Performers

Where else in town do you get to see zany circus acts, high strung acrobatics, comic daredevils, pure artistry, absurdity and foolishness—plus unique musical performances by international artists? Only at the 33rd annual Kidsfest – that’s where!

Aaron Burnett

Aaron Burnett

Thursday, June 7th 1:00 pm 
Friday, June 8th 12:15 pm

Acoustic/Bluegrass music for the young and slightly older.


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Al Simmons

Al Simmons

Thursday, June 7th 12:00 pm
Friday, June 8th 1:00 pm
Saturday, June 9th 2:45 am
Sunday, June 10th 1:45 pm and 4:00 pm

Juno Award winner Al Simmons is a creative genius whose charm and humanity have won over a legion of fans at theaters…


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Duffle Bag Theatre - Cinderella (Cendrillon)

Duffle Bag Theatre - Cinderella (Cendrillon)

Thursday, June 7th  12:00 pm
Friday, June 8th  1:15 pm
Saturday, June 9th 2:15 pm
Sunday, June 10th  1:30 pm

An interactive fairy tale…

Cinderella’s life is storybook perfect. That is, until circumstances force her into a life of…


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Fred Penner & The Cat’s Meow Band

Fred Penner & The Cat’s Meow Band

Thursday, June 7th  1:45 pm   
Friday, June 8th 10:00 am
Saturday, June 9th  1:00 pm
Sunday, June 10th  12:00 pm

More than the music, the two-time Juno winner for Best Children's Album Sing with Fred and eight-time nominee's body of work…


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Hilby the Skinny German Juggle Boy

Hilby the Skinny German Juggle Boy

Friday, June 8th  12:00 pm
Saturday, June 9th 12:00 pm and 3:30 pm
Sunday, June 10th  12:00 pm and 2:30 pm

As a boy growing up in Berlin, young Hilby boasted no traumatic childhood experiences and exhibited no particular talents other…


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Li Liu

Li Liu

Thursday, June 7th  10:30 am 
Friday, June 8th  10:30 am
Saturday, June 9th 1:15 pm
Sunday, June 10th  3:30 pm

Performing a one-woman acrobatic show featuring spectacular acts such as hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling,…


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Madame Diva

Madame Diva

Thursday, June 7th  11:00 am   
Friday, June 8th  11:00 am

Charming melodies and themed imagery captivate the audience – young and young at heart.

Please note that on Thursday this show is part of the “Journée franco-fun Day” and the show…


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Masabo

Masabo

Thursday, June 7th  10:00 am   
Friday, June 8th  11:30 am
Saturday, June 9th 11:00 am and 4:15 pm
Sunday, June 10th  3:15 pm

Feel the explosion of energy when Masabo hits the stage! This dynamic ensemble of hereditary West African…


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Plastique

Plastique

Thursday, June 7th  10:00 am and 1:45 pm
Friday, June 8th  12:00 pm
Saturday, June 9th 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm
Sunday, June 10th  11:00 am and 3:00 pm

What more surprising than a plastic bags world where funny and colourful creatures are…


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RupLoops

RupLoops

Thursday, June 7th 12:30 pm
Friday, June 8th  10:00 am and 1:15 pm
Saturday, June 9th 11:00 am and 2:15 pm
Sunday, June 10th  1:00 pm

RupLoops is an interactive, live looping performance, using vocal percussion, rhythmic rhymes and an…


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Seanster & The Monsters

Seanster & The Monsters

Saturday, June 9th 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 10th 2:30 pm

The Monsters mix comedy, melody, and groove to give families a shared experience that has something for everybody.


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Summer Bear Dance Troupe

Summer Bear Dance Troupe

Thursday, June 7th 2:15 pm
Friday, June 8th 1:45 pm

The Summer Bear Dance Troupe focuses on the education and the sharing aspects of the Aboriginal Community, acknowledging the different regions where dances originated. The Troupe has male…


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The Janzen Boys

The Janzen Boys

Saturday, June 9th 3:30 pm
Sunday, June 10th 1:00 pm 

Emerging Manitoba artists, this father and sons trio got their start as rootsy, harmony-singing buskers and today are playing all over the country.


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Ti-Bert le Voyageur (Robert Malo)

Ti-Bert le Voyageur (Robert Malo)

Saturday, June 9th 12:00 pm
Sunday, June 10th 11:15 am

TiBert le Voyageur shares his passion for history and culture through traditional music, storytelling and song.


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