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General Chorus

General Chorus auditions for the season are closed.
Please check back in the Summer of 2021 for information about the 2021-22 season auditions.

Jobs

Artistic Coordinator

Reports to: Artistic Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full Time
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The Artistic Coordinator reports to the Artistic Administrator and coordinates the artistic department with the production, marketing, development, and finance staff to support the day-to-day artistic and music operations of the department and to fulfill the mission of The Atlanta Opera.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Draft and process offer letters and contracts for artists, supers, dancers.  Assist with chorus and orchestra contracts as needed.
  • Maintain database of artists and agents.
  • Manage the visa process for international artists.
  • Prepare guest artist payroll.
  • Arrange artist and production travel, housing, and transportation.
  • Coordinate and assist with artists daily company needs.
  • Prepare itineraries and welcome packets for artists.
  • Prepare check requests for reconciliation of expenditures.
  • Process credit card expenses.
  • Process comp ticket requests.
  • Assist with the setup for orchestra and chorus rehearsals.
  • Assist with dancer, super, and children needs.
  • Assist with auditions where needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments on interdepartmental needs.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required.
  • Knowledge or strong interest in opera preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple departments.

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in music or related field preferred, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season.
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day.
  • Ability to communicate using a phone and headset.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.

 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Artistic Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Cutter Draper

Reports to: Costume Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Seasonal
Supervisory Requirements: Yes


SUMMARY

The Atlanta Opera Costume Shop is seeking a qualified Cutter/Drapers for the 2021-22 season. The draper will be responsible for leading a team throughout the season.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must have experience as a draper in a professional costume shop, and as such be able to drape or draft costumes as rendered by the costume designer and supervise the cutting and construction of costumes by your team.
  • Conduct fittings with costume designer, and keep the build on schedule.
  • Experience with fitting and altering rented and purchased costumes, adhering strictly to accepted practices for rented costumes.
  • Must have experience with a wide variety of materials, proficiency with operating and trouble-shooting industrial sewing machines, and excellent communication skills.
  • Must maintain a calm and professional attitude at all times, and manage own workload and that of team, under the supervision of the Costume Director

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job-related experience.
  • Proficiency in advanced sewing techniques.
  • Experience using industrial sewing equipment.
  • Experience supervising costume staff.
  • Demonstrated proficiency drafting/draping patterns for costuming.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Some evening and weekend work

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Cutter/Draper in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Database Manager/Data Analyst

