Craig Ashton – A Collingwood Christmas
Please join Collingwood tenor Craig Ashton with special guest soprano Rebecca Poff for a special evening
In Support of Events for Life. “Providing individuals with special needs the opportunity to achieve their goals one step at a time”.
Craig’s professional operatic career started when he was twenty-four years of age. A finalist in the Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) Young Mozart Singers’ Competition he was accepted into the prestigious COC Ensemble Studio under the direction and guidance of Richard Bradshaw. Craig has performed leading roles in eminent productions by the COC, Toronto Opera in Concert, Toronto Operetta Theatre, The Banff Festival, Edmonton Opera and Vancouver Opera, to name a few. In musical theatre his greatest triumphs are The Gondoliers at the Stratford Festival, and Hal Prince’s The Phantom of the Opera and Show Boat. He was also a member of the original Canadian Tenors. Locally, Craig has received acclaim for his production of From Opera to Broadway at the Historic Gayety Theatre and Meaford Hall, A Collingwood Christmas at The Historic Gayety Theatre and Opera Under The Stars at Blue Mountain Village’s Peak to Shore Music Festival.
Tickets at www.gayetytheatre.com