COMMUNITY COMMITMENT

  • TWO PRODUCTIONS-Hanover Community Players (HCP) present two productions each year.  A comedy show each spring in May and in December a family show featuring children, teens and adults.
  • Productions to date
  • 2007- Vaudeville                                 The One and Only Santa Claus
  • 2008 – Plaza Suite                              The Christmas Bus
  • 2009 – Dumped                                   The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
  • 2010 – Jitters                                       Nutcracker, The Musical
  • 2011 – Burger Town, The Musical      A Neverland Christmas Carol
  • 2012 – Is There Life After 50?            A Walk In The Woods
  • 2013 – A Bad Year For Tomatoes     The Princess King
  • 2014 – Bye Bye Birdie Musical           Everything’s Groovy Musical
  • 2015 – Nana’s Naughty Knickers       Alice@Wonderland
  • 2016 – Larceny and Old Lace             Monster in the Closet
  • 2017 – Perils of Persephone               Robin Hood and the Heroes of Sherwood Forest
  • DONATE TO YOUTH-HCP donates $1 from adult ticket sales for each show to support youth in the community;  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hanover & District- $2,000; South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy-$900; Youth Roots-$700; Children’s Wish Foundation-$200; Women’s House Serving Grey & Bruce $700; The Loft, Hanover (CMHA) $1,040; Hanover Housing Support Program $720; Bruce Grey Mentorship Program $828.
  • CONTRIBUTE FUNDS FOR THEATRE UPGRADES-HCP sponsored a musical concert “Soundly Seated” in 2009 and donated $4000 to the Town of Hanover to assist with the purchase of new theatre seats. HCP contributes funds to the Town of Hanover to purchase equipment for the theatre including stage lighting fixtures, lighting control console, and velour drapes for main entrance.  HCP also provided materials and volunteer labour to build storage racks for theatre flats, costumes, and props in the storage facility provided and owned by the Town of Hanover.  In conjunction with Kerry Moore School of Dance, HCP and KMSD donated two LED lighting instruments and cabling in 2015; Hearing Assist Project to make a section of the theatre seating accessible for those who have hearing aids or hearing loss. $3,000 in 2017.
  • MEMBERSHIP FEES-HCP endeavours to ensure membership fees are affordable for individuals and families
  • TRAINING WORKSHOPS-HCP offers training  workshops for directors, stage manager, actors and various facets of theatre as resources become available
  • DONATE TO LIBRARYHCP donated $500 to the Hanover Public Library in appreciation for library staff managing HCP show ticket sales from the library facility. Ticket box office now located  at the Hanover Civic Theatre, 443-10th Avenue (building directly behind the library)
  •  INTO THE FUTUREHCP will strive to continue to provide the best possible local amateur theatre in the community and remain optimistic that the audience base will continue to grow to ensure the sustainability of amateur theatre in Hanover and the surrounding communities.