BD&P World Stage


This mainstage series shines the spotlight on outstanding productions with cultural relevance, including concerts, dance, circus, musicals, and more. Travel the world, experience our collective humanity, and uncover yourself through this popular series. 

Established in 2000, with the support of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, BD&P World Stage ensures a diversity of talent, art forms, and cultural representation is available to Calgary audiences. Over 100 international touring artists have performed as part of this series, representing the amazing culture and talent of: Mali, Japan, Cuba, Quebec, Iran, Hawaii, Spain, Brazil, India, Zimbabwe, Ireland, Israel, Portugal and more.

"The BD&P World Stage series truly has something for everyone - from heart-pounding music to out-of-this-world personalities to voices cherished around the globe, these are the performances that are guaranteed to dazzle Calgarians with something they've never seen before." - Jennifer Johnson, Vice President of Programming, Arts Commons.

Arts Commons gratefully acknowledges the support of