Rentals

Are you looking for a versatile space that can be used for your next rehearsal, workshop, meeting, or auditions? Located in the bustling arts community of Granville Island, CTYP has three vibrant  rehearsal studios available for community rentals.

An amazing location in a fantastic setting, plenty of natural light, hardwood flooring and affordable rates makes this facility a great asset for arts and community groups, as well as emerging artists.

General Amenities: Wifi, Kitchenette, Chairs/tables, Hardwood floors, Acoustic paneling, Convenient location on Granville Island

Carousel Theatre for Young People also manages The Waterfront Theatre on behalf of the Granville Island Theatre District.

The Waterfront Theatre

The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island is a family-accessible performance venue on Granville Island. A professional, proscenium theatre with 224 seats, it is a wonderful creative space for live theatre, festivals, concerts, recitals and speaker events.The Waterfront Theatre is available for weekly and daily rentals, with priority given to weekly rentals. Non-Profit and Emerging Artist rates are available for eligible groups.The Waterfront Theatre is managed by Carousel Theatre for Young People on behalf of the Granville Island Theatre District.For more information visit: https://gitd.ca or email culturalconcierge[at]gitd.ca or call 236-455-8033

Dimensions:

30' w x 20.3' d (Stage Dimensions)

Capacity:

Seating Capacity: 224

Hourly Rates:

not available

Weekly Rates:

varies; please inquire through the Granville Island Theatre District

Daily Rates:

varies; please inquire through the Granville Island Theatre District

Studio A

This studio features a hardwood sprung floor, acoustic paneling and floor-to-ceiling windows, and is equipped with an upright Yamaha piano, 25 folding chairs and 4 6ft tables.For bookings please email rentals[at]carouseltheatre.ca or call (604) 669-3410 ext 906

Dimensions:

35’ x 26’ = 910 Sq.Ft.

Capacity:

50 People

Rates and Policies

Studio B

This studio features acoustic paneling and hardwood floors. It is outfitted with 20 folding chairs and 2 6ft tables, as well as a Roland F120 Digital Piano. A great studio for rehearsals for smaller casts, auditions, classes and workshops. Note: Studio B is located upstairs and is not wheelchair accessible at this time. Studio B also has a waiting lounge that can be booked exclusively with your rental for an additional fee.For bookings please email rentals[at]carouseltheatre.ca or call (604) 669-3410 ext 906

Dimensions:

26’ x 19’7 = 506 Sq.Ft.

Capacity:

20 People

Rates and Policies

Studio C

This studio features acoustic paneling and hardwood floors. A popular space for auditions, classes and meetings. It is outfitted with 16 folding chairs and 2 4ft tables.For bookings please email rentals[at]carouseltheatre.ca or call (604) 669-3410 ext 906

Dimensions:

27’ x 14’ = 378 Sq.Ft.

Capacity:

16 people

Rates and Policies

Studio B - Waiting Lounge

A $25 flat fee allows the Studio B renter EXCLUSIVE access to the adjacent Studio B Waiting Lounge. Use this space as a holding area for your auditions, or a green room for your rehearsal.For bookings please email rentals[at]carouseltheatre.ca or call (604) 669-3410 ext 906

Capacity:

10

Hourly Rates:

not applicable

Daily Rates:

$25/day

Rates and Policies
Do you offer discounted rates for Theatre, Arts or non-profit organizations?

Yes, we do offer special discounted rates for non-profit organisations and other theatre and arts organisations. Registered non-profit organizations, theatre industry members (ie. CAEA, PACT, ADC, GVPTA), and theatre and arts rentals have access to reduced rates. Theatre and arts rentals are defined by groups and individuals renting the space for rehearsals, auditions, readings, production meetings, and other non-commercial ventures. Events, workshops, classes, etc. that charge any kind of fee, admission or tuition are not eligible for the Theatre, Arts and Non-Profit rate.

How do I know if I need to pay the commercial rate?

Commercial rates apply to all groups, organizations and individuals to whom the above categories do not apply. This includes any events, workshops, classes, etc. that charge any kind of fee, admission or tuition, even if the renter otherwise qualifies for the categories above.

What is the Seedlings program?

Seedlings is a sub-category of Theatre, Arts and Non-Profit rate which has access to a further reduced rates. Seedlings must be registered CAEA co-ops and/or companies who have been registered as a non-profit organization for 3 years or less. Please see the Seedlings Rental page for rates and application process.Please note that the Seedlings program is only available in July, August and December.

Can I use your studios as a theatre performance venue?

With the exception of CTYP’s participation as a Satellite Venue at the Vancouver Fringe Festival each September, our studios/rehearsal halls are not equipped/available for performance rentals.The Waterfront Theatre is ideal for a family accessible performance venue.