This is what growth looks like

Hannah Piercey (Baker’s Wife) & Roland Kessler (Baker), Opera Laurier, Into the Woods 2024 (photo by @kaelaboschcaptures) I don’t often single out individual students in this column, but every now and again, it’s important to acknowledge...

ImPerfect As We Are

The Court of Last Resort, Little Women 2023 (photo by Kaela Bosch @kaelaboschcaptures) from l-r Grace Ronan, MacKenzie Sechi, Keiko Larocque and Katrina Elms (Xander Bechard hidden!) Our Little Women opened, ran, and closed last weekend. It was a triumph for everyone...

Power Women

Power Women–taken at Little Women dress rehearsal, March 8, 2023 (l-r Kira Omelchenko, Kimberly Barber, Kate Carver, Dana Fradkin) In honour of International Women’s Day, I bring you: Power Women. At Opera Laurier, I have built a reputation for hiring...

Community of Care

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Opera Laurier (@operalaurier) This past weekend, the students in our opera courses had their culminating performances of select scenes from several operas. They worked intensely with me and my colleagues all term on this,...

Becoming

Moon Shot (sourced on Snappa, November 2022) This week was a full moon. A time of fruition, expanding, harvesting. The week was also incredibly intense with many projects coming close to being, for students and faculty alike. Because there was also a lunar eclipse on...