Won’Ma Africa

Age/Grade: All ages (Grades K — 12) 
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Image of circus performers from the Won’Ma Africa group throwing one member in the air. Join us on May 31st-June 5th for this thrilling performance

You’ll be blown away!

Enjoy 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. 

Come experience a mix of modern circus and traditional African dance and music including drums, Kora and singing that come to together in a spectacular show of stunts and tricks. This entertaining show embodies the strength, agility and joy of life found in African youth. Their joie de vivre is so infectious that afterwards you’ll backflip out of the theatre!

Producing Company: Kalabanté Productions

Country of Origin: Guinea / QC / Canada

Genre: Circus

Show length: 50 minutes

Ages: All ages (Grades: K‑12)

Venue: Granville Island Stage

Curriculum Connections:

  • Arts Education: Dance, music
  • English Language Arts: Literature, poetry
  • Social Studies: Cultural studies, cultural perspectives, diversity and inclusion
  • Physical and Health Education: Fitness
  • Science: Physics

A live music experience is much louder and very different than hearing recorded songs at home. While all ages are welcome, a loud concert, singalong or drumming may be frightening to some. Please use your own discretion when making your show selection.

Venue: Granville Island Stage, Arts Club Theatre Company, 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC

Ways to Watch

IN PERSON

Watch a live performance at the venue.

TICKET INFORMATION

FOR SCHOOLS:

  • Festival 1 Show Pass: $12+GST/ticket
  • Festival 2 Show Pass: $22+GST/ticket

FOR THE PUBLIC:

  • Festival 1 Show Pass: $12.50-$22.00 + GST/ticket
  • 4‑Pack Pass: (4 tickets to 1 show) $58.00 + s/c and GST

Accessibility Information

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Show times & Tickets

In person

Tuesday, May 31  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:20 AM  Sold out 
Wednesday, June 1  Additional show info In person 
2:00 – 2:50 PM en Français  Not available 
Thursday, June 2  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:20 AM en Français  Sold out 
12:30 – 1:20 PM Bilingual  Sold out 
Friday, June 3  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:20 AM  Get tickets 
Saturday, June 4  Additional show info In person 
1:00 – 1:50 PM  Get tickets 
Sunday, June 5  Additional show info In person 
12:00 – 12:50 PM  Get tickets 
2:30 – 3:20 PM  Get tickets 

Show Acknowledgements

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