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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.

Preparations are already underway for the 31st annual High Performance Rodeo

January 7 to February 1, 2017


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Wine Stage


We love to celebrate. Have you noticed? And when we do we put on the proverbial dog. Ask anyone.

This year Wine Stage offers you the same sumptuous offerings from Calgary’s most celebrated restaurants, caterers and wine merchants – in the same fabulous venue, Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park Historical Village, with a new date, March 19th!

What are you waiting for? 


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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 20th to July 10th, 2016


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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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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.

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
Boxwood/River Café
Cookbook Company Cooks
Gruman's Catering and Delicatessen
Ox & Angela/Una Pizza + Wine
Selkirk Grille
Shef's Fiery Kitchen
And more...

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


oneyellowrabbit RT @dalledon: It's the @sledisland launch at @CommonwealthYYC !! Can't wait to hear what they have in store for #YYC this yr. https://t.co/…

oneyellowrabbit RT @tamdeanburn: .@oneyellowrabbit I remember great Sundays when with you 13 years ago for @IrvineWelsh 's Filth https://t.co/VdPtcA3VM6 He…

oneyellowrabbit Tim Williams is helping @divinamarrom and @raoulbhaneja close out #HPRodeo, today at 2pm! https://t.co/6SZ2N4i7ih

oneyellowrabbit If you're looking to be FREAKED out, head to Eau Claire at noon. Seriously! https://t.co/M6kT7iNcAy https://t.co/5XqW7fgUlm

oneyellowrabbit Sundays are normally our favourite day of the week, but this is a lousy Sunday #LastDayofHPRodeo

oneyellowrabbit We're ready for a@bigrockbrewery, how about you? Meet you at the Laycraft? Centre court at Arts Commons! #HPRodeo #yyc #yycarts @yycARTS

oneyellowrabbit Ready to blues out to Russell Jackson on stage with @divinamarrom and @raoulbhaneja at #LDaTB tonight #HPRodeo #YYCarts #yyc

oneyellowrabbit The amazing @danielmacivor is giving his final performance of WHO KILLED SPALDING GRAY? tonite at 8pm! https://t.co/slQp78QRiP #HPRodeo #yyc

oneyellowrabbit Walking the line between actor and addict, artist and homeless. You've never met anyone like Uncle Jack https://t.co/APqiuVziV5

oneyellowrabbit This afternoon, @divinamarrom and @raoulbhaneja welcome Russell Jackson to the #LDaTB stage! https://t.co/GRKntAeh59