Dance

H’art to Return to Isabel Bader Human Rights Arts Festival

After 2018’s successful first appearance at the Isabel Bader Human Rights Festival with the 20th anniversary play A Gift From Martadella, H’art Centre is proud to announce it will return to the Festival in 2020 with a new production, Small Things. The production will mark another first for H’art Centre, a story told primarily through dance and documentary. “This unique work marries…

H’art gets new Love of Dance workshop grant

CFKA helps H’art build inclusive dance capacity, foster new collaboration H’art Centre announced Menka Nagrani, the founder of Montreal’s integrated dance company Les Productions des Pieds des Main, has joined choreographer Melissa Mahady Wilton, co-Artistic Director of The Conservatory, to deliver inclusive dance workshops this season as part of a project called “Love of Dance”. This project is part of H’art Centre’s…

Call for dance volunteers

We are seeking trained dance volunteers interested in working with adults with developmental disabilities as they develop new dance works this season. Volunteer dancers should have: Appropriate background and skills, Ability to attend orientation and interviews, A valid CPIC, Complete our City of Kingston Celebrating Accessibility Award-winning MixAbilities Inclusive Arts training program, Availability during dance workshop schedule, and High interest in learning from…

A Message from Our Founder: Let’s Dance!

According to diversity and inclusion expert Verna Myers, “While diversity is about identifying differences and making sure everyone is invited to the party, inclusion is about extending a hand and asking everyone to dance”. That’s exactly what we are doing this 2019-2020 season. Asking everyone to dance! A season devoted to dance has been a long time coming.  At H’art Centre, we’ve learned…