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March 2020 Public Health Update:
Following the advice of the Government of Canada, the Baumann Centre office and the Opera Shop are closed and staff will be working remotely.

Postponed performances:
The Flight of the Hummingbird, March 18 to 22
Carmen, April 14 to 26
We apologize for any inconvenience this situation may cause. If you have tickets for Carmen or The Flight of the Hummingbird, please advise us of your wishes by completing the form on our Postponed Shows page.
For more information, please see our most recent Public Health Update.

The Royal Theatre

Mainstage Opera Performances

The Baumann Centre

ADMINISTRATION: 250.382.1641
BOX OFFICE: 250.385.0222

Regular Office Hours: 9 am to 5 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
Maureen Woodall, 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, Patron Services Associate Ext. 210

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
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.