Inclusive Theatre

H’art to Develop New Deaf Senior Theatre Production

Grant from the Ontario’s Seniors Community Grant Program Supports Project Beginning this month, seniors who are Deaf will be involved in a new theatre production thanks to a $24,726 grant from the Government of Ontario’s Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility Seniors Community Grant Program. This is part of H’art Centre’s commitment to creating inclusive arts for all abilities. “This investment through the…

A thank you from Martadella

H’art Centre marked its 20th year in Kingston with a major production at the Isabel Bader Performance Centre from April 20-21, 2018 and would like to thank everyone who made the event possible. “We started 20 years ago with the belief that people with developmental disabilities in our community had more to give and that the arts could be an incredible vehicle…

H’art offers new “Story Signing!” workshop

H’art Centre is thrilled to welcome ASL translator Theresa Upton for Story Signing!  on Thursdays this term. Theresa will be offering the American Sign Language Story Signing! workshop as part of a larger project that will support the development and writing of a script by the actor/ASL translator. The script will incorporate input from members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. Our goal is to inspire…

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New project in development

Baboo: Missing in History   The Ontario Arts Council is supporting our research on the largely unknown life of Sir. John A. MacDonald’s daughter Mary who was born with hydrocephalus. His daughter, who he affectionately called “Baboo”, has a story to tell and H’art participants will bring it to life. While completing the research and development,…

RARE

RARE Produced by H’art Centre and Box Productions Created by Judith Thompson Adapted and Directed by Kathryn MacKay Performed by Jacob Ballantyne, Kevin Beauregard, Natasha Daw, Anna Gervais, Ashaya Garrett, Nathan Sikkema, and Erin Bennett Show Times Evenings: Thursday, November 27 at 7 PM Friday, November 28 at 7 PM Saturday, November 29 at 7…