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Summer Position: Assistant Stage Manager/Props Coordinator

Opportunity: Assistant Stage Manager/Props Coordinator (Teen Shakespeare Program 2016)  Organization description: Carousel Theatre for Young People provides playful, exceptional and accessible theatrical experiences that inspire, involve and educate. Each season approximately 40 000 young people and their families benefit from CTYP’s diverse programming and activities, which include a Mainstage season […]

Summer Position: Audience Services & Marketing Assistant

Opportunity: Audience Services & Marketing Assistant Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP) is an award-winning Theatre for Young Audiences company in Vancouver, BC. Each season more than 40,000 young people and their families benefit from CTYP’s distinctive programming. CTYP produces a Mainstage Season of Literary Classics, runs a Teen Shakespeare […]

The Jungle Book Family Activity Guide

Welcome!  We are thrilled that you have decided to bring your family to Carousel Theatre for Young People!  We hope the activities and resources on this page will be helpful to you before and after your adventure to the theatre. An Interview with Director Kayla Dunbar Director Kayla Dunbar sat […]

Make Your Own: Jungle Book Mask

I’m a theatre educator and a parent, so one of my favourite rainy day activities is mask-making. Sometimes I even let the kids make one with me! I love that mask-making combines a craft project with drama activity. For this project, I enlisted my 9 year-old son, Lucas, who is […]

The Jungle Book: Interview with Kayla Dunbar, Director

We had a chance to sit down and talk with CTYP Artistic Associate and The Jungle Book Director Kayla Dunbar about her plans for The Jungle Book and what audiences can look forward to experiencing this spring.   Q:  What appealed to you about this project? A:  I was very excited when I […]


2016/2017 Season Announcement

On this, World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People, Carousel Theatre for Young People is tickled to unveil our 2016/17 Season of Theatre for Young Audiences. The season features a delightful line-up of new stories and classics, celebrating themes of resilience and resourcefulness.   Subscription Tickets are On […]

Go, Dog. Go! Family Activity Guide

Do You Like My Hat? In our play, Hattie tries on many, many hats hoping to find one that M.C. Dog will like. Finally, she wears the biggest, most beautiful hat of all and the dogs love it so much they celebrate.  With this activity, children (and their adults!) get […]

Do You Like My Hat?

As the Education Manager at Carousel Theatre for Young People, it’s part of my job to create fun and educational activities to help children learn more about our productions, how theatre is made, and to explore ideas sparked by what they’ve seen. As the parent of three boys, I often […]

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