Shows & Workshops

Email us about a booking

Our shows are about 45 minutes long, plus an optional question period.

Email us, call us at 613 824-5972, or fill out our form to get started. We'll want to know who your audience is, how many you expect will attend, and when you'd like us to come.

In Eastern Ontario you can also contact MASC.

In the rest of Ontario, contact Prologue to the Performing Arts.

Most of our shows are suitable for grades K–6 (ages 4-11), with an audience maximum of 250. The Tempest suits K–8.

Felicity Falls and Owl at Home are best for grades K-3 (age 4 to 8). The audience maximum for Owl at Home is 200, and for Felicity Falls it's 125.

Ottawa region, Eastern Ontario & West Quebec

Contact us directly.

Or contact MASC
Contact Cheryl Carman or call 613 725 9119, extension 227.
One performance: $565 + HST, Two performances: same school in one day: $790 + HST. except Felicity Falls: 2 performance: $565 + HST

Ontario schools outside of Eastern Ontario

Contact Prologue to the Performing Arts.
Email them or call 416-591-9092 (within Greater Toronto Area), TOLL FREE: 1-888-591-9092
Shows are $720 plus hst.

Quebec Schools

Contact us directly.
Montreal fees are $665 a show, or $950 for 2 shows + HST , except Felicity Falls, which is $665 for two shows + HST.


Confirmation:

A letter of agreement and invoice will be sent to you shortly after the booking is settled. We'll also send you our study guide, and an info sheet telling you all the details of our visit. We'll call a day or two before the presentation to confirm everything. Payment is due on the day of the performance.

On the day of the presentation:

We'll arrive about 60 minutes before the presentation. We usually like the children to sit on the floor, with some chairs arranged around the sides for adults to sit on.

Most of our shows have a recommended audience maximum of 250, but the audience maximum for Owl at Home is 200, and for Felicity Falls it's 125.

Our shows are suitable for family audiences with children 4 and up. Younger children usually enjoy them too, but parents should be prepared to take them out if they become too restless.

Fees are negotiated individually.

You can contact us directly.

Or, organizations can also contact Prologue to the Performing Arts.

Confirmation:

A letter of agreement and invoice will be sent to you shortly after the booking is settled. We'll also send you an info sheet telling you all the details of our visit. We'll call a day or two before the presentation to confirm everything. Payment is due on the day of the performance.

On the day of the presentation:

We'll arrive about 90 minutes before the presentation. If we are performing in a room without fixed seating, we usually like the children to sit on the floor, with some chairs arranged around the sides for adults to sit on.

You can browse through our photos here (opens in a new window).

To download:

  • Chose the show panel you want.
  • Select a picture
  • Click on the download widget in right coner of the frame.

our repertoire

Mr Toad

The Wind in the Willows

Shy Mole, kind Rat, and boisterous Toad (who drives too fast!) stand up to bullies, rescue a baby otter, and learn to hear the wind whisper in the willows, all along the river. From the book by Kenneth Grahame.

View details »

Mr Owl

Owl at Home

Whether he's inviting Winter to sit by the fire or finding strange bumps in his bedroom, Owl is a hoot! Five irresistible stories from Arnold Lobel’s award winning book. Especially for primaries.

View details »

Roo and Penguin

The Last Polar Bears

A grandfather’s unlikely expedition to the North Pole with his luggage in a golf trolley and his opinionated dog, Roo. Includes video footage of gorgeous Arctic landscapes, northern lights and adorable real animals. From Harry Horse's book.

View details »

Rene

The Flying Canoe

This show celebrates the rich tradition of early French Canadian stories, songs, myths, and legends through the exciting lives of Tante Rose, Jean-March and René. In English with a few French words.

View details »

The Emperor and the Nightingale

The Nightingale

In ancient China, a little bird teaches the great Emperor the value of simple things and friendship. Gorgeous puppets, haunting music and unforgettable characters (like the Chief Counselor who only says "P!").

View details »

Zoom

Zoom at Sea

The mysterious and thrilling adventures of Maria and Zoom the cat, who follow clues across the globe to find his seafaring uncle, Captain Roy. From the Zoom books by Tim Wynne-Jones.

View details »

Allashua

A Promise is a Promise

When Allashua ignores her parents’ warning not to fish in the Arctic sea ice, she meets terrifying (and hilarious) Qallupilluit monsters. Will she find a way to keep her promise? From the book by Robert Munsch & Michael Kusugak.

View details »

Rod and Jack

Felicity Falls

In an animal village, one little rabbit can’t sleep, another one loses a teddy bear, and others see a hot air balloon that changes everything. Gentle funny stories about families, told with stuffed animal toy puppets. Especially for primaries.

View details »

The Tempest

The Tempest

A child-friendly version of Shakespeare’s magical masterpiece. Shipwrecked sailors discover an enchanted island, a wizard, his daughter, fairies and a monster—and learn about love and forgiveness. "We are such stuff as dreams are made on."

View details »

A Dolls' House

The Dolls’ House

Tottie is a loving little wooden doll who lives with her family in a shoebox, but they long for a proper home. To their delight, their wish comes true when they get a Victorian dolls’ house. But there's a new doll too: Marchpane. She's a beautiful doll, and she always gets her own way . . . from Rumer Godden's story

View details »

Workshops

Workshops

Students work in small groups to create dramas based on games and poems, puppets made from scraps of wood, or colourful masks. Each group presents their work to the class.

View details »

 

Testimonials

 

Fabulous puppets. Performers were perfect! Music was hauntingly beautiful…Don’t change a thing. It was perfect! The experience had an impact on my class.

Palmerston P.S

Wow! What an amazing show. I love the use of language & careful attention to the character development - very much like the stories!! The musical accompaniment, use of puppets, beautiful props & set design are brilliant. This production was very accessible for children. Thanks for your efforts. You are a very talented team!

Grade 2-3 teacher

The staff and students were ecstatic about the play.

Brother André School

To be able to present a performance that engages students from JK to Grade 6 all through the performance and yet with a content that uses more advanced literary contents is very impressive.

Woodroffe Avenue Elementary School

menu