Employment

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.


Full-Time Positions

The Dallas Opera is currently seeking to fill the following positions. Please click the links for more information (PDF). To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to recruitment@dallasopera.org.


Part-Time Positions

The Dallas Opera currently has no open part-time positions.


 

General/Seasonal Openings

Production

 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 recruitment@dallasopera.org.

 

Administration

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 recruitment@dallasopera.org.

Orchestra

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.

2017-2018 Concertmaster Audition Notice

2017-2018 Principal Horn Audition Notice

Chorus

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 Cayley.Carroll@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.

 

Seasonal Artists

2017-2018 Dancer Auditions The Dallas Opera will hold auditions for experienced dancers for its upcoming production of Samson & Dalila by Saint-Saëns and La Traviata by Verdi on Friday June 16th beginning at 1:00PM please e-mail cayley.carroll@dallasopera.org for details. This audition is open to the public.

Supernumeraries  If you are interested in becoming a supernumerary with the Dallas Opera, please visit our supernumerary signup form here, or read more information here.

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.

Solo Artists

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 david.lomeli@dallasopera.org.