SpringWorks: indie theatre & arts festivals:


SpringWorks~PuppetWorks! 2019

SpringWorks’ Second ~ PuppetWorks! mini-fest ~ July 12 to 14, 2019

Stratford City Hall Auditorium & Market Square

~ a chance to visit beautiful downtown Stratford, Ontario  

and experience puppetry arts from across Canada! ~

Join US! for an array of hands-on, experiential and presentational activities:

Whimsical, Whacky, Family-Friendly FUN!  

Puppet Performances ~  Puppet Demos ~ Puppet Films ~ Puppet BUSKERS!

SIP and Shop NIGHT Market : browse, taste, explore a selection of hand-crafted items

+ EVENING Entertainment ~ PuppetShorts ~ a SLAM Cabaret (PG13)

Programming for families, children and adults.


SpringWorks~DanceWorks 2019

This project will create and share a unique body of short form dance and movement and text based works on the theme “Freedoms” to be presented together in October 2019, in Stratford, Ontario. We will invite a group of professional artists from multiple generations and diverse cultures to share their stories and their passion, in the creative process, presentation and in conversation.


SpringWorks~NewWorks Fall 2020

SWF showcases NEW works in all stages of development including: readings, contemporary dance, music, puppetry, cross-cultural & ​exploratory theatre forms. Our jury selects accomplished presenters from across Canada and beyond to share their craft and their passion.

Be a part of the creative process, meet the creators, share your thoughts.

Culture Days 2019

SpringWorks joins the national movement -
launching with free programming September 27-29.  Explore hands-on activities, children's programming, workshops and more.
Hermione Presents ~ What’s on the Burner? (a potpourri of 10 minute excerpts) presented in the Stratford Festival Theatre lobby, gives you a taste of upcoming programming.

Compelling visual arts exhibitions and inspired presentations hosted by our collaborative partners take place across the month of October

With shows and activities for arts lovers, families, and those who simply enjoy new experiences, SpringWorks offers something for everyone.


While you’re in Stratford, you’ll have the opportunity to explore beloved shops and restaurants, as well as the renowned Stratford Festival. Our city is also a wonderful place to spend time outdoors, with its lush parks and gardens and the picturesque Avon River right next to the downtown core.

Beyond the city limits, there’s even more to discover. Perth County is home to a wealth of museums and historical sites, artisanal shops, farmers’ markets and many other attractions. For inspiring travel ideas, check out and

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