Small Wooden Shoe is named after the tools French workers would use to "clog" the machinery when on strike. Their “sabot” – small wooden shoes – gave English the word “sabotage.”

Like them, we want to disrupt the machinery of "business as usual" in hopes for a better world. more about what we do

Two new podcasts

Two new podcasts

Two new podcasts

The Urgy Podcast

Vicki Stroich (Alberta Theatre Projects) and Jacob Zimmer (Small Wooden Shoe, Lougheed Leadership) talk dramaturgy, theatre, leadership and being human.

New Episode: Announcing change

Jacob Zimmer and Vicki Stroich talk dramaturgically about the Canada Council #newfundingmodel and the way it's being announced, designed and received. 


The Fun Palace Radio Variety Show brings you music of the uncommon, beautiful sort; a mix of new, old, and future stories with the Fun Palace Players; questions in the dark; and special visits from special guests. The podcast is hosted by Cedric Littlewood, who is slowly discovering why.

New episode: We don't have a "Grand Council." 

A comic song by Marty ToppsThe Mysterious Death of W.B. Chapter 2; A “Dramatic reading of the internet” and songs from Thom Gill and Isla Craig.



Change is often vague - 1 of X

Change is often vague - 1 of X

By Heart - FTA Field Notes

By Heart - FTA Field Notes