The Chilliwack Opera Troupe was founded in March 2011 by co-founders Paula DeWit and Bevin van Liempt. Paula volunteers her time and talents and has donated money into their projects. The inaugural performance for the residents of Chilliwack in August of 2011, was a very successful “Pirates of Penzance”.
The Chilliwack Opera Troupe performs with the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, the troupe performed beloved excerpts from Mozart’s operas.
The troupe performed in September 2014 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre with the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. They launched their Emerging Artist Programme. The troupe performed Mozart’s Magic Flute! Bravissimo~