Shows

75 MINS  |  AGE: 6+  |  MAY 19-23  |  English/French

La grenouille au fond du puits croit que le ciel est rond

VéLO Théâtre, FRANCE

We all are filled with the memories of our first home and our first experiences of the world in which we lived. Home is our first playground, a place that never leaves us.

40 MINS  |  AGE: 0-5 YEARS  |  MAY 19-23  | Non-Verbal

TWEET TWEET!

FEMMES DU FEU, WELLAND, ONTARIO

Two performers take on the roles of young birds. They awaken in their nests on a spring morning and discover each other on a magical tree. They play and learn to fly within its branches. Their world is enchanting, serene and peaceful, reminiscent of a forest. The set is hand made, inspired by the nature-based Reggio educational philosophy. The set was created with as much reused materials and as little plastic as possible. After the performance, audience members are encouraged to stay and play

45 MINS  |  AGE: 4+  |  MAY 19-23  |  Non-Verbal

how to catch a star

BRANAR TÉATAR DO PHÁISTÍ, IRELAND

This adaptation combines puppetry by Grace Kiely and Neasa Ní Chuanaigh with stunning puppets by Suse Reibish. With a magical original score by Colm Mac Con Iomaire and directed by Marc Mac Lochlainn. Branar’s signature storytelling creates a show which remind us all to follow our dreams.

40 MINS  |  AGE: 7+  |  MAY 19-23  |  English

THE LIBRAVIAN

Brú theatre, IRELAND

The show invites audiences on a journey through literature led by Lynn, a lovable ‘libravian’ drag queen equipped with comfy shoes and jazzy cardigans. Lynn chats with audiences and lip syncs to original audiobook soundscapes that immerse the listener in the world of each book. This unique performance, with playful costume and intricate sound design, reinvigorates civic spaces and delights young audiences, families and schools with a celebration of literature, story and diversity.

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40 MINS  |  AGE: 8+  |  MAY 26-29  |  English

a story of a house that turned into a dot

Teatret Gruppe 38, DENMARK

A whimsical and intimate shadow-play about how long the road home is when you run away in anger.

45 MINS  |  AGE: 6+  |  MAY 26-29  |  English

countries shaped like stars

DI GAETANO AND PEARLMAN, ALMONTE, ONtario

This performance begins with demanding dragon fruits and ends with heartache whispered into the ears of birds and constellations. The duo uses performer-operated lights, brimming water glasses, whirly winds, and a mandolin to create a landscape forever altered by regret.

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60/90 MINS  |  ALL AGES  |  MAY 20-23  |  Non-verbal

Machine de cirque

Machine de cirque, Quebec

Reckless, touching and comical, these six wacky characters share a contagious bond. They masterfully handle a teeterboard, juggling clubs, a drum kit and even a bath towel!

50 MINS  |  AGES: 5-10  |  MAY 19-23  |  Bilingual

Returns Department

THE KIF-KIF SISTERS, MONTREAL, QUEBEC

Combining physical theater, circus, visual arts and puppetry, Returns Department is a playful look behind the scenes of a production line.

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