Workshops with our Drama School Faculty

Carousel Theatre for Young People is delighted to offer workshops with its Drama School faculty of teaching artists. Custom build a program of drama activities for your group of up to 30 participants, at our Granville Island professional studios or your location.


Prior workshops have included:

  • Introduction to building emotions, characters, and scenes for a school group, Grades 3-7 (5 hours)
  • Ensemble building and improvisation for students in a circus arts program, ages 9-17 (4 hours)
  • Drama games for Girl Guides group, ages 15-18 (1 hour)
  • Fun with drama games for school field trip, Grades 5-6 (90 minutes)
  • Introduction to performing Shakespeare for a school group, ages 11-13 (90 minutes)
  • Exploring character in Shakespeare for a school group, Grade 6, plus a mainstage performance at the Waterfront Theatre (90 minutes)
  • Storytelling and games for community centre group, ages 5-6 (60 minutes)

Carousel Theatre for Young People faculty are also available for teacher professional development workshops. Explore ways to bring drama into the classroom, from preschool through high school.


Our Faculty

Our experienced faculty are not only incredibly talented instructors, but professional actors who work and play in theatre, film and television. Click here to meet our Faculty



We can accommodate groups of up to 30 participants. For the 2016/17 season:

First hour is $250 ($262.50 with GST)

Each subsequent half hour is $75 ($78.75 with GST)

An instructor travel fee will apply for off-site workshop locations over 20 km from Granville Island. Please inquire for a travel quote.


Get Started with your Drama Workshop

(Must be the contact person’s email, not the school’s general email)

Additional contacts will receive information about this booking and future shows.

Additional teachers will receive information about this booking and future shows.

If applicable, please provide additional contact information for your organization's accounts payable or administration for billing and payment purposes.

Please describe what kind of workshop you are interested in. You can tell us a little bit about your group and their interests, or note any lessons, themes, or curriculum ties that you think the workshop could assist with.

All of our workshops are custom built to suit your needs and our faculty has experience crafting unique and engaging programs.

For students with English as a second language, please specify primary language and English level.

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