Mary Poppins
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ArtSMART

A Great Co-op Musical Theatre Experience for students in the Hamilton area high school students

We are extremely pleased to be moving forward with the tenth year of the ArtSMART program at Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School. As we continue to grow and expand the opportunities for the students in the program, we are pleased to take on this year's show, Mary Poppins!

Student Matinees: May 30, June 5, 6 & 7 at 10:30 a.m.

Public Performances: June 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m.

Adults $15, Seniors $10, Students $5 

Purchase tickets at School Cash On-line or at the door. 
Seats are general admission.

To book tickets for your school or class, or any questions about tickets, please email Aaron Cowan at acowan@hwdsb.on.ca

All performances at Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School Auditorium, 145 Magnolia Drive, Hamilton, ON L9C 5P4.


About ArtSMART

The Hamilton Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) in partnership with Theatre Ancaster is undertaking its tenth major musical theatre production from February to June 2018. This project is part of the HWDSB's vision for a secondary school component of ArtSMART - a focus on arts education in schools.

This program is for singers, actors, dancers, instrumentalists and students interested in technical theatre (set, lights, sound, costume, etc.). In addition to the intense study of music, dance, and/or theatre, students work with Theatre Ancaster personnel as co-op education employers to produce a full Broadway Musical to be showcased to both student and general audiences in May and June.

ArtSMART has nine successful productions to its credit since the program was instituted by the HWDSB in partnership with Theatre Ancaster:  Into the Woods in 2009, Seussical the Musical in 2010, Once Upon A Mattress in 2011, Beauty and the Beast in 2012, The Wiz in 2013, Shrek in 2014, Oliver! in 2015, The Wizard of Oz in 2016, and Disney's The Little Mermaid in 2017,  which have played to more than 52,000 students from schools within the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board.

After a comprehensive selection process, Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School has taken over the ArtSMART program, including the SHSM. The Program of Choice in the performing arts focuses on instrumental and vocal music, drama, and dance. It allows students who wish to pursue a career in related fields an opportunity to focus on the arts while getting a high school diploma.

For more information, email one of the teachers in the program, Erin Newton, at enewton@hwdsb.on.ca  Applications for the program can be found online at http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/secondary/programs/all/