Summer Drama Camps

Say YES to Summer at CTYP’s Drama School!

Drama School


Carousel Theatre for Young People’s Summer Drama Camps are an opportunity for students to spend a whole week developing the same techniques and skills that we offer in our full semester classes. Register today to make building confidence, unleashing imagination, and having fun a part of your summer vacation!


About Summer Drama Camps

  • IMG_3700 c wOur summer camp program provides all-day drama activities for ages 7-12 in small classes with a high student-to-teacher ratio to give students individual attention and care.
  • 90-minute morning classes for ages 3-6 provide younger students with a creative summer camp experience just right for them. Enjoy the Granville Island water park and playground after class!
  • All experience levels welcome – it’s never too late to start something new!
  • We’re dedicated to fostering a positive, encouraging, and low-pressure atmosphere.
  • Our concentrated age ranges allow students a comfortable learning environment with their peers, with classes and exercises specially developed for their age.
  • Our experienced faculty are not only incredibly talented and nurturing instructors, but professional actors who work and play in theatre, film and television.
  • Classes are held in Carousel Theatre for Young People’s studios on Granville Island.
  • Friends and family are invited to an Open House during the last class to enjoy a presentation of our work.

Theatre Adventures (ages 7-9) and Drama Explorations (ages 10-12) students should bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and optional healthy snack for their supervised lunch break. Students will not be permitted to leave the building to purchase lunch, so please do not send students with cash. Stage Kids (ages 3-4) and Imagination Station (ages 5-6) students should bring a water bottle and a healthy snack.


Register Online
or call 604.669.3410


Stage Kids ~ Ages 3-4

Ready to explore and dress up? Stage Kids is a week of guided storytelling, dress-up, silliness, and theatre games that gives children an introduction to theatre and creative play. Costumes and props are provided, so all they need bring is their imaginations and willingness to have fun! Friends and family are invited to an Open House during the last class to enjoy a short demonstration!

Monday to Friday – 9-10:30am          Fee: $131

August 22-26 August 29-September 2
Favourite Tales Creative Play Building


Imagination Station ~ Ages 5-6

Imagination Station is a week of drama exploration with theatre games, dress-up, character building, and a focus on story and theme. Children are encouraged to bring their ideas, mischief, and mayhem to build a small play. Family and friends are invited to an Open House during the last class to enjoy this demonstration!

Monday to Friday – 10:45-12:15pm         Fee: $131

August 22-26 August 29-September 2
Favourite Tale Creative Play Building



Theatre Adventures ~ Ages 7-9

Ready to Focus on Fun? Theatre Adventures combines a week of wild and wonderful drama games, storytelling, improvisation, and character creation with an introduction to more focused theatre training for our maturing actors. The week will build to an Open House in the last class to present their strongest skills and character creations to friends and family.

Monday to Friday – 9am – 3pm         Fee: $341

August 22-26 August 29 – September 2
Improv Original Creations



Drama Explorations ~ Ages 10-12

Ready to Build Your Tool Kit of Drama Skills? Drama Explorations is a week of skill-building that starts to move preteen actors towards the refinement of a personal artistic process through physical work, vocal exercises, and character development.  Techniques start to become more sophisticated and precise while continuing to build confidence and communication skills in a fun and upbeat environment.  Friends and family are invited to the last day of class for an Open House presentation of our work.

Monday to Friday – 9am to 3pm         Fee: $341

August 22-26 August 29 – September 2
Improv Original Creations


 Register Online
or call 604.669.3410



Carousel Theatre for Young People is committed to making theatre as readily accessible to as many children and youth in our community as possible. For more information about our Bursary program and how to apply, click here. You can make a contribution to our Bursary fund when you register for drama school classes or at any other time, and we will provide a tax receipt.

Click here for more information about the drama school program and our policies

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