1626 S. Tejon St. Colorado Springs, CO 80905 | (719) 465-6321
Now Celebrating Our 20th Season!
Creating new theatre for the Pikes Peak region


Join award winning actress, Birgitta DePree, in this delightful and hilarious adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s best loved fairy tales complete with silly emperors, rascally weavers, wild swans, brave princesses and flying suitcases.  Birgitta captivates audiences young and old in this uproarious comedy where even the audience helps make up their very own fairy tale.

Includes: The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess & the Pea, The Wild Swans, Thumbelina and The Little Mermaid

  • Ideal for Elementary – K to 6th
  • Performance lasts @ 50 minutes
  • Tour travels with self-contained sound system and microphones
  • Performer requires 1 hour for set-up and 40 minutes for tear down
  • Show can be performed on a stage or in gyms and cafeterias.
  • Maximum audience for 1 show is 400.

For the past two years, we have had the pleasure of experiencing touring shows performed by the extremely talented Birgitta De Pree.   In a technology driven society, she provides students and parents with the key to unlock their imaginations through drama and imagery to help encourage reading and writing.  We will continue to invite her back each year to share this wonderful experience with our families.”   Heather Holcomb – Title I Interventionist – South Mesa Elementary, Pueblo Colorado

Birgitta De Pree 

Birgitta De Pree received her MFA in performance from the National Theater Conservatory and has spent the last two decades working throughout Colorado as a performer, director and educator. Fourteen years after founding the MAT, Birgitta still believes that theatre is one of those magical places where we “wake-up and remember why we’re here”. Birgitta enjoys performing both at the MAT and throughout the community.

Author: Jim Jackson