Applicants must have two memorized selections to offer, including one aria or art song in a foreign language; preferably Italian, French, German, or Russian. One of the two selections offered may be in English if you feel it shows your voice to better advantage. You may also be asked to sight-read or perform a rhythm exercise. An accompanist will be provided but will not be available to rehearse with you prior to your audition. We ask you provide legible hard copies of your selections in the correct key for the pianist.
The Billy Goats Gruff (June 2023- May 2024)
Pépito (August 2023- May 2024)
June 01, 2023 - May 31, 2024
The Billy Goats Gruff (June 2023-May 2024)
Lucy - A young girl goat; best friend of Ernesto and Dandini (Soprano or Mezzo)
Ernesto - A young boy billy goat; best friend of Lucy and Dandini(Mezzo or Tenor)
Dandini - A young boy billy goat; best friend of Lucy and Ernesto (Tenor or Baritone)
Osmin - A big bully boy billy goat; best friend to no one(Bass or Baritone)
Pépito (August 2023-May 2024)
Vertigo- inn-keeper and cousin to Figaro (Baritone or Bass)
Miguel- a young Basque peasant (Tenor)
Manuelita- a young hotel owner (Soprano)
Payment is provided
Position: Chorus Director and Head of Music
Reports to: General Director and CEO, Music Director
Status: Full-time, exempt
Reporting to the General Director and CEO and the Music Director of The Dallas Opera (TDO), the Chorus Director and Head of Music is responsible for all duties inherent with being Chorus Director as well as overseeing the administration of the chorus and music staff and organizing cuts and musical versions of each production. In addition, the Chorus Director and Head of Music will collaborate to ensure the highest musical standards within all aspects of the company programming.
The Chorus Director and Head of Music will work closely with other members of the TDO staff including the Director of Operations, Music Librarian, Operations Administrator, and Director of Education.
Up to three finalists will be invited for residency in Dallas to participate in chorus preparations for the 2023/2024 season. The selected candidate will begin full-time with the 2024/2025 season.
To apply, please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Chorus Director and Head of Music.”
• a cover letter no longer than two pages
Please send Word or PDF file only. No phone calls please.
Compensation: Competitive salary
Benefits: Benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance, vacation time, nocost parking,
Location: Dallas, Texas
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, Sales, and Patron Services, this position is responsible for creating and implementing a strategic and comprehensive marketing plan for group sales and audience development that meets or exceeds annual attendance and revenue goals. The Group Sales and Audience Development Manager oversees the budget and implements sales tactics, co-promotions, events, and other initiatives developed as part of the annual marketing plan. This position also works collaboratively with cross-functional teams to develop new (and leverage existing) arts, education, community, and corporate partnerships.
Compensation: Competitive salary
Benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance, vacation time, no-cost parking, 403(b) with employer match, and professional development opportunities to increase knowledge-base and employee retention.
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred
Location: On-site, Dallas, Texas
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm except for performances and group events. On those occasions, office hours will be flexible and mutually agreed.
Website www.dallasopera.org and www.thedallasopera.TV
The Dallas Opera values diversity in the workplace and is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment where employees are treated with dignity and respect. The Dallas Opera is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a policy of non-discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. This position will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates has been identified. Applications from populations underrepresented in the arts are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please send a cover letter no longer than two pages and resume to email@example.com, using the subject line “Group Sales Manager.” Please send Microsoft Word or PDF files only. No phone calls please.