Profile:
Rebecca Hass



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Credits in this year's Festival:

Artistic Development/Life Coaching

5th year on Faculty with NUOVA


Previous NUOVA Festival Credits:

2017 - Creative Living Coach
                Voice Mentor
2016 - Voice Mentor
2015 - Voice Mentor
2012 - Life Coach
2009 - Voice Mentor





Biography

Rebecca Hass is a Metis woman of many creative pursuits. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor in Music performance and the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble, she has devoted much of her professional life to singing. From her early career, appearing with major opera companies and symphonies across Canada she also appeared with The Phantom of the Opera in Toronto as a swing. Recent career highlights include appearing in Jenufa with Pacific Opera Victoria, directed by famous film director Atom Egoyan and appearing with the Vancouver and Calgary Symphony's in Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation by Canadian composer, Jeffery Ryan. She has also written and produced a broad range of creative projects (The Belfry, Theatre Skam, Victoria Fringe Festival) and several intimate cabarets. Rebecca is on staff with The Canadian College of Performing Arts teaching Music Theatre styles and has acted as a vocal clinician for The Victoria Conservatory of Music, University of Victoria, University of British Columbia and Opera NUOVA. A Certified Life coach and meditation instructor, she is on staff with the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble and has given artist-centered workshops for the Universities of Ottawa, Toronto, British Columbia and Wilfrid Laurier, as well as Opera NUOVA, Calgary Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria and St. Andrews Arts Council Opera Workshop. A writer and broadcaster, you can hear her regularly as guest host and documentary maker on CBC Radio One and Two.  Rebecca has recently assumed the position of Director of Community Engagement for Pacific Opera Victoria and makes her home in Victoria BC.