Spotlight on local performances for young audiences
October 15, 2013
Friday, Oct. 18, 7 pm at the Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver
All ages. Tickets: Adults $20 | Children 13 & Under $15
A comedic fusion of music, circus arts and theatre presented by Montreal?s Theatre Aubergine. Burletta is nearly an hour of attention holding fun for the whole family! The company works towards a
fusion of music, circus arts, theatre and emotion while promoting the individual strengths of the artists. This delightful production is surprisingly musical and delights a child’s sense of the
Sunday, Oct. 20, 2-3 pm at The Roundhouse Performance Centre, Vancouver
All ages. Tickets: By donation. $5-$20 suggested, free for children 10 and under
A double bill featuring excerpts from New Animal, a ferocious work suffused with raw, unbridled energy and groove as well as a new commission from Vancouver-based theatre company Theatre
Replacement. In this work in progress, five dancers will collaborate and translate theatre-based concepts into a hyper physical dance language.
A Roundhouse partnership; presented by New Works
Collective 605 >>
Jack and The Bean
Nov. 1 to 10 at Presentation House, North Vancouver
Ages 4-8. Tickets: $15
This new spin on the much-loved story finds Jack surrounded by land that just won?t grow anything. His father sells off everything they own in order to buy food so they can eat. When Jack has to
sell his toys, he trades them instead for magic beans, which grow into a giant beanstalk. Jack climbs the giant stalk to a rich and fertile land and discovers the source of the trouble with his
farmland and learns how to make it fertile again. A guided play experience from the same team that brought you Where The Wild Things Are.
Jack and The Bean >>
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra?s Kids? Concerts
Until May 18, 2014 at The Orpheum, Vancouver
Ages 4-11. Single tickets: Children, $19; Adults, $28
The Kids? Koncerts 5-concert series (with 4 remaining) features the full orchestra, and the very best in children?s musical entertainers. Beginning one hour before each concert in the Orpheum
lobby, the Instrument Fair provides children with the opportunity to touch and play real orchestral instruments generously provided by Tom Lee Music. Free to ticketholders. Next up: Platypus Theatre:
A Magical, Musical Misadventure
Kids? Koncerts >>
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra?s Tiny Tots Concerts
Nov 15/16, 2013 to May 16/17, 2014
The Playhouse Theatre / Terry Fox Theatre, Vancouver/Coquitlam
Ages 0-5. Series Tickets: Adults $54, Children $25
Single Tickets: Adults $15, Children: $7, Under 6 mos. $8
Tiny Tots is a 4-concert series for the little ones, from toddlers to four or five years of age, held in the intimate performance space of the Playhouse Theatre in Downtown Vancouver. This series
features professional music educators and musicians, Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa & Linda, in their own musical presentations for kids.
Tiny Tots >>
Carousel Theatre for Young People
November to April at Carousel Theatre on Granville Island, Vancouver
Ages 3-17 Tickets: Adults: $29, Children and Youth: $15
Vancouver?s premiere theatre for performances for children and youth, presents four plays this year centering on the theme of community: In The Ugly Duckling, a duckling finds community in a bevy
of beautiful swans and soars. Suessical (back by popular demand) tells the story of Horton the elephant who saves a small speck of dust reminding us that a person?s a person no matter how small.
BusyTown explores the many jobs within a community and how it takes all of those jobs within a community, and Wondrous Tales of Old Japan introduces us to the folktales of our sister cities in Japan.
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