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Who we are and what we do!

Little Red Theatre is a Canadian children’s theatre company based in Toronto Ontario.  We began our journey into this wonderful children’s  world in 1988 with a mission  to bring entertaining and thought provoking mixed media productions in both English and French to young audiences.  We tour to schools, theatres, libraries and living rooms and  do about 225 shows a year for approximately 70,000 kids from  JK to grade 6.  

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Ever since 1992

Little Red Theatre has been a non - profit, registered charity and has financed its productions and workshops through performance fees, workshops and charitable donations. Please consider donating by clicking the button below!

Meticulous care and attention to detail accompany every project that little red theatre produces with multi-dimensional lighting, sound and visual projections,  puppets, costumes, elaborate set designs,  original music and songs.  Everything is immaculately conceived and presented. All this comes as a standard with each unique performance that little red theatre brings to the stage.  

CONTACT US at 416.533.8848

littleredtheatre@yahoo.ca

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OCTOBER

WHERE IS BUNNY LAPIN?

A dance performance for children by Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) presented by  Little Red Theatre.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) is a dance company based in Regent Park, Toronto. CLC has performed at New York’s City Centre and in Beijing, China, Brazil, Europe, Mongolia and across North America.  CLC is known for it’s ground breaking site specific community work and theatrical works by co directors Bill Coleman and Laurence Lemieux and resident choreographer James Kudelka.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26 AND THURSDAY OCTOBER 27

SHOWS AT 10:45 AM AND 1:30 PM

$6 PER STUDENT

Suitable for Grades 1 - 6

reservations: 416.533.8848 

EMAIL: littleredtheatre@yahoo.ca

Performed at Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas Street East
Toronto

Follow the exploits of a young rabbit trying to break into the world of professional Dance! Catch a glimpse of how a real world-class dance company gets ready for a show.  The Dancebelt: A Brief History of the Performing Arts is the fun filled, story of a dance company struggling to stay in business featuring such characters as The Maestro, Sasso, The Three Boys and of course Bunny Lapin, a young Rabbit trying to impress the Maestro and get a Job! 

Come with little red theatre to Daniel's Spectrum and help us find Bunny. 

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TOURING SHOWS 2017

The Coat

ON TOUR JANUARY 16 -  MARCH 17 2017

Enjoy a hearty hockey adventure and take an exciting tour of the world from the perspective of a lost coat through the eyes of a child who misses it.  Things are lost, things are gained.  These are life’s difficult transitions and a great story promises to be told!!  Come join us.     

SUITABLE FOR STUDENTS FROM JK - GRADE 4

Available in English, French or Bilingual

LE MANTEAU

Disponible du 16 Janvier au 17 Mars 2017
Embarquez dans une aventure touchante de hockey et faites le tour du monde grâce à un manteau perdu vu par les yeux d'un jeune garçon . Certaines choses sont perdus, d'autres sont trouvés. Ce sont là les difficiles transitions de la vie et la promesse d'une superbe histoire à raconter.  Rejoignez-nous !

Idéal pour les enfants de la maternelle à la quatrieme année
Disponible en Anglais, Français et Bilingue

 

Charlie Mobileand the Window to the World

ON TOUR: MARCH 15 - APRIL 12 2017

Charlie was your average kid living an average life. That is, until birthday number 10 rolled around. Charlie's parents had an extra special gift to make it a birthday to remember - Charlie's very first cell phone. Every kid's dream, right? But with great power comes great responsibility. With the world in the palm of Charlie's hand, we explore how technology, maturity, and responsibility intersect through the eyes of the modern day 10 year old.

ENGLISH ONLY - SUITABLE FOR GRADES 3 - 6

AESOP'S FABLES (2009) with Susannah Kiernan and Nick Nasrallah

AESOP'S FABLES (2009) with Susannah Kiernan and Nick Nasrallah

AESOP'S FABLES(2009) with Susannah Kiernan

AESOP'S FABLES(2009) with Susannah Kiernan

AESOP'S FABLES

ON TOUR APRIL 15 - MAY 31 2017
 The wind has not taken the coat off the man , the country mouse is still living in the country and the tortoise keeps winning the race against the hare. Many fables told in a variety of mediums with hand puppets, shadow puppets and some very skillful storytelling are woven together with a witty combination of history lesson and   show stopping entertainment.  Students will hear both familiar and not so familiar fables by world famous Aesop.    

SUITABLE FOR K - 4   
Available in English, French and Bilingual

LES FABLES DE LA FONTAINE

Le vent n'a pas emporté le manteau de l'homme, le rat des champs vit toujours à la campagne, et la tortue bat toujours le lièvre à la course. Découvrez ces fables et bien d'autres racontées avec des marionnettes, en théatre d'ombres et bien d'autres médias par nos talentueux conteurs. Entre morale et divertissement, venez découvrir une belle combinaison des très connues ou moins Fables de la Fontaine.

