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Jumping Mouse

Two Life-Size Puppets

Urban Indigenous Theatre, Manitoba

May 16th – May 19th, 2016 at Pia Bouman Scotiabank Studio Theatre

May 16 17h00 (16h00 pre-show chat)
May 17 10h00 (SOLD OUT) & 12h30 (SOLD OUT)
May 18 10h00 (SOLD OUT) & 13h00 (SOLD OUT)
May 19 10h00 (SOLD OUT) & 13h00 (SOLD OUT)

In this adaptation of a traditional story, young Curious Mouse and her best friend Companion set off on a brave journey to the Sacred Mountains, meeting a host of lively characters along the way, and discovering the true meaning of courage and friendship.


Written by Columpa C. Bobb and Marion de Vries
Direction, Design, and Music by Columpa C. Bobb
Traditional Music by Russell Wallace and Fawn Wood
Stage Management by Red Rover Entertainment
Masks by Rabbit’s Choice

John Wade Cook as Bossy Mouse, Frog and Buffalo
Braiden Houle as Busy Mouse, Raccoon, Old Man Mouse and Wolf
Chello Mann-Nelson as Companion Mouse
featuring Kelsey Wavey as Curious Mouse

Jumping Mouse was originally commissioned and premiered by Young People’s Theatre in Toronto, 1998.

About Urban Indigenous Theatre

The Urban Indigenous Theatre Company is a non-profit company dedicated to the empowerment and health of the Aboriginal community through Theatre and Film. Primarily youth centric, the company provides workshops, projects and programs intended to bring Indigenous youth and community members an expanded worldview, self-motivation, hard and soft skills in creative thinking, product development / creation, production, finishing / marketing as well as general personal health practices.

Visit the Urban Indigenous Theatre website