The Richmond Academy of Dance - Celebrating 31 Years of Excellence

A headshot of Sheila Christie.

Sheila Christie

Vocal Coach

Soprano Sheila(BMUS, MMus) is a current member of the Vancouver Opera and frequently performs in VO’s community events. She appeared as Giovanna in Verdi’s Rigolettowith Vancouver Opera and as soprano soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphonywith the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2012, Sheila sangthe role of the High Priestess in Verdi’s Aidafor Vancouver Opera.She most recently performed in theirperformance ofTurandot, Puccini’s last and greatest creation.

Honours and awards include semi-finalist in The Third Annual China (Ningbo) International Vocal Competition, Encouragement Award at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Vancouver Opera Guild’s grant for a promising BC singer, and the Joe Boxer Memorial Fund Award from Vancouver Opera. In addition to performing throughout the Lower Mainland, Sheila maintains a thriving teaching studio in Vancouver, BC and teaches musical theatre and vocaltraining at The Richmond Academy of Dance.