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Performances

Below is a list of our available performances for 2020-2021. All performances taking place remotely – either live streamed or pre-recorded.

If you have a virtual performance already booked, please go back and move your curser to the right of the PERFORMANCES tab for the Virtual Performance link.

Magic and Mental Health

by Bill Wood
Part Performance, Part Lecture, Part Workshop, All Fun.
Bill Wood History of Magic

■     Grade Levels: 3 – 12 (adapted in content according to grade level)
■     Duration: 45 min.
■     Cost: $550 + HST
■     Format: Available in person or as a livestream presentation
■     Special considerations: Each student will need two coins/washers or poker chips, a pencil and a few elastic bands.

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Brundibár

Presented by Halifax Theatre for Young People

(prerecorded for COVID-19 presentation)

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  • Grade Levels: 3 – 8
  • Duration: 45 min (performance and prerecorded background and preamble with artists)
  • Cost: $60 per class viewing
  • Livestream Q&A: is available with the director, Tessa Mendel, and lead actor, Rachel Hastings, for an additional $90
  • Format: Available only as a prerecorded presentation
  • Website: www.halifaxtheatreforyoungpeople.com
  • Study Guide Available

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Presented by Maritime Marionettes

Available as an in person or prerecorded presentation
Livestream post show Q & A available to accompany prerecorded performances
Performances and Q&A available in both English and French

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  • Grade Levels: PP to 8
  • Duration: 50 min. with optional question and answer period
  • Cost: 
    Pre-recorded performances: $50 + HST per class viewing
    Livestream Q&A: $150 + HST (multiple classes at one school can join livestream Q&A for the same price)
  • Format: Prerecorded performance and livestream Q&As happen with password protected link and Google Meet arrangements for Q&A.
  • Booking Dates: Available on request during the school year
  • Languages: English or French
  • Workshops available by special arrangement:
    Introduction to Puppetry for grades 3 and up (1 hr, max 3 per day)
    Marionette Making for grades 5 and up (2.5 – 3 hrs, 1 per day)
    Please contact coordinator[at]performns.ca for more details.

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Presented by Maritime Marionettes

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  • Grade Levels: Appropriate for all ages, recommended for elementary school
  • Duration: 50 min. with optional question and answer period
  • Cost: $650 + HST for one show, $1100 + HST for two
  • Format: Available in person
  • Booking Dates: Available on request during the school season
  • Languages: English and French
  • Study Guide: StudyguideMolly in PDF format

Workshops available by special arrangement:
Introduction to Puppetry for grades 3 and up (1 hr, max 3 per day)
Marionette Making for grades 5 and up (2.5 – 3 hrs, 1 per day)
Please contact coordinator[at]performns.ca for more details.

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ALIEN

Presented by The Doppler Effect Productions

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  • Grade Levels: Appropriate for grades 7 – 12
  • Duration: 60 min. with optional question and answer period
  • Cost: In person – $550 for one performances, $900 for two; livestreamed – $550 per school
  • Format: Available in person or livestreamed
  • Booking Dates: Available on request during the school year
  • Languages: English
  • Recommended maximum number of students per in person performance: 150

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Fool School (Physical Comedy 101)

Presented by Frankie Productions

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  • Grade Levels: Appropriate for all ages
  • Duration: 50 min. with optional question and answer period
  • Cost: In person – $550 for one performance, $900 for two performances; livestreamed – $550 per school
  • Format: Available in person or livestreamed
  • Booking Dates: Available on request during the school season
  • Languages: English (not necessary to speak English to comprehend performance)
  • Workshops: with performer, Christian Murray, available on request

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Rumpelstiltskin/Kirikiki

Presented by Maritime Marionettes

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  • Grade Levels: Appropriate for all ages, recommended for elementary school
  • Duration: 50 min. with optional question and answer period
  • Cost: $650 + HST for one show, $1100 + HST for two
  • Format: In person performances
  • Booking Dates: Available on request during the school season
  • Languages: English and French

Workshops available by special arrangement:

  • Introduction to Puppetry for grades 3 and up (1 hr, max 3 per day)
  • Marionette Making for grades 5 and up (2.5 – 3 hrs, 1 per day)

Please contact coordinator[at]performns.ca for more details.
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Presented by Maritime Marionettes

MM - JAck and the Beanstock

  • Grade Levels: Appropriate for all ages, recommended for elementary school
  • Duration: 50 min. with optional question and answer period
  • Cost: $650 + HST for one show, $1100 + HST for two
  • Booking Dates: Available on request during the school season
  • Languages: English and French
  • Study Guide: Available here in PDF format

Workshops available by special arrangement:

  • Introduction to Puppetry for grades 3 and up (1 hr, max 3 per day)
  • Marionette Making for grades 5 and up (2.5 – 3 hrs, 1 per day)

Please contact coordinator[at]performns.ca for more details.

It all begins when Jack trades his cow to a mysterious traveler for some magic beans. But Jack’s mother, not believing they are magical, throws the beans to the ground.

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