Cindy wishes to thank everyone for 40 years of working together. She has decided to retire and hopes that you will enjoy the video (see above) with photos from her career.
Cindy is a children's performer. She is familiar to Canadian families as the longest running female host of Canada's most popular TV Show "Polka Dot Door" as well as the award winning series "Time to Read".
Cindy has performed her 6 live children's shows across Canada, the US, and Asia with great reviews.
She is frequently joined on stage by some of her puppets including Book Worm, Spelling Bee, Owlie the Baby Owl, Baby Bear, Apoot the Baby Polar Bear and Easter Bunny.
She has performed across North America and Asia to enthusiastic response.
Cindy also has three popular recordings to her credit: Sing and Spell with Cindy Cook, Polkaroo & Friends and the internationally acclaimed series for Addison-Wesley, Amazing English.
"Cindy was a wonderful addition to the children’s entertainment at our annual Kids Funfest event. Cindy radiates positivity and sunshine - her shows are so high energy, the children absolutely love her! This is our second time having Cindy perform at our event, and we can’t wait to have her back again! Thank you, Cindy for a fantastic performance and for being a stellar addition to the day’s events!"
RACHEL VEILLEUX, RECREATION COORDINATOR II
CITY OF SARNIA
I have worked with Cindy Cook for over 30 years. Cindy's shows provide excellent value for the dollar. Her ability to not only entertain but engage with children of all ages makes her shows more memorable for all."
JANE BROPHY, PROPERTY MANAGER
PEMBROKE MALL, STRATHALLEN
"On behalf of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Recreation and Culture Division, I would like to thank you for your participation in our Canada Day 150 Celebration. Your performances were truly appreciated and made the day more enjoyable for everyone."
RICK BOREAN, SPECIAL EVENTS SUPERVISOR
It wouldn’t be Applefest without you! It was wonderful to have you perform at our festival for the past 5 years. Your performances were fantastic! We look forward to seeing you both days in 2018."
ROSS THOMPSON and DAVID BISTOLAS
ST. GEORGE APPLEFEST
"Cindy Cook's "Sing N Spell " program was a great success at Wychwood Library. She held the audience in the palm of her hand with her singing, patter and puppets. The children were engrossed with her antics and yet she was able to control a large audience of enthusiastic children who all wanted to volunteer to help at the same time. The parents enjoyed themselves just as much and sang along. Cindy comes to your library, does her own set up and does not ask for any assistance. She has everything under control. Her program is always sure to be a hit!"
ISOBEL LANG, BRANCH HEAD
WYCHWOOD LIBRARY - TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY
"It was an absolute delight to have Cindy Cook perform at Palmerston Library Theatre during March Break. We had a full house (110) and the program was enjoyed by all, young and old. The children all sang along and laughed; the noise carried throughout the branch and everyone was peeking in to see what program was taking place. She invited a good number of children to come on to the stage and perform with her which was such a fun element for the young audience! And it was great how she picked a very diverse group of children from the audience. I would most definitely invite Cindy back to perform at future library programs."
AAYSHAH ALAM. LIBRARIAN,
LILLIAN H.SMITH BRANCH, TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Way to Go, Cindy!! The packed theatre audience loved the show! As a kindergarten teacher, I have ALWAYS stressed that children must be encouraged to participate FULLY. You gave the children your blessing to do so and the delight in their faces was instantly visible."
TED HOWE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
QUINTE CHILDREN'S THEATRE, BELLEVILLE
"I had Cindy Cook out at our Bright's Grove location for our summer reading program and it was packed! Cindy's beautiful singing voice and interactive performance style kept the kids engaged right to the end. She incorporates a strong early literacy component into the songs, which is perfect for any library. I would recommend Cindy Cook's performance to any library system - she had the grown-ups singing and clapping right along with her, and many kids and grown-ups stayed after the show to thank her. I thought she did a fantastic job!"
CHILDREN'S SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR,
LAMBTON COUNTY LIBRARIES
"My agency has booked Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door at Shopping Centres, Theatres and Events across North America and Asia. She draws big crowds and we would never hesitate to book Cindy at any venue anywhere in the world. She is one of our favorites."
SPHERE ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY
"Thank you for your wonderful performances at the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation in Maniwaki, Quebec. Our entire community came out to enjoy your entertaining educational shows, and adults enjoyed the shows as much as our little ones. We hope to have you back soon."
ODEKAN HEADSTART PROGRAM, MANIWAKI, QUEBEC
"Cindy Cook From Polka Dot Door” is a delight for all ages!!!! She has entertained both Christmas and Halloween shows at our Community Shopping Centres and is very personable, organized and an absolute joy to work with. She will devote 100% to ensure the event is successful. Thanks Cindy!!!"
RIOCAN MANAGEMENT INC.
"The over 50 schools across Ontario that were lucky enough to see your "ENVIRONMENT SHOW"performances have all written to us with high praise for sponsoring your shows."
FRIENDS OF THE ENVIRONMENT FOUNDATION
Cindy Cook is a children's performer. She performs her 6 great shows at schools, libraries, malls, theatres and fairs and festivals across Canada, the US, and Asia with great reviews. Cindy is frequently joined on stage by some of her puppets including Book Worm, Spelling Bee, Owlie the Baby Owl, Apoot the Baby Polar Bear and Easter Bunny.
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