Category: Performing Arts

Gerard Gauci: An Operatic Mind

Toronto artist Gerard Gauci is widely known in Canada as a painter and set designer, especially for his still life paintings.  A 1982 graduate of  the Ontario College of Art and Design, he began his career as an illustrator and became a full-time painter in 1998. He has […]

National Ballet: The Tutu Project

Costume designer Alex Gilbert created this tutu out of treated paper bags, in the mode of  The Paper Bag Princess, the beloved children’s tale by Canadian storyteller Robert Munsch. It’s one of 60 made by artists, designers and the community for The Tutu Project, a celebration of the […]

The Art of The Puppet

Recognized as one of Canada’s foremost theatre artists, Ronnie Burkett has been credited with creating some of the world’s most elaborate and provocative puppetry. The artistry that has led to worldwide acclaim is front and centre in his current show, Penny Plain, opening soon in Ottawa on its […]