‘The Toybox’ a circus opera for children
Instrumentation | 1 x mezzo soprano (trained in circus opera), 2 x sopranos (trained in circus opera), 1 x countertenor (trained in circus opera) & string orchestra or solo piano
Duration | 15 minutes (approx.)
‘The Toybox’ is a children’s theatre piece composed & written by Chloe Charody for the students at her Circus Opera Academy in Berlin.
Professional opera singers sing and perform tricks on trapeze and aerial lyra, epitomising the revolutionary genre of Circus Opera that Charody as been developing over the last 4 years.
Stuck in a Toybox with no escape, the toys dream of what they would become if they were to be set free!
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