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Employment Opportunities 

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization known for innovative productions, featuring outstanding young artists.  The company offers a festival opera season each spring which attracts ticket buyers from zip codes throughout the metropolitan area, as well as visitors from more than 40 states and multiple countries.  Opera Theatre operates year-round education and outreach programs serving nearly 10,000 local children and 5,000 adults.  The company’s annual budget size is approximately $10 million; contributed revenue represents more than 50% of the annual budget.

Costume Personnel

Applications are now open for Seasonal Costume Personnel. OTSL, known for inventive new productions and exceptional craftsmanship, is hiring seasonal Drapers, First Hands, Stitchers, Crafts Artisans, Craft Shop Manager, Assistant Craft Shop Manager, Painter/Dyer, and a Design Assistant. Contract dates vary from March 18 through June 16. Competitive hourly rates plus travel and housing. OTSL is an equal opportunity employer. For more information and to apply please click here.

Props Personnel

Applications are now open for Seasonal Props Personnel. OTSL, know for inventive new productions and exceptional craftsmanship, is hiring seasonal Props Artisans, Props Carpenters and an Assistant Props Manager. Candidates must have proven ability in carpentry, metal working, crafts and upholstery. Sculpting, casting, paper props and photo shop skills are helpful. Contract dates vary from April 8 through June 16. Competitive hourly and weekly rates, travel and housing negotiable. OTSL is an equal opportunity employer. For more information and to apply please click here.

Run Crew and Front of House Personnel

Applications are now open for seasonal run crew positions in the areas of stage, props, electrics, orchestra, wardrobe, and sound. Front of house positions include ushers, greeters, parking lot attendants, and garden hosts. Competitive hourly wages and employment dates vary from the beginning of May through the end of June. OTSL is an equal opportunity employer. For more information and to apply please click here.

Opera Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, and veteran or disability status.