Profile Type: Artist
Enchanted Circle Theater

Enchanted Circle is a multi-service arts organization dedicated to engaging, enhancing and inspiring learning through the arts. Founded in 1976, we partner with schools and social service agencies to address compelling educational and social issues, and provide equal access to arts inspired learning for people of all ages and abilities. Evolved to serve essential needs in education, we foster creative and critical thinking, improve academic achievement, and support social emotional health.

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I Have Worked With

  • September 2018
  • January 2006
  • January 2006


  • Artist

Contact Information

First Name: 
Job Title/Position: 
Executive Artistic Director
Mailing Address: 
4 Open Square Way
Suite 206
Holyoke, MA 01040
Physical Address: 
4 Open Square Way Suite 206
Holyoke, MA 01040
Last Name: 
Kane Hellweg


Profile Type: 
Primary Discipline: 
Theater - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Literary Arts - General
Literary Arts- Fiction
Literary Arts - Poetry
Music - Ethnic / World
Theater - General
Theater - Playwriting
Visual/Crafts - General
Year Founded: 
Populations Served: 
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Languages Available: 
Institution/Business Type: 
Arts Service Organizations
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Community Arts
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Curriculum Development
Professional Development / Training
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Residency - Other
Geographic Reach: 
Multi-County Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
National Guild for Community Arts Education
2017 - 1 of 10 organizations in Massachusetts chosen for a National Arts & Culture Initative
2016 - Selected to represent Massachusetts and New England for the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts
2015 - Received the Commonwealth Award, Massachusetts highest honor in Arts, Sciences, and Humanities for Arts Integration from STEM to STEAM
2014 - American Graduate, National PBS award for our Summer Shakespeare program with the Holyoke Public Schools
2012 - New England Public Radio Arts and Humanities Award, selected as Outstanding Organization in Arts and Humanities
2011 - Champions of the Arts Education Award, The Arts/Learning Association - Awarded Outstanding Arts Collaborator in Theatre
2007 - Governor Patrick Inaugural Committee Award for Excellence in Education and Civic Engagement

I am a Touring Artist

State of Residence: 

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Communications
Arts Integration - English Language / Literacy
Arts Integration - English as a Second Language
Arts Integration - Foreign Languages
Arts Integration - Health
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Arts Integration - Mathematics
Arts Integration - Physical Education
Arts Integration - Science / Technology / Engineering
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age