WeeFestival Conference       

Delegate Programme

Delegate Packages are now on sale for the 2018 WeeFestival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years!

The Delegate Packages are $100 + HST and include:

  • Full access to Conference Activity
  • Delegate Rate for Festival Tickets
  • Festival Opening Reception and Social Events
  • Lunch and snacks throughout the Conference dates of May 15-18, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM
2018 Delegate Schedule:

Tuesday May 15, 2018
10h –  Baking Time, (Presentation House Theatre/Oily Cart),  Alumnae Theatre 
13h –  Sisters, the warm embrace, (Théâtre des Confettis), Wychwood Theatre (SOLD OUT)
15h30 –  Keynote – J’net AyAy Qwa Yak Sheelth (Indigenous Outreach and Learning Coordinator, Royal Ontario Museum)
16h – Workshop – Sowing the Seeds of Reconciliation Through the Arts in Early Childhood| Leslie Kachena McCue, curator of Biinoojiinyag Gitgaanmiwaa (The Children’s Garden)
17h –  Traditional Opening of Biinoojiinyag Gitgaanmiwaa (The Children’s Garden) and the WeeFestival
19h – Opening performance of CutOuts, (Teatro dei Piccoli Principi), The Theatre Centre

Wednesday May 16, 2018
9:30h – Scoop, (Magnet Theatre),  Artscape Young Place
10h – CutOuts, (Teatro dei Piccoli Principi), The Theatre Centre
13h –  Mots de Jeux, (Vox Théâtre), Factory Studio
14h –  Round Table | Arts For All: Access and Inclusion
15h30-17h00 –
Round Table |Best Practices in Community Collaborations and Touring
17h – Social Activity to be announced!

Thursday May 17, 2018
10h – Biinoojiinyag Gitgaanmiwaa – Children’s Garden, (Leslie McCue), The Theatre Centre OR Sisters, the warm embrace, (Théâtre des Confettis), Wychwood Theatre (en français) 
13h – Ssst!, (florschütz & döhnert), Factory Studio Theatre
15h – Tour of Fraser Mustard Early Learning Academy
19h –  Millan & Faye Present: The Opera!, Alumnae Theatre

Friday May 18, 2018
10h – Mokofina, (LagunArte), Small World Music Centre
12h – Baby Berio, (Xin Wang), work in progress viewing, Four Seasons Centre
13h – Flying Hearts, (Theatre Direct), Wychwood Theatre
14h – Magnet Theatre Workshop viewing, Pia Bouman
15h00 – Meeting of the Festival Artists
17h00 –
End of Conference Reception (Location TBA)

For Delegates wishing to see performances outside of the conference dates, the following performances are available:

TWEET TWEET! (Femmes du Feu), Sunday, May 13 @ 11h
OGO (Theatre des Petite Ames) Sunday, May 13th @ 14h
Knock! (Magnet Theatre), Saturday, May 19 @ 11h
Flying Hearts (Theatre Direct)Saturday, May 19 @ 14h  

** All other performances are subject to availability and may be sold out.

2018 WeeFestival Conference:
This year’s conference takes place from Tuesday May, 15 until Friday, May 18 with a focus on Access, Inclusion, and Reconciliation in Arts for Early Childhood. Our program will offer inspiring keynote speakers, roundtable discussions informed by the conference theme. All delegate packages include the opening night reception, daily lunches and snacks, and specially-priced tickets to festival performances. More information can be found on the mainpage of our website www.weefestival.ca.

Should you require any further assistance in booking or in your efforts to acquire travel funding, please contact Sehar Bhojani, Associate Artistic Director | ​community@weefestival.ca