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Opera: The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

Based on Margaret Atwood’s Novel Composed by Poul Ruders, Libretto by Paul Bentley
Workshop showing of Daniel Schlosberg’s new arrangement

Don’t miss this exceptional chance to see the first workshop presentation of this seminal Canadian dystopian classic about a woman’s struggles in a totalitarian society, in a new chamber version commissioned by Banff Centre. Witness the early stages of an opera production before it premieres on stages near and far in the coming years.

Wardrobe Practicum Open House

Join us in celebrating the Wardrobe Practicums at this open house showcase of their work. Come meet the cohort of emerging wardrobe professionals, tour the shop, and see what this talented group has been creating over the past four weeks.

This event takes place pre-opera in the Wardrobe Shop, located at the back of the Theatre Complex near The Club. Don't miss this opportunity to witness the craftsmanship and creativity of our wardrobe practicum participants. We hope to see you there!

Date: Saturday, June 15th
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Wardrobe Shop, Back of Theatre Complex near The Club

Banff Centre is grateful to the following supporters for making this program possible: David Spencer Emerging Vocalists Endowment, the Yolande Freeze Master Artists in Music Fund, the Music in PyeongChang and Banff Centre Partnership as well as the Government of Alberta, the Government of Canada, and the Canada Council for the Arts.