latest news

may 2016

germany - L’amour des trois oranges

teiya returns to the Aalto-Musiktheater in Essen, Germany to sing the final two performances of Prokofiev’s L’amour des trois oranges for this season!

Click here to watch a video trailer of the show!

toronto - Mayworks

teiya will model for local and international in queer designers and artists clothing and attire in the fashion show “Superbutch” on May 14 at the Great Hall in Toronto. A panel discussion will kick off the event at 6pm and discuss what it means to be butch in this time. Live music and fashion show from 830-10pm, with a dance party to follow. This event is part of Mayworks - Festival of Working People and the Arts. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Click here for the Facebook event regarding RUSH TICKETS.

st. catharines

On Saturday May 7, the Vetere Studio presents Sogni d’Italia / Dreams of Italy: A Benefit Concert, for participants of the 2016 Operavsision Acadmey, to take place this summer in Busseto, Italy, the home of renowned composer Giuseppe Verdi and the Museo Renata Tebaldi. Two performances will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church (53 Church St, St. Catherines, ON) at 2pm and 7pm. Call 289-213-5626 for tickets or purchase at the door.

march 2016

toronto - RAW

teiya has the immense pleasure to collaborate with RAW Raging Asian Women Taiko Drummers in their annual concert Crooked Lines: Stories Inbetween at the Betty Oliphant Theatre March 11, 12, & 13. Collaborations will also include the work of composer, flue-player and taiko drummer, Heidi Chan. For more information, please go to their official website here:

january - april 2016

toronto - Theatre Gargantua

From January to April teiya will participate in Theatre Gargantua’s semi-annual Emerging Artist Roundtable Discussions where she will have the opportuntity to engage with core members of Theatre Gargantua, including Artistic Director Jacquie P.A. Thomas, and other members of the professional community to gain insights and develop relationships that will help bridge formal training with entering the profession.

november 2015 -- january 2016

germany - Prokofiev

teiya returns to the Aalto-Musiktheater in Essen, Germany to debut the role of Fata Morgana in their premier production of Prokofiev’s L’amour des trois oranges. Performances continue through the winter, culminating with two more in the late springtime. For more details go to the calendar page.

july 2015


teiya partcipates in the inaugural Operavision Academy - L’accademia Millo-Vetere in Urbania, Italy from July 18 to August 9. She will participate in masterclasses with Maestro Sir Richard Bonynge! Her travel has been sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.



Act II, Sc. 2 L’amour des trois Oranges. (L-R) Teiya Kasahara as Fata Morgana, A.Kludzuweit, A.d.Ridder, H.Trinsinger. Photo by Thilo Beu.