- About Us
ur Society name is the Downright Canadian Theatre Company Society which was established in 1997 producing a numerous amount of plays by Canadian playwrights and performed solely by Alberta talent.
In 2008, after working with youth for over 8 years, we decided to register our trade name as Kiddo Productions; in order to focus more clearly on what we do at The Downright Canadian Theatre Company Society!
- We offer quality drama/theatre education and performance opportunities to young people.
- We offer weekly drama workshops/classes, summer drama camps, and performance opportunities.
- All our programs are currently youth focused.
- We pride ourselves on our "Canadian only" policy for the drama workshop curriculum and we only produce plays written by Canadian playwrights with a local emphasis.
- All productions are of a cooperative nature and that students learn both the
performance and backstage aspects of theatre.
DCTC’s Kiddo Productions is focused on producing new plays by Alberta writers As a young peoples' theatre we are dedicated to educating youth about the ins and outs of theatre.and performed by local talent. We are a non-profit society registered with the Province of Alberta and a registered charitable organization with Revenue Canada. As a young peoples' theatre we are dedicated to educating youth about the ins and outs of theatre. From performing to backstage work, it is our goal to expose local youth to plays, new and produced, by Canadian and Alberta artists. Downright Canadian Theatre Company Society (DCTC) is a not-for-profit organization registered with the Province of Alberta and a registered charitable organization with Revenue Canada BN 87186 0391 RR0001
- Meet Our Team
Nicole Gomez (Artistic Director/ Drama Instructor & Production/Director)
icole is delighted to be working with DCTC’s Kiddo Production for her eleventh season. Her credits with the company include directing & producing Superhero Sanitarium, Cucina Royale, Out of the Ordinary, The Evolution of a Teenager, Whatever Happened to the Pea, and directing credits for Mirage, Murder by Mail, Vassilisa, We Are Beautiful, Mouse, and Beware the Quickly Who. Currently she is teaching drama classes for the company for her tenth year as well. Nicole has been the Artistic Director for DCTC this past five years and she enjoys the creativity and opportunity it gives her learns new things and produce impacting productions. Along with acting, dancing, and directing, Nicole has been teaching for 12 years. She is a graduate of Mount Royal College Theatre program where she received her Diploma of Fine Arts. Nicole's proudest accomplishments and greatest passion is the work she does with children. It is a privilege for her to see youth discover their own creativity and make their dreams come alive!
If you are interested in working with youth in a creative and fun environment and have a background in theatre or technical areas of theatre please email us your resume and cover letter to the email address listed on our contact information. We are always looking for prospecting teachers, technical assistants and volunteers to help with our programs.
- The Studio
Our studio is a fun filled space used to act, dance and rehearse in. Students have the opportunity to create and bring theater to life in our classes, and it is used as our rehearsal space for our productions.
e are committed to having fun through educating youth in theatre arts acting programs, & producing Canadian productions!
Kiddo Productions is dedicated to teaching youth through theatre drama workshops, summer drama camps and main stage productions. Through the use of games and exercises, our instructors assist in stimulating imagination and human interaction while expanding awareness and developing independent thinking. Drama is an excellent medium to overcome shyness, social fears and aid in conflict resolution; it is a language used to express feeling and emotion. Drama is used in our daily lives and the results are extremely positive on youth of all ages.