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The FOUNDATION is here to...

...enable artists to provide educationinspiration and entertainment to all members of the community

...bring affordable entertainment to the area

...provide a collaborative hub to assist in helping artists and performers network and collaborate

...provide a box office to promote and market any and all events in and around High River

 

...create an Artists Directory enabling artists and patrons to find each other

...provide grant writing expertise and assistance to support artists and organisations in the area

...solicit donors to fund new and existing scholarships and bursaries

...administer publicly available scholarships, bursaries, and other forms of financial assistance to be used for performing and creative art education

...actively seek grants to encourage artists to offer mentorship, workshops and training

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Amanda Tanner

Amanda Tanner

Amanda is excited to help create a space with the required facilities need for her to create and teach. With the Venue offering a properly designed performance theatre, she can’t wait to see who rolls into town for her and her children to enjoy.

Dinah VanDonzel

Dinah VanDonzel

(Vice President)- Dinah’s passion lies in the pride that she has in the Town of High River as an engaging and thriving community with an outstanding desire to promote the Arts. She is excited to increase the beauty, integrity and opportunities for the residents of the Town of High River through a purpose-built venue.

Holly Kingdon

Holly Kingdon

(Programming)- Holly’s passion and connection to the Venue lies within the possibilities of what it can bring to High River. First and foremost, it will be a place for artists of all genres (performance and visual) to come together in collaboration and creation.

Michael Koehler

Michael Koehler

(Building and Design)- Michael has been connected to the arts throughout his life. As an educator, set designer, carpenter, performer and musician he has experienced the benefit provided to children, youth and adults who are involved in the creative and performing arts.

Jim Goodwin

Jim Goodwin

(President) - Jim excited to provide a wonderful performance space along with excellent facilities for classes and workshops. Aside from being excited to perform in the Venue, Jim is looking forward to is attending performances and art shows, an

Martha Klassen

Martha Klassen

(Treasurer) - Martha is proud to be a part of the HRPAF because she believes that music and the arts connect with a deeper part of people, and is excited to spread that connection to the wider community. It is fulfilling to be a part of making the arts accessible to everyone.

Lori Koehler

Lori Koehler

(Secretary)- Lori is an educator, parent, life long learner, and avid arts volunteer. She has seen the benefit of all kinds of creative experiences for community members young and old. She sincerely believes creative performance and experience feeds the soul and connects us all to a deeper understanding of what life is all about. Most importantly, creativity connects us to each other.

a central area where artists and members of the
community could come together to build connections
allow me to greatly expand my arts practice
on a mission to create and maintain the vibrant arts community in the foothills of Alberta
I can't wait to see who rolls into High River
i would also love to teach kids about recording and doing live sound
ensures we will grow our local arts scene and give local artists opportunities

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The Venue High River

125 5th Avenue SW

High River, Alberta

hrpafoundation@gmail.com

403 601 3960

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