Auditions &

Carmen, 2012


Supernumeraries for Das Rheingold

Pacific Opera Victoria requires supers for roles as dwarves in the October 2014 production of Das Rheingold. Candidates may be adults or youths (12 years of older), and need to be under 5 feet, 6 inches in height.

Please email or call Christina at 250.382.1641.


Répétiteur and Music Administrator

Full Time position, beginning Fall 2014 (negotiable)

Job Description

The Répétiteur and Music Administrator is responsible to the Director of Artistic Administration and will collaborate on the development of programs for the company's new Opera Centre, including the expansion of artist training programs, education and outreach programs, community collaborations, recital and second stage performances. S/he will plan, execute and coordinate these artistic activities, and will act as an accompanist and coach for many of these programs.

Reporting directly to the Director of Artistic Administration within the general purview of the Artistic Director, s/he will act as a Répétiteur for opera rehearsals, in association with supplemental accompanists, and contribute to the musical preparation of the Pacific Opera chorus. S/he will provide music administration for the opera season, including the planning of local and national audition tours, and coordination of vocal and orchestral materials. S/he will act as an integral part of the artistic and administrative teams, responsible for the effective delivery of programs, and additional support as required.


The ideal candidate will have an advanced level of piano playing, experience in vocal accompaniment and playing for opera productions. Knowledge of operatic repertoire and a good understanding of voices are required. The candidate will possess strong collaborative, organizational and time-management skills, a sense of humour, and a desire to work with an innovative company in a dynamic team environment.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Please submit letter, resume and references electronically by September 30, 2014 to:
Ian Rye, Director of Artistic Administration

Posted August 28, 2014




Pacific Opera Victoria welcomes inquiries from artists interested in auditioning for Solo Roles, our Young Artist Program, our Resident Artist Program, or for a place in the POV Chorus.

Applicants are invited to submit a headshot and CV to

Received materials will be filed and applicants will be notified by e-mail if they are granted an audition.


Pacific Opera Victoria was incorporated in 1980, and has earned a reputation for fostering the careers of Canadian artists, presenting a unique blend of repertoire, building original sets for all productions, and developing working partnerships with other arts organizations.

Pacific Opera Victoria is a member of and operates under the aegis of Canadian Actors' Equity Association.



Pacific Opera Victoria also welcomes inquiries from artists interested in auditioning for Solo Roles or for a place in the POV Chorus.

Applicants are invited to submit a headshot and CV to