Presented by Chimera Theatre

in partnership with The Effie Arts Collective

May 5th to 14th, 2022

The Effie Arts Collective | 422 Tranquille Road, Kamloops

The Hydra Performing Arts Festival is a festival for theatre, dance, and music in Kamloops, BC presented by Chimera Theatre in partnership with The Effie Arts Collective. For our fourth and 2 1/2's year, we have an exciting collection of twelve new works by Kamloops artists with a focus on interdisciplinary art and challenging theatrical form. With comedies, dramas, burlesque, puppetry, and shows ranging from all ages to adults only, there's sure to be something for everyone at the Hydra Festival!

SATURDAY MAY 7 - MATINEE  

Doors: 1:30pm     Show: 2:00pm                                                             

1. Mr. Jackson, Family Friendly Hypnotist                                                        

(Show 2 - 3:30pm)                                                                               


2. Freudian Slips Present: Sci-Fi Improv                                             
(Show 4 - 5:30pm)                                                                               


                                                                                                            
SATURDAY MAY 7 - EVENING                                                                                                           

Doors: 6:30pm

1. Tonight’s the Night with Zorblax, Destroyer of Worlds

(Show 7 - 8pm)

2. That Canadian Magician Presents: M is for MAGIC

(Show 8:30 - 10pm)

3. Half-Cut Conspiracies

(Show 10:30pm to Midnight)

SUNDAY MAY 8 - MATINEE

Doors: 12:30pm  
 

1. Tonight’s the Night with Zorblax, Destroyer of Worlds

(Show 1- 2pm)

2. Lorne Street Playback Presents: Creating Stories : A Demonstration of Playback Theatre
(Show 2:30 - 3:30pm)

 

3. Kamloops Players Present: Make Believe  

(Show 4 to 5pm)

TUESDAY MAY 10

Doors 7pm

1. Chimera Theatre Presents: New Play Series,
a Staged Reading of George M. Johnson's "BOOMERANGST"
(Play Reading 7:30pm Q&A to follow reading)

THURSDAY MAY 12

Doors: 6:30pm   

1. Tamarack House Productions Presents: Sumthing (Show 7 - 8pm)

2. Failure Party Presents: The Squirrel Show
(Show 8:30 - 9pm)

3. Freudian Slips Present: Sci-Fi Improv
(Show 9:30 to 11pm)

FRIDAY MAY 13

Doors: 6:30pm   

1. Kamloops Players Present: Make Believe

(Show 7 - 8pm)

2. Tamarack House Productions Present: Sumthing

(Show 8:30 - 9:30pm)

3. That Canadian Magician Presents:
M is for MAGIC (Show 10 to 11:30pm)

SATURDAY MAY 14 - MATINEE  

Doors: 1pm                                                                                            

1. Tamarack House Productions Present: Sumthing                          

(Show 1:30 - 2:30pm)                                                                         

2. That Canadian Magician Presents:                                                 

M is for MAGIC                                                                                   
(Show 3- 4pm)                                                                                    

3. Failure Party Presents: The Squirrel Show                                    
(Show 4:30 to 5pm)                                                                            

SATURDAY MAY 14 - EVENING

Doors: 6:30pm

1. Mr. Jackson, Family Friendly Master Hypnotist

(Show 7:00 - 8:30pm)

2. Lorne Street Playback Presents:

Creating Stories : A Demonstration of Playback Theatre

(Show 9 - 10pm) 

3. Failure Party Presents: The Squirrel Show

(Show 10:30 to 11pm)

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE