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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.

Guest Services Associate

Opera Philadelphia has openings for a part-time seasonal Guest Services Associate.

The Guest Services Associate is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to all Opera Philadelphia guests, including subscribers, members, and ticket buyers. S/he will possess expert knowledge of Opera Philadelphia performances and events and will go above and beyond to ensure an extraordinary customer experience. View the full position description.

Chorus

Opera Philadelphia Chorus auditions for the 2017-2018 Season will be held Tuesday April 25, 2017 in the Rehearsal Hall of the Academy of Music, Philadelphia.  Interested applicants please submit a résumé, recent photo, and if possible an audio or video file of a recent performance to:  chorus@operaphila.org

We will notify those applicants selected for an in person audition by email, and will provide further audition information at that time.  There are openings in all voice parts; however, there are very limited openings for sopranos in the coming season, and therefore a limited number of soprano audition slots.  The deadline to apply for an audition is March 15, 2017.  

To be considered for an audition in the future, please submit a headshot and résumé 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

There are currently no openings in the Opera Philadelphia Orchestra.

Please send relevant information to:

J. Robert Loy
Director of Orchestra Personnel & Orchestra Librarian
loy@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
Production Coordinator 
scache@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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