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Rebecca Hass

Pacific Opera Victoria
Director of Community Engagement
Victoria, British Columbia
Rebecca Hass is the Director of Community Engagement for Pacific Opera Victoria, having joined the team this past December. Her key role at the company involves the launch this fall of The Co|opera|tive, a suite of community programming and partnerships, including forums, exhibits, performances, and youth workshops to address community need through music, art, dialogue, and action. Rebecca is a mezzo soprano, who debuted with POV in 2001 and she also spent two years on the Board of Directors. Rebecca has a wide and varied professional background. She's an active journalist, working as a writer, broadcast host and documentary maker for national radio shows on CBC Radio One and Two. With over 30 years as freelance singer, she has also had a passion for teaching voice, acting and mentoring artists as a life coach for creatives- she is currently the Creative Living Coach for the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. As a member of the Metis Nation of Canada, Rebecca spends her spare time with the local indigenous community as a member of Unity drummers.