History and Timeline 

2021

Conservatory Company formed for young adults ages 18-29

2021

Stage 2: GLEE formed for students in grades 5-8.

2019

Classics Company formed for adults aged 55+

2013

Theatre Ancaster, in partnership with Ancaster High School and Bishop Tonnes Student Councils, launched Heritage Days: Teen Scene at the Old Firehall Arts Centre

2013

Theatre Ancaster Chorus formed for adults 19+

2012

Major renovation to Old Firehall to create a modern teaching and rehersal space.

2009

ArtSMART launched in partnership with The Hamilton Wentworth District School Board to establish a co-op educational program for high school students in the performing arts

2006

Stage 2: Jr. Broadway Company formed for students in grades 5-8

2006

Stage 3: Young Company formed for students in grades 9-12

2005

Stage 1: Jitterbugs formed for children ages 4-6

2005

First Old Firehall Arts Centre show with Theatre Ancaster and Hamilton All Star Jazz Band

2005

The Old Firehall Arts Centre opened

2003

Stage 2: Skill Builders formed for children in grades 2-8

2000

First Community Benefit show to support Ancaster Community Services

1999

Summer camp programming began