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The Floyd Family on Growing Up with CTYP & Making their Mark

Make Your Mark is on the home stretch, only 30 days left, and we can’t believe our little campaign is growing so fast! That is how we feel about the young people who attend our drama school, too: we are continually amazed and surprised by how fast they grow! Their growth […]

My Volunteer Summer at Carousel Theatre for Young People

A Guest Post by HeatherEllen Strain,assistant stage manager for CTYP’s Teen Shakespeare Program. Heather is now studying at Concordia University.   This summer I had the pleasure of working with TSP as the assistant stage manager. When I first went in I was nervous, but by the end I not […]

We Are Family! An update on the MYM Campaign

We are now 6 weeks into our Make Your Mark campaign and are so grateful for your generous donations so far. We are over 50% of the way to our goal!  In the past we have explored how donors give the gift of imagination, creativity, and play to young people, but did […]

Costume Corner- Let’s Get That Peach Rolling!

By Emerging Artist Stephanie KongStephanie is spending the 2014/15 Season as CTYP’s Costume Associate, a position made possible by the BC Arts Council’s Early Career Development Grant Program. Exciting times happening at CTYP this past month!For two weeks I spent my time wading through bins of fabric, pulling out whatever […]

11-year-old Marshall Makes His Mark

The Make Your Mark campaign invites you to think of your contribution as a fundamental piece of our theatre school, but with every child that passes through our doors we are reminded that theatre has made a mark on them. We can ask what a theatre school brings to the […]

Woah! We’re halfway there! Make Your Mark Turns 50 Days Old

Wow! We are exactly halfway into the Make Your Mark campaign and thanks to the incredible generosity of the Carousel Theatre Society Board of Directors, CTYP patrons, theatre school parents and friends we have reached 50% of our fundraising goal. $5 000 has been raised to date. Thank you so […]

The One Month Mark

Whew! Time flies when you are having fun. We are now officially one month into our Make Your Mark campaign and we couldn’t be happier! You, our supporters, have shown us the love and we are now at 36% of our goal for the entire campaign, so thank you! The […]

Costume Corner- A Blog Post by Emerging Artist Stephanie Kong

Dressing Teenagers… aka. Designing the Teen Shakespeare Program’s Love’s Labour’s Lost! by Emerging Costume Designer Stephanie Kong. Stephanie is a recent graduate of UBCTheatre’s Production & Design Program. CTYP audiences will be familiar with Stephanie’s previous designs for TSP, including last year’s Hamlet. She has also worked backstage on CTYP’s […]

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