All shows will be held at the Lakefield District Public School gym.
Follow the links below to each of the individual show pages to learn more about the variety of performing arts experiences we have lined up for families to enjoy.
Performances We’ve Brought to Lakefield in the Past
Special 2022 Summer Show – Pay what you can
Come and enjoy an outdoor theatre performance at the Lakefield District Public School soccer field!
Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 2:00pm
Location: Lakefield District Public School – Outdoor Show
An African Bantu tale about many hungry animals who have crossed over the dry land looking for food. They find a tree which has all the fruits of the world but the branches are much too high. They must find the name of the tree and this is the journey to find its “special” name.
BASED ON THE STORY BY CELIA BARKER LOTTRIDGE
2018 – 2019 Season
Sunday, October 28th, 2018 3:00pm
Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts – Circus Arts Performance and Workshop
Be entertained and amazed with a thrilling variety of Circus Arts including: aerial silks, cyrwheel, hula hoop and glow poi. This show also includes a workshop where audience members have the opportunity to try out hula hoop dance and poi spinning to get a personal experience with the circus arts! The video below shows some clips of Aerial Silks skills – strong muscles required!
Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 2:00pm
Beany John and the Lakefield College School Dance Team
Beany John shares the traditional art of Hoop Dancing blended with contemporary music. She is both a teacher of hoop dance and an innovative performer, whose contemporary style incorporates elements of hip hop. Watch Beany John in the video below perform at the Bata Shoe Museum’s programming.
Sunday April 14th, 2019 2:00pm
To Be Determined Theatre – The Paper Bag Princess: A Musical
Our final show of the season brings to life, the Robert Munsch classic The Paper Bag Princess. Action packed and filled with live music, singing, and adventure around every corner, this fun adaptation is a perfect fit for all ages!
No video to share with a To Be Determined Theatre Company cast, but the image below represents the quality set design and character engagement.
Sunday, October 1st, 2017 – The Fitzgeralds
This show is a rare combination of high-energy fiddling, mind-blowing step dancing, exceptional musicianship and genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages. Check out the video below to see The Fitzgeralds in action at Appaloosa Festival.
Sunday February 4th, 2018 – Comedy in Motion with Bob Cates
He keeps the crowd laughing with fast paced comedy routines involving advanced juggling, wild unicycling and balancing skills, black light laser props, and an insane plate spinning finale that has to be seen to be believed. Watch these clips of Bob’s past performance for a small taste of how great this show will be!
Rescheduled to April 21 due to weather –April 15, 2017 – Jimmy Chapman, NRG Breakdancing – performance and workshop
Professional breakdancer and choreographer Jimmy Chapman performs and leads an all-ages workshop in the Lakefield College School’s gymnasium. Watch this video and tell us you don’t want to be there just for the fun … and maybe to get a few tips on how to move your body like they do!
Sunday, April 30th, 2017 – Fana Soro –Yamo! Yamo!
Fana Soro is a hereditary master musician of the Senoufo people and his performance shares the soaring melodies, driving rhythms and spirited dances of ancient West Africa performing arts.
Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 – Shoestring Opera –Hansel and Gretel
Sunday, November 13th, 2016 – Bboyizm- The Evolution of Bboying
Sunday, November 1, 2015 — Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre presents The Last Polar Bears
Sunday January 10, 2016 — Puzzle Theatre presents Plastique
Sunday April 17, 2016 — Dufflebag Theatre Company presents The Three Musketeers
30 Year Anniversary Show
Sunday June 21, 2015 — Rockgarden Party was our free-for-all show celebrating 30 years of bringing live performances to Lakefield!
Sunday 26 Oct 2014 — TorQ Percussion Quartet
Sunday 18 Jan 2015 — Little Red Theatre presents Anansi Spider Tales
Sunday 31 May 2015 — Cadence