A Little Princess

Written by Jamie Dunsdon, Adapted from the Novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett

About The Play

A Little Princess

Written by Jamie Dunsdon, Adapted from the Novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Sara Crewe’s imagination has always been her greatest power.  Now, Sara’s ability to enchant the world around her with stories and mystery are put to the test when she is enrolled at Ms. Minchin’s Boarding School for girls.  How can Sara’s magic survive in a place so sad and dark?

A Little Princess brings the magic of imagination to life in this adaptation of one of the most celebrated children’s novels of all time.

Cast and Crew

Chloe "Reese" Arsenault

Chloe "Reese" Arsenault

Actor (Sara Crewe)

Reese has been acting for over 10 years and so far CYPT has been their favorite theatre company to work with! Real boi will be…

Matthew Denittis

Matthew Denittis

Actor (Captain Crewe)

Matthew is incredibly excited to play Hiram Otis in CYPT’s upcoming production of THE CANTERVILLE GHOST! He cannot wait to work on an Oscar Wilde…

Annika Keatley

Annika Keatley

Actor (Miss Minchin)

Annika is extremely excited to act again with CYPT. She is in 10th grade at Aberhart High School. You may find her eating a grilled…

Aleigha Dekort

Aleigha Dekort

Actor (Ermengarde)

Aleigha Dekort is 12 Years old and going into grade 8. She is an honour roll student and has discovered her passion for the theatre.…

Sylvana Camacho

Sylvana Camacho

Actor (Becky)

Sylvana is going into grade seven. She has two sisters and loves her dog, Leo. Sylvana has always loved the idea of acting. She has…

Adeife Adekanmbi

Adeife Adekanmbi

Actor (Lottie)

Adeife is a goofy 9-year old, going to grade 4. She loves to sing, write her own stories and watch cooking shows. When she's not…

Naomi Krahn

Naomi Krahn

Actor (Lavinia)

Kaomi Nrahn, a primitive species of worm, not to be confused with its descendant, Naomi Krahn. Kaomi Nrahn acted much the same as their modern…

Elizabeth McDonald

Elizabeth McDonald

Actor (Jessie)

Liz is thrilled to be performing this year with CYPT. They are 13 and in the 8th grade. They have always enjoyed acting and have…

Alexandria Lee

Alexandria Lee

Actor (Princess Sita and Actress)

Alexandria is going to be a grade 10 student at Notre Dame High School in the upcoming fall. She has 7 years of vocal training,…

Maya Dixon

Maya Dixon

Actor (Amelia Minchin)

Back for their 7th show with CYPT, Maya is 13 and will be starting grade 8 in September. You may have previously seen them in:…

Erwin Afshar

Erwin Afshar

Actor (Fahim and Rama)

 Erwin Afshar looks forward to expressing his passion in this performance! He is in grade 10, and although he’s fairly new to the acting industry,…

Izyan Ali

Izyan Ali

Actor (Ram Dass and Ravana)

Izyan, or Izy, is in grade 11 and is involved in all kinds of art. He plays the Alto Saxophone, is an avid photographer, painter,…

Patrick Martin

Patrick Martin

Actor (Monsieur Daforge)

Patrick Martin has been in three shows, in 2020, THE BELFREY HOUSE, (School Production)  and FRIENDS OF MINE & THE TUESDAY CREW (CYPT) and PURLOIN:…

Viktor Clayton

Viktor Clayton

Actor (Beggar Boy and Monkey Wrangler)

Viktor Clayton has always been passionate about acting and the arts. He has 4 years of acting experience and has enjoyed every second of it.…

Aurora Howlett

Aurora Howlett

Actor (Baker, Nurse, Queen)

Aurora Howlett is 15 years old and is super excited to be ASMing her first show! Aurora has been in two plays with CYPT, “STOP”…

Maëlle Duke

Maëlle Duke

Actor (School Girl Ensemble)

Maëlle has just finished fourth grade, and is excited to be in her first public stage production. She has been performing in CYPT classes for…

Tory Rothstein

Tory Rothstein

Actor (School Girl Ensemble)

Tory is in grade 5 and is ten years old. She will be in the upcoming TV season of JOE PICKETT and has been taking…

Sara Alvarado

Sara Alvarado

Actor (School Girl Ensemble)

Sara is going to grade 6 at FFCA, and when she’s not acting, she is training with her rhythmic gymnastics club. Sara has appeared in other…

Lily Gallivan

Lily Gallivan

Actor (School Girl Ensemble)

Lily is heading into grade six and when she is not acting Lily enjoys baking, drawing, rock climbing, singing and listening to Broadway music, and…

Taylor Marsden

Taylor Marsden

Assistant Stage Manager

Taylor Marsden is possibly alive or possibly cheese. One can never know. Taylor is now in tenth grade and enjoys theatre and the lego batman…

Jamie Dunsdon

Jamie Dunsdon

Director

Jamie is the Artistic Producer of CYPT, as well as a frequent director, designer, playwright, and props builder.  Jamie is also the Artistic Director of…

Ajay Badoni

Ajay Badoni

Lighting Design

Ajay Badoni has been working with CYPT for over 8 year now as a lighting designer, technician, technical director, and mentor and is proud to…

Meredith Johnson

Meredith Johnson

Stage Manager

Amanda Storwick

Amanda Storwick

Costume Design

Amanda first began working with CYPT at the age of five when attending her first ever drama summer camp! She has since fallen in love…

Ben Gaudet

Ben Gaudet

Sound Design

Ben Gaudet is a CYPT alumni and an emerging theatre artist in Calgary, having been involved with a number of projects here including A Play…