YOUTH OPERA LAB

Youth Opera Labs are FREE events for teens and young adults ages 16 to 24. They take place at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. No previous experience with opera is necessary. Participants are selected based on the interest and relevance demonstrated in their online application. Click the panels below to explore this season's Labs.

NOTE BY NOTE - FEBRUARY 2, 2018

THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Lab

Friday, February 2, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Facilitator - Chris Thornborrow

Chris Thornborrow is a composer of concert music, film score and opera. His music has been described as "complex and clear, with subtle playfulness," and has received a number of awards including the Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music, multiple SOCAN Awards for Young Audio Visual Composers, and the Toronto Emerging Composers Award Honourable Mention. 

The Dress Rehearsal

Participate in the lab and you’ll receive two FREE tickets to the dress rehearsal of The Abduction from the Seraglio.
Saturday, February 3, 2018 

Registration for this Youth Opera Lab begins January 19, 2018.

REGISTER NOW! 


Youth Opera Lab participants, 2016. Photo Credit: COC

BEHIND THE SCENES - APRIL 10, 2018

THE NIGHTINGALE AND OTHER SHORT FABLES
Igor Stravinsky

The Lab

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Puppetry workshop with Noam Markus! 

Noam has extensive performing and teaching experience in physical theatre,  mime, creative movement, mask, improvisation and clown. A graduate of the School of Physical Theater  (Jacques Lecoq training),  he has performed and taught around the world with many directors and companies as Robert Lepage, The Canadian Opera Company, Act 3 international (Singapore), Toronto District School Board and the University of Toronto.

The Dress Rehearsal

Participate in the lab and you’ll receive two FREE tickets to the dress rehearsal of The Nightingale and Other Short Fables.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 

Registration for this Youth Opera Lab begins March 27, 2018.


Youth Opera Lab participants, 2016. Photo Credit: COC


Youth Opera Lab, 2014. Video: COC


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