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Regina, 2008

The Baumann Centre for Pacific Opera Victoria

925 Balmoral Rd
Victoria, BC   V8T 1A7

Box Office: 250.385.0222
Administration: 250.382.1641
Fax: 250.382.4944


THE BAUMANN CENTRE houses our administration and box office, as well as Wingate Studio, the home for our opera rehearsals, artist training programs, and an array of initiatives to nurture artists, engage the community, and educate and delight families and youth.
Baumann Centre Parking Map

Our operas are presented on stage at the Royal Theatre
805 Broughton St., Victoria.
City of Victoria Parking near the Royal Theatre

Our sets and costumes are created at the Opera Shop
620 Discovery Street, Victoria.

POV acknowledges the Lekwungen People, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, on whose traditional territories we are privileged to work, create, and perform.


Staff Contacts

TIMOTHY VERNON, C.M., LL.D (Hon), DMus (Hon). Artistic Director

IAN RYE, Chief Executive Officer

Artistic & Audition Inquiries


Ereca Hassell, Director of Production and Artistic Administration

Marilyn Walker, Director of Finance

Maureen Woodall, Executive Associate

Box Office, Marketing, and Patron Services

Janet Lewis, Director of Marketing

Ainslee Jessiman, Box Office Manager

Amy Culliford, Patron Services Associate


Jennifer Jasechko, Director of Development

Nicole (Olszewski) Malcolm, Development Manager

Steve Barker, Donor Relations Coordinator

Community Engagement and Artistic Staff

Rebecca Hass, Director of Community Engagement

Robert Holliston, Curator, Public Engagement

Giuseppe Pietraroia, Chorus Master and Associate Conductor

Tatiana Vassilieva, Principal Coach and Music Administrator

Technical and Production Staff

Mark Leigh, Technical Director

Opera Shop

Phil Shaver, Head Carpenter

Maureen Mackintosh, Head Props

Sandra McLellan, Head Wardrobe

Stage Management


Website inquiries
Maureen Woodall:


Summer Office hours
June 22 to July 27

Monday to Thursday
9 am to 5 pm

Friday: 9 am to 1 pm


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