A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A Teen Shakespeare Play

“Though she be but little, she is fierce!”     This summer the talented teens of CTYP’s Teen Shakespeare Program bring one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays to the outdoor stage on Granville Island. A delightful tale about friendships, fairies, mischief and magic is a sure delight for all the family!   All is not well … Read moreA Midsummer Night’s Dream – A Teen Shakespeare Play

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan … Read moreWe Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Carousel Theatre for Young People CTYP Unveils its 2018/2019 Season – The Gift of Friendship!

 CTYP’s Artistic Director Carole Higgins is thrilled to announce an exciting new 2018/2019 season of theatre for young people and families on Granville Island.   This year’s theme is The Gift of Friendship – characters in each of the plays embark on adventures, big and small, and make important discoveries about themselves and the world … Read moreCarousel Theatre for Young People CTYP Unveils its 2018/2019 Season – The Gift of Friendship!

Carousel Theatre for Young People – We Three

Colours, Shapes, Friendship – CTYP’s play for little ones takes on big themes   The charming Bee Stage returns this June with We Three, a world premiere by award-winning Vancouver playwright Meghan Gardiner, three characters explore colour, shapes, music, friendships and being true to one’s self through a gentle, immersive first play experience for babies, … Read moreCarousel Theatre for Young People – We Three

CAROUSEL THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE and TOUCHSTONE THEATRE present

The Lawyer Show 2018: The Drowsy Chaperone May 3 – 5, 2018 Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island Each spring, Vancouver’s legal community comes together to create this high-spirited event and a valued tradition, The Lawyer Show, a fundraiser for two of Vancouver’s most cherished theatre institutions: Carousel Theatre for Young People and Touchstone Theatre. More … Read moreCAROUSEL THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE and TOUCHSTONE THEATRE present

Theatrical tour de force addresses racism and provides hope

A world-class theatre experience, Spirit Horse is a play about two youth who are caught between two worlds—the traditional ways of their Stoney Nation heritage and the modern ways of the city. Angelina and Jesse’s lives are changed forever when their grandfather brings them a horse that has mysteriously appeared to him.  Can this majestic … Read moreTheatrical tour de force addresses racism and provides hope

Two toddler thumbs up for Carousel Theatre – The Velveteen Rabbit

In an era of remote controlled toys and recommended screen time, Carousel Theatre For Young People’s latest production, The Velveteen Rabbit, offers kids, parents and grandparents a bridge to a simpler time. Based on Margery Williams’ children’s book and adapted for the stage by playwright Kevin Del Aguila, the story is one of hope, resilience … Read moreTwo toddler thumbs up for Carousel Theatre – The Velveteen Rabbit

Leap into your imagination this spring with Carousel Theatre for Young People’s The Velveteen Rabbit

    This spring, the charming tale of The Velveteen Rabbit leaps onto the stage at Waterfront Theatre to celebrate the boundless imagination and the power of believing. With a dash of magic, the three actors Steffanie Davis, Victor Mariano, and Amanda Testini transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a … Read moreLeap into your imagination this spring with Carousel Theatre for Young People’s The Velveteen Rabbit