Save the Date! Grant Writing Workshop.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Save the Date

Children First Vancouver


An Early / Middle Years Focused Grant Writing Workshop facilitated by SPARC BC

Monday, January 12, 2015 9.30am - 3pm

Trout Lake Community Centre 3360 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5N 4M4
in the Grandview Room

Handouts will be provided


Coffee & Tea provided please bring a lunch 

Emergent Curriculum in School Age Care

Monday, November 17, 2014

Carousel Theatre for Young People November News

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

In This Issue

Fluevog Fundraiser

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

James and the Giant Peach

Winter Drama School

Pasek & Paul in Concert


Winter Drama School

Winter Drama School starts on Jan 6. Check out class descriptions and schedules here.

Register today onlineor by phone at 604-669-3410!

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Join us on Wednesday, November 5 at John Fluevog Shoes in Gastown for an exclusive evening of light entertainment, wine, appetizers, and GUILT-FREE Shopping!   


John Fluevog Shoes is very generously donating 50% of the proceeds of all shoe sales at this event to Carousel Theatre for Young People. So you can pick up an amazing pair of shoes and feel great knowing that you've stepped up to support CTYP. 


John Fluevog Shoes will also preview a few items from the Spring 2015 collection.


Hosted by Todd Talbot of Love It or List it Vancouver  

with performances by some of CTYP's rising young stars!

Tix $5 in advance/$10 at the door*
(includes a complimentary beverage)
For tickets please call (604) 669-3410

or purchase online 

*tickets are limited, so advance bookings are recommended.


Patrons may also donate directly to Carousel Theatre for Young People at the event and receive a tax receipt for amounts $25+

 Thank you to our generous sponsors:



November 23 & 29 - 2 Days Only!

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia is back with a little caterpillar, along with an assortment of favourite puppet characters. The triple-bill includes the wonderful story of THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR's metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly; the fanciful account of LITTLE CLOUD'stravels through the sky, and the MIXED-UP CHAMELEON's discovery of his own unique nature. These whimsical tales illuminate the stage through magical puppetry.    

Don't miss your chance to see this Family Favourite!

 Performances take place November 23rd & 29th at 11:00am & 2:00pm
at the Norman Rothstein Theatre

950 West 41st Ave in the Jewish Community Centre 


This performance is recommended for children ages 3+

Click here to book online, or call our Box Office at 604-685-6217  

James and the Giant Peach Opens on December 7!

From Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul comes a new, heartwarming musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic. When young James Trotter is shipped off to live with his wretched aunts, he longs for a real family and a new home. All seems lost until he discovers a magical giant peach inhabited by fantastical creatures. Together with Grasshopper, Ladybug, Centipede, Spider and Earthworm, James embarks on an extraordinary adventure, sailing across the sea to distant lands.

Sure to be a holiday favourite for Vancouver audiences!

Performances from Dec 6, 2014 (preview) to Jan 4, 2015

at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island

Click here for performance schedule

For Ages 6+

Words & Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul 
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald 
Based on the Book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Directed by Carole Higgins, Choreographed by Kayla Dunbar and Musical Directed by Steven Greenfield

Featuring: Patti Allan, Scott Bellis, Kaylee Harwood, Julian Lokash, Makayla Moore, Alex Rose, Deb Williams and Jonathan Winsby.


Purchase your tickets online today or call our Box Office at 604-685-6217

Don't delay, performances are selling out! 



Winter Drama School Classes Begin Jan 6

CTYP offers fun and inspiring classes for young people ages 3-17 on weekends and after school! Click on the class to find out more:


Stage Kids: 3-4 years
Imagination Station: 5-6 years 
Theatre Journeys: 7-8 years
Acting Adventures: 9-10 years
Drama Explorations: 11-12 years
Teens: Ages 13-14 years
Teens: Ages 15-17 years




You can register online or by phone at (604) 669-3410.


Click to check out our Class ScheduleMeet our Drama School Faculty, and Register Online 


Give us a call at 604-669-3410 if you have any questions; we'd love to speak with you! 


Tony-Nominated Songwriting Duo Pasek & Paul To Visit CTYP

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

We are ecstatic that Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting duo behind James and the Giant Peachwill visit Carousel Theatre for Young People from December 7-9!


This amazingly talented duo will perform a concert on our stage at the Waterfront Theatre on Monday December 8th Pasek and Paul In Concert will feature songs and the stories behind the music for Edges, Dog Fight, A Christmas Story and more! With Special Guests Christine Quintana and Cast Members of Stationary.


Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see these bright stars during their first ever visit to Vancouver.


"The Heirs of Rodgers and Hammerstein"
- Variety Magazine


"Pasek and Paul are inarguably gifted composers who write inarguably elegant songs. 
Major talents. One senses they're just getting started."
-New York Magazine



$25 for patrons age 30 and under

$50 regular

$150 VIP** (includes a private champagne reception following the concert)

**only 75 VIP tickets available


Tickets are on sale now online or at the Box Office at 604-685-6217 

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