Reports to: Chief Advancement Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full Time
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The Database Manager/Data Analyst’s primary role is to oversee the accurate input, extraction, and analysis of data to and from The Atlanta Opera’s Tessitura database.  This includes primary responsibility for all Tessitura management and list pulls, ensuring their accuracy and compliance with best practices.  In addition, this role is responsible for assisting the Development team in researching, administering, prospecting, and stewarding philanthropic commitments from individual patrons; identifying and qualifying philanthropic prospects; and providing concise analysis and confidential profiles and reports to the Development team and company leadership.  This role includes oversight of the timely processing of donations, gift acknowledgements and pledge reminders via the Tessitura database; oversight of box office and ancillary sales data entry and reporting; and other tracking, reports, list management and extractions to support the Development and Marketing teams and maintain the integrity of donor and patron records in the Tessitura database.  In short, this role is part database manager, part data analyst and sleuth for Development and Marketing, and part prospect researcher.
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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage operation of TAO’s relational database system (Tessitura) and maintain the integrity of donor and patron records in the database.
  • Act as TAO’s representative within the Atlanta Tessitura Consortium and serve on the Consortium’s Advisory Committee to advocate for the TAO’s needs and preferences within the Consortium.
  • Manage data entry and tracking, reports, list management, extractions, and other tasks as assigned to provide support to the Development and Marketing teams.
  • Provide budget and cash flow forecasts based on donor pipeline and solicitations, and anticipated box office, digital, and other sales.
  • Use electronic screening and data-mining techniques to identify prospects for major gifts, endowed gifts, special project funding, and annual/sustaining support, as well as potential subscribers and ticket buyers.
  • Manage gift processing and acknowledgments, ensuring the timely processing of gifts, pledges, and payments, along with acknowledgement letters, forms, cards, receipts and premiums across multiple Atlanta Opera fundraising campaigns.
  • Produce weekly reports for the Development team including contribution, solicitation and campaign reports.
  • Conduct research on individual, corporate, and foundation philanthropic prospects according to affinity, ability, and access, by synthesizing information from multiple sources into coherent and accurate solicitation profiles.
  • Create and manage portfolio reports, dashboards, and metrics tabulations for the activities with the Chief Advancement Officer and gift staff.
  • Maintain the General Ledger Codes, Funds, Campaigns, Source Codes, Elevated Events, Attributes, Constituencies, and other essential elements of the Tessitura database.
  • Extract Tessitura data and prepare it for upload into the organization’s finance software.
  • Assist donors with gift inquiries, providing information and materials as requested.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all donor records and TAO financial information.
  • Coordinate Tessitura training and assistance for all TAO users.
  • Oversee the maintenance and enforcement of database policies and procedures for both Development and Marketing.
  • Be well informed on all current Opera programs and activities, and the expansion planning objectives of the Opera in order to represent them to prospects and donors.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent customer service and demonstrated success with face-to-face relationship-building with clients, vendors, donors, or customers.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Superior communication (written/oral) skills required.
  • Track record of attentiveness to detail, meeting deadlines, documentation, and timeliness necessary.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously with excellent follow-through skills.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree and commitment to mission required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in database management, with emphasis on gift processing or development services.
  • Advanced experience with Tessitura, including user interface and data schematics.
  • Proficiency with all Office Suite software including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot table creation and manipulation.
  • Experience managing data and manipulating database information.
  • SQL facility preferred.
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season.
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day.
  • Ability to communicate using a phone and headset.
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Database Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Director of Sales & Marketing

Reports to: Chief of Marketing & Audience Development
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full Time
Supervisory Requirements: Yes


SUMMARY

The Atlanta Opera seeks a dynamic Director of Sales and Marketing to support and grow ticketed and digital revenue. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opera has become a much more agile business, actively growing its digital media presence and introducing innovative outdoor performances to the greater Atlanta community. The ideal candidate flourishes in a fast-paced, start-up environment, loves to present solutions to complex problems and is extremely motivated by sales revenue goals and analytics in order to build audiences. A passion for the arts and knowledge of the performing arts industry is important, but knowledge of online loyalty-based, membership marketing is vital. This position reports to the Chief of Marketing and Audience Development and will be instrumental in the strategic growth of the marketing/audience development and digital departments. Compensation and bonus structure is commensurate with experience (5+ years desired).
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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible and accountable (with Chief of Marketing) for setting The Atlanta Opera’s annual ticketed revenue goals for both digital and in-person performances and projects.  
  • Monitor key performance indicators and report accurate KPIs regularly to Chief of Marketing, Managing Director and General Director. 
  • Aggressively pursue revenue goals with a combination of targeted promotions and advertisement. 
  • Form and enact strategies related to customer acquisition, retention, migration, and revenue maximization. 
  • With the Chief of Marketing, create a comprehensive marketing plan that supports the opera’s programmatic and institutional initiatives. 
  • Responsible for ensuring exceptional customer service throughout every stage of patrons’ interaction with The Atlanta Opera.  
  • Supervises marketing staff. 
  • Provide support for and implement marketing activities including subscription and single ticket sales campaigns for live and digital events, advertising, telemarketing, special promotions, direct mail, and audience development campaigns; Includes media buying. 
  • Assist with communication of marketing initiatives across departments. 
  • Supervise the production of marketing deliverables, including advertising (print, broadcast, outdoor, online), direct mail, e-mail, promotional materials, and other collateral in cooperation with Creative Services consultants. 
  • Help manage the marketing budget and costs associated with marketing programs while reporting updates to Chief of Marketing & Audience Development. 
  • Supervise process and ensure on-time production of program books. 
  • Write press releases, emails, and other opera communication as needed. 

