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Calgary Young People’s Theatre is proud to present:


Click here for the Season 22 line-up of productions!

Up next at CYPT:

Adapted and Directed by Mike Griffin
Based on The Oresteia by Aeschylus
July 30-August 3, 2014
West Village Theatre: 2007 10 Ave SW - alley entrance

The Greeks have beaten the Trojans, the great city of Troy has been conquered. However, with King Agamemnon’s victorious return to Argos, the war within the House of Atreus is just getting started. Murder, betrayal, and revenge run deep within this family’s veins. How far would you go avenge the deaths those you love? The Curse of the House of Atreus brings you a new adaptation of Aeschylus’s The Oresteia, the only surviving trilogy of Greek tragedies. An ancient story re-imagined. Come meet this classic dysfunctional family and help put an end to their curse. See for yourself if justice prevails…
Starring Lauren Harris, Rachel Ma, Kayla McArthur, Robert Morrison, Erin Navarro, Brandon Page, Eva Smith, Amanda Storwick, John Tasker, Curtis Wilson

Stage Managed by Tonisha Kroeger

Assistant Directed by Anna Shepard

Assistant Stage Managed by Octavia Maurette & Teagan Sisson

Set Design by Mike Griffin and Victoria Krawchuk
Costume Design by Victoria Krawchuk
Lighting Design by Ajay Badoni
Original Music & Sound Design by Kristin Eveleigh, Michael Petersen & Kieran MacNaughton
Properties by Gillian Webster & Noah Boyle

Recommended for ages 10+

Click here to purchase tickets.

Or call 403-242-7118 x 1


We are auditioning for 3 shows this fall including:

November 2-16, 2014
Various Calgary Public Libraries
Directed by Shandra Gallant
A performance of ballads and odes,
Sonnets, verses and prose. 
Scale the heights of haikus 
Rhyming couplets we'll cruise 
Where we'll end up nobody knows! 

This is a creation based process where actors cast will have an active hand in creating the script for the play. This show tours to various libraries all over the city and rehearses out of the Shaganappi Public Library on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons starting early September 2014.

Inspired by The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
Directed by Kristin Eveleigh
November 20-29, 2014
West Village Theatre

Whatever happened to Ichabod Crane?
You know the legend, now discover the truth.
Ten years after his mysterious disappearance, seemingly at the hands of the feared Headless Horseman, a young and idealistic New York City detective descends on the town of Sleepy Hollow to find the truth. What he finds is a community in shambles, where rumours and insidious theories
run wild, and a formidable yet unseen force committed to keeping the secret of Ichabod Crane buried forever. Join us on the adventure this November, but be warned, the journey to Sleepy Hollow is a dangerous one. Where the sun dies…hell is waiting.

Rehearsals begin early September 2014 and are Wednesday evenings and Saturday days at the Unitarian Church of Calgary.
This production will be scored live by the Zombie Sailor Moon Band.

Written and Directed by Jamie Dunsdon
March 5-14, 2015
West Village Theatre

In a cottage in the English countryside lives a boy.  Hidden away by his own family, the world has long since forgotten he exists until one day he meets a young girl, who learns the truth: he is a Prince of England... and that’s not his biggest secret.
Based on a true story.
Rehearsals for the Lost Prince will be on Tuesday evenings and Saturday days starting in December 2014 at the Unitarian Church of Calgary.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014                5:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday, September 4, 2014                       5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, September 6, 2014                       10:00am-5:00pm

Please call 403-242-7118 x 1 or email cypt@cypt.ca to book your 15 minute audition time.

West Village Theatre: 2007 10 Ave SW- alley entrance

Please prepare a monologue, no longer than 2 minutes in length. Be sure to prepare a monologue that you like, that you can relate to, and that can show off your abilities. You will also be asked to read some sides from the shows. If you wish to read them, please arrive early to your audition. Your audition may include some improvisation and movement. Come prepared to play!
Please bring a resume and picture.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to fill out form and read sides.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call 403-242-7118 x 1

COST: Please note that when cast in a production with CYPT, program fees will be applied. The cost is $460, including a membership fee as CYPT is a not-for-profit organization.
CYPT also has a strong Bursary Program that can assist with this cost. Please speak with CYPT Management for more information or if you have any questions or concerns.

CYPT presents:

For youth ages 10-17.
Are you interested in auditioning for Calgary Young People’s Theatre or other companies about town, but you are nervous, scared or unsure about an appropriate monologue? We are here to help you! Calgary Young People’s Theatre is proud to offer a weekend workshop focusing on Audition Tips and Techniques.  This workshop will be taught by Mike Griffin. Mike has worked with CYPT for the past 4 years as an instructor, director and playwright. He wrote and directed the smash hit The Wooers’ Woods which was presented last year by the Calgary International Children’s Festival. This summer he is back to direct The Curse of the House of Atreus. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience and we are thrilled to have him back teaching this workshop!

WHEN: Saturday August 23, 2013, 10:00am-5:00pm             

WHERE: CYPT Office located in the basement of the Unitarian Church, 204 16th Ave, NW

WHAT TO BRING: Please bring a lunch, a water bottle, snacks for the day, movement clothes, a pencil and notebook.

HOW TO SIGN UP: Please call 403-242-7118 x 1 to sign up OR email ad@cypt.ca.

CAPACITY: 12 participants

COST: $40.00 (plus a $10.00 membership fee if that has not yet been paid for the year)