Green Thumb Theatre creates and produces plays that explore social issues relevant to the lives of children, youth, and young adults. We provide theatre that celebrates the language and stories of today’s generation and culture to stimulate empathy, debate and critical thinking.
About Our Charity
We believe that young people deserve the opportunity to see high quality, professional theatre that will inspire them in their daily lives.
Your donation will enable Green Thumb to:
• Tour into schools and communities throughout BC, across Canada and beyond
• Promote positive youth role models
• Create awareness of contemporary social issues among young people
• Encourage critical thinking and problem solving
• Help young people to be an active part of their community
What People Are Saying
"Thank you for coming to my school and performing the play. I thought that it was very funny and taught me how to stand up to bullying."
— Jacey, Elementary Student
"I can’t even explain how much it affected me… It was just so easy to understand the character and what she was going through."
— Elizabeth, Secondary School Student
"They don’t talk down to either children or artists. Green Thumb brings together the right bodies and the right atmosphere to create good compelling theatre – theatre that features young people and young people’s concerns."
— Joan MacLeod, Playwright
"This is an incredibly important work-not just for teens to see-but I think for parents to see... My heart went into my mouth."
— Deborah Roberts, Parent