Auditions &

Carmen, 2012

Principal Coach



Pacific Opera Victoria is seeking a Principal Coach, beginning September 2018.


  • Act as the principal répétiteur for opera staging rehearsals, recitals and orchestral keyboards
  • Contribute to the preparation of POV productions, providing individual coaching as required, and leading ensemble rehearsals
  • Prepare and accompany development programs, auditions, and the POV Chorus
  • Coordinate and schedule supplemental accompanists as necessary.

Successful applicants will receive an invitation to audition. Auditions will be conducted in March-April in person at Victoria, BC, or via remote audition.

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Please submit letter, resume and references electronically by February 28, 2018
To Ereca Hassell
Director of Production and Artistic Administration

Applications will be reviewed as received.

Posted February 5, 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.