and the many engaged citizens who will benefit in the future if this festival is allowed to truly flourish. I know Norman has a lot more where “that” came from and I suspect we ain’t seen nothin’ yet! PuSh is a national treasure! 

-Michael Dobbin
Producing Director Emeritus, Alberta Theatre Projects, Calgary
Founder of the Enbridge playRites Festival of New Canadian Plays
President of the PAL Studio Theatre Society, Vancouver

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