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Employment Opportunities

This is Opera Philadelphia's employment and volunteer opportunities source. Open positions will be listed below. Opera Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vice President, HR & Inclusion

Opera Philadelphia is seeking a Vice President, Human Resources & Inclusion to add to our senior management team. We are committed to equity and inclusion practices and we know this new senior management position is instrumental in holding ourselves accountable to the work. We will be looking to the successful candidate to guide us in determining and directing staffing goals and strategies to support the fulfillment of our mission. View the full position description.

Chorus

The Opera Philadelphia Chorus has openings for tenors and basses for our concert production of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex in January 2022.  Singers interested in being considered for this production should submit a  resume and a recent video recording with two selections (opera arias preferred, other repertoire accepted).  Materials will be accepted until all positions are filled.  Singers must be members of in good standing with AGMA and must be local to the Philadelphia area. 

Please send relevant information to:

Elizabeth Braden
Chorus Master
chorus@operaphila.org

Music Staff

There are currently no music staff positions available.

Please send relevant information to:

Michael Eberhard
Artistic Administrator
eberhard@operaphila.org

Orchestra

OPERA PHILADELPHIA

Corrado Rovaris, Music Director

Announces auditions for the following openings:

SECTION VIOLIN 1 & 2: SEPTEMBER 27 & 28, 2021

SECTION CELLO: SEPTEMBER 29 & 30, 2021

NOTE: The application deadline has passed. 

Notification of audition date & time will begin on September 8, 2021.

Orchestra Auditions Coordinator

auditions@operaphila.org

Principal Singers

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

Inquiries can be made to:

Michael Eberhard
Artistic Administrator
eberhard@operaphila.org

Become a Supernumerary

Have you ever dreamed of being part of an opera production onstage at the Academy of Music? Apply to become a “super” – a non-singing extra – and your dream just might come true!

A super will never sing an aria or having a starring role, but supers are important members of the cast no matter how small their roles may seem. Supers often appear as townspeople, servants, soldiers, and many other characters. They may even have multiple roles to play in one opera. Whatever the part, supers help to flesh out scenes and add detail and authenticity to a production. Our super needs vary from show to show, but at different times we need men, women, boys, and girls, of all ages, shapes, and sizes. 

To be added to our database of supernumerary candidates, please email:

Meggie Scache Eltz
Production Manager 
eltz@operaphila.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Another way to get involved in the company is to join the Opera Philadelphia Volunteer Program.

Discover our current volunteer roles and fill out the Volunteer Registration Form here.

Questions? Email volunteer@operaphila.org.

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