SCHEDULE / PERFORMANCES

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. Discover our weekday and weekend performance times & schedule. View our event calendar.

  1. Bienvenue Chez Missy D!  Missy D smiling with both hands in the air, while wearing a light purple jacket

    Missy D est une artiste hip-hop, rap et soul qui fait de sa musique une forme de thérapie pour exprimer tous ses sentiments, partager un message et se connecter avec son public. C’est une fusion des sons de son enfance allant des mélodies françaises, aux légendes du r&b, du rap, de la soul, du jazz, du rock et du hip hop. 

    Ages: All Ages (Grades: 1 and up) 
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  2. A Simple Space  8 acrobatic performers standing next to each other, with one of them balancing upside down on another performer's head.

    You’ll flip, fly and fall in love with this exciting, jaw-dropping show where seven acrobats push their physical limits to the extreme. A breathtaking display of fear-less acrobatics and death-defying feats, A Simple Space will blow you away. 

    Ages: Ages 7 and up (Grades: 1 and up) 
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  3. Magnetic North  Ruploops wearing a white shirt and pink tinted glasses, with a pink backdrop

    Magnetic North is an interactive, live looping, fun and high-energy show that will bring you to your feet. Using sound samples of BC endangered environments and animals, take a journey through sonic ecosystems. 

    Ages: All Ages (Grades: K‑7)
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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. 

    Ages: Age 7 and up (Grades: 2 — up)

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  5. Sakasaka  3 smiling faces of performers for the show Sakasaka

    Expect the unexpected as this clown trio takes you on many adventures including a Thriller dance homage, a trip on the Titanic and open-heart surgery! Sakasaka, which means thirsty in Malagasy, is a word-less, physical comedy with live music and sound effects. 

    Ages: All Ages (Grades: K‑12)
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  6. The Wild Moccasin Dancers ft. Mz Shellz  one of the dancers from the dance group The Wild Moccasin Dancers, on stage, wearing Indigenous regalia

    The Wild Moccasin Dancers featuring award winning female hip hop artist, Mz Shellz are a collective of artists showcasing the contemporary fusion of pow wow drumming, dancing and hip hop. Get ready to be inspired by the regalia, songs, dances and stories! 

    Ages: All Ages (Grades: K‑12)
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  7. David Bouchard: Métis — Stories, Flutes and more…  David Bouchard smiling, with a couch and lamp in the background

    Gifted storyteller and award-winning author, David Bouchard shares his Métis heritage through inspiring stories and touching flute music. 

    Ages: Ages 7 and up (Grades: 2 and up) 
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  8. Cris Derksen’s Nerds whirlwind musical tour  Cris Derken wearing an orange sweater, while standing in front of an orange backdrop

    Join internationally respected Indigenous cellist, composer and big kid Cris Derksen for a fun and creative exploration of the magic of music. 

    Ages: Ages 8 and up (Grades: 3 and up) 
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  9. Oopsie!  Candice Roberts pointing to a set of instructions.

    Candice Roberts performs this fun and clever story about growth mindset and the creative process through a seamless weaving of shadow puppetry, original music, tap dance and physical comedy in this fun short film. 

    Ages: All Ages (Grades: K‑7)
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  10. Child Nation  a child in a yellow rain coat and boots, standing in front of a yellow wall which has Child Nation written on it.

    Child Nation is a collection of interactive guides where kids turn their classrooms into a unique arts experience. With full control of an internet-connected device they follow a series of prompts to physically explore, discover, create and, most importantly, to play! 

    Ages: Grades: 1 and up 
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