Presentation House Theatre

  • 333 Chesterfield Avenue
  • North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G9

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday until October 28, 2018

Angie (Orange) has a secret. She has learned how to make herself lighter, even float. What happens when she ends up leaving the earth into outer space? Can she survive? An exploration of the impact that social and mass media, community, friends and family has on our body image. Everyone aged 10+ A Presentation House Theatre Production Written by Linda A. Carson Featuring Joel Grinke, Manami Hara and Ilana Zackon Thursday October 18 - Sunday October 28, 2018 7:30 pm Thursday, 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm Weekends Presentation… more

Award-winning playwright Linda A. Carson takes on the pervasive and growing trend of body dissatisfaction in her world premiere of So, How Should I Be? In this follow up to up her powerful play, Dying to be Thin , Carson examines how negative thoughts can get stuck in one’s head and lead to an Eating Disorder. With integrated technology, illusion, and storytelling, So, How Should I Be? addresses underlying triggers that could lead to an Eating Disorder for audiences as young as 10 years old. Through personal, true… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until November 11, 2018

World War II veteran Jake reluctantly returns to Normandy, France, for the 60th Anniversary of D-Day. While on the shores of Juno beach, he encounters Isabelle, a precocious local 10-year-old whose inquisitive nature and charm challenge the old soldier to confront some long-ignored ghosts. Jake's Gift explores the legacy of remembrance and personalizes the story behind one soldier's grave. Everyone aged 10+ Written and performed by Julia Mackey Produced by Juno Productions Thursday November 8 - Sunday November 11, 2018… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday until December 16, 2018

Follow our favourite doughy characters through holiday baking mischief. Bun and Bap invite young audience members to become bakers and join in the sugary joy. There'll be lots of stirring, live music and chances for everyone to play. It's a recipe for festive fun! Families with kids aged 3 – 8 Co-Produced by Presentation House Theatre and Oily Cart Theatre Written by Tim Webb and Kim Selody Thursday December 6 - Sunday December 16, 2018 6:00 pm Thursday, 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm Weekends Presentation House Theatre… more

Take a new look at Shakespeare's magnificent and tragic love story. Do we all have the potential to become a Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt or Mercutio? Could there be another ending to this beloved and famous tale? What if . . . ? Created in collaboration with DynamO Théâtre, one of Canada's most renowned and revered Circus/Theatre companies. Everyone aged 8+ Co-produced by Presentation House Theatre and DynamO Théâtre Written by Jackie Gosselin with Kim Selody Friday January 25 - Sunday January 27, 2019 7:30 pm Friday &… more

February 26, 2019 - February 28, 2019

Iceland's national master puppeteer, Bernd Ogrodnik, brings this classic tale to life with exquisite hand carved wooden puppets in the Russian/European tradition. Guided by Prokofiev's original score, this award-winning production draws young audiences into the wonderful world of music. Everyone aged 6+ Produced by National Theatre of Iceland Performed by Bernd Ogrodnik Tuesday February 26 - Thursday February 28, 2019 9:30am Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver For tickets and more information please visit… more

March 1, 2019 - March 2, 2019

Metamorphosis depicts the constantly changing nature of our existence and perceptions through the metaphorical grace of puppets. Nothing remains the way it seems – it doesn't matter what we see but how we see it. Featuring a cast of the most intricate marionettes and rod puppets carved of wood, and unforgettable characters created simply with silk scarves and the hands and feet of the puppeteer. For Grown Ups aged 16+ Produced by National Theatre of Iceland Conceived and performed by Bernd Ogrodnik Friday March 1… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 17, 2019

Memories contain reverberations. In this site-specific performance piece, actor and sound designer, Brian Linds, explores memories through the sounds of a family's history. Four performers and five rooms replay key moments in his life — a friend's betrayal, a search for Jewish meaning, a simple task becoming difficult, a dying mother's sudden lucidity in the late stages of Alzheimer's, and a journey of love. For Grown Ups aged 16+ A Co-Production with Presentation House Theatre and Reverberations Collective Written by… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday until April 28, 2019

Jack and the Magic Bean is coming home! After successful runs at the Ottawa International Children's Festival, The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City and Marionetas de la Esquina in Mexico City, our beloved new spin on the cherished classic returns to PHT. From the award-winning creative team of Where the Wild Things Are, Baking Time and other quality shows for the very young. Families with kids aged 3 – 8. Written by Linda A. Carson Performed by Jake Walker and Tim W. Carlson Thursday April 11 - Sunday April 28, 2019… more