Kaleidoscope Theatre For Young People

PACT Membership: Regular Membership

PACT Caucuses: Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA),

PACT Region: 1 – British Columbia

Mission - The mission of Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is to to create original, innovative, and relevant theatre experiences that stimulate and inspire young people to think critically about the world around them, and to engage in constructive and creative self-expression.

Vision - Our vision is that Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People will be among North America’s most respected professional theatre companies producing unique and relevant Theatre for Young Audiences; and will be recognized as a leader in young actor training in Western Canada.  We will honour the vision of our founders and their commitment to creative growth and innovation.

 

Mandate - The mandate of Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is:

  • To produce innovative, high-quality theatre experiences for young people and their families principally in the Greater Victoria area.
  • To explore the art form of theatre through the development and presentation of new works.
  • To produce and present theatre that reinterprets the classics, explores our history, and explores current social issues.
  • To provide outreach through theatre-based educational activities for the Greater Victoria community including classes, workshops, and camps.
  • To produce works which provide young artists the opportunity to be mentored by theatre professionals in both performance and technical support roles.
  • To provide high-quality professional touring productions for young people throughout British Columbia, across Canada, and around the world.

Current Season:

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane - November 3-4, 2018

Pippi Longstocking, The Family Musical - December 28-30, 2018

The Giver - February 23-24, 2019

Contact Information:

Company Information:

  • Year Founded: 1974
  • Annual Budget: $400,000
  • Season Timeframe: Year-round
  • Engagement Contracts:
    • CTA
  • Affiliations & Memberships (other than PACT): Professional Arts Alliance of Greater Victoria, UNIMA - Union International de la Marionnette
  • Festivals & Special Events:

    Family Theatre Festival (June)

  • Other Activities:

    Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Studio - a year round, full service theatre school for young peoples ages 2-17.

  • Senior Staff:

  • Roderick GlanvilleArtistic Director
  • Pat RundellExecutive Director

Venue Information:

  • Number of Rehersal seats: 50

Rental Information:

  • Venue rental Information:

    Venue rentals: yes
  • Venue rental contact name: Misha Handman
  • Venue rental contact phone: 250-383-8124
  • Venue rental contact email: misha@kaleidoscope.bc.ca
  • Other rental Information:

    Other rentals:
    • Equipment
    • Props

Solicitation Information:

  • Playwrights:

    Accept unsolicited scripts: no
  • Actors:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Policies: Please submit all resumes in pdf form by email to info@kaleidoscope.bc.ca.
  • General auditions: yes
  • General auditions guidelines: Anually
  • Contact name: Roderick Glanville
  • Contact Title: Artistic Director
  • Contact Phone: 250-383-8124
  • Contact Email: info@kaleidoscope.bc.ca
  • Production staff:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Pat Rundell
  • Contact Title: Executive Director
  • Contact Phone: 250-383-8124
  • Contact Email: pat@kaleidoscope.bc.ca
  • Administrative Staff:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Pat Rundell
  • Contact Title: Executive Director
  • Contact Phone: 250-383-8124
  • Contact Email: pat@kaleidoscope.bc.ca
  • Designers:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Roderick Glanville
  • Contact Title: Artistic Director
  • Contact Phone: 250-383-8124
  • Contact Email: roderick@kaleidoscope.bc.ca
  • Directors:

    Accept Resumés: no