We’ve created BPAC at Home to bring performances, in video and audio forms, as well as interactive education and enrichment, directly to you. Find programming, downloads and activities below.
Watch a world-class musical, experience symphony orchestra, have celebrities read books to you… all from the comfort of your home.
Burlington Symphony Orchestra
Pianist Catherine Wilson, soloist during the Burlington Symphony Orchestra (formerly Symphony on the Bay) Season Finale. Conductor Claudio Vena.
Burlington Student Theatre
We eagerly await Burlington Student Theatre’s return to BPAC. Since 1978, Student Theatre has given children and youth the chance to participate in a range of performing arts opportunities. This September, see the full performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie, featuring the BST Senior Cast – a classic musical based on the 1967 film starring Julie Andrews.
Hear a Sonnet a Day
Sir Patrick Stewart reads a sonnet a day. Just follow him on Instagram @sirpatstew
'Go' to the Theatre
Watch free, full-length plays every Thursday from the National Theatre, UK library.
Learn, Do and Explore!
Educational entertainment, activities and downloads for your kids and students.
HDSB Community Partners - BPAC ED, Tammy
In this Halton District School Board Experiential Learning – Pathways to Success interview, get to know Tammy, Executive Director of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, her career journey and connections to a number of subjects students study in highschool.
HDSB Community Partners - Events Coordinator, Heather
In this Halton District School Board Experiential Learning – Pathways to Success interview, get to know Heather, Events Coordinator at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre.
HDSB Community Partners - Professional Musician, Kevin
In this Halton District School Board Experiential Learning – Pathways to Success interview, get to know Kevin, a professional musician, and how the work that he does day to day connects to what students study in their music classes.
Learn about LIVELab
Housed on campus, the LIVELab (Large Interactive Virtual Environment Laboratory) is part of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind and is the world’s only combination performance hall and research centre. They bring together scientists, musicians, engineers, and artists to explore scientific questions about how engagement in the performing arts affects our brain, our behaviour, and our health.
Stay focused with some bustle in the background or listen to some interesting podcasts.
Under the Influence from CBC Radio
Under the influence gives listeners a rare backstage pass into the hallways, boardrooms and recording studios of the ad industry. Join host and adman Terry O’Reilly for fascinating (and humorous) stories that connect the dots between pop culture, marketing and human nature.
Talk for Two
In-depth conversation with some of the greatest minds in entertainment. Actors, writers, musicians, comedians, and more sit down with Matt Bailey on The #1 Performing Arts Podcast.
The Sound of Colleagues
If you feel your home office is getting too quiet and you need some bustle in the background to stay focused, The Sound of Colleagues has got your back.
Listen to Mozart’s Complete Works
5 hours and 11 minutes of pure Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart concert arias.
Listen to Classics for Free
For as long as schools are closed, Audible is open. Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Go behind the scenes with in-depth reads about artists, productions and more.
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre remains closed as per the Ontario Government directive to protect against COVID-19. Staff are currently working remotely. We are doing our best to ensure we…
It is a challenging time for the performing artists we love and support, but Canadian quartet The Dreamboats are doing what they know best: sharing their love of music to…