March Break is almost here! With the kids off from school for a week, it can be hard to find activities for the whole family to enjoy (while still maintaining a budget). Have no fear, the Canadian Opera Company is here to provide you with some fun, family-friendly options to help make this March Break a breathtaking one (without breaking the bank).
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The Canadian Opera Company’s Education and Outreach team has had the honour and pleasure of collaborating and connecting with thousands of young people through its opera programs for students, children, youth, and their families. There is no greater moment of pride than when a former participant reconnects and shares with us their current interests and achievements and conveys the positive impact a COC program had on their life.
A few weeks ago the COC Education team received a heartwarming update from a parent of a former participant of the COC’s After School Opera Program (ASOP) that her son Nassir had landed the lead role in his school’s upcoming production of High School Musical. Today we take a look back at how Nassir’s experience in the After School Opera Program helped him make the leap from a COC rehearsal room to the school stage.
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Take a close-up look behind the scenes and into the wardrobe with the costumes from our production of Semele, designed by internationally renowned fashion and costume designer Han Feng. Catch Semele in New York City when the COC presents it at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from March 4-10, 2015!
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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001