Credit: Photo credit: Photography by Cassandra Bourchier, masks by Gina Bastone. Featuring (left to right) Karthik Kadam, Brittany Cope, Holly Collis Handford
Juggle Me Not
An original show for family audiences inspired by the tale The Little Juggler!
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Tickets & Pricing
$5–$25 Choose your price. Suggested price: $20. Limited Tickets Available.
Tickets on sale June 15 at 10am.
Juggle Me Not is an original show for family audiences inspired by the tale The Little Juggler. Full of physical comedy, live music and spirited interpretation, this performance embraces how the best gifts we possess are not always those we can hold in our hands. Join us at the Glades and experience Wandering Wagon Theatre’s take on traditional Commedia dell’Arte.
Be transported by lively characters in Italian masks and journey to a world you’ve never experienced before…get to experience all the fun of one of the oldest known theatre experiences—live and in-person!
- July 23: 4:00pm & 7:00pm
- July 24: 2:00pm, 4:00pm & 7:00pm
- July 25: 4:00pm & 7:00pm
About Glades Gardens
Glades Gardens is a beautiful 15-acre botanical oasis in South Surrey that boasts over one and a half thousand rhododendron plants, as well as other exotic flowers and shrubs. Some of the rhododendrons are more than 6 metres (20 feet) tall and are ablaze in colour in the spring. The garden also contains a superb collection of fine trees, many of which are now designated as heritage.
About Wandering Wagon and Axis Theatre
Wandering Wagon Theatre is a newly founded commedia dell’arte troupe under the creative guidance of Susan Bertoia and presented by Axis Theatre Company. Wandering Wagon creates devised theatre through mask work, improvisation, movement, clown, and music. Their production will be coming to audiences ‘live’ in the summer of 2021 visiting parks throughout Metro Vancouver. The performing company includes emerging artists Brittany Cope, Conor Meadows, Damion LeClair, Erin Purghart, Holly Collis Handford, and Karthik Kadam. Led by Deviser/Director Susan Bertoia, Designer Heather Kent, and Supervisor/Stage Manager Cassandra Bourchier, supported by Axis Theatre Company.
The presenting company, Axis Theatre, is in its 45th season of creating original theatre for the young and young at heart. Axis incorporates combinations of red-nose clown, mime, movement, mask work, puppetry, and improvisation to expand the meaning and impact of the stories we present. They are grateful to live, work and play on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples – sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.