Contact Us

The Royal Theatre

The Baumann Centre

ADMINISTRATION: 250.382.1641
BOX OFFICE: 250.385.0222

Hours: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Staff Contacts

Timothy Vernon, Artistic Director Ext. 219
Ian Rye, Chief Executive Officer Ext. 201


Marilyn Walker, Director of Finance Ext. 207
Abi Omotoso, Executive Associate Ext. 202
Yvette Guigueno, Director of Development Ext. 205
Nicole Malcolm, Director of Marketing and Communications Ext. 208
Steve Barker, Donor and Sponsor Relations Coordinator Ext. 214
Noelle Hinrichs, Development Coordinator Ext. 212
Amy Culliford, Box Office Manager Ext. 209
Kristen Iversen, Front of House Manager Ext. 210
Mackenzie Lawrence, Communications Coordinator Ext. 222

Artistic and Production

Ereca Hassell, Director of Production and Artistic Administration Ext. 206
Mark Leigh, Technical Director Ext. 203
Rebecca Hass, Director of Community Engagement Ext. 204
Robert Holliston, Curator, Public Engagement
Giuseppe Pietraroia, Chorus Master and Associate Conductor
Kimberley-Ann Bartczak, Principal Coach and Accompanist Ext. 219
Christopher Sibbald, Production and Artistic Coordinator Ext. 221
Teresa Turgeon, Opera Titles

Stage Management

Chris Sibbald, Stage Manager


The Opera Shop

Scene Shop

631 Pembroke Street, Victoria. (Loading Entrance)

Phil Shaver, Head Carpenter
Keith Allan, Lead Scenic Carpenter
Jennifer Hedge, Head Scenic Artist
Jeremy Herndl, Lead Scenic Artist

Properties Shop 

620 Discovery Street, Victoria.

Maureen Mackintosh, Head of Properties
Kristen Sands, Lead Property Master

Wardrobe Studio

620 Discovery Street, Victoria.

Sandra McLellan, Head Wardrobe
Alice Hawes, Lead Wardrobe
Katri Tahvanainen, Master Cutter
Jessica Pratt, Head Make-up Artist
Cristina Woods, Hair and Wig stylist


Our work takes place on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen speaking people, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations.