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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.

Seasonal Van Driver

Opera Theatre’s Artistic Department is seeking  van drivers to transport visiting artists using a company minivan.  Candidates must be available for the 9 week OTSL festival run from April 24 until June 25, 2017.   Applicants must pass a driving records check and have or be willing to obtain a chauffeur's license (Class E).  The expense for a Class E license will be reimbursed by Opera Theatre, and the license is valid for three years.   One van driver position is available; the daytime shift. The daytime shift would be on call from 8:00 AM  until 5:15 PM. The first and last rides of the day would depend on the scheduled events, which change daily.   Each driver would receive every other Sunday off.  The van is not in constant motion during either shift, rather van runs are scheduled to coordinate with rehearsal/performance activities. 

Please contact Stephanie, Manager of Artistic Operations, to submit your resume and/or ask further questions. snigus@opera-stl.org; (314) 963-4245 (direct line)

Seasonal Run Crew Personnel

Applications are now open for seasonal run crew positions in the areas of stage, props, electrics, orchestra, wardrobe, and sound. Competitive hourly wages and employment dates vary from the beginning of May through the end of June. For more information and to apply please visit https://jobs.opera-stl.info/production-run-crews.  

Seasonal Front of House Personnel

Applications are now open for seasonal front of house positions including 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. For more information and to apply please visit https://jobs.opera-stl.info/front-of-house.

Seasonal Costume Personnel

Applications are now open for Seasonal Costume Personnel. OTSL is known for inventive new productions and exceptional craftsmanship and is hiring seasonal Drapers, First Hands, Stitchers, Crafts Artisans, a Design Assistant and a Materials Coordinator. Contract dates vary from March 20 through June 11. Hiring begins in January. Competitive hourly rates and housing is negotiable. For more information and to apply please visit:  https://jobs.opera-stl.info/costume-personnel.

Seasonal Props Artisans

Applications are now open for Seasonal Props Artisans. 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 10 through June 11. Hiring begins in January. Competitive hourly rates and housing is negotiable. For more information and to apply please visit https://jobs.opera-stl.info/props-personnel.

Seasonal Administrative Internships

Applications are now open for our Seasonal Administrative Internship positions.  Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is known as a center for training young professionals in all aspects of opera, including arts administration.  Several current Opera Theatre staff members started as OTSL interns, and other graduates of the administrative internship program are working at arts organizations in St. Louis and around the country. All internships are seasonal, full-time, paid positions.  Each spring, positions are available in finance, graphics and media, press and communications, artistic administration, education and community engagement, development, and patron relations.  For more information, visit http://jobs.opera-stl.info/seasonal-internships.

 

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.