"Santa Fe's objectives are distinctly American, and by making opera more compelling and more relevant, it has changed the map of musical America..."

                     Phillip Huscher
                     The Santa Fe Opera
                    
 An American Pioneer


Seasonal Positions

Seasonal employees begin arriving in the spring and by early July, more than 600 employees are on board to make the upcoming season come to life!

Application Process

 Send completed general employment application, along with resume and cover letter, to Human Resources or by mail to the address below. 

Important Note: Production Staff form and submission process are DIFFERENT from the general employment.

Production Department applicants should follow the guidelines detailed in the associated links below.

To apply:

Download a 2015 Production Department Brouchure.

Then download a 2015 Production Department Application.

For detailed job descriptions: Audio and Video,CostumesProperties, Lighting and ElectricsProduction Music ServicesScenic ArtStage Operations, and Wigs and Makeup.

For questions about the Production Department employment opportunities, please email proddir@santafeopera.org.

The Santa Fe Opera
Attention: Human Resources
Post Office Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408

2012 Season: Tosca Dome

  • Artistic

    Extra Performers - Audition on February 7, 2015!!

    2015 SEASON EXTRA PERFORMER AUDITIONS

    Saturday, February 7, 2015

     

    The Santa Fe Opera is looking for extra performers for the 2015 Season.

    Position Detail

  • DEVELOPMENT

    SPECIAL EVENTS INTERN

    Responsible for assisting the Special Events staff with the preparation and execution of special events associated with the Opera’s Board of Directors and Donors during the summer season.

    Application deadline March 13, 2015.

    Position Detail

  • DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

    ANNUAL FUND AND DONOR BENEFITS INTERN

    Working with the Manager of Annual Giving and other members of the Development Office, assist in the management of all aspects of stewardship & recognition of donors as related to the various levels of giving and the associated benefits. 

    Application deadline March 13, 2015.

    Position Detail

  • DEVELOPMENT

    OPERA CLUB STEWARD - Position filled for the 2014 season

    The primary responsibility of the Opera Club Steward is to act as Club “house manager” and to coordinate/facilitate the privileges of the Opera’s top patrons, Club members, and special visitors throughout the season.

    Application deadline March 13, 2015.

    Position Detail

  • Administration

    BUSINESS OFFICE ASSISTANT

    The Business Office and Administration Assistant/Intern will support the projects and workload of the Opera’s various business functions.  This individual will be a responsible team member, working under the direction of the appropriate department head or staff member, as required for each task.

    Application deadline March 31, 2015.  The position commences mid-June, and ends at the end of August.

    Position Detail

  • Box Office

    Seasonal Box Office Customer Service Rep

    Position Starts On: various

    Position Ends Approximately: various

    Representatives provide excellent service to patrons of the Opera by assisting them with ticket purchases and program questions. Therefore, it is important to become familiar with the season's repertoire, the layout of the theater, and the general rules of the house.

    There are several positions with weekly hours fluctuating between 20 and 40, dependent on the needs of the box office. Start dates are from mid-April to early June.

    Position Detail

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