Axis Theatre is an entertaining, smart and inspirational company focused on engaging young and young-at-heart audiences.
In the age of “looking down,” Axis draws young eyes up to engage them in interactive experiences that educate, inspire and transform. Audiences experience smart, entertaining interpretations of traditional and cutting edge physical theatre. Axis incorporates combinations of red-nose clown, mime, movement, mask work, puppetry and improvisation to expand the meaning and impact of the stories presented. It is deceptively simple, completely fresh and memorable.
Axis Theatre acknowledges that we live, work and play on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples – sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.
Th'owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish
Six indigenous storytellers spin the tale of Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish, a Kwantlen First Nations legend. The mouth of Th'owxiya holds the most wonderful foods from around the world. But if you steal from her, you will pay a terrible price.
Wee Ones Series
Mr. Hatch leads a colourless life, until one day, he receives an anonymous note saying "somebody loves you". Join Mr. Hatch as he searches for his secret admirer and enjoys the biggest surprise of his life!
Robinson Crusoe + Friday
Based on the classic novel by Daniel Defoe, this tale of survival and self-discovery is retold with an imaginative physical theatre flair that embraces friendship, empathy, self-esteem, communication and cultural differences.
The Troll Grandfather
Nine-year-old Sandy doesn't know her strange, distant grandpa, and now she’s forced to spend a whole summer with him! When Sandy uncovers the secret of her family's heritage, her and Grandpa embark on an epic journey to reclaim her magical right.
The best cultural performance this school has seen!
– Silver Creek Elementary, Hope, BC
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