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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…

Project Update: The Box Seating Improvement

With the support of the Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston and H’art supporters, we delivered THE BOX Seating Improvement Project and its goal to provide more accessible seating options and better sight-lines for audience members attending productions in our community-theatre space, THE BOX. In late August, three sets of 3-tier “tip’n’roll” bleacher-style seats were delivered and assembled and now provide seating for 76…

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…

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 professional, working alongside the artists at H’art serves as an ongoing reminder of the importance of collaboration and inclusion in…