TOURING SHOWS FOR SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES AND THEATRES 2016-17
The Brick Bros. Circus
Guaranteed to stimulate imaginations and spark creative thinking, this is a complete, miniature one-ring circus, performed by highly trained building bricks in itty bitty costumes. See the acrobatic Bildovitch Family, the breathtaking Madame Brikaskova, the amazing Brick Contortionist and much-much more! Click here for more…
The Brick Bros. Circus is suitable for Grades K – 8. (also plays well for adult audiences). Audience maximum 250.
Cinderella in Muddy York
History and fun are integrated in this inventive retelling of the classic tale, set in pioneer-era Upper Canada, ingeniously staged with rod marionettes in a traditional puppet theatre that cleverly transforms into scenes evoking early Canada. Click here for more…
Cinderella in Muddy York Grades K to 8, audience max 250 or Primaries only, max 200
Foolish Tales for Foolish Times
Four classic tales of missadventure, full of venerable folk wisdom from around the world, are told in a celebration of our shared humanity. Each story is told with a different style of puppetry, from human size to hand puppet, table-top to kitchenware. This play kindles creativity, inspires role play and encourages thinking outside the box. Click here for more…
Foolish Tales for Foolish Times is suitable for Grades K to 3, audience maximum 200 or Grades K to 6 mixed, maximum 250
Walidad the Grass Cutter
Based on Puppetmongers travels in Iran, Walidad the Grass Cutter introduces a stunningly beautiful world of imaginative experience. It tells the moving tale of a poor man whose generosity inadvertently draws him and a friend into the dangerous society of powerful people and high finance. Click here for more…
Walidad the Grass Cutter is suitable for Grades 4 – 8, (also plays well for adult audiences).
Audience maximum 250 (either sitting on the gym floor or in raked seating). This play requires a raised stage, as the puppets are manipulated at the performers’ feet.
A World of Puppetry
An introduction to the exciting variety of puppetry traditions around the world, and a demonstration of simple puppet making techniques, this presentation appeals to students’ imaginations and sense of wonder. It also gives teachers a solid technical basis with which to lead classroom activity in this interdisciplinary art form. Each presentation is tailored to be audience age appropriate. Click here for more…
We offer hands-on workshops and residencies for students, grade 1 through 8, and Teachers’ Professional Development workshops. A few suggestions follow:
Available all year. Contact Ann Powell 416-538-6210 firstname.lastname@example.org