FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

About The Niagara Shebang

Niagara Shebang artists are Aaron Berger, Brittany Brooks, Adam Buller, Elizabeth Chitty, Mark Steiger, David Vivian and Deanna Jones.  Artistic and Community Translators are Vickie Fagan and Annie Wilson. Lead presenting collaborator is Sara Palmieri and host partners are Centre for the Arts, Brock University, City of St. Catharines and FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre with support from Suitcase in Point Theatre and In The Soil Festival.  Special thank you to guest performers Maya Bannerman, Shannon Kitchings, Christian Lange, members of Oniakara, the Perpetual Peace Project, and students from St. Catharines Collegiate Institute and Holy Cross Secondary School.  Other community partners include Chorus Niagara, Welland Centennial High School and Glendale Public School.  Niagara Shebang Artists facilitated ongoing community workshops from 2013-2016 and presented public events and workshops at Suitcase in Point Theatre Company 2014-2016, the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre at Brock University in 2013, at the Sullivan-Mahoney Courthouse Theatre in 2014 and Robertson Hall at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in April 2016.

Niagara Shebang Artists

Niagara Shebang Contributing Artists & Translators

Niagara Shebang Hosts & Partners

Shared words from Niagara

  • Some of the very best fun I have had in my entire life

    Elizabeth Chitty interdisciplinary artist working with photo-based and video installations, constructed photo and audio installations
  • Really pleased how my imagination has sparkled

    Adam Buller multi-media/visual artist, actor, singer-songwriter, performer
  • Processes like this are so valuable to artists who want to explore new ways to create and who want to open up their minds to new things.

    Brittany Brooks singer-songwriter, musician and visual artist

Meet the Artists from each of our Ontario Shebangs