Since 2015, Penny & Pound Theatre Productions has been Cambridge, Ontario's
premiere theatre company for youth and young adults. Founded by local theatre veterans Lori Robinson Distel and Corina Dunn who saw a need for a creative outlet for the Tri-City's talented young artists, Penny & Pound's mission is the break down the barriers and toxicity often related to the theatrical arts. Penny & Pound offers aspiring performers a learn-by-experiencing setting, producing professional-calibre productions cast entirely with young, local performers. With a curriculum based in self-love and rewarding work, Penny & Pound Theatre Productions is a safe and inclusive environment for young people of all backgrounds!
WHAT ACTORS SAY
P&P Actor (2023-)
I have never worked with better directors/stage managers or felt as safe as I do at Penny & Pound.
As a cast or crew member with Penny & Pound, you can expect a high quality, engaging. challenging, and meaningful theatre experience. Penny & Pound is youth theatre at its finest.
P&P Actor (2017-)
P&P Actor (2022-)
My time with Penny & Pound has been wonderful. This company has really done a lot in way of my confidence in my singing as well as improving my craft as a performer!
WHAT AUDIENCES SAY
JENNIFER M. via FACEBOOK
Curiouser: A New Musical
I loved it so much I watched it twice! This show really spoke to me. This production helps people (especially neurodivergent individuals feel they are not alone and sends them home with a message of hope: "Never give up on your dreams."
TINA L. via FACEBOOK
A Nightingale Sang
This production was incredibly powerful and profound. The quality of actors, music and message extended typical community theatre. It struck the very heartstrings of all who experienced this labour of love.
Amazing actors and actresses! A+ staging and lights. An overall awesome production!