Occurs on Sunday January 21 2018

Approximate running time: 0 hours and 45 minutes


The Bailey Theatre
1501 Cedar Avenue
Trail BC V1R 4C7

Performance Notes

× Jeff Leard, Storyteller, sparkles in this very active, new telling of the Grimm’s tale of Rumpelstiltskin. It deals with the origins of Rumpelstiltskin, how the daughter becomes the victim of her father’s bragging and then is trapped in a web of spinning straw into gold. It answers a number of questions often left out of the story. 4 stars “The Brothers Grimm would smack their lips over some of Leard’s encounters.” – Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal Story Theatre Company is dedicated to creating productions for young people using traditional narrative material as its base. Their purpose is to create and perform material that is fun to watch, and at the same time enhances the curriculum in the areas of Language Arts, Music and Citizenship. Formed by Jeff’s father Jim Leard, Story Theatre Company has been performing in schools and communities across Canada since 1981, and has earned a reputation of excellence in theatre for young audiences. Story Theatre Company is a registered, non-profit society whose mandate is to create productions for young audiences that enhance and complement the learning experience in the classroom. Their focus is to create shows that use the familiar content of Folk Tales, Stories from the oral tradition, and Classic literature as the vehicle to promote Literacy and Social Responsibility.


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