Please note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person fall programming for our 2020/2021 season. For more information, click here.
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An afternoon workshop, Living Opera provides a half day with opera professionals to provide secondary students viable access points to independently and actively engage in that's evening's performance.
Workshop content is geared to the artistic and production elements in opera they will be seeing. Topics may include choral singing, staging techniques, special effects, or historical context.
OPERA FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
Next season, our Opera for Young Audiences program will return to the Imperial Oil Opera Theatre for a special world premiere production on December 2 and 3, 2020. Click here for details.
STUDENT DRESS REHEARSALS
Please note: All Student Dress Rehearsals have been cancelled for the rest of the 2019/2020 season. For more information about the COC’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, click here.
In consultation with a dedicated classroom teacher, we will aim to create a program suited to your curricular goals and student population. Opportunities to connect with mainstage opera, artists in the classroom, and intensive performance experiences are all a part of the collaboration between the COC and our partner schools.
The 2019/2020 programs are currently in preparation. We may be able to accommodate additional schools with strategies and resources in mind. for paid programs. Otherwise, applications for the 2020/2021 season will be available in March 2020.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LIVING OPERA AND IN-SCHOOL RESIDENCIES:
Contact Maureen Callaghan, School Programs Manager, at [email protected] or by phone at 416-306-2392.
- Discuss your areas of interest, dates, curriculum etc.
- From our list of professional artist educators we will schedule the right person to best meet the needs of your workshop
- Workshop fees vary depending on the content and structure of the program
LIVING OPERA IS PRESENTED BY
Photo credit: Students at Earl Haig Secondary School with COC Music Director, Johannes Debus; photo: COC Staff.