Featuring theatre workshops for all skills and abilities, and performances in theatre, music, poetry and more, FEST celebrates the creativity and artistry of older adults.

The 2019 festival took place on Saturday October 5 at the Sugar Swing Ballroom. Workshops included Acting Shakespeare with award-wining teacher David Barnet, and Comedy Improv with Rapid Fire Theatre specialist Joleen Ballendine. FEST culminated in a Performance Gala celebrating seniors’ and intergenerational theatre. The evening featured original plays by GeriActors & Friends, PLUS performances by local storytellers, musicians, poets, and dancers.

Stay tuned for updates regarding FEST 2025, coming October 3 & 4, 2025.