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Project Coordinator - April Hubbard

Creating theatre for everyone.

The Accessibility Project has a two-fold goal to both recognize the barriers faced by underrepresented artists in accessing the performing arts in Nova Scotia, and to offer recommendations on how we can clear these roadblocks and create a more welcoming arts sector for everyone.


​Project Coordinator April Hubbard led six Community Consultants with lived experience to represent underserved communities in the performing arts. They conducted interviews, held feedback sessions, and administered surveys before making recommendations on what organizations could do moving forward to reduce barriers to accessing and working in performing arts, no matter what their capacity. These recommendations are now in the form of a comprehensive final report, available free of charge. We're currently working towards a more accessible platform that will empower other arts organizations to include these measures in their own work.



Nat Chantel
Leelee Oluwatoyosi Eko Davis
Carmen Lee
Raymond Sewell
Kirsten Olivia Taylor
Maeghan Taverner.


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Atlantic Presenters Association, Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative, Charles Taylor Theatre and Media Association, Chester Playhouse, Dartmouth Players, East Coast Music Association, EVERYSEEKER, Halifax Busker Festival, Halifax Dance, Halifax Fringe Festival, Halifax Pride Festival, Halifax Theatre for Young People, Keep Good (Theatre) Company, Khyber Centre for the Arts, Kick At The Dark Theatre Co-operative, Kinetic, King's Theatre, Lions Den Theatre, Live Art Dance, LunaSea Theatre, Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Mocean Dance, Neptune Theatre, Nocturne Halifax, Page 1 Theatre, Prismatic Arts Festival, Probably Theatre Collective, Ship’s Company Theatre, The Villains Theatre, The Woods Hip Hop Company, Theatre Baddeck, Theatre Nova Scotia, Two Planks and a Passion Theatre, Votive Dance


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