Job Opportunities

Founded in 1965, San Diego Opera is a highly regarded member of the international opera community and an invaluable cultural resource to the San Diego region. The mission of San Diego Opera is to deliver exceptional performances and exciting, accessible programs to diverse audiences, focusing on community partnerships and the transformative and expressive power of the human voice. The company’s vision is to be recognized globally as a leading example of adaptability, innovation and sustainability, promoting diversity on stage, in our repertoire, and in our staff and leadership, with a commitment to world-class and emerging talent, and innovative use of technology.

The following job openings are available at this time:

Production Assistant

San Diego Opera seeks a Production Assistant to work with the stage management teams for our 2022/2023 season. Dates January 9, 2023 – May 17, 2023 Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi, Tosca, Ghosts and The Falling and the Rising.  A candidate with music reading, second language, and stage management experience will be in an ideal position for consideration.  If you have skills and experience in other related areas, we encourage you to apply as well, especially if you have a desire to learn more about working in opera.

All candidates, must be reliable, have a willingness to learn, a strong work ethic, the capability to identify tasks and look ahead.  You will be an integral member of a team and will need to be flexible and adapt as priorities and deadlines change.  Being a contributing team member is more important than previous opera or stage management experience.

This position is hourly/non-exempt $16.30 an hour with substantial overtime hours anticipated. This position is a local position as housing/distance transportation is not included. Parking is included. Please send your resume and references to Associate Production Director, Linda Cooper at

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