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Greg Bell

Greg Bell is a graduate of St. Lawrence College and Queen’s University with a background in communications, public relations, advertising and free-lance writing and has worked in the public and private sectors. Partnering with his spouse Catherine Bell, in 1994 they established Prime Impressions in Kingston, which offers a wide range of image related consulting…

Tracy John

Tracy John is a three-decade veteran of the marketing communications sector. She is the principal and creative strategist/creative director of her company Amplify Marketing & Communications Canada. Born and bought up in rural England, Tracy has always been creating art in one form or another. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Design before moving…

Ann Barry

Ann is a former co-owner of a family-run business in Kingston, and from that has experience in bookkeeping and management. The business was sold to new owners over two years ago, and she is now very happy to become more involved at H’art Centre. She obtained her BA in English from Western University. Ann has long admired H’art…

Cathryn Healey

Cathryn (Cat) Haley holds a Masters degree in Art History from St. Andrews University in Scotland. She has extensive experience in working with charities and social agencies to increase inclusion and create fulfilling opportunities for people with learning and physical disabilities. She has worked at a strategic level on a number of committees and working groups…

Kathryn MacKay

Kathryn is a founding member and served as Associate Artistic Director of the Thousand Islands Playhouse until 2012. Favourite directing credits there include: The Clockmaker, The Drowning Girls, The Russian Play/Essay, The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl, The Drowsy Chaperone, Trying and Half Life. Other directing credits include: Hothouse, How I learned to Drive, Perfect…

David Archibald

David has written for and performed on Sesame Street in New York and CBC’s Mr. Dressup. He recently appeared at Toronto’s Yonge/Dundas Square as a featured performer at the Kidzfest event. As a singer/songwriter, David has compositions in the catalogues of Sony/Universal, Sunbury/Dunar, and ATV music. He has recorded with RCA. David’s music is regularly…

Melissa Mahady Wilton

Melissa is a local inclusive dance educator who holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and has worked with people with disabilities for over ten years. She is founder and Director of ConCorpsDance Inclusive Dance Programs, a Kingston-based organization devoted to creating dance programming accessible to all people, regardless of their ages, abilities, or special…

Amy Booth

Amy Booth is a registered Physiotherapist (MScPT Queen’s University), with a keen interest and expertise in delivering movement classes to individuals with neurological disorders and Dementia. She has an extensive dance background and has performed professionally with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company and with a touring company in the UK. She has a 3 year Dance…

Jackie Mills

Jackie Mills, in addition to being a qualified elementary and secondary teacher, has over 30 years of experience in teaching International Folk Dance. She has studied with several of the top International Folk Dance teachers in Canada and has a Fellowship in International Folk Dance from the Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association (C.D.T.A.) as well as Ontario…

Isidora Spielmann

Isidora Spielmann was educated by the National Academy of the Tailors’ Guild in Vienna and holds a diploma in graphic design from St. Lawrence College. She has been a designer, artist, teacher, and writer, working with textiles, fine clothes, costumes, ceramics, and performance. Her works have been displayed at The Riverguild in Perth and at…