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The nationally acclaimed Arizona Opera in Phoenix, AZ seeks an experienced, self-motivated and detail-oriented individual for the position of Technical Director. The ideal candidate is someone with 7 or more years of professional experience as a Technical Director at regional or nationally-known theatre and/or opera companies, supervising at least 20-30 IATSE stagehands, navigating complex collective bargaining agreements and managing complex season schedules and budgets.


  • Initiate, receive and process phone, walk-up and mail ticket orders from the public

  • Give detailed performance and venue information to patrons to encourage sales and improve customer relations

  • Make outbound calls as needed for subscription renewals and customer service issues

  • Process all ticket orders including subscriptions, single tickets, donations and exchanges

Arizona Opera was founded in 1971. Since its inaugural year, Arizona Opera has produced over 170 fully-staged operas and concerts. On stage, Arizona Opera presents artists of both international stature and emerging talent, and each season balances debut artists and the return of favorite performers. In addition to producing five grand operas each year in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona Opera offers in-school touring productions and numerous outreach events for children and adults of all ages.

Supernumerary roles are brief, non-singing roles which feature prominently in fully staged operatic performances that Arizona Opera presents at Phoenix Symphony Hall and the Tucson Convention Center. Supernumeraries this season will share the stage with world-class international classical artists and will be fully costumed and made up for their stage appearances portraying priests, nuns, henchmen, ghosts, royalty, swordsmen, townspeople, and women of the night.

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