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We produce modern-day operatic performances that represent and connect the diverse communities, peoples, storytelling media and voices unique to our home-city. Our mission?

To change the world, one opera at a time.

We are committed to and advocate for equity, diversity, social and artistic innovation,

artistic excellence, interdisciplinary art-making, risk-taking, cross-sector collaboration. 

But what is opera? Or more importantly: what is opera today? 


At re:Naissance, when we talk about opera, we are talking about an immersive and intimate form of storytelling: one that combines movement and gesture with sound, speech and song to transport audiences to new worlds; we are talking about stories that connect the past with the present; we are talking about characters you can relate to; we are talking about singing you can feel in your bones; we are talking about a dynamic and collaborative art form that brings together artists and audiences from various walks of life to tell their unique stories.

Join us for a performance and let us introduce you to the new world of opera.