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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Applicants should prepare at least two operatic selections in contrasting styles and languages and may be asked to sight read. A professional pianist will play for your audition.
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 Services Manager, James Hampton, at email@example.com.