Work with Us

In order to fulfill its mission of producing "outstanding opera, true to the vision of the composer" Sarasota Opera relies and the talents of many people, both onstage and behind the scenes. The company offers many career opportunities for artists.

Our administrative staff are some of the most highly regarded in the industry. Former Sarasota Opera artists and staff members have gone on to run or work at opera companies throughout the U.S. Sarasota Opera regularly posts job opportunities for artists, backstage personnel, and administrative staff on our website.

If you are interested in working at Sarasota Opera, please look through the website for available position. As opportunities become available, they will be posted to the website. Sarasota Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Available Career Opportunities at Sarasota Opera

Seasonal Openings

No positions open at this time.

Production and Technical Staff

Technical Director

Wig and Makeup Designer

Theater professionals interested in applying for seasonal positions are asked to e-mail their resumes to [email protected]. Resumes are accepted year round for employment during January through March of each year.

Principal Artists

Artist managers should contact Carolyn Hupalowsky, Company Manager, at [email protected]. Please note: Only managed singers will be considered for principal roles.

Part-time Openings

No positions open at this time.

Apprentice Artists Program

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we don’t anticipate holding auditions for the Sarasota Opera Apprentice program in September as usual. Check back in Sept/Oct for more information about future plans. Please do not submit information at this time.

Orchestra Staff

Musicians interested in applying for possible openings in the Sarasota Opera Orchestra are asked to email their resume to Gregg Koyle, Orchestra Personnel Manager & Contractor at [email protected].

Studio Artists Program

Singers who wish to audition for the Studio Artists Program must have:

  • Career potential as an operatic soloist
  • Minimum of three seasons experience with nationally recognized young artists programs
  • Have performed a minimum of three substantial operatic roles with orchestra
  • Impeccable professional references (references will be checked)

Singers who meet these requirements can be considered for audition by directly contacting, or having their agent contact, Carolyn Hupalowsky, Company Manager, at [email protected]