Everything Theatre Should Be

Summer Lab Intensive


Canada's preeminent training ground for professional artists, One Yellow Rabbit's Summer Lab Intensive is an unconventional three-week master class for actors, writers, directors, dancers, and other artists interested in performance based creative practice.

June 20 - July 10, 2016


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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge Is Here!


With every individual dollar raised in the month of June and donated through CanadaHelps.org to One Yellow Rabbit, we will be entered for a chance to win $10,000 from the Giv3 Foundation. Give as little as $20 to qualify and turn your contribution into that many chances to win! 


One Yellow Rabbit is a registered charity. B/N 127095826RR00001


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The 31st Annual High Performance Rodeo


January may seem like a long way off... but we've been hard at work putting together the 31st edition of the High Performance Rodeo, and we're ready to announce a few of the exciting shows for 2017!

Visit HPRodeo.ca for the latest news.


The 31st Annual High Performance Rodeo,
Calgary's International Festival of the Arts

January 5 - February 2, 2017

New Look Coming Soon

It's all about renewal. The winds of change, and all that poetic reference. OYR is all about that. Always has been.

Check this site as we develop our new web presence over the coming months. It's going to be 'Super' as the Germans say - just as this tasty morsel suggests. And so easy. Literally all you want to know about One Yellow Rabbit is just a click away - what they're doing, what they're going to do and how you can get in on it. In oh so many ways.

Stay tuned. oyr.org

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Get Charitable This June!

With every individual dollar raised in the month of June and donated through CanadaHelps.org to One Yellow Rabbit, we will be entered for a chance to win $10,000 from the Giv3 Foundation. Give as little as $20 to qualify and turn your contribution into that many chances to win! 

With the wide range of projects we undertake each season, One Yellow Rabbit harnesses the bold, adventurous spirit of our Calgary community to enrich the place we live.

Give a dose of social well-being, pride, and good will to our city with your gift to One Yellow Rabbit.​

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!





One Yellow Rabbit is a registered charity. B/N 127095826RR00001​

Radioheaded 3: A Listening Party to Watch

May 19 - 21, 2016 @ 8:00pm
Big Secret Theatre, Arts Commons

After sold out performances during 2015’s Sled Island Festival, OYR’s Denise Clarke and her beautifulyoungartists turn up the volume to remount Radioheaded 3: A Listening Party to Watch.

Twenty of Calgary’s most talented young theatre and dance artists interpret Radiohead’s 2003 album ‘Hail to the Thief’ and reveal that the political complexities that resonated over a decade ago are more relevant than ever today.

Indulge in this dance-theatre mash-up playing for three nights only!

Tickets available at the door only
($15.00 suggestion)

Calgary's Most Exciting Wine Event Returns


Sexy, stylish and sophisticated, Wine Stage celebrates its 17th year as Calgary’s premier wine and food event.   

Join us Saturday, March 19th at Gasoline Alley, Heritage Park Historical Village for this dramatic fundraiser benefitting One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre.

Purchase tickets today. 

At this dramatic fundraiser for One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre, guests will savour the world’s finest wines from the city’s best wine merchants, expertly paired with the succulent culinary creations of Calgary’s most celebrated restaurants.

Featuring Premium Local Brands:

Wine Merchants

Kensington Wine Market
Bin 905
J Webb Wine Merchant
Richmond Hill Wines
Banff Wine Store
Vine Arts
...And Big Rock Brewery!


Bar C
Chef's Table - Kensington Riverside Inn
Cookbook Company Cooks
Grumans Catering and Delicatessen
Ox & Angela
Peasant Cheese Shop
River Café
Selkirk Grille
Shef's Fiery Kitchen
Una Pizza + Wine
Winebar and Brasserie Kensington

Browse the Wine Stage 2016 Wine List & Tasting Menu

Thank You Calgary

The curtain has dropped on the 30th anniversary of One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo. And thanks to you, we’ve once again created record heat in January.

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

To our audiences. For buying tickets, for bringing your friends, for talking up the shows, for laughing out loud, for shedding a tear, for participating, for hanging around the Rodeo bar, for leaving your warm homes to come out and play with us. Your enthusiasm is what makes Calgary such a great place to live. It makes the High Performance Rodeo the national treasure that it has become.

To our sponsors. A huge lapin kiss right on the lips. Truly, you ignite the sparks that make all of this possible. We would be lost without you. We cannot thank you enough.

To our most amazing volunteers. We are grateful for your steadfast support and your generous donation of time. You are the heartbeat of the Rodeo. A big soul thank you to you.

To all of you. Your support through One Yellow Rabbit and High Performance Rodeo events is the proverbial key to our success. You’re our community. Together we make January the sizzling-hot cultural adventure its grown to be over these past 30 years.

One more time! Thank you for your gracious and generous support. You rock.

One Yellow Rabbit and the High Performance Rodeo

High Performance Rodeo hits the BIG Three-o!

Ambitious and never risk-averse.
That's the High Performance Rodeo.
Happy birthday to us!

Numbers to Rodeo by

  • January 7 - 31, 2016
  • 25 must see shows
  • More than 12 venues around Calgary
  • 30 years running.

On our 30th anniversary - we are celebrating!

We're bringing Calgary your dream shows - no matter who you are.

Here's a leak - tell everyone who told you:

  • Daniel MacIvor? He's back!
  • Laycraft Lounge anyone? Back!
  • Calgary Songs Project: 30 Songs Celebrating 30 Years. New this year! Featuring our own Kenna Burima.

Find out the scintillating details: hprodeo.ca


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