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Spark the Future! Performances

MONDAY APRIL 12, 2021

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm EST 

Location: Online via Hopin 

Maroula and the Balance of Nature by Haley Vincent

About: Through the use of shadow puppetry, projection and soundscape, you will be transported into Maroula’s world. Maroula loves all things nature, but lacks an understanding of its intricacies. What starts innocently, taking home flowers and rocks, soon escalates! Maroula takes responsibility for her actions and learns the true meaning of the balance of nature. 

Recommended Age Range: 6- to 12-years-old


TUESDAY APRIL 13, 2021

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm EST

Location: Online via Hopin 

Education Know-It-All by Rabiya Mansoor

About: What does food look like in 2050? In 2200? Join Zorgy the Alien and a few experts from the future and find out in this improvised piece where the kids are in the driver’s seat!

Recommended Age Range: 6- to 12-years-old


WEDNESDAY APRIL 14, 2021

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm EST

Location: Online via Hopin 

Doomsday vs. Dreamday and the Deepdrawer by Keira Marie Forde

About: Connect through the Virtual Firefly Optic System and experience the virtual dreamscape with human coder number 289 and her coworker LEGO Robot Battt with three t’s. Bring your favourite words to a quick dream coding session on just your typical Wednesday afternoon……with maybe a few glitches…… 

Recommended Age Range: 6- to 12-years-old


THURSDAY APRIL 15, 2021

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm EST

Location: Online via Hopin 

Voice in the Shadows by Passing Through Theatre (Lily Sutherland + Warda “Muna” Youssouf)

About: Voice in the Shadows is a multi-disciplinary, digital theatre work which combines shadow puppetry, film and live performance. The story will take place in the year 2060, and revolves around a 10-year-old girl named Aisha who struggles with the ability to find her voice and discover her true self.

Recommended Age Range: 6- to 12-years-old


FRIDAY APRIL 16, 2021

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm EST

Location: Online via Hopin 

What was that bleep, click, hum? by Theatre Direct’s Warehouse Troupe

About: A class of students from the future hear a mysterious sound. Join them as they journey into space to investigate in this wild, silly and thrilling multi-disciplinary play created by the inaugural members of the Warehouse Troupe ages six to twelve. 

Recommended Age Range: 6- to 12-years-old