About the Foundation
The High River Performing Arts Foundation is a registered charity leading the development of a 12000 sq ft accessible, inclusive and collaborative hub for the creative and performing arts.
The Venue will provide entertainment and inspiration to seniors, adults, teens and children from all cultural and economic backgrounds, Artists representing all disciplines, and the technicians that support them, will thrive with access to purpose built facilities, professional equipment and increased opportunities to perform, create and collaborate
The FOUNDATION is here to...
...provide a public amenity by establishing, maintaining and operating a public performing and creative arts venue in High River, Alberta;
...advance the public’s appreciation of the arts by providing public, high-quality artistic presentations, exhibitions and performances
(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.
(Vice President) - 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.
(Building & Design) - This project is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the design of a dynamic space to support the Arts in our community.
(Past 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
(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.
(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.
(Fund Development)- 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.
IN THE NEWS
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