Tag Archive: Ballet

  1. Dance is Magic!

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    Mozart’s Magic Castle is what dreams are made of. It is a Magic Castle filled with engaging, entertaining and educational activities for all ages. Opera Atelier and Casa Loma have teamed up to create an event in which Santa can hang out with his favorite Dragon friend, while a child can be mesmerized by a captivating performance of excerpts from Opera Atelier’s The Magic Flute. An event where you can grab a photo with Tamino and Pamina, or chat with the Queen of the Night in a mystical library. (The Queen is most interested in conversations relating to modern … Read more

  2. Post-performance Workshops

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    At Mozart’s Magical Castle, connect with the dancer, singer or actor within! After seeing what our performers can do with The Magic Flute, attend one of the post-performance Workshops lead by Opera Atelier artist-educators and get creative. These workshops are designed for the whole family – from the toddler who loves to dance to the grandparent who sings in the shower – so everyone who comes out will share in the adventure!

    Olivier Laquerre as Papageno in Opera Atelier’s 2006 production of The Magic Flute. You can see him this spring! Photo by Bruce Zinger.

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  3. Mozart’s Magical Castle – Performances in the Great Hall

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    There’s so much to see and do at Mozart’s Magical Castle this December, I don’t know where to start! We’ve got roaming, interactive characters from The Magic Flute, a Scavenger Hunt for the whole family, and even a Build-A-Dragon station. One of the most exciting events are the 17 days of performances by Opera Atelier artists.

    Meghan Lindsay in Opera Atelier’s fall production Der Freischütz (The Marksman). Photo by Bruce Zinger.

    Performances will span three disciplines: Dance, Music and Drama. Dance performances will feature two of Opera Atelier’s Artists of Atelier Ballet dancers performing choreography from The Magic FluteRead more

  4. Mozart’s Magical Castle

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    Magical Mozart and the kids of Opera Atelier, ready for a month-long adventure! Photo by Bruce Zinger

    This holiday season, Opera Atelier and Casa Loma will partner to create Mozart’s Magical Castle, a month-long installation which will bring Toronto’s castle to life with the sights and sounds of Mozart’s beloved opera The Magic Flute. Running December 1-30, 2012, this unique interactive installation will feature a variety of performances, educational workshops, and creative activities that will expose participants of all ages to the music, dance and story of Mozart’s most famous opera in the magical environment of Casa … Read more

  5. Welcome to period.pieces!

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    New this month, we have re-launched our blog to bring you more: more info, more detail, more perspectives. Not to fret, Marshall will still post with regularity, but between his guest posts you’ll hear from the Opera Atelier staff, creative team, artists and close colleagues. We’ll be bringing you tons of new content to whet your appetite for all our productions and events!

    Welcome to period.pieces

    Here you’ll find information on current productions, behind-the-scenes access to photo shoots and events, and new interviews, albums and videos on everything from how a set is designed to how our team gets ready … Read more