Green Fools Theatre is an inspired company in the heart of Calgary.

Since 1991, we have been creating, performing and teaching innovative puppetry, mask, clown, stilts and circus arts.

Our productions have garnered multiple nominations and awards, critical and audience acclaim and have toured internationally.

We are renowned for our hand crafted stilt walking mask characters, shows, events and physical theatre workshops.

We are Western Canada’s leaders in Social Circus, a global movement that engages circus arts with youth at risk, and our programs are officially endorsed by Cirque du Soleil.


Exciting News:

The Floating Mouse nominated for 4 BETTY MITCHELL AWARDS!

Outstanding Musical Direction David Rhymer; Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Comedy or Musical Jamie Konchak; Outstanding New Play Jennie Esdale; Outstanding Production of a Musical


WINNER of the Calgary Critter Award for Best Solo Performance for Jamie Konchak!

Now on TOUR contact 403-237-9010 for booking details.


Green Fools and Chief Jacob Bearspaw School in Eden Valley have built a long term relationship through circus camps and workshops. Now Green Fools partners with The Vera Goodman Learning Society to create a new program that merges alternative literacy techniques and circus. We need your help to make this program happen! Check out the link. Donate what you can.


Green Fools Theatre and Simon House Recovery Centre invite you to The Carnival of Hope, September 6, 2016. 

This inaugural event represents the first step in a long-lasting relationship between Green Fools and Simon House where synergy through partnership can better achieve common goals of prevention and healing.


Green Fools offers a variety of workshops, including:

  • Social Circus Programs
  • Physical Theatre Workshops in Schools
  • Circus Workshops in Communities


Each new theatre show is hand crafted, original and collaboratively created. Each work takes two years to develop and employs many artists.


Gustavo the Impossibilist attempts feats of unrealized stupidity for your pleasure and amazement.

A skilled clown and expert at turning the unexpected into hilarity, Gustavo will bring the house down.

Over 25 years foolin’ around!

Green Fools wants to engage and delight our audiences- but we want more.

We want to have a profound effect on people, to say something meaningful, to make a difference.

We exist to support and inspire artists, audiences and participants to grow and evolve, to bring together diverse ideas and perspectives that nurture individuals and communities alike all while advancing physical theatre as an art form.


Ever wonder what it feels like to be ten feet tall?