Careers & Auditions



Job Openings


Individual Gifts

This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Development in solicitation, stewardship and cultivation of the Minnesota Opera’s individual donors.

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Social Media Internship

Minnesota Opera’s Social Media Intern, under supervision of the Technology & Interactive Media Manager and Communications Manager, will assist in the development and production of engaging multimedia content for a variety of platforms to support the publicity and communications strategies of the company. The intern will learn about using social media, video, audio, and photography to promote the productions and initiatives of one of America’s leading opera companies. By working closely with departments and staff members to craft the company’s social media policy and directives, the intern will develop editing, evaluation, and diplomatic skills as well as a critical eye for compelling content for viewers and listeners. 

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Photography Internship

Minnesota Opera’s Photography Intern, under supervision of the Communications Manager, will learn about all aspects of photography for one of America’s leading opera companies by photographing special events, publicity runouts and aspects of the rehearsal process; organizing and assisting our publicity photographer at publicity photo shoots; shadowing our production photographer at final dress rehearsals; editing photos for our social media outlets, e-communications and company website; and organizing and archiving all photography. 

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Videography Internship

Minnesota Opera’s Videography Intern will be involved in developing and producing video coverage of Minnesota Opera events and productions. The intern will learn about using multimedia content to promote the work of a professional opera company.

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Extra Opportunities

Have you ever dreamed of performing in a Minnesota Opera production onstage at the Ordway? Apply to become a “super” – a non-singing actor – and your dream just might come true!  Your responsibilities may include interacting with the principal artists, chorus, or dancers, moving props or furniture around the stage, and even playing characters that help move the action along. Whatever your specific tasks, supers are an integral part of an opera 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.

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Project Opera

Project Opera is Minnesota Opera’s youth training program for talented young singers. The group performs one opera a year that is for kids and by kids. Project Opera students also serve as the children’s chorus in Minnesota Opera main stage productions.

For more information, visit the Project Opera page. To schedule an audition, email us at Current Project Opera audition dates: August 29 (2-4pm) and September 4 (5-6pm).