Mission, Vision, Objectives & Guiding Principles


Performing Arts contribute to the vibrancy and well-being of communities. SPARC’s mission is to connect creators, producers, presenters and animateurs to sustain and grow the performing arts in rural and remote communities.


A vital network of creators, presenters, producers and animateurs in the performing arts that encourages communication and collaboration for the betterment of rural and remote communities.


  • To bring together rural and remote communities, regionally and nationally, to interact, share and collaborate in order to promote health and wellbeing through the performing arts
  • To build a network connecting the performing arts across rural and remote communities that is accessible, sustainable, easily manageable and vibrant
  • To support performing arts education and mentorship initiatives that target new and emerging performing artists from communities across the province
  • To continuously identify, articulate and share challenges, solutions, needs and opportunities that will strengthen the performing arts
  • To demonstrate the value of the performing arts in improving the social and economic health of communities
  • To collect and curate resources and information that will support and enrich the performing arts

Guiding Principles:

Grassroots       Celebratory     Inclusive      Innovative

Collaborative      Pro-active    Sustainable      Open