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Theatre for Living's Annual 2020 Training Workshop Information

Level ONE:
Saturday, July 11 to Thursday, July 16, 2020
Level TWO:
Sunday, July 19 to Friday, July 24, 2020
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.

Organizing accommodations as early as possible is a good idea. August is peak season in Vancouver! I have access to a VERY limited number of Theatre for Living Training alumni who may be willing to open up their apartments for TfL Trainees coming from long distances. If you need this, please contact me at:

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.

1114 Burnaby Street
Toll free: 1.778.328.2220 1.866.762.4122
See HI Vancouver website
for the other current room rates.


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.

1025 Granville Street
Toll free: 1.778.328.2220 1.866.762.4122

See HI Vancouver website
for the most current room rates.


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.

1515 Discovery Street
Toll free: 1.778.328.2220 1.866.762.4122
See HI Vancouver website
for the most current room rates.


4. Airbnb

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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:

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 or call toll free at 1-800-HELLO-BC (1-800-435-5622) for information and reservations.

You can also check out 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!


By Bus
There are three bus routes that stop at the corner of East Hastings and Hawks:

Eastbound (from downtown - Hastings @ Seymour):

#14 "Hastings"
#16 "29th Ave Station"
#20 "Victoria"

Bus rates for travel within Vancouver:
$2.75 Adults (1 zone)

Plan your trip by going to 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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