We’ve got a lot of updates about Mermaid’s many activities, both for people in and around the Annapolis Valley here in beautiful Nova Scotia, as well as for our many fans around the world.
MERMAID THEATRE OF NOVA SCOTIA NEWS
Our newest flagship production, Treasured Stories by Eric Carle, will be wrapping up its second North American tour this June, with dates at MIPAC, our home theatre in Windsor, as well as in Halifax, as part of the Stages Theatre Festival. The public show in Windsor is on Sunday, June 2 at 3pm and closes the season on our MIPAC 2012-2013 Entertainment Series. The shows in Halifax will take place on Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8. Details about the Halifax shows will be posted on their website soon.
Mermaid is also hard at work on our next flagship production, Stella, Queen of the Snow
, a beloved children’s book by Canadian author Marie-Louise Gay
. Artistic Director Jim Morrow as well as our talented production team are creating a wonderful snowy world to tell this lovely story in Mermaid’s unique way. The show will premiere in 2014–keep watching our website
MERMAID IMPERIAL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (MIPAC) NEWS
2b theatre company
, an innovative Halifax-based group, are bringing their acclaimed show When it Rains
to the MIPAC stage next weekend, Saturday, May 11 at 7pm
. This darkly funny drama looks like no live theatre you’ve ever seen, with performers and a video projector working together to tell a story in the style of a graphic novel. You can get tickets online here
or at the door. Please come out and support this great show.
The Maritime Marionettes
, a theatre company based in Truro, will be bringing their re-telling of the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin
to our MIPAC Family Fare series this weekend in Windsor. The show is Saturday, May 4 at 11am
, and you can get tickets online here
, or at the door.
As mentioned above, we’ll be welcoming home our own Treasured Stories by Eric Carle for a public show on Sunday, June 2 at 3pm, as well as several school-only matinee performances. We’ve filled school matinee shows on June 4 and 5, and we might add a show on June 6 if there’s enough interest. Contact us if you want to bring a group to Windsor for a 10am show on Thursday, June 6.
MERMAID INSTITUTE OT PUPPETRY ARTS NEWS
- ANIMOTION, our annual professional puppetry training program for adults begins May 13 and runs for 3 weeks. The program still has a couple of spaces left–if you want to know more, check out this link.
- We will be offering Summer Camps here in Windsor for kids from ages 3-18. Programs run at different times starting in July. More details are here.
Thanks for reading, have a great weekend!