Who we are…

A group of professional actors employed by Parks Canada

What we do…

Write, produce, and perform interpretive theatre that tells the stories of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site in an interactive, entertaining way.

We perform full-length interpretive theatre shows, street theatre, special event roving and community outreach.

  • Special Programs for Group Bookings 
  • Wild Sings - original songs about the wildlife protected in our mountain national parks

Summer 2017 – Free public programs in Banff

Canada Day
Saturday, July 1
Noon: Watch for Parks Canada’s float in the parade on Banff Avenue
4:00 p.m.: The Banfftastic Canada 150 Show at the Family Stage, Banff High School grounds
5:30 p.m.: The Banfftastic Canada 150 Show at the Louis Trono Gazebo, Banff Central Park
 
The Hobo Campfire Sing-along 
Cave & Basin National Historic Site 
Saturday, July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, and September 2
1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Canada 150 with historic and hysterical railway songs by Parks Canada's own theatre troupe, Mountain WIT. 


Lady Agnes 

Cave & Basin National Historic Site 
Saturday, July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, and September 2 
Sunday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27, and September 3
1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
The intrepid wife of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Lady Agnes Macdonald, regales visitors with her account of riding the Canadian Pacific Railway from “summit to sea” – on the cowcatcher of the train.

The Banfftastic Canada 150 show
Louis Trono Gazebo, Banff Central Park 
Saturday, July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, and September 2 
7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  
Bring a picnic blanket for an evening of outdoor fun by the river. All ages will enjoy the irreverent sketches and catchy tunes about Banff National Park, presented by Parks Canada's own theater troupe, Mountain WIT. 

Bringing Bison Back

Banff Avenue Square
Sunday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27, and September 3
1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
In February of 2017, Parks Canada made history by restoring 16 Plains Bison to Banff National Park. This interactive display allows you to explore how the bison connect with history, ecology and culture.

WIT’s Woonerff Wednesdays
200 block of Bear Street, Banff
Wednesday, June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
While you visit Banff’s weekly Farmer’s Market, be sure to pop by our Parks Canada tent with fun & informative interactive displays.

Summer 2017 – Outreach in Calgary

Calgary Stampede
Stampede grounds 
Tuesday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Join us for a special presentation of the Banfftastic Canada 150 Show! All ages will enjoy the irreverent sketches and catchy tunes about Banff National Park, presented by Parks Canada's own theatre troupe, Mountain WIT.

#ParksAtSpark

At Telus Spark Science Centre in Calgary
Wednesdays and Thursdays, from July 5 through August 31
Mountain WIT guest stars at Telus Spark with demonstrations and interactive plays that tell Parks Canada’s stories of innovation for conservation. 

Digger the Grizzly Gets a Second Chance 
At the Calgary Zoo
Fridays, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., from July 14 through September 1
Meet Digger, a cheeky sub-adult grizzly bear who helps to teach people how to be safer in bear country.


For more information on Mountain WIT programs and show schedules, contact mountainwit.latroupeesprit@pc.gc.ca