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Garden of Little Souls

By  Théâtre des Petites Âmes
Ages 1-7
Come play with us!

Created in May 2018… in constant evolution.

A playful and sensory garden in the city is what the Théâtre des Petites Âmes offers with its interactive installation “Le Jardin des Petites Âmes”. At child height, the garden offers different stations that the little ones can manipulate, bring to life and resonate. The garden is to be explored at your own pace with all your little ones from 12 months to 7 years old!

Come play with us anytime between 10 and 5!

Saturday August 6

Sunday August 7




Veterans Drive Parkland

On the corner of Waterloo St. S & Cobourg St & Veterans Drive

This is a free event!

PuppetWorks Tickets

Tickets to World in a Weekend are being sold in pods. Pods = 1-5 patrons attending programming together. This allows your family, group of friends, etc. to attend for just one low cost.

One pod = one ticket = one to five people

The base pod price is $30. If you wish to donate further, a tax receipt will be issued.

If you would like tickets to Stratford Summer Music please click here!

Covid Safety Tips!

At this time, SpringWorks will not be distancing patron pods. Masks and proof of vaccination will be required for indoor programming only.


This venue is an outdoor venue, which means that masks are not required… Please bring a mask if it makes you and your pod feel more comfortable! 


SpringWorks will continue to monitor government and Public Health guidelines and implement any necessary changes to ensure the safety of all involved. We are also following the lead of Arts Industry partners like the Shaw and Stratford Festivals who are surveying patrons for their comfort levels on a regular basis.

Théâtre des Petites Âmes

Created in 2007, Le Théâtre des Petites Âmes (Small Souls) was born from a desire to offer small scale puppet, object and mask theatre productions. Stories and dreams come to life in a small scale theatre format where reality and imagination coalesce. Micro-universes are created before small audiences to provide an intimate contact with the spectator. Our productions are available in English, French and Spanish. Our first mandate is to offer theatre for small children. This no worry formula is tailored to young children between the ages of two and five. The Théâtre des Petites Âmes will also offer productions for adult audiences to cater to the child within. Quality productions for children between the ages of two and five are few and far between. The small children chapter of our company aims to meet this demand. At this age the child is at a stage in his development where imagination is boundless. With stories, images and music we nurture this secret world where anything is possible.

Isabelle Payant Artistic and General Director

Since 1998, Isabelle Payant has been working as an actress. Following her training at the Collège Lionel-Groulx she stumbled upon the world of puppetry and its infinite possibilities. Over the course of six years she worked with Le Théâtre de L’Oeil on La Félicité/Dear Fizzy, Un secret de Polichinelle and Le Jardin de Babel, touring across Canada and the USA. She was recently seen performing in Woânda from the Théâtre à l’Envers. As an actress, she has travelled around Quebec with the Théâtre Parminou. In 2000, her work was recognized in L’honnête Fille at the Théâtre Denise-Pelletier in Montreal. Her voice work can be heard on the radio and on screen as a female voice in several movies and shows including translations of Once upon a time in Mexico, The Descent and After the Sunset.

Wishing to pursue projects of her own, she created in 2007 Le Théâtre des Petites Âmes which she directs with Stéphane Guy.

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Stéphane Guy Administrative Director

Stephane Guy has been an active member of the theatre scene since 1998 as an administrator and consultant, working primarily with Les Sages Fous and Les éternels Pigistes. From 2002 to 2009, his main occupation has been coordinator of the AQM, Quebec’s puppeteers organization, UNIMA-Canada Centre (Quebec division). He has been with Le Théâtre Des Petites Âmes since its inception

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