La Bohème

— A national tour of opera at bars across Canada


— The operatic world premiere

Our 10th Anniversary Season

— Let's party!


— Miriam Khalil at Koerner Hall in Golijov's masterpiece

Figaro's Wedding

— Something borrowed. Something Mozart.


Against the Grain Theatre is an award-winning Canadian opera collective that presents classical music in innovative ways and in unusual venues.

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"One of the most exciting companies in the country."

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"Opera needs exciting productions like
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− Maclean’s
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Against the Grain Theatre hires Robin Whiffen as the company’s first Executive Director

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Against the Grain Theatre’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Robin Whiffen will become the organization’s first executive director, effective September 16, 2019. TORONTO — An arts administrator…


Against the Grain 19/20 Season Press Release

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Against the Grain celebrates 10 seasons of edgy, visionary opera. Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) presents its most ambitious season to date.  The season begins with a national tour of La…


Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup

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Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup is a new opera written by celebrated composer Michelle DiBucci and award-winning Canadian librettist Royce Vavrek, this opera will be a journey into a young woman’s world…


Come work with us!

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Executive Director Date Posted: Jul 01, 2019 Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2019 Start Date: Sep 01, 2019 Salary Range: 40K – 60K Province: Ontario Region: Metro Toronto Area City: Toronto Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets,…