Internationally acclaimed contemporary circus company Circa, comes all the way from Australia with, Humans. In a thrilling and heart-stopping performance, Circa pushes the boundaries of circus to take us (recommended for age 8+) on a stirring journey of what it means to be human and of how our bodies, our connections, and our aspirations all form part of who we are.
Parker Bent will delight audiences of children and families with his original music, sly wit, and warm humor. You may even find yourself on-stage singing with him! Parker's music will have you laughing and rocking. With unique covers such as The Black Keys, Cat Stevens, and Jimmy Reed on his latest album, his music speaks with characteristic skill to both children and the adults in their lives. Join The Wallis for these free family events outside on their Promenade Terrace.
Dancers and families of all ages can enjoy the wildly popular dance lesson sessions with the three-time Emmy Award-winner and Friends, on the Promenade Terrace. Open to the public, each session will focus on one style of dance, from hip hop to VOGUE, from African dance to Flamenco.
A native of Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia de los Santos has been hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin Children's Music Artists You Should Know.” This debut concert reflects her experiences growing up in Mexico and moving to another country, learning about other cultures, and in the process, feeling closer to her own heritage. Recommended for children ages 4+.
Joy to all mankind? Bah! Humbug! Spend an evening in the company of a mean, tight-fisted, squeezing, grasping, clutching old miser. Watch horrified as Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by four creepy ghosts, each one more terrifying than the last. In their inimitable style, the team that brought you Great Expectations will now celebrate the holiday season with a mesmerizing one man performance of Charles Dickens’ timeless, transformative story. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at The Wallis is recommended for adults…
The kid-centric company is back for more free, outdoor musical sketch comedy based on stories written by children, geared especially for toddlers!
NPR's From the Top comes to The Wallis to amplify and celebrate the amazing talents and voices of virtuosic young musicians from California and beyond. Recommended for adults and children ages 7+, enjoy this behind-the-scenes look combining serious music and informal interviews in a delightful and entertaining concert experience.
Never underestimate the determination of a child! Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart a criminal? In Slingsby’s award-winning signature style, recommended for adults and kids ages 8+, Emil and The Detectives is told by two skilled actors immersed in smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds, and a cinematic score.