Celebrating 50 Years of Creativity & Play

Happy World Theatre Day for Children and Young People!

As we celebrate this special day, I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the vital role that theatre plays in the lives of young people around the world. At Kaleidoscope, we are committed to creating works that speak to the imagination and hearts of young audiences, and we believe that theatre is a powerful tool for education, empowerment, and social change.

Celebrating World Theatre Day for Children and Young People.

Through the magic of theatre, we can explore new worlds, grapple with complex issues, and connect with others in profound and meaningful ways. It is our hope that young people everywhere will continue to embrace the transformative power of theatre and use it to make positive contributions to their communities and the world.

The World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People is celebrated every 20th March each year and is a call to recognize the dependence of children on the adults around them if they are to have critical exposure to the arts in general, and to live theatre in particular.

It is today on World Theatre Day for Children and Young People, that I am thrilled to officially launch our 50th anniversary celebrations! It is a remarkable milestone that we are honoured to reach, and it would not have been possible without the unwavering support of our community and the tireless efforts of our dedicated team.

Over the past 50 years, we have had the privilege of sharing countless stories with young audiences and inspiring generations of theatre enthusiasts. Our commitment to producing works that celebrate diversity, creativity, and inclusivity remains as strong as ever, and we are excited to continue pushing the boundaries of what theatre can achieve.

To mark this momentous occasion, we have planned a series of exciting events and productions that showcase the best of what Kaleidoscope Theatre has to offer. We invite you to join us as next season we celebrate this milestone and look towards a future filled with even more imaginative and inspiring productions. Plans are well underway, and we look forward to sharing with you all the excitement and theatrical magic that we have planned in the coming weeks and months. 

On behalf of everyone at Kaleidoscope Theatre, I would like to thank all of the artists, educators, and supporters who make it possible for young people to experience the wonder of theatre. Together, we can inspire a new generation of theatre lovers and help to build a brighter and more inclusive world. 

Thank you for your continued support of Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People. Here’s to the next 50 years of theatre magic!


Pat Rundell

Executive & Artistic Director

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