MOTUS O leads a dance through Wonderland at Toronto Music Garden|
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Parks and Recreation Division - Dance company MOTUS O will take youngsters into
the topsy-turvy world of Lewis Carroll's stories when they perform Alice in the
Toronto Music Garden on Tuesday, June 20. The two performances, at 10:30 a.m.
and 12:30 p.m., are part of this month's special programming for schools
through the Toronto Music Garden's Ontario 2000 Summer Program. The schools
program is a presentation of Toronto Parks and Recreation and Learning Through
the Arts TM, a program of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
More than 1,000 students from schools in Toronto, Windsor, Exeter, Peterborough
and Orillia will take part in the Ontario 2000 Schools Program in the Toronto
Music Garden. The Schools Program and this summer's public programming in the
Toronto Music Garden are made possible by funding from Ontario 2000 and the
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation. The public program,
which runs from now until September 27, features a special millennium
celebration of free concerts, garden tours, storytelling and dance performances.
Information about the Toronto Music Garden and the Ontario 2000 Toronto Music
Garden Summer Program is available at Access Toronto offices at City Hall,
Metro Hall, and civic centres, as well as from Toronto libraries and community
centres, and Ontario Travel Information offices. Members of the public are also
invited to call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338, or to visit the City of Toronto
Web site at http://www.city.toronto.on.ca/parks.
The Toronto Music Garden, located at 475 Queen's Quay West, between Bathurst
Street and Spadina Avenue, was officially opened in June 1999 and has won wide
acclaim for its unique design and concept.