Bilingual Performances

Jacky Essombe

African Dance Workshop

Travel to the depths of Africa with professional dancer Jacky Essombe in this day-long workshop. Accompanied by a live drummer, Jacky celebrates the richness and community spirit of African culture using easy-to-follow African dance steps, traditional songs and storytelling. This social, stimulating, and bonding shared experience allows students to interact in a playful and focused way, building important developmental skills and a love for creativity. Available in English, French, and bilingual. K–12

 “We all loved her and Yoro. It was great how she tailored each workshop to the needs of the kids in front of her. She taught
different songs and dances to difference groups. She’s got a lovely way with her students.” Blakeburn Elementary, Port Coquitlam, BC
 


DuffleBag Theatre

Interactive Fairy Tales

In their refreshing adaptations of classic fairy tales, DuffleBag Theatre invites audience members into the show to play the main parts! The resulting excitement and spontaneity creates hilarity for all and forms a perfect introduction to the classics. Since 1992, “the nearly world-famous” DuffleBag Theatre has wowed audiences of all ages across the country. Titles available in Western Canada for 2017/2018: Cinderella, Robin Hood.  A French/English bilingual version of  Cinderella is also available. (Other titles are available in the U.S. – please inquire.)
“Entertaining to both small and big children (i.e. teachers). They are one that we will likely keep on our radar each year. Incredibly friendly and personable.” Penbrooke Meadows School, Calgary
 
“We loved them so much last year, we booked them again!” Hawthorne Elementary, Delta, BC