SCHEDULE / PERFORMANCES

Stay tuned for our event calendar! Our 2023 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.

  1. Ginalina  Image of Ginalina wearing a red hat smiling and looking up while holding a guitar in front of a river in the forest

    Dance and sing along in English, French and Mandarin with CBC-featured musician and 3x Juno nominated artist, Ginalina! 

    Age/Grade: 3–9
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  2. Crisis on Planet Z!  Graphic image of a planet with a rocket ship taking off with the text, ‘planet Z’. Join us for this performance on May 31st-June 5th

    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. 

    Age/Grade: 4–12 (Grades Pre‑6)
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  3. Spirit and Tradition  Image of performers from the Spirit and Tradition dance performance on stage kneeling

    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. 

    Age/Grade: 5‑up (Grades K‑12)
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  4. One of a Kind  Members of the ‘One of a Kind’ performance group outlined in a yellow edit smiling at the camera next to each other, in front of the tree

    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. 

    Age/Grade: 7‑up (Grades 2 — up)

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  5. A Story of a House That Turned into a Dot  silhouette of a girl with pigtails holding some tulips

    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. 

    Age/Grade: 8‑up (Grades 2‑up)
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  6. Forgotten Folk Songs Workshop  Image of Ginalina wearing a red hat smiling and looking up while holding a guitar in front of a river in the forest

    Enjoy the beauty and meaning of the Mandarin language in this Family Folk workshop, and learn a treasured 18th century Chinese folk tune! Blending melody, movement, context, and a playful approach, Juno-nominated Singer-Songwriter, Ginalina, will introduce families of all ages to the song, Mò Lì Huā (“Jasmine Flower”). 

    Age/Grade: 4–12
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  7. Project Element  Cutout mismatched letters spelling ‘Project Element’ in front of a collage with a wooden door and fish. Watch this performance online from May 31st-June 12th

    The film follows a group of children who must travel through magical worlds to find their friend, the Prince, who has been captured by the evil Troll Princess. Will the gifts from the mystical creatures of the lands be enough to help them on their quest? 

    Age/Grade: 9‑up (Grades 4‑up)
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  8. The Wild & Wonderful West Coast Workshop  Ginalina sitting beside a river with her guitar, holding up her book The Mighty River. Join us for Ginalina’s workshop, The Wild & Wonderful West Coast workshop on June 5th

    In this hands-on music and book-inspired workshop, families will explore some of the flying, swimming, running, and crawling creatures that call our backyards home. Together, we will experience what eco-diversity is, why it is vital, and how young people today are helping to protect the environment! 

    Age/Grade: 4–12
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  9. The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly  The Girl who forgot Sing Badly text with Louis Lovett and a pair of binoculars pictured above

    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. 

    Age/Grade: 7‑up (Grades 1‑up)
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