"There is nothing like Patria in the history of Canadian musical theatre, either in ambition, scope or mythmaking potency"
William Littler, Toronto Star September 16, 2002
AUGUST 10 & 11, 2013
There will be very limited space for this unique theatrical experience. Admission by donation for those chosen to attend. For a chance to receive an invitation to attend, send an email telling us why you think you should experience Asterion.
Are you an actor wishing to explore a unique form of theatre? Auditions to be hired for the performance will be held as part of the workshop process so sign up now (The workshops are also open to the public but the workshop fee will be waived for those auditioning to participate Aug 10 & 11).
A S T E R I O N
The Asterion Lecture
(a talk given by Jerrard at the TransCanada Institute - University of Guelph)
The Patria Board
PRESIDENT: BARRY KARP
VICE PRESIDENT: WAYNE VAN DE GRAAFF
SECRETARY: BRETT SCOTT
TREASURER: CHUCK SHENKMAN
board member JOHN READ
Ottawa Citizen photo by Patrick Doyle
Join Patria now!
40 years, [Murray Schafer] has been writing a huge cycle of 12 music-theater
works, collectively titled "Patria." Larger than Wagner's
"Ring" cycle or Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Licht,"
this cycle challenges the boundaries of both music and theater.
Colin Eatock New York
Times August 27, 2005
The most wildly imaginative and physically
ambitious series of music theatre works in the history of the Canadian
Littler, Toronto Star
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