THEATRE + MUSIC + ART Festival

Gabriola Island

August 16-19, 2018

Free Family Shows Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11am

Roving performers, storytelling, workshops and family yoga

Family Play Zone with crafts, games, and a sandbox! Fri – Sun 12pm – 5pm

Motion Commotion: Children’s Magic Show

Interactive, entertaining, amazing! Who doesn’t like magic? Magician Leif David is a perennial favorite across BC. Sponsored by Gabriola’s Friends of the Library.

FREE FAMILY SHOW
Friday August 17
11:00am

Dave Spiritwolf Bodaly

Dave Spiritwolf Bodaly is an artist, master weaver, and storyteller from the Snuneymuyx First Nation.

 

Saturday and Sunday 1pm

Kate Romain

Kate Romain combines professional, whimsical accordion playing with kazoo-horns, foot-percussion and vocal sound tricks to make a super engaging, fun one-person act enjoyed by any age or background. 


Performing Friday 2pm
Roving Performances Friday afternoon

Lions' Pancake Breakfast

The Gabriola Lions’ Pancake Breakfast is back! A perennial favourite at the Gabriola Theatre Festival, now a part of Cultivate.

Saturday and Sunday 9am – 11am

 

The Kerplunks

Gabriola’s own award-winning, high-energy children’s entertainers are back, with new tunes and great summer grooves. Their only performance on Gabriola this year.

FREE FAMILY SHOW
Saturday August 18
11:00am

Family Yoga with Claire

Join local yoga teacher Claire MacDonald, for an inclusive and lighthearted yoga practice on the grass.

Breathe deeply, move dynamically and cultivate inner stillness.

All ages and abilities are most welcome.

Friday August 17
12:30 – 1:30pm

Clever Trever

Trevor Gear aka Clever Trever is a multidisciplinary artist committed to creative exploration in many forms.

Clever Trever has been juggling and clowning on street, theatre, festival and community stages for two decades. His specialties include hat juggling, improvising and having fun! two decades.

Roving Performances Saturday and Sunday
Juggling Workshop Sunday 12:30pm

Birdhouse

Fly to the future in a live cartoon action comedy adventure from Australia and Japan. Featuring a hip soundtrack, happening films, a horrifying sword box, and even a hilarious stuffed toy fight.

FREE FAMILY SHOW
Sunday August 19
11:00am

The Melissa

The Melissa is a universal representative of MAGIC in the mundane world.

Trained as a stilt dancing acrobatic and ritual theatre artist, she mesmerizes mere mortals with her stunning costumes and extraordinary grace.

Roving Performances Friday and Saturday

Nia Movement Friday 10am – 11am

Family Schedule

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Melissa All Day
Motion Commotion: Children’s Magic Show 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Family Yoga - Claire MacDonald 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Improv Workshop - Myriam Verzat 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kate Romain 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Lion's Pancake Breakfast 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Kerplunks 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Storytelling - Dave Spiritwolf Bodaly 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Storytelling - Dave Spiritwolf Bodaly 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm
Juggling Workshop 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Clever Trever 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Schedule subject to change, check back closer to the festival!