Masks & Theatre

sylvi macCormac participated in mask-clown-music ensembles from the 1980’s-1990’s at The Vancouver Folk Music Festival; Van Childrens Festival; Van Parks Summer Tours; Expo 86; Canada Day, Canada Place; First Night; Van Hotel’s 50th Birthday Party; Van Symphony Benefit; Van Children’s Hospital; Sunshine Coast Music Fest; Van Fringe Theatre Festival; and hundreds of local community events.

sylvi macCormac sculpted masks for KOKORO DANCE’s 1st performance, at the Firehall Arts Centre

WOMAN (1987)  :  Hand Made Papiér Maché Masks



photos by Nicole Dextras –

KOKORO DANCE  t-shirts include image of  BEAUTY  –


from WOMAN (1987) for KOKORO DANCE’s 1st performance, 1987

see Vancouver SUN Jan, 29, 1987 / West Ender Jan, 22, 1987 –

photo by Chris Randle –

SEE THROUGH THEATRE: A maker of masks and theatric characters, sylvi’s cast included: Spottie The Dog, Old Woman, Laughing Moon, Everchanging Chameleons, Spirit of Life, SillyClown-SuperGoof and she created WOMAN (whole one) – Child – Mother – Grandmother – Warrior – Beauty – for Kokoro Dance

PUBLIC DREAMS – – sylvi particpated as character / performer / musician / workshopper maker of drums / instruments / masks / puppets / art / costumes and lanterns in Journey to New World, Circus of Dreams, Illuminares & Parade – 1986-97

Soul Spiral double spiral fabric & mask maze, w Andrea Zimmer Illuminares 97
Soul Spiral was an interactive installation created for the Illuminaires Lantern Festival.
Salvaged supplies included donated hotel bed sheets and hand towels. Paper
mache masks and lanterns by musician sylvi macCormac . – Music Tent – musician, assistant facilitator 92

Stein Valley Music Festival – Children’s Stage – BC, 89 – Get Back the Night, 87 – Music Video. Spirit o Life (stilts) in Parade

PD Park Party Tour – Instrument making, performing, workshops 86

Extraordinary Clown Band – Musician, vocalist, clown, mask, stilts 83-86

The Imaginary Players Story Theatre: Parks Tour, Vancouver 85
Performer, musician, vocalist, mask maker, props maker.

Fools Theatre with Txi Whizz – Mask making, performing, stage hand 83/84