presents interweaving iterations on the themes of repression and liberation. This transdisciplinary event includes performance art, theatre, dance, poetry and music.
(Mature content advisory)
Devised by Marcus Nance, Colton Curtis, Sadie Berlin and Marion Adler. Choreographed by Colton Curtis. Music arrangements: Marcus Nance, Marion Adler. Directed by Sadie Berlin


City Hall Auditorium

Friday, April 18, 8:00 p.m.

running time approximately 75 minutes

Featuring new work by
Ruth Barrett
Lara Macmillan
Marion Adler
Cheryl Cashman
Rebecca Northan
Heather Davies
Curated by Stacy Smith

Proceeds to P.A.L. (Performing Arts Lodge Stratford)


City Hall Auditorium

Sunday April 19, 2:00 pm

running time approximately 75 minutes

one-man reading/performance based on a selection of letters written home by a very young Tom Patterson while he served in England for five years as a soldier during
World War II.


Stratford Perth Museum

Saturday, April 18, 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19, 4:00 p.m.

running time 60 -75 minutes

Please join us as a selection of womxn writers share the teachings, challenges and beauty of the Indigenous-feminine experience.


Image: Beadwork by Adam Garnet Jones

Gallery Stratford 

Saturday, May 9, 8:00 p.m.

running time- approximately 75 minutes

Ticketing Policy

All tickets will be offered as


Pay-What-You-Can-Afford: $5, $20, $50, $75

We’re introducing a new pricing model this spring; YOU choose!
We have been working towards addressing access points to ensure everyone feels welcome in our spaces. Accessible pricing means you decide what price you pay for your experience with us at SpringWorks~ShortWorks – no questions asked.


All series tickets will be GENERAL ADMISSION,
priced at $5, $20, $50, and $75, with no other discounts for student/senior/etc.

See you soon!


HST - included in all prices.  


Ticket sales directly benefit artists.

SpringWorks is managed by a NON-PROFIT Charitable Organization

Hermione Presents Registered Charity  #80376 7656 RR0001

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Ron Dodson

Annemarie Reimer

Wendy McNaughton

Eileen Smith

Guy Chadsey

Beth Beech

Eleanor Kane


Kathi Urbasik- Hindley

Peter Fischer

Edward Daranyi
  (honouring Dorothy Knight)

Plus thank you for the additional support from Puppet ANGELS donating goods and services.

It takes a village and this one is very special.  


Thank you ALL for helping SpringWorks ~ PuppetWorks! share our passion and programming.

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