From rock ’n’ roll circuses to motivational hip-hop, the shows at this year’s Vancouver International Children’s Festival appeal to all tastes. Here are some of the best bets, May 28 to June 3. Find a schedule at the fest's website.
Les Parfaits Inconnus
When the acrobats of this inventive circus troupe hit town a few years ago, we raved about the off-the-hook guitar and called it “hilarious, endearing, and gravity-defying”.
I.aM.mE Dance Crew
The 2011 winner of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew blends positive messages with popping and locking; nonstop energy entices even easily bored kids.
For ages five and up, Australian troupe the Last Great Hunt melds performance, puppetry, and animation, plus the world’s cutest pooch.
Scotland’s Barrowland Ballet welcomes babies and toddlers into a magical world of natural wonder.