One of a Kind is a series of stories performed by a talented, diverse group of extraordinary emerging storytellers. Each performer shares a one-of-a-kind tale from their childhood, filled with truths, cultural perspectives, challenges, laughs and adventures all accompanied by physical theatre, music and movement.
Featured Performers & Special Events
Our 2022 Festival will feature dazzling performances from artists far and wide. From local treasures to international gems, these captivating performers will put a smile on your child’s face and make you hoot with laughter.
From May 31 to June 5, 2022, the Festival will offer a mix of in-person (on Granville Island) and online performances of circus, puppetry, theatre, dance, music and lots of arts activities created just for children.
Stay tuned for more details! School tickets are on sale NOW and public tickets go on sale on March 7, 2022.
Sing along with one of Canada’s best-loved children’s singers and four-time Juno winner Fred Penner at this year’s Festival!
There’s going to be a dance party and you’re invited! Africa Oyé features songs, music, and dances from Cameroon, Benin, Guinea, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Come celebrate this beautiful expression of African culture with the talented Jacky Essombe, accompanied by her friends.
You’ll be blown away by the breathtaking acrobatics and death-defying feats of Won’Ma Africa! Kalabanté Productions’ handful of daring acrobats perform to the pulsating rhythm of the djembes of Guinea with authentic movement and acrobatics.
A thoroughly enjoyable three-part online series where Anansi the Spider tricks, sings and dances his way out of trouble and often right back into it.
Spirit and Tradition layers projected imagery, soundscape and Coastal masked dance, transporting the audience to the rich and diverse ecosystem of British Columbia’s coastal mountains and Pacific Ocean.
Sometimes it takes a girl-sized human to solve an adult-sized problem… Get ready for a story literally packed full of fun and suspense.
A captivating adventure about how long the road home is when you run away in anger. You will enjoy this delightful tale about fairness and family, beautifully told through shadow puppetry, masks and music.
This multimedia film project is based on the story ‘East of the Sun, West of the Moon’ with a focus on the four elements where a young woman travels east of the sun and west of the moon to rescue a king turned into a bear by a terrible witch.
The Alphabetians are celebrating 100 years of being on Planet Z when Zennifer makes a horrifying discovery: they haven’t been ‘improving’ the planet, they have been slowly destroying it! A hilarious play about a serious topic.
Let’s groove together! Living With explores the interconnections between people and our relationship to the earth. Through thoughtful storytelling, harmonizing, dancing and drumming, we can reimagine how we interact with one another and with nature.