COMPETENCIES

  • 5+years in marketing, communications, and PR, with progressively increasing management experience and demonstrated achievement of event-based revenue goals 
  • Supervisory experience 
  • Experience in arts and event marketing is strongly desired with up-to-date knowledge of the intricacies of digital marketing and segmentation 
  • Excellent written and oral communication, and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently 
  • Strong analytical and budget skills 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Collaborative team player 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience using Tessitura or other CRM databases (Tessitura preferred) 
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner  
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season 

Compensation is tied to revenue goal achievement, with base salary and performance-based bonuses. 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Director of Sales & Marketing in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Education Manager

Reports to: Director of Community Engagement & Education
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full Time
Supervisory Requirements: Yes


SUMMARY

The Atlanta Opera seeks a dynamic Education Manager to support the Opera’s growing education and community engagement initiatives.  The Education Manager will oversee the Opera’s education programs including The Atlanta Opera Studio Tour, which reaches over 25,000 students in Metro-Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia each year.  The ideal candidate will possess initiative, a collaborative spirit, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects of varying natures.  Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated, and service oriented.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the Opera’s education programming including scheduling of in-school performances and workshops, marketing of education programs, and creation of curriculum/educational materials.
  • Continue to strengthen and build new relationships with Georgia schools and venues, GMEA, and local arts networks to raise awareness about the Opera’s education program.
  • Oversee student Final Dress Rehearsal Program.
  • Work with teaching artists to develop in-school opera workshops and residency curriculum.
  • Oversee all marketing and education materials produced for programs.
  • Maintain department calendar and scheduling.
  • Update and maintain department database as well as manage contacts in Tessitura database.
  • Create, distribute, and track survey data for all programs.
  • Support in creation of adult education programming offerings.
  • Support in creation of digital education programming offerings.
  • Assist with university programming and partnerships.
  • Support company-wide Veterans and EDI initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Previous arts administration or K-12 classroom experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to design educational programming for diverse populations.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects simultaneously.
  • Self-starting and solution oriented.
  • Patience, flexibility, and collaborative.

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, Music, Theater, Education, or related field.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in arts administration, arts education, or teaching.
  • Knowledge of opera. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Georgia education community, education institutions, and school systems. (preferred)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season and Studio Tour.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Education Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Individual Giving Officer

Reports to: Chief Advancement Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The Individual Giving Officer is responsible for an annual contributed revenue goal for individuals through cultivation, direct solicitation, and stewardship, including identifying new donors and deepening relationships with existing donors. The Individual Giving Officer shares responsibility for the achievement of overall departmental goals and is an integral member of the fundraising team; with an emphasis on direct donor contact and relationship building.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Solicit and secure gifts $2,500 to $100,000 and above for unrestricted and restricted purposes
  • Work closely with members of the development team to create and implement strategies to identify, qualify, cultivate, and acquire new donors
  • Renew and upgrade annual donors
  • Initiate contact and secure face-to-face cultivation and solicitation meetings with donors and prospects
  • Continuously manage and update portfolio activity in the Tessitura donor database
  • Draft donor solicitations and correspondence
  • General Development Project Management oversight
  • Provide a reasonable and timely schedule for pledges and payments for assigned donors

 

COMPETENCIES

  • A proven track record of measurable success in securing gifts in fundraising
  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising approaches, and the highest levels of interpersonal skills
  • Skills in relationship building, communications, prioritizing, negotiation and influencing, self-motivation, and possess temperament to work with all organizational levels
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of discretion and integrity
  • Familiarity with the Atlanta fundraising landscape and arts community preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; polished presentation skills

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of direct solicitation experience with demonstrated success in achieving and exceeding organizational goals
  • Experience with relational databases, such as Tessitura or Raiser’s Edge, preferred
  • Conversant knowledge of opera preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Evening and weekend obligations during the opera season, including donor cultivation events and show performances
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner

 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Individual Giving Officer in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Lighting Supervisor

