Charlie and The Chocolate Factory




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 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Danny, King of the Basement

Creative Drama Blast & Summer Theatre Young Company

Young Stage Players


First Light Theatre’s Junior Production 2015

Based on the book by Raold Dahl


This show is appropriate for kids from Grade 1 up!

When: April 29, 30 and May 1 at 10:00 am
Where: Guelph Little Theatre.
Tickets are $10 per student and teachers and chaperones are FREE

For group bookings, please contact Michelle Cutts at:


When:  May 1 & 2 at 8:00 pm
May 2 & 3 at 2:00 pm
Where: Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute.
All Tickets are $10.

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For more information contact Michelle Cutts at

What’s Happening at First Light Theatre

First Light Theatre has been commissioned by the Upper Grand District School Board to present the play DANNY, KING OF THE BASEMENT to approximately 1200 – 1400 kids in Guelph and Dufferin County between April 8th and 15th.

This Canadian play by David S. Craig is a funny, poignant and uplifting story of Danny “Delco” Carter. Danny is the ‘king of moving’. In two years, he and his unemployed Mother have moved more times than most kids lose teeth; there’s just never the money to pay the rent, buy food or shoes. But far from being overcome by his homelessness and poverty, Danny’s imaginative play creates a sense of community that allows his friends to cope with their problems and, ultimately, to help Danny.

We have four talented actors from Guelph who will be performing this play at the River Run Centre, Tytler Public School and Princess Elisabeth Public School in Orangeville and we thank the Upper Grand District School Board for allowing this wonderful story to come to life. Teachers who bring a class are provided with a Classroom Study Guide to work with their students both before and after the show, exploring the themes, characters and situations that arise in the play.
We are proud to present this moving and funny story about how to overcome some of life’s more serious challenges through humour, friendship and courage.







Cost: $195.00 + hst

Pre and post care available from 8:30 – 9:00 am and 3:30 to 4:00 pm
Cost is $5 per day or $3 per morning or afternoon.


Cost: $425.00 + hst

Pre and post care available from 8:30 – 9:00 am and 3:30 to 4:00 pm
Cost is $5 per day or $3 per morning or afternoon.



Young Stage Players - First Light Theatre  Young Stage Players
New Programme

This exciting new after school programme starts this month at selected schools in Guelph .  Depending on the school, kids between grades 3 and 7 will learn, rehearsal and perform a complete short play for friends, family and their school audience. Groupings at different schools are currently, Grades 3 – 6, Grades 5 – 7, Grades 4 – 7.  Parents, please click below for school-specific details and to register your child for this programme.

To all Guelph parents:  If you are interested in having this programme at your child’s school, please contact us.

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