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Fall Event: Halloween Opera Workshop with Madame Violetta

We had so much fun with Madame Violetta during her spring opera workshops that we couldn't wait to have her back this fall for a special Halloween event. Her interactive workshops feature live performances of popular selections from musical theater, making opera fun and accessible. No experience is necessary, but any child who enjoys musical theater will particularly love learning interesting history and trivia about operas from around the world. Don't miss your chance to see "the lady in the red dress." Recommended for ages 5 and up. Call or email us to sign up now!

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Photos: Silhouettes with Erik Johnson

We had a great time with visiting silhouette artist Erik Johnson. The kids loved watching him cut out the portraits freehand and seeing the finished product that looked just like them! Check out some of our photos from the event: (click on a thumbnail to enlarge)   [gallery link="file" order="DESC" orderby="ID"]   Sign up for our newsletter (enter email address in the column to the left) and like us on Facebook to be the first to hear about future events.

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Calendar of Events: Fall 2011

Friday, September 30: Third-generation silhouette artist Erik Johnson returns by popular demand to create classic hand-cut keepsakes…a great grandparent gift! Saturday, October 22: Halloween Opera Workshop with Madame Violetta – Opera singer Madame Violetta returns to Torly Kid with some extra spooky song selections, just in time for Halloween. No previous experience is necessary to enjoy her engaging performance and interactive music-based activities. Kids will have the chance to listen to songs from Phantom of the Opera and other popular theater. Monday, October 31: Trick-or-treat! Score some sweets and show off your costume this Halloween during Tribeca’s annual trick-or-treat event. Tuesday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 22: 4th Annual Candy Drive – Torly Kid collects Halloween candy donations to help stock...

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Third-Generation Silhouette Artist Erik Johnson Returning to Torly Kid

Back by popular demand... Erik's family has been creating these timeless keepsakes for more than six decades. Each portrait is an original work of art, cut freehand just by looking at a person's profile to get an exact likeness. These make great gifts, especially for grandparents! Portraits are $25 and duplicates of the same person are $15 each. Framing is available. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this old and rare art form. Secure your preferred time slot by calling (212) 406-7440 or emailing us at torly [at] torlykid [dot] com.

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Silhouette Artist Erik Johnson Visiting Torly Kid Sunday, August 14

Need a gift for the grandparents? Third-generation silhouette artist Erik Johnson will be visiting Torly Kid on Sunday, August 14. 2011. Erik's family has been creating these timeless keepsakes for more than six decades. Each portrait is an original work of art, cut freehand just by looking at a person's profile to get an exact likeness. Portraits are $25 and duplicates of the same person are $15 each. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this old and rare art form. Email torly [at] torlykid [dot] com or call us at (212) 406-7440 to reserve your spot.

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