Thank you for your interest in the Dallas Opera! Our current administrative and artistic openings, as well as audition procedures, are listed below.
Applicants are required to prove that they are a United States citizen, permanent resident, or have legal permission to work in the United States. The Dallas Opera is an equal opportunity employer.
The Dallas Opera currently has no open part-time positions.
The Dallas Opera currently has no open Production positions. Please click the links for more information (PDF). To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A career in opera goes beyond the stage, and runs the gamut from Fund Raising and Marketing to Information Technology and Production. Our Administrative teams develop and support our business, ensuring that our strategies become a living, breathing reality. For seasonal internship opportunities, please contact email@example.com.
Orchestra auditions are held when a vacancy occurs. When an audition is scheduled it will be announced in the AFM publication the International Musician and the Dallas Fort Worth Professional Musicians Association newsletter. Specific audition information, when scheduled, will appear below. For general information about the Dallas Opera Orchestra, please contact OrchestraAuditions@dallasopera.org.
Auditions for available “core” or “auxiliary” positions are held annually after the conclusion of our performance season -- usually in late May or Early June. Classically trained singers should inquire by e-mail to ChorusAuditions@dallasopera.org or Ahne.Schield@dallasopera.org.
Applicants must include a resume and head shot to be considered. Applicants will be screened and those selected should prepare 1 operatic aria or art song in a language other than English. Italian, German, French or Russian are highly encouraged. Choristers may also offer an additional piece in English if they feel it shows their voice to better advantage. Choristers may be required to perform a rhythmic exercise, as well as sight-read, at the audition. A professional pianist will play for your audition.
For the upcoming 16-17 Season, only Male Auxiliary Chorus Auditions have been announced. Please see the below Audition Notice for specific details:
Lightwalkers If you are interested in becoming a lightwalker with the Dallas Opera, please use the supernumerary signup form.
Dancers, Actors Auditions for these roles are usually held in the fall and/or prior to the beginning of any rehearsal period. To find out about current and upcoming opportunities, please e-mail SeasonalArtists@dallasopera.org.
The Dallas Opera offers auditions for principal, supporting, and comprimario roles to professional singers on an invitation-only basis. Agents and/or Managers should contact our Artistic Coordinator, David Lomeli, at firstname.lastname@example.org.