Category | HCA Articles in the News
Our Historical Building
In the third video of the series Mohawk delves deep into our building. HCA Historical Building - Artistic Director Vitek explains the history of our beautiful building.  
Building on the past at the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts – The influence of HCA and the building that it calls home.
Hamilton is renewing itself around an arts and culture movement centred on James Street North. But the arts have been at home on James South for over a hundred years, and the building that today houses the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts (HCA) has been a hub of creativity for a long time.   For the full story please click here.
Vitek Wincza: Founder of the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts

When Vitek Wincza was on a tour of North America with his dance troupe in 1982, he had no idea of the journey ahead as he made a fateful decision to defect from the oppression of martial law in Poland.

But for Wincza, the recollection is clear; as the company packed up to head back into the United States, he chose Canada. And he found himself in Hamilton. Like really found himself.

For the full story please click here.

HCA and Mohawk
Over the last few months Mohawk Journalism students have visited HCA, interviewed staff and faculty to showcase the history and beauty that is Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts. These interviews are now ready to be shared with everyone! Please keep checking back to this page for all the articles and videos.   Our first video: HCA Spirits of Dance - Mohawk interviewed Artistic Director Vitek Wincza and Dance Teachers Lisa Emmons and Denise Van Es about the dancing here at HCA and what the Dance Department strives to accomplish with their students.