Jobs & Auditions

Jobs & Auditions

Orchestra Auditions

Arizona Opera conducts auditions for the orchestra based on the needs and vacancies in the orchestra. 

Open Positions:

Cello, 6th Chair
Permanent Position.

10 projected services for 2014-2015
2014-2015 per service rate: $110.24

Application Deadline: May 6, 2014
Audition Date: May 10, 2014

Click here to download the excerpts to play at audition.
Email a one-page resume to by the application deadline to request an audition time.

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

Reports to: Marketing Manager and Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Job Category: Part-time

Arizona Opera seeks a spring intern for its Marketing & Public Relations Department. This amazing intern will be exposed to the multiple facets of non-profit marketing within the performing arts through projects such as email and online marketing, website development, media placement, and all other forms of creative communication to drive ticket sales. There’s a heaping handful of creative and analytical duties that make the show go on!

This position is based out of Arizona Opera’s new digs in the Midtown Arts District off Central and McDowell. The intern will be required to work in the building and will be able to create his or her own schedule.

Job Description: Click Here

Qualified candidates should email their resume to and add in the subject line Marketing Intern.



Patron Services Representatives

Reports to: Patron Services Manager

Job Category: Administration (Part-time)

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Arizona Opera is seeking enthusiastic candidates for the Patron Services Department. The Patron Service Representatives provide a high level of customer service for in-bound and out-bound telephone sales, in-person sales of individual tickets, subscription packages, online ticket sales and assistance in maintaining the patron database.

This position will primarily work at the administrative offices located in Central Phoenix during regular business hours. During the season and the months of October through April, the Patron Services Representatives offer in-person ticketing services for evening and weekend performances at Symphony Hall in Phoenix, and Tucson Music Hall in Tucson.

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to and add in the subject line Patron Services Representative.




Arizona Opera holds Super auditions throughout the course of the season, depending on the needs of each individual production

Reports to:Production Stage Manager
Job Category: On-stage talent. Actors/Models of all ages and sizes

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Annual open chorus auditions will be held, by appointment only, usually in late April.  Please click here for more information.

Classically trained singers in all voice categories who have completed at least one year of undergraduate vocal study may schedule an audition appointment. Auditions are 5 minutes in duration and an accompanist is provided.

Requirements: one memorized aria or art song sung in French, German or Russian sight-reading and vocalization. Singers should bring a one-page performance experience resume; headshot is optional. Applicants are required to provide proof of United States citizenship, permanent residency or legal permission to work in the United States.

To schedule an audition: applicants should send an email to Keri Muir, Production Stage Manager, with their resume and contact information. Times are assigned on a first come, first served basis.


Reports to: ChorusMaster
Job Category: On-stage talent

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Auditions for Arizona Opera’s Marion Roose Pullin Stduio Artist Program are held annually in New York City and Phoenix. Audition applications for the following season are posted each fall on YAP Tracker, and on our website.  More information on the program can be found here.




Arizona Opera conducts general auditions every December in New York City and by appointment in Phoenix. These auditions are not associated with any future repertoire but are for general purposes only.

To be considered for an audition, please send a cover letter, resume, photo and/or recording to: Zackery Hayhurst, Artistic Administrator, Arizona Opera.

We regret that we are not able to audition all who submit materials and only selected applicants will be contacted for auditions. Applications are accepted from both represented and non-represented singers.