Presentation House Theatre
Welcome to Presentation House Theatre, your neighbourhood professional performing arts centre with all kinds of shows for all kinds of people. We are the place where children, youth and adults from different communities come together for a shared experience in professional theatre and performing arts. We create this shared experience by building bridges between professional artists with over 10,000 hours of experience and the community, eager to appreciate quality artistry; between generations with programming that brings in very young children, as well as adults and seniors; and between the diverse cultures of the North Shore with programming that reflects our diversity in taste and experience. So come visit us to Laugh, Cry, Think, and Learn.
PHT Mandate: Presentation House Theatre believes that professional theatre is for everyone. Every show we present or produce will be of the highest professional standard while also appealing to the diversity of the North Shore. We are proud to offer programming for children and youth, adults young and old, the music aficionado and the innovative and emerging dancers. We are the cultural hub in your own backyard.
Upcoming Shows 2017/2018
September 30 | FREE! Everyone Welcome!
Waterfront Park, North Vancouver
Everyone is welcome! Join the amazing community parade in Lower Lonsdale. This gathering in motion will culminate in a special FREE performance, celebration and potluck picnic at Waterfront Park near Lonsdale Quay.
October 11 – 22
Back by popular demand! This highly interactive production is a guided play experience, adapted from the timeless classic by Maurice Sendak.
October 25 – November 5
Based on true events, this psychological thriller, steeped in Newfoundland folklore, will have you sleeping with the candles lit tonight!
November 8 – 11
If you liked the 2014 Pick of Vancouver Fringe …didn’t see that coming, you’ll love the prequel Sink or Swim. Singer, actress Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs.
November 22 – December 2
An award winning theatrical social commentary packed with high level circus skills. Smashing the audience’s preconceptions of the juggling arts, The New Conformity uses juggling as the background of a touching story with engaging silent characters and laugh out loud humour.
Time again to be WOWED by Van Django’s 5th annual Cool Yule! Christmas Show – a high level, musical adventure that delivers fun, festive and seasonal music via nostalgic favourites, jazz standards, pop tunes, classical quotes, and sing-alongs, plus a few surprises!
Featuring the heavenly voice of Lyric Soprano Lambroula Maria Pappas, the Celtic flute of Michelle Carlisle, and the songs of Fantasy-Folk Songwriter Britta Curkovic, Caelestra will take you on a journey back in time and around the globe.
January 26 – February 4
A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City’s Marionetas de la Esquina’s humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before.
February 15 – 17
Returning favourite Salmon Girl explores the world of water and salmon through theatre, dance, music and puppetry. This piece for all ages follows the journey of a young girl into this magical world.
March 14 – 24
Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that’s rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality.
In this mixed program of contemporary Aboriginal dance, visionary choreographers Starr Muranko & Michelle Olson bring their diverse voices to the act of connection. Moving from Spirit to form through currents of spatial tension, these are the songs of the land and body, deeply rooted and ever reaching.
April 25 – 28
Both sensitive and entertaining, Inner Migrant is an imaginative production that tells a story of tensions brought on by hopes for a better life and regrets about all that had to be left behind. An International Co-Production with Montreal’s Dynamo Theatre and Portugal’s Teatro O Bando.