Michel Duquet is the Executive Director of the Canadian Historical Association, a bilingual not-for-profit and charitable association devoted to fostering the scholarly study and communication of history in Canada. The Association seeks to encourage the integration of historical knowledge and perspectives in both the scholarly and public spheres, to ensure the accessibility of historical resources, and to defend the rights and freedoms of professional and emerging historians in the pursuit of historical inquiry. Duquet has been with the Association since 2008.
The show is set in 1901 on the ten-year anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald’s death. You will follow ñSALON Theatreî a turn-of-the-century fictional acting troupe that is getting ready to mount KingstonÍs very first outdoor theatrical show about Sir John AÍs life and legacy. The often dysfunctional theatre troupe will immerse the audience in music, comedy, and hijinks as they bring the audience along on a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience through the downtown core of Kingston.