Folda - Festival of Live Digital Art

Next up: Edition 6 in June 2023

"This Canadian festival might have been considered outer-limits when it was created in 2018, but our understanding of digital theater has grown exponentially in the past year. Now, the event is downright mainstream" — New York Times Learn more about FOLDA >
FOLDA Festival of Live Digital Art
Presented by Spider Web Show Performance

The Halluci Nation

GO— The Halluci Nation make a stop in Kingston during their One More Saturday Night tour. Dance beats, epic visuals. In-person in Kingston, and livestreamed to the Internets.

June 11, 8pm ET
The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Kingston

ASL Interpreted

Sighted Guides available.

You Should Have Stayed Home

Written and performed by Tommy Taylor

BETA— Set in VR, an auto-biographical re-telling of the frightening events that took place on the streets of Toronto during the 2010 G20 summit protests.

ASL Interpreted.


By Christine Quintana

GO— A new year of high school is full of excitement and potential—but three teens didn’t expect it to bring such a dark change to their lives. Audience experience a livestreamed, voyeuristic window into the lives of the teenaged characters through their computer desktops and smartphones, where their conversations and anxieties play out.

Captioning available.

Ways of Being

Michael Rubenfeld and Clayton Lee, Selfconscious Productions

BETA— Two artists in different countries perform at the exact same time for different audiences. Using the Internet and strong dashes of technological and theatrical magic, Ways of Being creates a liminal space in which these audiences are brought together.

Relaxed Environment

Through My Lens

By Amy Amantea with Theatre Replacement

ALPHA— An interdisciplinary, interactive, online performance that combines conversation, text, hospitality and photography.

ASL Interpreted

Blind/Low Vision Listening Party

The Maydee Box

By Rebecca Cuddy

ALPHA— Using augmented reality to share family history, generational stories, and unanswered questions.

Sighted Guides available.

Find out more about us

FOLDA’s programming is structured to support artists creating theatre in a digital age


Performances in their earliest stages, ready for internal testing, but require audience feedback to spark the next stage of development.


Performances ready for public testing to refine the audience experience.


Performances ready for production release. Audience input contributes to improvements and bug fixes just like your favourite ap.

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