— November 19–21 at The Great Hall

Opera Pub

— Next event: October 4


— April 2019


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

What does opera in the age of Trumpism look like? #AtGBOUND

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 18 October, 2018 Kevin Lau’s newly commissioned opera BOUND v. 2 in concert performance with Toronto’s acclaimed indie opera company Against the Grain Theatre TORONTO – Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) has matched one… (1)

Against the Grain Theatre goes CanCon for pivotal 9th season

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 25 September 2018 AtG presents Handel revisited through a contemporary Canadian lens, and Kopernikus by Canadian composer Claude Vivier TORONTO – Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) enters in its ninth…

Against the Grain Theatre Summer Intensive Miriam Khalil, Joel Ivany, Topher Mokzrewski, Photo: Darryl Block


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Back for it’s 9th season, Against the Grain is hosting auditions seeking artists (singers & instrumentalists) from our local scene for our upcoming projects. We are hosting two days of auditions:…


New Sponsor for 2018/19 Season!

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We’re very excited to announce that Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery is our newest sponsor for our 2018/19 season. Be sure to stop by and celebrate with us.  We will be toasting…