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SKYLIGHT

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 2:30pm AND 7pm

PENINSULA PRODUCTIONS BLACK BOX THEATRE 14600 North Bluff Road, White Rock

David Hare's beautiful play, SKYLIGHT is part of PENINSULA PRODUCTIONS' Staged Reading Series.  David Hare is a British playwright, who was nominated for 2 Academy Awards for writing The Hours and The Reader.  Directed by Alan Brodie, and featuring Olesia Shewchuk as Kyra, Graham Bullen as Tom, and Daniel Bristol as Edward. 

SYNOPSIS:  On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant, a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.

Tickets: $20 (at the door or in advance)

For more info and tickets:  https://www.peninsulaproductions.org/

KISMET

Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2PM

MASSEY THEATRE 735 8th Avenue, New Westminster

Olesia plays Lalume in the stunning musical, KISMET, in a concert style collaboration between the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra and Royal City Musical Theatre, at the Massey Theatre.  Lalume sings "Not Since Nineveh", "Rahadlakum", "Bored" and more. 

Admission by donation at the door. 

http://www.newwestsymphony.net/home.html

http://www.royalcitymusicaltheatre.com/
 

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SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

April 4-20, 2019

MASSEY THEATRE 735 8th Avenue, New Westminster

Olesia returns to Royal City Musical Theatre to play Zelda in Singin' in the Rain, after playing Fraulein Kost in Cabaret last year.  Directed by Valerie Easton.  RCMT produces large scale musical theatre including casts of up to 60 performers and a live orchestra of 20+ musicians. Each year they welcome more than 10,000 audience members to New Westminster B.C.

http://www.royalcitymusicaltheatre.com/
 

GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA, GOOD MORNING JULIET

Jan 25-Feb 17, 2019

Jericho Arts Centre: 1675 Discovery Street (at NW Marine Drive)

Olesia plays Desdemona and Mercutio in GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA, GOOD MORNING JULIET, directed by Sarah Rodgers.  Olesia also choreographed the dancing.  The show runs Jan 25-Feb 17, Thur-Sat 8pm, and Sun at 2pm. 

"Ann-Marie MacDonald’s brilliantly bawdy and breathlessly hilarious play that pits a beleaguered academic against two Shakespearean heroines who are far more rowdy than the Bard ever led us to believe."

http://www.unitedplayers.com


 

ROSES & DAGGERS: A Musical Spectacle

Oct 13 & Oct 20, 2018

4405 W. 8th Ave St. Helen's in Point Grey (OCT 13, 5-6pm)

680 W. 49th Ave St. Matthias near Oakridge (OCT 20, 4-5pm)

Join Olesia Shewchuk, Carlos Vela-Martinez and Stella Hadjineophytou for a whirlwind hour of your favourite musical and operatic moments, exploring the loves, tragedies and happy endings of on-stage drama. Bring family, friends and young ones to relax and be entertained, featuring songs from 'Showboat', 'The Phantom of the Opera', 'Little Shop of Horrors', and much more!  Admission is by donation.

 

www.vibranthouse.ca


 

CAMELOT

June 15-30, 2018

 

Deep Cove Stage (4360 Gallant Road, North Vancouver/Deep Cove)

Olesia will play GUENEVERE in Deep Cove Theatre's upcoming run of the musical, CAMELOT.   For tickets, visit:  http://deepcovestage.com/

Celebration 100

June 8, 2018, 7pm

 

Centennial Theatre (2300 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver)

The Association of United Ukrainian Canadians presents CELEBRATION 100 - celebrating the history of the AUUC through song, music and dance.  Olesia will perform as a soprano soloist, including an aria from the opera, Natalka Poltavka.  For tickets, visit:  https://www.nvrc.ca/centennial-theatre/whats-on/association-united-ukrainian-canadians-celebration-100

CABARET

April 12-29, 2018

 

Massey Theatre (735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster)

Olesia will play FRAULEIN KOST in Royal City Musical Theatre's upcoming run of CABARET.  Directed by Valerie Easton.       For tickets, visit:  http://www.royalcitymusicaltheatre.com/

INTO THE WOODS

October 23, 7pm, 2017

 

Massey Theatre (735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster)

Royal City Musical Theatre presents an In Concert version of Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS.  Olesia sings Rapunzel and Cinderella's mother.  Directed by Valerie Easton.  Free with Membership. 

KITSILANO SHOWBOAT

August 12, 7-8:30pm, 2017

 

2300 Cornwall (at Kitsilano Beach)

Olesia performs musical theatre highlights with the North Shore Light Opera on the outdoor Kitsilano Showboat stage overlooking Kitsilano Beach.  Free. 

LION IN THE STREETS

July 20-29, 2017

 

Pacific Theatre, 1440 West 12th Ave

Olesia performs the roles of Laura, Christine and Joanne, in this award-winning play by  Canadian playwright, Judith Thompson.  

AN EVENING OF OPERA

Friday, June 23, 2017, 7:00pm

 

Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music

843 Seymour Street

Olesia performs highlights from the Mozart Operas, Cosi Fan Tutte and Le Nozze de Figaro with the VSO School of Music Opera Ensemble, under the direction of Diane King and Kevin Zakresky. 

ANYTHING GOES

April 6-23, 2017

Massey Theatre, New Westminster, BC

A 1930s musical with lyrics and music by Cole Porter, with a live orchestra, directed by Valerie Easton.   

WITH & WITHOUT GILBERT SULLIVAN!

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3pm

St. Helen's Anglican Church

4405 W. 8th Ave, Vancouver

Olesia, a guest soprano soloist, will sing a number of G&S operetta favorites as well as Sulivan's "Festival Te Deum" with the Vivaldi Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Edette Gagne.  

CABARET OF HOPE

December 22 and 27, 2016, 8pm

 

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Olesia sings O Holy Night, Gounod's Ave Maria, and other selections at this charity event, spearheaded by Jacques Lalonde. 

AN EVENING OF OPERA

December 12, 2016, 7:00pm

 

Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Olesia performs excerpts from Carmen with the VSO School of Music Opera Ensemble, under the direction of Diane King and Kevin Zakresky.

THE MERRY WIDOW

May 19-29, 2016

Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield Ave, North Vancouver

Olesia plays the title role of Hanna Glawari in Lehar's beloved operetta. 

GIRLFRIEND'S GUIDE TO DIVORCE

January 3, 2016, 7pm and 9pm

Olesia makes an appearance in Season 2, Episode 5 of this American comedy-drama TV Series. 

THE WHISPERS

August 3, 2015

Olesia makes an appearance on Season 1, Episode 9 of this Spielberg produced Emmy nominated TV series playing a distraught mother.

THE IMAGINARY INVALID

June 5-28, 2015

Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovey St, Vancouver

Olesia plays Angelique in Moliere's comedic play, The Imaginary Invalid, directed by Michael Fera, and original baroque composition by Pat Unruh.  Olesia also plays a live harpsichord, recorder, and sings in the show.    

MOTIVE

June 7, 2015

 

Olesia plays a housekeeper to Victor Garber's character in Season 3, Episode 13 of the award winning TV Show, Motive. 

UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER

Jan 24, 2015

 

In her third episode on Untold Stories of the ER, Olesia plays a nurse Ava in Plastered!  Previous episodes included I Hate Doctors and Child Endangerment.

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