We welcome you to explore the rich oral cultural traditions that MITS artists bring to Ontario young people and families!
Discover how our repertoire of world music, dance, storytelling, spoken word and puppetry connect us all to cross-cultural understanding, thereby building more caring and joyous communities.


Welcome to 2015/16 school year 

Fiddle Day 2015 photo: Marion Phillips-Gardiner

Our artists look forward to visiting your school and classroom with inspiring programs. We look forward to hearing from you! Photo credit: Marion Phillips-Gardiner






Celebrating 5 years of Hold Up The Sky at Rose Avenue Public School

Rose Ave PS students and staff together with invited guests marked the end of Hold Up The Sky with a joyous celebration on June 16 replete with song, music, dance and reflections on this remarkable 5 year interdisciplinary arts learning project. Visit Hold Up The Sky blog to learn about the project.  holdupthesky.wordpress.com

TD Bank Group

Dolores Anderson & Mijana Gavric, TD

MITS Executive Director, Dolores Anderson gladly receives $5,000 grant from Mirjana Gavric, TD Distillery District Branch Manager on behalf of the TD Bank Group in support of MITS' Equity of Access Beats, Rhythms & Rhymes projects in GTA school communities.


Celebrating Lois on Saturday, September 26, 2015    

Lois L.

Sharon Hampson and Bram Morrison host an evening of song and wonderful memories together with special guests to honour their dear friend and partner Lois Liliensten. This special evening takes place on Saturday September 26  at the Jane Mallet Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. For further details and to purchase tickets please visit: http://www.stlc.com/event/celebrating-lois/

Mariposa In The Schools is both honoured and grateful to Lois' family and dear friends Sharon and Bram, for being selected as the recipient of the proceeds of this event.  

Lois was a tremendous educator and talent who was instrumental in the founding of MITS and influenced the careers of a great number of artists who enjoy performing for and with children. We will miss her greatly but her spirit will live forever in the songs we sing together.


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