Theatre for Living's August 2017 Training Workshop Information
Level ONE: Saturday, August 4 to Thursday, August 9, 2018
Level TWO: Sunday, August 12 to Friday, August 17, 2018
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender St, at Hawks Ave, Vancouver, BC.
Located east of the downtown core of Vancouver
Times: 9:00am - 5.30pm daily
Thank you for coming to Vancouver for the Theatre for Living training this August.
Vancouver is (unfortunately) a costly city to find accommodation in, especially in August. We have put together a closed Facebook Group where you can communicate with other out of town trainees to get joint accommodations together (AirBnB, or other housing options you may want). Please let us know if you would like us to add you to this group. Organizing accommodations as early as possible is a good idea. August is peak season in Vancouver!
Below is some information to assist you with making arrangements for your stay.
1. Hostelling International (HI) Downtown*
The hostel is located near the beach and aquatic centre. It is approximately a 25min bus ride to the workshop space.* Prices at all HI locations are subject to change without notice.
2. Hostelling International Central
Hostelling International Central is centrally located on Granville St. in the heart of the entertainment district of downtown Vancouver. This hotel is close to bus routes to the workshop space, and there are many restaurants, shopping, pubs and clubs in the area. However, this part of Granville St. can get very loud on the weekends.
3. Hostelling International Jericho Beach
Hostelling International Jericho Beach is quiet and scenic, across the street from Jericho Beach. Located on Vancouver's west side, this hostel is approximately a 35min bus ride to the workshop space.
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The YWCA offers a variety of rooms from private with bath and TV to dormitory-style. All rooms have a fridge and telephone. Guests have free access to an off-premises gym and pool (15min walk). The YWCA is located just east of the downtown, approximately a 10min bus ride from the workshop space.
733 Beatty Street
Toll free in North America
For the most up-to-date rates: www.ywcahotel.com/rates
YWCA rates vary by season, room type and length of stay. Daily rates begin at $62 (Canadian) per night. They also have discounted rates for students, seniors, YWCA members and weekly stays.
VISA, Mastercard, American Express and Direct Debit accepted.
Vancouver offers a wide selection of hotels and motels that vary dramatically in price. Please visit Supernatural British Columbia (Tourism BC) on the web at www.hellobc.com or call toll free at 1-800-HELLO-BC (1-800-435-5622) for information and reservations.
You can also check out Hostelz.com. The site lists all hostels for free and includes direct contact info for hostels as well as photos and reviews.
For a maps and directions click here!
There are three bus routes that stop at the corner of East Hastings and Hawks:
Eastbound (from downtown - Hastings @ Seymour):
#16 "29th Ave Station"
Bus rates for travel within Vancouver:
$2.75 Adults (1 zone)
Plan your trip by going to http://www.translink.bc.ca or call 604.953.3333.
The Ukrainian Hall does not offer parking, however, street parking is available on both E. Pender St. and Hawks Ave.
* Please note that most major streets in Vancouver do not allow parking between 6:00am - 9:00am and 3:00pm - 6:00pm.
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