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Kim Purtell

Vice President, Associated Designers of Canada (now IATSE Local ADC 659)

Kimberly has served on the Board of ADC for the past 8 years. She has served as the Vice President for the past 5 years. She is a Toronto based lighting designer for theatre, opera and dance. Her designs have been critically acclaimed across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Prague, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Moscow and Mongolia. She has designed for the Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival, Arena Stage, Washington DC, Canadian Stage Company, Soulpepper Theatre, Mirvish Productions, National Arts Centre and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Pacific Opera Victoria, Opera Philadelphia, Tapestry Opera, Hamilton Opera, Edmonton Opera, Royal Conservatory of Music, Theatre Calgary, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Citadel Theatre, Usine C, Segal Centre, The Banff Centre, Place des Arts among many others. She has also designed productions for the Pan Am Games and the Vancouver and Beijing Cultural Olympiads.

Kimberly has been nominated for numerous awards and has received three Dora Mavor Moore Awards, a Montreal English Theatre Award, a Sterling Award, the Pauline McGibbon Award.

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