The Rainbow Fish

Artist: Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia, Canada

Using innovative puppetry and black light effects, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia has made an international name for itself with visually entrancing productions that bring children’s classics to life. Their brand new adaptation of The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister inspires audiences across the nation with an award-winning story exploring beauty, cooperation, and generosity.

Experience: Puppet theatre; Black light show | Length: 60 minutes | Grades: Preschool - 1 | Venue: Max Bell Theatre
Join Us: Kids with hearing impairment, mobility impairment, ASD, ESL
English Language Arts:

Use Strategies and Cues: use prior knowledge, use comprehension strategies
Respond to Texts: experience various texts, construct meaning from texts characters, personal feelings and experiences)
Understand Forms, Elements, and Techniques: stories, structure, characters, places

Fine Arts – Art:

Reflection: natural forms
Appreciation: techniques, colours
Depiction: shapes
Actions and Viewpoints: movement, depth
Expression: documenting experiences, visually retelling narratives
Technographic Arts: cut outs, black light

Fine Arts – Drama:


Health & Life Skills:

Relationship Choices: behaviours, feelings
Interactions: making friends, positive attitudes
Group Roles: sharing, different groups


Grade One:
Colours Unit
Senses Unit

Show Times

Thursday, May 24 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, May 24 at 12:30 AM
Friday, May 25 at 12:30 PM
Friday, May 25 at 6:00 PM - Pyjama Party!
Saturday, May 26 at 3:00 PM