Auditions &

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Patron Services Associate
Chorus Auditions



Pacific Opera Victoria is seeking a full-time box office associate to join its collaborative, high-performance team.

The candidate will enjoy being an essential contact person with patrons and donors, stewarding the customer experience and developing productive relationships. The successful candidate should demonstrate impeccable skills in working with the public, including a positive attitude, flexibility, and the ability to listen to concerns and resolve problems creatively.

The candidate will work with the marketing director and box office manager, providing timely response and customer feedback, and participating in strategy development and implementation. The ideal candidate will be skilled in subscription and single ticket campaigns, front of house management, and event assistance.

Pacific Opera Victoria identifies Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion among its Core Values and encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.

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Please send cover letter and resume by Wednesday, May 2, 2018

  • by mail to
    Pacific Opera Victoria
    925 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC, V8T 1A7
  • or by email to

Applications will be reviewed as received. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for your interest.

Posted April 18, 2018



Pacific Opera Victoria Chorus is pleased to announce chorus and comprimario role auditions for the 2018/19 season, which will include Beethoven's Fidelio, Verdi's La traviata, and Kálmán's Countess Maritza.

The auditions will take place in Wingate Studio at the Baumann Centre (925 Balmoral Rd) on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, March 21, 7-9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 27, 7-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 22, 2-6 p.m.

Interested singers are encouraged to send a musical résumé, a recent headshot, and an audition date preference to .

Audition confirmation will be communicated via email.

Candidates should prepare two contrasting selections that demonstrate secure musicianship and an aptitude for performance. Although not a requirement, we strongly encourage applicants to memorize their selections and prepare at least one in a language other than English. A pianist will be provided, or you may bring your own.

Once your audition time is confirmed, we ask that you bring the following with you to the audition:

  • A filled-out POV Chorus Application Form
  • A musical résumé
  • A recent headshot
  • A music binder with your audition selections for the pianist

Members of the POV Chorus receive an honorarium per production, two complimentary opening night tickets to each of the three mainstage productions, invitations to special events and receptions, and exclusive access to POV's Artist Development Program (a curriculum of stagecraft workshops, vocal clinics, individual coachings, and masterclasses with visiting artists).

Posted February 27, 2018



Pacific Opera Victoria welcomes inquiries from artists interested in auditioning for Solo Roles, Artist Training Programs, 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 founded in 1979, 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.