able artists

Guest column: What matters is connection

On October 14, 2018, Able Artists hosted a very successful celebration of the work and life of Zena Bernstein, a local artist and renowned illustrator of the Newberry Medal award-winning children's classic, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh. We invited our signature...

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Able Artists paired with CATR 2018

H'art Centre's Able Artists series sponsored a talk and film screening by Menka Nagrani, founder and choreographer of Montreal's Les Productions des pieds des mains at the Canadian Association of Theatre Research 2018 conference that was held at the Isabel Bader...

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Dramaturgies of Translation

This event was nominated for the City of Kingston's Celebrating Accessibility Award As part of our Able Artists series, H'art Centre is proud to be co-hosting with Queen's Department of Film and Media, a two-day gathering featuring internationally renowned theatre...

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Art-ivism Show & Tell

H'art Centre welcomed the Kingston community to learn about how the value of the arts to people with developmental disabilities and how artists use their art to make a positive change and promote inclusion on Tuesday, May 16. The event featured short performances,...

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Elizabeth Morris brings the laughs to H’art

Elizabeth Morris brings the laughs to H’art

H’art Centre was pleased to present Elizabeth Morris' Face & Body Drama workshop and her One-Woman Show as part of Able Artists last month. Filled to capacity, the workshop got us on our feet and focused on our facial expressions. Jam-packed with audience...

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Able Artists presents Playwright Judith Thompson

Able Artists presents Playwright Judith Thompson

H’art Centre is pleased to host playwright Judith Thompson for an Able Artists talk back session facilitated by director Kathryn MacKay after the matinee performance of H’art Centre & Box Productions co-production of RARE on Saturday, December 6th at 2 p.m. at THE...

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Able Artists presents We Are All Musicians

Able Artists Series: Inclusive Music Making   Juno award-winning composer-percussionist Jesse Stewart joined the Able Artist series to introduce inclusive music-making technologies to the local community. In a morning session, Stewart led our artists with...

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Able Artists presents Adapted Dance Training

Menka Nagrani to lead professional development workshop in THE BOX Dance educators, educators, social service leaders and teaching artists are invited to join Menka Nagrani, the founder and choreographer of Montreal’s integrated dance-theatre company, Les Productions...

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ABLE ARTISTS 2013

ABLE ARTISTS 2013

  NOVEMBER 26-28 THE BOX @ H'ART CENTRE 237 Wellington Street Kingston ON Professional artists with disabilities and those who support access to the arts from across Canada will come to Kingston to tell stories, share work and open minds. The forum’s purpose is...

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Acclaimed Singer Songwriter Justin Hines to Perform

  On Wednesday, November 27 at 7 pm, acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Hines will perform as part of ABLE ARTISTS 2013 at THE BOX at H'art Centre. Even though Justin Hines grew up singing in church at his grandmother’s behest, his realization came at the most...

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The Church of 80% Sincerity

  On Tuesday, November 26th at 7 p.m., at ABLE ARTISTS 2013, Vancouver-based inspirational humorist David Roche will present his one-man show, "The Church of 80% Sincerity". The Church of 80% Sincerity tracks the inspiring, poignant, wickedly funny and sometimes...

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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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Justin Hines Joins Stellar Speaker Line Up

Justin Hines Joins Stellar Speaker Line Up

H’art School is pleased to announce award-winning singer/songwriter Justin Hines has joined the Able Artists 2012 speaker lineup. Thanks to the Ontario Arts Council, H'art School will once again host the Able Artists forum on Wednesday, November 21st from 6-8  p.m. at...

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