Versailles Gala

VersaillesGala2016BannerThe Versailles Gala is Opera Atelier’s biggest and most lavish annual fundraising event.

Join Toronto’s cultural movers-and-shakers for an evening of performances, dinner, and live and silent auctions.

Funds raised will be used to support Opera Atelier’s international touring, as well as Opera Atelier’s education and outreach programs, which have been offered free of charge since the company’s inception.

About the Event
Photos from the Gala
Gala Committee
Buy Now
Make a Donation
More Information

The Event

Thursday, May 5, 2016
The Shangri-La Hotel
188 University Avenue

Sponsored Tables of 10 can be purchased for $10,000 or $8,000

Tickets $700

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Save the Date

Gala Committee

Are you interested in joining the committee? Put your connections and experience to use for a good cause – call 416.703.3767 x228 today.

Gala Chair: Racheal McCaig

Jane Adams
Patrick Forestell
Dr. Lisa Kellett
Jan Lambert
John MacKinlay
Catherine Roe
Jim Stonehouse

Buy Now

Tickets and tables are on sale now. Sponsored tables are available at $8,000 and $10,000 and tickets are $700. After the event, you will be issued a charitable tax receipt for approximately half of your purchase. To order, call 416.703.3767 x228 or email Monica Calzaretto at

Make a Donation

You can contribute by making a contribution to the silent or live auction, or by donating $10 or more to support our education and outreach initiatives. Donations are a key part of what make this event such a success, and we welcome your contributions. If you are unable to attend, we encourage you to make a donation to ensure the gala’s success.

Click here to download our Donation Form or Auction Donation Form.


Gala Sponsors

Table Sponsors

Treat your clients, colleagues and friends to an evening out at The Shangri-La Hotel by purchasing a sponsored table of ten to the Versailles Gala. We have priced out two levels of support at $10,000 and $8,000.

Table Sponsorship Recognition and Benefits – $10,000 – $8,000

  • One table of ten seats at the gala
  • Ten tickets to our fall production – $10,000 level
  • A guided back-stage tour of the set by OA Artistic Director Marshall Pynkoski for your ten guests – $10,000 level
  • Gift bags for all your table guests (10)
  • Valet parking for your guests (10)
  • A tax receipt for approximately $5,000

Additional Marketing Benefits

  • Listing on all Versailles Gala promotional materials
  • Listing on gala sponsor sign(s) at event
  • Listing in gala program at event (300) Listing on screen at event
  • Listing on Opera Atelier’s website with a click-through (35,000+ unique hits per year)
  • Listing in house programs (22,000)

2016 Table Sponsors:

BMO Financial Group
Burgundy Asset Management
DLK on Avenue (Sponsored Table at $10,000)
Hampton Securities
William & Jan Lambert
Connie Leon
Slainté and Racheal McCaig Photography
Katalin Schäfer
Staff Your Event
James H. Stonehouse
Marshall Pynkoski & Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg

More Information

For sponsorship opportunities and all other inquiries, please contact Monica Calzaretto at or 416.703.3767 x228.

Previous Galas

Click here for information about our 2015 Versailles Gala.

Click here for information about our 2014 Versailles Gala.

Click here for information about our 2013 Versailles Gala.

Top Banner: Der Freischütz (The Marksman) Krešimir Špicer, Meghan Lindsay and Artists of Atelier Ballet.
Photo Credit: Bruce Zinger 2013.