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Meet our Drama School Teachers: Valeria Ascolese

What’s your name? Valeria Ascolese Which class(es) do you teach? Teaching Assistant for Stage Kids & Imagination Station! How many years have you been teaching with Carousel? This is my very first year. I’m so excited! What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done? Pursue the arts as a career! What...

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Meet our Drama School Teachers: Leslie Dos Remedios

Drama School opens on September 26th! Find out more and register here. What’s your name? Leslie Dos Remedios Which class(es) do you teach? Drama Explorations and Teen Company Players How many years have you been teaching with Carousel? Since 2016 What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done? Took a 2...

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Introduction of Disclosure Program

As we mentioned in our July 26th update, we are launching a third party disclosure program. We are doing this to ensure we are able to hear and understand people’s experiences with Carousel Theatre, and we want do it in a way that allows us to hear from as many...

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Update on Artistic Leadership

Over the past week, we at Carousel Theatre Society have received many responses to our earlier statement on racism and oppression, including workplace environment, in our organization. It is clear from those responses that there are problems with our organization that are having a negative impact on our community.  We...

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A Message from CTYP re: Systemic Racism and Oppression

Important and necessary conversations are happening right now in our world about systemic racism and oppression, and about the experiences of BIPOC in Canadian Theatre. Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP) strives to be an inclusive organization that reflects the diverse experiences of all our stakeholders – employees, artists, technical...

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Keeping Our Audiences and Drama School Families Informed UPDATE

UPDATED STATEMENT: March 24th, 2020 Carousel Theatre for Young People sadly announces the cancellation of the remainder of our 2019/20 Season due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.. This includes the cancellation of: ·Spring Drama School Classes ·All performances of Still/Falling by Rachel Aberle, a presentation of Green Thumb Theatre ·Spring Break...

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A Day in the Life at the Banff Puppet Theatre Intensive

Randi Edmundson is a Vancouver-based performer, puppeteer, and theatre maker with a special interest in theatre for young audiences and community-engaged theatre practice. She’s our 2019/2020 Artist in Residence and spent the first weeks of 2020 at the Banff Puppet Theatre Intensive. Read on for a day in her life.....

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