There are many ways to join the Opera Colorado team, whether as part of our administrative or artistic staff, or as chorus members, supernumeraries, or interns. Any available opportunities are listed below; please follow the directions in each individual listing to apply.

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Employment Opportunities


Reports To: Director of Education & Community Engagement/Artist in Residence Program

Type: Full-Time

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Position Overview

The Manager of Education & Community Engagement is a full-time administrative position responsible for organizing, scheduling, and supporting Opera Colorado educational experiences. They support the Director of Education & Community Engagement/Artist in Residence Program in representing Opera Colorado to schools, educators, and community organizations. They help create a favorable environment for fulfilling Opera Colorado’s stated mission regarding education and will assist in implementing the 2021-2025 Strategic Plan. The manager is creative, energetic, organized, and flexible, and as a member of the education team, is enthusiastic about arts education and providing accessible and enriching programs.

The manager will handle education department bookings and program sales, support on-site programs, and organize and implement field trip programs at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. They will accurately track program impact and attendance while monitoring and adhering to the departmental budget. The manager collaborates closely with colleagues in Business Operations, Marketing, Development, and Patron Services departments. They exemplify Opera Colorado’s commitment to excellence through offered programming and superior patron service. The Manager of Education & Community Engagement is a key member of the staff and interacts with Opera Colorado’s patrons, the Senior Leadership Team, and the Board of Directors.

Full-time: exempt. As events, programs, and performances are essential components, the Manager of Education & Community Engagement is required to attend events, and hours will include morning, evening, and weekend work. A staffing calendar is maintained by the Director to monitor and manage non-traditional work hours.

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Upcoming Auditions


Opera Colorado invites local singers to participate in upcoming chorus auditions for its 2023-24 Season. Productions in the season include Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, and Saint-Saëns’s Samson and Delilah. Performances for all three productions will be presented at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex in downtown Denver.

Chorus auditions will take place on Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31, 2023, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Opera Colorado Opera Center, located at 4121 S Navajo Street, Ste 100, in Englewood. Auditions will be sung for Opera Colorado Chorus Master Sahar Nouri.

Learn more and apply here.