Performing Arts

Live Performing Arts Events – Ballet, Dance, Live Theatre, Opera, Speaker Series, Standup Comedy and more in Calgary.

    20 Jun

    Prince's Island Park, Eau Claire Avenue Southwest, Calgary

    June 20, 2017 To August 27, 2017

    Pay what you can

    Shakespeare By The Bow Sail to an enchanted island where a mysterious storm washes both romance and revenge ashore. Spirits will run high in Shakespeare’s most magical tale of love, family, and forgiveness. Read More >>

    10 Aug

    ENMAX Park, Elbow River Pathway, Calgary

    August 10, 2017 To August 20, 2017


    $15 - $125

    This summer, join us at ENMAX Park for our full-scale Opera in the Village presented by Imperial, featuring South Pacific, Cinderella, and the musical review, And So It Goes featuring Brett Polegato! The 10 day festival also includes free outdoor activities including amazing entertainment from some of Calgary’s best community… Read More >>

    19 Aug

    StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

    August 19, 2017 To September 9, 2017

    $20 to $25

    Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is one of the greatest musicals of the 20th century – a love story set on opposite sides of a turf war between rival street gangs. Includes such popular songs as Maria, I Feel Pretty, Tonight, America and Somewhere. Read More >>

    20 Aug

    Stride Gallery, 1006 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary

    August 20, 2017



    Paydirt is a call for crowdsourcing under-the-radar information on extractive industries. Artist Maggie Flynn seeks information about people/places/political influences involved in Canadian companies that deal in oil & gas, mining, or other forms of extraction. Flynn will compile, distill, and verify information for redistribution. Read More >>

    09 Sep

    Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, 850 4th Street Southeast, Calgary

    September 9, 2017



    Tess loves the prairie, but her parents do not. Coming from an easier life, far, far away, they resent the bitter cold winter and the poverty that means burning cow dung for fuel. Based on a true incident, Tess combines authenticity with drama. Read More >>