Reports to: Technical Director / Director of Production (secondary)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Seasonal
Supervisory Requirements: Yes (Head Electrician, Electrics Crew, A/V Crew)


SUMMARY

The Lighting Supervisor reports directly to the Technical Director and provides oversight of all lighting activities in support of the mission of The Atlanta Opera. The Lighting Supervisor actively manages the lighting operations and provides administrative support for the Production Department.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Liaise with Lighting Designers for light plot and specifications, providing necessary information (ground plans, inventory lists, preliminary schedules, etc.…);
  • Draft plots as necessary, to Atlanta Opera standards;
  • Advise on feasibility of design, in consultation with Technical Director/Head Electrician, with respect to venue limitations, inventory, budget, schedule, and other special concerns;
  • Plan electrics hang, focus, and cueing in consultation with Technical Director/Head Electrician;
  • Make orders of lighting equipment (rental gear, expendables, special equipment, etc.…)
  • In coordination with Technical Director, manage electrics budget;
  • Working with Head Electrician, supervise hanging of all lights and lighting equipment
  • Supervise focus
  • Attend all services with Lighting Designer;
  • Call follow spot cues, as necessary;
  • Attend all performances, as necessary;
  • In coordination with Head Electrician, create and maintain all TAO lighting equipment (owned, rented, or borrowed);
  • In coordination with Technical Director/Head Electrician, maintain all communication equipment (clear-com headsets, two-way radios, etc.…);
  • Coordinate with Technical Director/Head Electrician, supervise audio/visual technician in venue;
  • Advise/provide technical support as needed with respect to lighting at special events or functions, as needed and requested;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  • Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently;
  • Excellent computer skills and aptitude, especially using the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to quickly learn new software programs;
  • Proficient digital drafting, VectorWorks preferred;
  • ETC Board and dimming knowledge not required but an asset;
  • Knowledge or strong interest in opera preferred;
  • Ability to work collaboratively within production team and with multiple departments.

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or related field;
  • At least five years’ work experience in theatrical production with a demonstrated track record of increased responsibility;
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day;
  • Ability to communicate using a phone and headset;
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds;
  • Have valid driver’s license;
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner;
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season.

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Lighting Supervisor in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Music Administrator

Reports to: Artistic Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full Time
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The Music Administrator reports to the Artistic Administrator and is responsible for the music operations for all opera programming.  Responsible for the music library and supertitles.  Collaborate with all departments to fulfill the mission of The Atlanta Opera.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the Orchestra Personnel Manager to execute orchestra contracts.
  • Ensure that orchestra service conditions comply with the current CBA requirement.
  • Prepare orchestra and chorus payroll for finance.
  • Maintain all cut lists and communicate to artist and creative team.
  • Contract seasonal staff (rehearsal pianist, children’s chorus master, etc.).
  • Work with Artistic Administrator and Chorus Master to contract chorus and other mainstage chorus roles (chorus bit, etc.).
  • Maintain and distribute rehearsal schedules for chorus and orchestra.
  • Assist with setup for orchestra and chorus rehearsals.
  • Oversee preparation and rental of supertitles.
  • Obtain performance and digital streaming rights for all opera programming.
  • Organize chorus and orchestra auditions as needed.
  • Serve as orchestra and chorus librarian; ordering, marking, and distributing appropriate parts.
  • Maintain music library as well as performance rights database.
  • Collaborate with other departments on interdepartmental needs.
  • Other artist services as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • At least three years of work experience in opera.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required.
  • Ability to evaluate vocal and performance skill.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple departments.

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in music or related field preferred, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season.
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day.
  • Ability to communicate using a phone and headset.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.

