The noon hour is about to improve: the COC’s always-diverse Free Concert Series returns on September 27, opening with a concert by mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo and fellow artists of the COC Ensemble Studio
Anticipate and be tantalized by 3 days of the arts in picturesque Lowville: a young – and altogether welcome – summer tradition that celebrates all of us local artists, everywhere.
Artist Josée Duranleau: “I am often surprised at where the work takes me. My original ideas tend to morph into something quite unexpected, and that strikes me as magical!”
Who better than Ins Choi to curate Soulpepper’s inaugural Tiger Bamboo, a free festival celebrating Asian Heritage Month with theatrical presentations, readings, and cabarets?
Opera-keen youth can take heart: the COC is still accepting Youth Opera Lab applications for Maometto II. But only until April 10.
Entering its 3rd year this summer, the City Youth Academy comes from a long history of youth programming at Soulpepper, which keeps mentorship at its core.
Confession: my children have never seen a Soulpepper production. And my children’s music teacher, the performer Kyla Cook, has compounded my guilt. Originally from PEI, she just moved to Toronto from Montreal . . . and she’s already seen A Christmas Carol. Saturday morning, eyes wide with disbelief, she asked my children, “What do you […]
Claire Morley’s got a sweet gig. As the new Program Manager for the Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series (FCS), she oversees the programming for 70-plus concerts being presented this season. Thanks to her, an estimated 15,000 people will experience the series this year. For free. Morley insists that she can’t take all the credit. […]
Catch award-winning mixed-media artist Josée Duranleau at the Toronto Yoga Conference and Show, where she will be exhibiting 16 originals Buddha-inspired works, including 4 newly-created pieces!
Through the use of stories, theatre allows us to explore different perspectives, encourage sharing and open communication, and identify options for change or action for an individual or a group of people. Theatre provides opportunities for personal transformation, in addition to the important artistic and aesthetic purposes it serves in our society. Drama education recognizes and engages the whole person — emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially. Thus, arts education is essential in the healthy development of young learners as they construct their personal identity, and their place in their community and world — not to mention their repertoire and understanding of arts and culture.