Other Companies

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Astrolabe Musik Theatre / Vancouver
Heather Pawsey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Unheard, March 2018. Now concluded


Black Bachx Opera Lab / Vancouver
Robert Carey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Pidgorna and Brandt, Wild Dogs, excerpt. 24 May 2017. Orpheum Annex. Now concluded


Burnaby Lyric Opera
Linda Marie James, President
UPCOMING:   Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore. 23 February - 2 March 2019. Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby. Now concluded


Canadian Polish Concert Society / Vancouver
Henrietta Choromanski, Artistic Director/President


Chilliwack Opera Troupe
Paula DeWit and Bevin van Liempt, founders
UPCOMING:  Mozart, The Magic Flute. Chilliwack Cultural Centre,  with the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. Now concluded


East Van Opera
Allison Cociani, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Cociani, Shill. Beauty's Beast. A new opera. 6 and 7 September. The Orpheum Annex, on Seymour Street at Robson. Now concluded


Fear No Opera / Victoria
Neil Reimer and Amy Steggles, founders


Fraser Lyric Opera / Prince George
Melanie Nicol, Artistic Producer
UPCOMING:  Puccini, La Bohème. 5, 6 and 7 July. Now concluded


Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Jim Nelson, president
UPCOMING:  Flaherty and Ahrens,  Suessical the Musical. 25 April - 5 May. Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnson Road, White Rock. Now concluded


Fugue Theatre / Vancouver
Laura Di Cicco, Artistic and Managing Director
UPCOMING:  Julie McIsaac and Corey Payette, Les Filles du Roi. 15 - 27 May. York Theatre, Commercial x E Georgia. Now concluded


Heroic Opera Company / Vancouver
Angus Kellett, Music Director
UPCOMING: Verdi, Macbeth. 5, 6 July. Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street. Now concluded


Indie Opera West
A new association of independent opera companies in Western Canada. UPCOMING: Indie Opera Week, 19 - 27 June 2019. Now concluded

Nelson Opera  / Amy Ferguson Institute / Nelson
Dianna Ducs, Chair
UPCOMING:  Carl Orff, Carmina Burana. 9, 10, 11 February, Capitol Theatre, Nelson. Now concluded


Ne:Sans Opera & Dance Theatre
Idan Cohen, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Open House Event, 26 October, 7pm, Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street


North Shore Light Opera / North Vancouver
Roger Nelson, Producer
UPCOMING:  Rodgers and Barer, Once Upon A Mattress. 16 - 26 May 2019. Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. Now concluded


Opera Kelowna
Alexandra Kosachukova Babbel, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors. 14, 15 November. Rotary Centre for the Arts


Opera Mariposa / Vancouver
Jacqueline Ko, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Puccini, Gianni Schicchi. 15, 16, 22 and 23 November. St Faith's Anglican Church, 7284 Cypress Street, at W 57th


Opera Nanaimo
President and Artistic Director, Carol Fetherston
UPCOMING:  Puccini, La Bohéme. 9, 10 November. Vancouver Island University


Opera Opulenza / Vancouver
Artistic Director, Trudy Chalmers
Music Director, Roger Parton
UPCOMING:  Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann. 21 and 22 July, 2017. York Theatre, Commercial Drive x East Georgia. Now concluded


Opera Pro Cantanti / Vancouver
Richard Williams, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: "Our performance schedule varies from week to week and can change without notice. Please be sure to check frequently!" Cambrian Hall, 215 East 17th x Main


Pacific Northwest Opera / Mt Vernon, Washington
[formerly Skagit Opera]
Ron Wohl, General Director
UPCOMING:  Wagner, The Ring in One Night. 3, 5, 10, and 12 May 2019. McIntyre Hall, 2501 East College Way, Mt Vernon, Washington. Now concluded


Pacific Opera Victoria
Timothy Vernon, Artistic Director
Ian Rye, Executive Director
UPCOMING:  Puccini, Il Trittico. 17 - 27 October. Dove, Flight. 20 February - 1 March 2020.  Yahgulanaas and Goulet, Flight of the Hummingbird. 19 - 22 March 2020 [Baumann Centre] Bizet, Carmen. 16 - 26 April 2020. Royal Theatre, Victoria


Pacific Operaworks / Seattle
Stephen Stubbs, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Handel, Samson. 3 May, Trinity Lutheran, Lynnwood. 4 May, First Baptist Church, Seattle. Now concluded


Players & Singers / Vancouver
Kevin Zakresky, Music Director


Re:Naissance Opera
Debi Wong, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Krentz and Webber, The Devil's Contract:  An ASL Opera. 15 June, Orpheum Annex. Krentz, Jesse: An ASL Opera. 24 June, Queer Arts Festival, Roundhouse. Now concluded


Seattle Opera
Aidan Lang, General Director. Christina Scheppelmann, Designate
UPCOMING:  Rossini, Cinderella. 19 - 30 October, 1 November. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin. 11 - 25 January 2020. Daniel Schnyder, Charlie Parker's Yardbird. 22 - 29 February, 1 - 7 March 2020. Puccini, La bohème. 2 - 19 May 2020. McCaw Hall, Seattle Centre, 321 Mercer Street


Sound The Alarm: Music/Theatre (The Theatre of Music)
Alan Corbishley, Director
UPCOMING:  Lloyd-Webber, The Music of the Night. Now on tour


UBC Opera / Vancouver
Nancy Hermiston, Director
UPCOMING:  Offenbach, The Tales of Hoffman. 2, 3, 8, 9 November, Old Auditorium. Weinberg, The Passenger. 30, 31 January, 1, 2 February 2020, Chan Centre. Rossini, The Journey to Reims. 13, 14, 19, 20 June. Old Auditorium


Vancouver Academy of Music
Robyn Driedger-Klassen, Alan Corbishley. Music Directors
UPCOMING:  John Duke, Captain Lovelock. 16 March at 7pm, 17 March at 2pm. Koerner Recital Hall, 1270 Chestnut Street. Now concluded


Vancouver Cantonese Opera
Rosa Cheng, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Bamboo Theatre - The Cantonese Opera Festival. 1pm, 25 May. Norman Rothstein Theatre, 940 West 41st Avenue. Now concluded


Vancouver Island Opera / Parksville - Qualicum Beach
Tatiana Vasilieva, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro. 22 and 23 October. Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. Now concluded


Vancouver Opera
Kim Gaynor, General Director
Verdi, La Traviata. 17 - 27 October. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Rossini, Barber of Seville. 13 - 20 February, 2020. QET. Bilodeau, Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera. 23 April - 2 May, 2020. QET. Mozart, Così fan tutte. 24 April - 9 May. Vancouver Playhouse


Victoria Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Jonathan Woodward, President
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan, Patience. Fall 2019. Cancelled


Victoria Operatic Society
Mary-Lynne Britt, President
UPCOMING:  Shrek The Musical. 3 - 12 May. McPherson Playhouse. Now concluded


Young People's Opera Society of BC
Dolores Scott, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Donizetti, The Elixir of Love. 21 - 23 June, Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre. Now concluded