We invite you to ignite your creativity!
From live performances to classes and camps we offer the opportunity for anyone regardless of age or skill level to participate in our programs. Whether you’re an attendee or a participant you have the chance to boost your potential at YMCAs across Calgary.
Tough Turkey in the Big City: A Feathered Tale
Featuring Pro Musica and the Green Fools
Follow the comic blunders of Tom Turkey, a story a brought to life by some of Calgary’s finest musicians and the puppet wizardry of The Green Fools.
Tim Tamashiro: When You’re Smiling
Featuring Tim Tamashiro’s Jazz Quartet
Just in time for Mothers’ Day! Calgary’s well known jazz musician Tim Tamashiro sings and narrates the musical story of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, three of the most talented rascals ever to put on tuxedos.
Al Simmons’ Inventive Musical Comedy
Al Simmons’ one-man, multi-prop, music-filled, off the wall performances have elevated audiences world-wide to collective giggles and all-out guffaws. Al’s humour touches a responsive chord in people of every age.
Nutcracker (in a Nutshell)
Featuring Bach Tots Performing Arts
This holiday favourite returns to the YMCA in 2020, taking children through the classic ballet in just 30 minutes. Includes holiday craft-making before the show, and an interactive character dance and creativity workshop with the kids after the show.
YMCA Calgary is offers a dynamic selection of visual arts, drama and dance programs, and workshops. We believe that creating and sharing stories – through music, song, dance, theatre, and art-making of all kinds – has the power to bring us closer together and build thriving, connected communities. Click here to view arts programs in our online program guide.