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Jobs/Auditions

Jobs/Auditions

Jobs/Auditions

Employment

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.


education manager

In conjunction with the Senior Director for Education and Community Engagement, the Education Manager will have the responsibility for developing curriculum and program content for all K-12 school educator and school programs, including teacher training and materials, student matinees, in-school residencies and student subscriptions. In addition, the Education Manager will administer all educational activities, including program scheduling, contracting, and evaluating. The Education Manager will also proactively promote and manage school and teacher relationships, and strongly and positively represent LA Opera to other arts, education and civic institutions to promote constructive working partnerships in the community.

Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years in arts education management, excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced arts environment while managing multiple programs; understanding of educational issues, theories and strategies, age/grade characteristics; strong public presentation and interpersonal skills with sensitivity to working with diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will have a passion for arts education and for working with young people, educators, and artists.  Bilingual skills are a plus.

Please send resume and salary history to jobs@laopera.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Auditions

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.

Dancers

LA Opera is currently accepting submissions for dancer auditions for the 2015/16 production of Norma. Please click here for submission instructions and full details.

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.

Supernumeraries

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

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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Volunteer

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.

VOLUNTEER AS A COMMUNITY EDUCATOR

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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Internships


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 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 


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