Note from Director

A Message From Our Founder: Learning to Dance in the Rain

Many, many organizations have been closed to participation due to public health recommendations meant to slow the transmission of COVID-19 across Canada. H'art Centre is one of them. While it is tempting to dwell on the disruptions to daily routines, the...

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H’art postpones Small Things

Like you, H'art Centre is closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and related directives. To support community efforts, we have suspended all rehearsals at this time and postponed the performances of SMALL THINGS (scheduled for April 17 & 18)...

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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...

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A Message From Our Founder

Dear Friends, Big anniversaries are exciting. Last year, as you know, we celebrated our 20th year. It was satisfying to look back to see how far we’ve come. But I think it is more exciting to look ahead. At 21, we clearly know who we are, how we can make our biggest...

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More to Give: Anniversary Message

An anniversary message from our Founder Dear Friends, H’art started 20 years ago with the understanding that people with developmental disabilities from our community had more to give and that the Arts could be an incredible vehicle to encourage them to do just that....

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Director Applauds Newton & Alice Audience

Newton & Alice: The Importance of Collaboration I would like to thank the 800 people who came to experience Newton & Alice: The Musical, starring adults with special needs, during its sold-out, four-day run in The Box at H’art Centre. As a theatre...

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Reflections on Able Artists 2012

"Do people have expectations of you?" It was that direct question from a friend that stunned award-winning singer-songwriter Justin Hines many years ago. And, as he told the 150 people who attended H'art School's Able Artists 2012 on November 21st, he didn't have a...

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