Careers & Auditions


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Job Openings

  

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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Auditions

Extra Opportunities

Minnesota Opera seeks non-singing performers (supernumeraries, or supers in opera-speak) for the upcoming season. Supers perform a variety of roles, from servants to soldiers and get to experience opera up close and personal from the stage of the Ordway in St. Paul. This exciting opportunity allows you to become part of the production on an intimate level. Supernumeraries are paid a small performance and rehearsal stipend. For more information, please email kmasek@mnopera.org.

 

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 projectopera@mnopera.org. Current Project Opera audition dates: August 29 (2-4pm) and September 4 (5-6pm).