Puppetry

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…

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 [...]

Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre

Simple and beautiful effects encouraging new ways of looking at things This company has toured across Canada and the U.S. since 1978. Founders John Nolan and Kathy MacLellan are joined by musician Ainsley McNeaney in productions of exceptional creativity and value for young audiences. Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre believes in simple, [...]

The Mask Messenger (Le masque est le message)

Performance by Faustwork Mask Theatre The Mask Messenger is a series of vignettes ranging from comic to curious to poignant. Body language, character development and humour are the essential elements that drive this tour-de-force performance of nearly twenty masked characters. The show utilizes half-masked characters that speak, and full masked characters that remain silent while…

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.