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The Mouse, the Ant and the Antelopes

Performance by Emerita Emerencia Chabelita (a cute hand-puppet) is still shivering from a scary encounter with a mouse. Her auntie (emerita) tells her own version of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse to calm her. She continues with the story ofThe Ant and the Butterfly, followed by a tale of african antelopes. This performance with…

Shoestring’s Hansel and Gretel (Hansel et Gretel)

Performance by Shoestring Opera Hansel and Gretel live with their single mom next door to a very strange lady who practices night and day on a cello. And why is she always sweeping her front porch? Who knows? “She might be a witch, with an awful twitch who rides the air with a broomstick switch!”…

Emerita Emerencia

Aruban by nature and a Canadian by nurture Emerita Emerencia is a multilingual artist originally trained as a teacher in Aruba. In 1984, she had a lead role in A Caribbean Midsummer Night’s Dream, which won a Dora award. She’s been a dance instructor at University of Toronto, has worked on school [...]

Little Big Frog

Performance by Faustwork Mask Theatre The show utilizes masks, puppets, poetry, music and comic dance to offer a quirky retelling of the classic Grimm’s fairy tale The Frog Prince. This is a heart warming story of tolerance for others, self-acceptance, reverence for nature, and respect for all creatures great and small.

Faustwork Mask Theatre

Tour-de-force performance of nearly twenty characters Rob Faust, the company’s artistic director, is the creator of five solo and duo touring shows that incorporate masks, humour, movement, and in some cases, dance, poetry and music. Faustwork has also collaborated with several symphonies over the past ten years, including the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. [...]