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First Rehearsal for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

On October 31, 2017, the cast and crew of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe gathered together for design presentations and our first rehearsal. It’s amazing how quickly we move from sitting around a table, reading lines and looking at drawings, to seeing actors in costume and moving around […]

Ian Butcher

Ian Butcher on Co-Op Radio

Listen to actor Ian Butcher talk about his role as Aslan in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe on Co-Op Radio on November 2, 2017. He’s on at about the 9 minute mark.

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Granville Island Halloween Costume Contest

Our fearless Managing Director Jessica Gutteridge left our office lair this afternoon, dressed as a ladybug, to help judge the Granville Island employee costume contest at the Public Market and Net Loft. From evil sandwiches to Pinocchio to a ghost pirate, she saw creepy and scary things at every turn. […]


Annual General Meeting — November 15, 2017 @ 6pm

CAROUSEL THEATRE SOCIETY    NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6pm 1411 Cartwright Street (Granville Island), Vancouver BC     Please RSVP to Jessica Getteridge 604-669-3410 ext 902 or jessica@carouseltheatre.ca by Friday November 10, 2017   Strong membership turnout at our Annual General Meeting is one way we […]


Learning Lessons from Students

Why don’t kids sit still in class? Why are they bored or acting out? Well, how would you feel if you were sitting in a meeting at your job for hours, unable to move or talk, passively listening to your boss describe something you’re not interested in? A veteran teacher […]

Kiara Lawson

Welcoming costume designer Kiara Lawson as Artist-in-Residence for the 2017/18 season

Carousel Theatre for Young People is delighted to welcome costume designer Kiara Lawson as Artist-in-Residence for the 2017/18 season. Kiara’s previous designs with CTYP include The Teen Shakespeare Program’s Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and Much Ado About Nothing, as well as the Bee Stage’s Good Day and Good Night […]


Behind the Scenes at The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe promotional photoshoot

We took a field trip to photographer Tim Matheson’s studio to make some beautiful promotional images for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe last week. New marketing manager Chris Bentzen recorded some of the behind-the-scenes process of that afternoon. A few of the actors from the production, Sereana Malani, […]

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Annual Costume Sale

SATURDAY OCTOBER 21st 10am-1pm  It’s that time again! Join us for CTYP’s Annual Hallowe’en Costume Sale! Your chance to own some of the wonderful and wacky costumes that have graced our stage! All proceeds from the costume sale benefit CTYP’s inner city school matinee fund which provides complimentary tickets to young […]

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