DECEMBER 2ND – 10TH, 2023
By Michelle Deighton, Angela Schjodt and Pixie & Dot Productions
The Balsam School at The Innovation Centre 460 Doyle Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C2
6 months to 9 years
We recommend parents bring infants, toddlers, preschoolers and up to this interactive theatre experience. Infants will gain sensory benefits while older preschoolers will benefit from engaging in communal activities and exploring individuality and concepts of same and different.
Join the Pixie & Dot before the show for a fun winter themed craft. Arrive 30mins before the show and create a special gift you can use during the performance.
SPECIAL ADD-ON FEATURE
Book a special face-painting visit with Skylar after the performance for your little. Cost: $8.00. Book in advance with your tickets as only 5 time slots available at each performance.
SHOW DATES & TIMES
Saturday, Dec 2nd at 10:00am
Saturday, Dec 2nd at 1:00pm
Saturday, Dec 2nd at 4:00pm
Sunday, Dec 3rd at 10:00am
Sunday, Dec 3rd at 1:00pm
Sunday, Dec 3rd at 4:00pm
Saturday, Dec 9th at 10:00am
Saturday, Dec 9th at 1:00pm
Saturday, Dec 9th at 4:00pm
Sunday, Dec 10th at 10:00am
Sunday, Dec 10th at 1:00pm
Sunday, Dec 10th at 4:00pm
CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM
This ensemble team led by Director – Dawn Ewen includes Casey Easton, Jacqueline Seneshen, Musical Director – Tayler Harrison, Writer & Production Properties – Angela Schjodt, and starring our very own Dot – Michelle Deighton as Skylar.
This new play from Pixie & Dot productions beautifully unfolds Skylar’s journey to accept her uniqueness, and to see the beauty each of us carries in our own way. Throughout the story, Skylar goes on a quest to discover the beauty of individuality and where she belongs. She meets a charming ensemble of characters who help her realize that being unique is a gift to be celebrated. The kind-hearted Moose, the wise Snow Fox, and the adventurous Penguin all play a part in Skylar’s self-discovery. Oh, and just wait until we all meet the twin sister Bears and their squishy bundles of joy.
The play is not only a visual spectacle with stunning set designs that recreate a winter wonderland but also a tale of self-acceptance and celebrating diversity. Skylar’s transformation from feeling like an outcast to embracing her individuality resonates with audiences of all ages. It’s a story that reminds us that our differences are what make us special and that it’s okay to stand out in a world that sometimes pressures us to conform.
Audiences leave the theater with hearts full of warmth and a renewed appreciation for the unique qualities that make each of us who we are. Skylar is a touching reminder that we should celebrate our differences and that it’s those very differences that make the world a more beautiful and interesting place.
This play serves as an inspiring reminder to us all, encouraging everyone to embrace their uniqueness and celebrate what makes each of us different. Skylar’s journey from self-doubt to self-love is a powerful story that is sure to touch hearts and remind us that, just like snowflakes, we are all one-of-a-kind.
Featuring engaging, interactive, immersive sensory experiences for early learners!