 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Music Administrator in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Stitcher

Reports to: Costume Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The artisan who assists in the implementation of costume sketches under the supervision of a Cutter/ Draper.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sews, either by hand or machine, the costumes assigned by the team leader (First Hand or Cutter)
  • Manages time effectively on each sewing project
  • Maintains work area, including sewing machinery necessary to keep work moving effectively
  • Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions
  • Other duties, as assigned

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in a professional costume shop required.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of fabrics and materials.
  • Knowledgeable in garment construction including fabric preparation, pressing, and industry sewing techniques.
  • Excellent garment construction skills demonstrating experience in a variety of machine sewing techniques as well as hand sewing techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency at operating industrial and domestic sewing machines including but not limited to; single needle industrial; industrial zig-zag; overlock; merrow or serger; domestic straight and zig-zag machines.
  • Ability to operate industrial steam iron.
  • Be able to follow directions, ask questions, manage time and be professional.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time each day.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Punctual, personable and interested in building and expanding their skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.

 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Stitcher in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Studio Manager

Reports to: Artistic Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full Time
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The Studio Manager reports to the Artistic Administrator and is responsible for managing the Young Artist Program (Studio Artists). Working closely with the studio artists and the artistic department to ensure their apprenticeship is rewarding and successful. Collaborate with all departments to fulfill the mission of The Atlanta Opera.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the Young Artist Program (Studio Artists).
  • Serve as first point of contact for the daily needs of YAP artists, coaches, and guests.
  • Coordinate and promote all auditions for both the studio and mainstage artists and assist with all aspects of the audition process, including but not limited to; logistics, status notifications, and travel for finalists.
  • Schedule daily, monthly, annual activities for studio artists as approved by the Artistic Administrator.
  • Maintain YAP database and assist in reviewing applicants for final auditions.
  • Develop and coordinate curricular opportunities such as masterclasses, language lessons, and workshops.
  • Coordinate logistics for ancillary programs, giglets, and audience development activities involving the studio artists.
  • Produce, manage, and distribute daily schedule amendments, weekly schedules, and monthly calendars as well as overseeing release requests.
  • Assist Artistic Administrator with generating overall budget activity throughout each fiscal year, overseeing financial records, processing invoices, budget re-forecasting, and future season budget planning for YAP.
  • Process YAP credit card expenses.
  • Organize internal/external engagements for studio artists with Artistic Administrator.
  • Prepare contracts for YAP studio artists, coaches, and guests.
  • Process payroll for the studio artists.
  • Create programs for recitals, special events, master classes, patron events, etc.
  • Assist with selecting YAP artists along with the Artistic Director and Artistic Administrator.
  • Collaborate with other departments on interdepartmental needs.
  • Other artist services as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required.
  • Ability to evaluate vocal and performance skill.
  • Knowledge or strong interest in opera preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple departments.

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in music or related field preferred, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season.
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day.
  • Ability to communicate using a phone and headset.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.

 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Studio Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Supernumeraries

Supernumeraries are non-speaking, non-singing roles in opera, similar to extras in movies. Casting needs vary per production. The Atlanta Opera accepts supernumerary applications any time of year for all those interested in being a part of an operatic production.

To apply online, please fill out the form below. Once received, we will add your name to our files, and we will contact you if your description fits our casting needs for a production.

Supernumerary Application

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  • Please tell us if you have a beard, mustache, or both.
  • Please list all previous stage experience. If you do not have any, please leave it blank.
  • Please list any special skills (juggling, gymnastics, etc.)
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Internships

There are no internships at this time. Please check back for updates.

Volunteering

The gift of your time and expertise is just as valuable as a monetary gift. Last year, Atlanta Opera volunteers contributed more than 6,000 hours. Volunteers help keep costs low and help us fulfill our mission of presenting world-class opera productions, while fostering education about this important art form. The company is so grateful to have such a supportive volunteer team. Their hard work and generosity keeps the beauty and passion of opera alive in Atlanta. Just some of the ways you can volunteer with The Atlanta Opera:

  • Mailings
  • Sell merchandise at Shop Opera
  • Airport transportation
  • Light Walking
  • Final Dress Rehearsal
  • Phone relief/receptionist coverage
  • Archives
  • Filing
  • Special events

For more information about becoming an Atlanta Opera volunteer, please fill out the form below, or contact Sandy Feliciano at 470-419-2927 or sfeliciano@atlantaopera.org

Complete Volunteer Registration