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YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE (YPT) is the oldest professional theatre company in Toronto and is a national producer and presenter of theatre for young audiences – the first and largest of its kind in Canada. Over the past 50 years YPT has staged many of the most important plays that form the canon of work for youth in our country. YPT continues to develop new work and create partnerships with theatre companies across the country and around the world. But that’s not all. The enriched learning experiences of YPT’s Education & Participation Department provide young people with opportunities to develop their whole being. Through our workshops in community shelters and agencies, educational initiatives in Toronto classrooms, Drama School programs in four locations throughout the City,
and training and apprenticeship opportunities, we place learning at the centre of everything we do. At Young People’s Theatre we strive for a positive and lasting impact on the emotional, social, and intellectual development of young people – giving them the chance to grow into the unique and wonderful people they were born to be.
- YPT is thrilled to announce that Beauty and the Beast will be held over to January 7 due to unprecedented demand!
- YPT proudly presents Instant, a timely play for teens by Governor General Award-winning playwright, Erin Shields.
- YPT is thrilled to present the beloved Broadway musical, Beauty and the Beast – just in time for the Holidays!
- YPT presents Bello by Governor General Award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen.
- YPT opens its 52nd Season with the World Premiere of Unapologetically Me: Sharron’s Cabaret for Kids, by award-winning stage, film and television performer, Sharron Matthews!
- YPT is delighted to announce Dennis Gupa as the second recipient of the Ada Slaight Drama in Education Award.
- YPT Receives 10 Dora Award Nominations for 2016/17 Season.
- Young People’s Theatre Announces 2017/18 Season – and it’s a BEAUTY!
YPT staff recently conducted a Gingerbread House Decorating Contest at the theatre while also donating items to the… https://t.co/HJoi7girr7
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“Thank you, YPT. You are vital to Toronto’s cultural make-up. Here’s to the next 50 years!”– Toronto Mayor John Tory
"Everyone at YPT believes in wonder, and in children. It is magical. It feels like home."– Tanisha Taitt, Director