AtG Summer Intensive

—Train with us (Apply by May 25)


— A baroque burlesque descent into hell, July 12 & 14 (Banff)

Opera Pub

— Returning October 4, 2018


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

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

− The Charlebois Post

"Opera needs exciting productions like
#UncleJohn … The directness is electric."

− Maclean’s
Music Director Topher Mokrzewski in rehearsal with Miriam Khalil for AtG's BOUND, photo Darryl Block

Just announced: Against the Grain Summer Intensive

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"A professional and educational summer training program for today’s musician." This exclusive professional summer training program (running over August 13–19, 2018 in downtown Toronto, Canada) is tailor-made to individual singers’...
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Your tickets to Orphée⁺ 🔥 What You Need to Know

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Your visit to The Underworld Doors open at 7:30pm. Orphée⁺ begins at 8pm, and is under 2 hours long (including one 20-minute intermission). Please allow yourself time to pass through...
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Orphée⁺ — An email conversation with Marcy Richardson

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Curious about Orphée⁺ , our contemporary re-imagining of the Gluck baroque opera? Joel Ivany knows you, and our cast, have a lot of questions about our ambitious undertaking (electric instruments! baroque dancers! aerial artistry! a...

 AtG wants you to join us in hell: Orphée⁺ 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 23 February, 2018 Against the Grain Theatre presents an electronic, baroque burlesque descent into hell Against the Grain Theatre’s fervour for pushing the boundaries of opera and art…