BMO Financial Group Student
Dress Rehearsals

Experience the final rehearsal process of opera for as little as $15 per ticket!

Grades: Suitability varies, please see below for recommended grades 
Tickets and Information: Contact Group Sales at 416-306-2356
Please note: Group rates to regular mainstage performances are also available.

Accompanying study guides will be available this fall.


Though the BMO Financial Group Student Dress Rehearsals cater to school groups, a limited number of individual tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. on the day of a dress rehearsal (5 p.m. if the dress rehearsal lands on a Sunday). Individual Student Rush Tickets to the dress rehearsals cost $15 each and are available to full-time students with a valid student card and photo ID. Tickets can be purchased in person only at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Box Office, 145 Queen St. W., are subject to availability and are limited to one (1) rush ticket per person.

Individuals Student Rush Tickets are available for dress rehearsals only. Availability of tickets may fluctuate per dress rehearsal. All rush ticket sales are final and cannot be refunded, exchanged or replaced.

LA BOHÈME – October 1, 2013

La Bohème by Puccini – Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

A brilliant young cast of Bohemians takes us on an unforgettable coming-of-age journey in Puccini's glorious masterpiece.

Suitable for: Grade 4 – Post-Secondary

PETER GRIMES – October 2, 2013

Peter Grimes by Britten – Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Benjamin Britten earned his reputation – and wrote arguably the best opera of the 20th century – with this gripping psychological study of a village by the sea. 

Suitable for: Grade 7 – Post-Secondary

COSÌ FAN TUTTE – January 16, 2014

Così fan tutte by Mozart –Thursday, January 16, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Although it is full of farce and folly, Così plumbs the depths of human emotion in its depiction of the intimate pleasures and struggles of fidelity and illicit love.

Suitable for: Grade 6 – Post-Secondary

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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA – January 30, 2014

Un ballo in maschera by Verdi – Thursday, January 30, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

A tale of forbidden passion between two lovers embroiled in political intrigue beyond their control. This production is set in the American south of the 1960s, with its undertones of Kennedy-era tensions, assassinations, and power plays. 

Suitable for: Grade 7 – Post-Secondary

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HERCULES – April 3, 2014

Hercules by Handel – Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7 p.m.

Director Peter Sellers propels the incendiary ancient myth of Hercules into the modern day, creating a healing work in which the untold horrors of war and the unspoken complications of reunion find their voice.

Suitable for: Grade 9 – Post-Secondary

ROBERTO DEVEREUX – April 21, 2014

Roberto Devereux by Donizetti – Monday, April 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Donizetti's showstopping melodies and sumptuous period costumes bring the intrigue of the Elizabethan court to life within a Shakespearean, Globe Theatre-inspired setting.

Suitable for: Grade 7 – Post-Secondary

DON QUICHOTTE – May 7, 2014

Don Quichotte by Massenet – Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

A romantic French take on Spain's greatest literary hero. In this enchanting production, characters spring out of giant leather-bound storybooks as windmills are fashioned from oversized quills. 

Suitable for: Grade 4 – Post-Secondary

Students at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Photo Credit: COC © 2010

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