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LA Opera's open positions are periodically updated here. Applications are only accepted via mail, fax and e-mail. Due to the volume of submissions received, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding open positions.


Los Angeles Opera is seeking a self-motivated individual with outstanding analytical and database skills. This individual will be assigned to the Marketing Department and will employ their analytical skills to become the subject matter expert on customer data. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: assisting the Director of Marketing with the accurate and timely analyses of sales, campaign performance, acquisition costs, pricing, response rates, buyer churn, customer profiles, sales forecasting, and customer acquisition and satisfaction.

Qualified candidates will have a degree in Finance or Business Administration and be able to demonstrate well-developed skills with databases and analytics. This entry level position will provide an excellent opportunity for an individual who has the aptitude for and interest in the data mining process.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@laopera.com.


Part-Time Accounting Clerk

LA Opera is seeking an administrative assistant to support the finance department. Primary responsibilities include: Inputting of invoices for accounts payable; assisting check run processing; filing, scanning and photocopying; ordering office supplies; managing other company tasks and special projects as needed, such as parking, keys and badges.

Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate experience in accounting or accounts payable, scheduling, and possess the ability to accurately track and code expenses. Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel is essential as is the ability to learn new programs quickly. Experience in Great Plains is a plus. Good communication and interpersonal skills are key. Qualified candidates will be organized, self-motivated and able to work both independently and with a team.

This position will require 32 hours/week and will provide benefits.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@laopera.com.

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Thank you for your interest in auditioning for LA Opera. You will find current audition opportunities at the bottom of each section below:


LA Opera grants auditions for principal roles to professional opera singers on an invitation-only basis.

Domingo-COLBURN-STEIN Young Artist Program

The Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program is the professional artist development program of LA Opera. For more information, visit the Young Artist Program page.


Dance auditions are held on an "as needed" basis for productions which include roles for dancers. Dance audition announcements will be posted here. Dancers wishing to receive audition information by email should submit a picture, resume and cover letter to dancersubmissions@laopera.org. Submissions will be kept on file and dancers will be contacted about applicable audition opportunities.


Supernumerary audition announcements will be posted here, and may also be posted on casting websites such as "LA Casting" and "Actors Access." 

LA Opera is currently accepting submissions for Climber, Acrobat and Fighter auditions for the 2015/16 production of Moby-Dick. Please click here for submission instructions and full details.

LA Opera is currently accepting submissions for Supernumerary auditions for the 2015/16 production of Moby-Dick. Please click here for submission instructions and full details.

A supernumerary application form can be downloaded by clicking here. Please complete this form and mail it, along with a picture (and resume, if you have one) to the address listed on the form. Submissions will be kept on file and performers will be contacted about applicable auditions.

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There are numerous, fun ways in which you can become involved with LA Opera as a volunteer. The Opera League of Los Angeles, the primary volunteer support organization for LA Opera, and its members work with LA Opera staff on a wide variety of programs including the Opera Prep program, Teacher Training sessions, Saturday Mornings at the Opera, Community Educators, and much more.

In addition to volunteer opportunities, the Opera League of Los Angeles offers its members informative educational programs including seminars and many social activities focused on opera with the aim on expanding the appreciation of opera throughout Greater Los Angeles and the surrounding counties.

We invite you to learn more about The Opera League and how to support your LA Opera as a volunteer. To contact The Opera League, please call (213) 972-7220 or e-mail info@operaleague.org.


Opera League Numerous individuals desire more knowledge about opera - that unique blending of spectacular theatricality and gorgeous music. By joining the LA Opera Community Educators, you can share your love of and appreciation for opera with people interested in learning more. Members of the Opera League of Los Angeles' Community Educators are a team of trained experts who address civic and social organizations, philanthropic groups, schools and library audiences throughout Southern California, free of charge.

Dates and Requirements: To become a Community Educator, you must complete an intensive 8-week training program. For more information, please CLICK HERE link to educom@laopera.org to contact us via email or call (213) 972-3157.

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media and communications fall internship
with director, tim johnson

LA Opera has an immediate opening for a media and communications intern who will be responsible for capturing and producing stories on video about LA Opera’s community engagement programs. As part of the Company’s strategic communications plan, projects will focus on our community partnerships and the communities we serve. Most filming and story capture will occur in different community locations throughout Los Angeles County.  Reimbursement will be made for the use of personal transportation.

While the intern will be supervised by the Senior Director of Education and Community Engagement and the Director of Public Relations, this individual will have the unique opportunity to work directly with film director and board member Tim Johnson. Mr. Johnson has lengthy movie credits and most recently directed the blockbuster Home for DreamWorks Studios.

Qualified candidates must be currently enrolled at least half-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in Communications, Film and Television, Journalism or related discipline, will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and will be able to work at least 12 hours per week.  Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment are essentials. Prior internship experience in related communication areas and experience in an arts environment is highly desirable.

Please send resume and a cover letter to jobs@laopera.org 


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