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Theatre for Living's August 2017 Training Workshop Information


Level ONE:
Saturday, July 22 to Thursday, July 27, 2017
Level TWO:
Sunday, July 30 to Friday, August 04, 2017
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

Greetings!

Thank you for coming to Vancouver for the Theatre for Living training this August.

We've compiled this information to assist you with making arrangements for your stay. As Vancouver is a popular tourist destination, we advise you to confirm your accommodations as soon as possible.

 

1. Hostelling International (HI) Downtown
www.hihostels.ca

Theatre for Living has reserved 4 male dorm beds and 4 female dorm beds on a first come-first served basis at the Hostelling International Downtown (see more info below). Any unreserved beds will be released 14 days prior to the arrival date, so book early! (July 7 for Level 1 and July 15 for Level 2). A shared room holds four people.

Send us an email so we can provide you with a special promo code for your stay in these reserved dorm beds at: outreach@theatreforliving.com

Private rooms are also available and hold 1 to 2 people. All rooms share the bathrooms/kitchens/common leisure areas. 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. Private room rates are available upon request and must be reserved directly with the hostel at the numbers above.

1114 Burnaby Street
604.684.4565
Toll free: 1.778.328.2220 1.866.762.4122
email: groups.res@hihostels.ca
See HI Vancouver website
for the other current room rates.
 

 

2. Hostelling International Central
www.hihostels.ca

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
604.685.5335
Toll free: 1.778.328.2220 1.866.762.4122

email: vancouver.central@hihostels.ca
See HI Vancouver website
for the most current room rates.

 

3. Hostelling International Jericho Beach
www.hihostels.ca

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
604.224.3208
Toll free: 1.778.328.2220 1.866.762.4122
email: vancouver.jericho@hihostels.ca
See HI Vancouver website
for the most current room rates.

 

4. Airbnb
www.airbnb.ca

Based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list and book accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone.

 

5. YWCA
www.ywcahotel.com

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
604.895.5830
Toll free in North America
1.800.663.1424
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.

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GETTING THERE

 

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 http://www.translink.bc.ca or call 604.953.3333.

Parking
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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