Pour les enfants de la maternelle à la quatrieme année
Disponible en Anglais, Français et Bilingue

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WORKSHOPS

AFTER SCHOOL THEATRE CLASSES

Little Red Theatre is proud to announce our after-school musical theatre program!   Learn to ACT, SING and DANCE while growing together with teamwork and confidence. Students will work together playing fun theatre games as well as working on scenes, songs and dances. First two terms will have a short performance at the end of term. All students will perform in an end of the year full musical production for friends and family!

DETAILS:

Classes are offered on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at the Emmanuel Howard (Roncesvalles United) Church, 214 Wright Avenue.

After-school pickup is available for schools in the area (Fern, Howard Park, St. Vincent De Paul, and Garden).

Appropriate for grades 2-6.

$275 (tax incl.) for 11-week term. (10% OFF EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION BEFORE AUGUST 31 2016)

DATES:

Term 1   Tuesdays: September 20 - November 29,  Fridays:  September 23 - December 2

Term 2   Tuesdays: January 3 - March 21, Fridays: January 6 - March 24

Term 3: Tuesdays: March 28 - June 13, Fridays: March 31 - June 16

Click here for registration form

 for september 2016!

OR Contact us with any questions through e-mail at littleredtheatre@gmail.com OR by using the form below!

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE CANADIAN BEARS(2008) with Nick Nasrallah, Jennifer McNaughton and  Baby Bear (made by Naomi Kates)

GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE CANADIAN BEARS(2008) with Nick Nasrallah, Jennifer McNaughton and  Baby Bear (made by Naomi Kates)

BABAR (2012) with Rebecca Perry and Adam Proulx

BABAR (2012) with Rebecca Perry and Adam Proulx

DARKNESS AND THE BUTTERFLY (2011) with Angele Morgan and Jeannine Charles

DARKNESS AND THE BUTTERFLY (2011) with Angele Morgan and Jeannine Charles

THE ELVES, A SHOEMAKER AND HIS WIFE (2012) with Victoria Fuller and Phil Pompeo

THE ELVES, A SHOEMAKER AND HIS WIFE (2012) with Victoria Fuller and Phil Pompeo

THE GOOSE GIRL (2016)with Emily Bozik and Friend (puppet made by Ellen Skura)

THE GOOSE GIRL (2016)with Emily Bozik and Friend (puppet made by Ellen Skura)

Past Shows

Aesop's Fables (2009) with Susannah Kiernen, Nick Nasrallah and Paul Joseph Walker

Aesop's Fables (2009) with Susannah Kiernen, Nick Nasrallah and Paul Joseph Walker

THE CRAB PRINCE (2010)  with Claire Armstrong, Patrice Goodman and Nick Nasrallah

THE CRAB PRINCE (2010)  with Claire Armstrong, Patrice Goodman and Nick Nasrallah

THE CASE OF THE DANCING PRINCESSES (2013) with Stephanie Seaton, Ali Johnson and Karyn McGibbon

THE CASE OF THE DANCING PRINCESSES (2013) with Stephanie Seaton, Ali Johnson and Karyn McGibbon

BUSYNESS (2014) with Jada Rifkin

BUSYNESS (2014) with Jada Rifkin

ANANSI THE SPIDER (2015) with Andrea Massoud, Florian Francois and Brittany Cope 

ANANSI THE SPIDER (2015) with Andrea Massoud, Florian Francois and Brittany Cope 

ROYAL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD (2015) with Olivia Orton and Florian Francois

ROYAL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD (2015) with Olivia Orton and Florian Francois

ARABIAN TALES (2011) with Phil Poirier and Nick Nasrallah

ARABIAN TALES (2011) with Phil Poirier and Nick Nasrallah

GOOSE&SEUSS(2012) with Juliette (made by Nell Coleman) and Jake Fisher 

GOOSE&SEUSS(2012) with Juliette (made by Nell Coleman) and Jake Fisher 

HILLBILLY GOATS GRUFF(2010) with Shannon Coulter, Nick Nasrallah and Chelsea Larkin

HILLBILLY GOATS GRUFF(2010) with Shannon Coulter, Nick Nasrallah and Chelsea Larkin

JUNK IN THE ATTIC (2009) with Jason Zinger and rabbit!

JUNK IN THE ATTIC (2009) with Jason Zinger and rabbit!

THUMBELINA (2016) with Nicole Baillie, Laryssa Minichillo and Gavin Bowerman

THUMBELINA (2016) with Nicole Baillie, Laryssa Minichillo and Gavin Bowerman

IVY GREEN:GUARDIAN OF THE FOREST (2016) with Taylor Magee, Emma Bartolomucci and Adrian Yearwood

IVY GREEN:GUARDIAN OF THE FOREST (2016) with Taylor Magee, Emma Bartolomucci and Adrian Yearwood

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Contact Us!

Email us at littleredtheatre@yahoo.ca or fill out the form below for info about our performances and workshops.