Thanks to our sponsors, funders, and all the people who help us Play the Fool.

Sponsors & Funders

The Play the Fool Festival is supported by the Edmonton Arts Council and the City of Edmonton.

Hit That Jive Productions is supported by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Government of Alberta.


  • EPCOR created the EPCOR Heart + Soul Fund to support organizations that bring joy to our community.
  • It is designed to help the arts community build resilience and deliver programming that uplifts Edmontonians.
  • We’re helping arts organizations continue to do what they do best.
  • We’re proud to support the Play the Fool Festival. We hope you enjoy.


The Great Balanzo presents Circus-to-Go, delivering quality shows in parks & yards, on streets, and almost anywhere!


Anastasia Maywood

Beth Dart

Candice Stollery

Gerry & Barbara Sinn

Jude Keefe

Karen Fox

Meredith Gordon

Renita Lowry

Saskia Aarts

Tim Marriott

and thank-you to our anonymous donors

Thank You!

Aytahn Ross

Beth Dart

Beth Wishart MacKenzie

Chris Dela Cruz

Geraldine Carr

Jaimie Lievers

John Marian

Katie Parent

Shelley Switzer

Shreela Chakrabartty

Tanzi Reule

Trent Crosby

Tynan Boyd