“26 lettres à danser”: A New Take on Childhood

By Natalie Vilkoff (15 years old) Throwing us back to the days when the world was full of wonder and when life was just a game, 26 lettres à danser directed by Hélène Langevin is an interactive play that is great for all ages. As the four dancers (Ariane Boulet, Joannie Douville, Alexandre Parenteau et Georges-Nicolas Tremblay) … Continue reading “26 lettres à danser”: A New Take on Childhood

Reminisce with “26 lettres à danser”

  By: Maria Bilat (11 years old) I saw 26 lettres à danser and I really liked it. This play made me think about a lot of things and a lot of those things associated with different times in my life. It made me remember some very special moments in my life and also remember … Continue reading Reminisce with “26 lettres à danser”

“26 lettres à danser” More Than Meets the Eye

By Anna Nossik (10 years old) This is a beautiful show, which at first looks like it's just a thing to help little kids learn the letters, but there's more to it… This play resembles a lot the exercises that we do in Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre. It also makes your mind wonder and it's … Continue reading “26 lettres à danser” More Than Meets the Eye

“26 lettres à danser” isn’t just your simple ABC’s

-Benjamin Nossik (10 years old) This is a show to teach kids the alphabet or… is it? At first, you might think it’s just a simple show. Well, it’s not. Just as at Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre we do a lot of exercise that might look a bit weird but they are actually very … Continue reading “26 lettres à danser” isn’t just your simple ABC’s

“26 lettres à danser” is Enjoyable for All Ages

By: Anna Roiter (11 years old) This was a really enjoyable show for all ages. At first, when the actors were enthusiastically interacting with the audience, I felt like it was going to be a child show from 4-8. I still wanted to encourage the actors so I answered their questions and had fun. When … Continue reading “26 lettres à danser” is Enjoyable for All Ages

Madama Butterfly: Review

 Madama Butterfly: Review Brianna McFarlane           Sitting one hundred years from its inaugural premiere at the famed Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly presented by Opera Lyra (OL) returns to Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre here in Ottawa. This is not OL’s first time staging the popular opera, only this … Continue reading Madama Butterfly: Review

Le Projet Pupitre: A Whole Different Sound

 Le Projet Pupitre: A Whole Different Sound                              Natalie Vilkoff Before the play began I thought I knew what I was in for, but boy was I in for a surprise! I think Le Projet Pupitre, directed by Michel Lefebre, is a good play with an original idea and found it quite enjoyable (even though … Continue reading Le Projet Pupitre: A Whole Different Sound

Le Projet Pupitre: A Musical Approach to School

Le Projet Pupitre: A Musical Approach to School Misha Tsirlin (age 12) I had been looking forward to seeing Le Projet Pupitre, directed by Michel Lefebvre, at the National Arts Centre for a couple weeks prior to the actual performance, yet I am sorry to say that I was disappointed with what I saw here. I … Continue reading Le Projet Pupitre: A Musical Approach to School