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Access & Engagement Director

Position Title: Access & Engagement Director
Reports to: Vice President, Impact
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Salary Range: $58,000 – $63,000
Start Date: No later than November 1, 2021

Responsible for the administrative, programmatic, and strategic leadership of Minnesota Opera’s community- building and accessibility-focused public programs, the Access & Engagement Director has oversight over a suite of public engagement programs aimed at building continuous mutually-beneficial relationships with the Twin Cities community; learning about our mainstage productions, artists, and creative processes; and engaging in community dialogue about social issues thematically related to our artistic offerings. In addition, the Access & Engagement Director will continue to address (disability, socioeconomic, and gender) accessibility issues at each of our venues, in our company culture and policies, and in digital media (1 FTE).


Auditions

2021-2022 CHORUS AUDITIONS OPEN!

Minnesota Opera has had to reschedule our chorus auditions due to concerns about the current surge in COVID cases. Everyone who previously signed up for an audition time will have to submit this form and choose a slot again.

Updates:

  • Minnesota Opera requires proof of Vaccination in order to schedule and participate in live auditions.
  • Anyone who doesn’t feel comfortable participating in a live audition may submit a video audition.

New Audition Dates:

  • Thursday, Sept 23, 2021: 6pm–9pm
  • Friday, Sept 24, 2021: 6pm–9pm
  • Saturday, Sept 25, 2021: 10am–1pm
  • Monday, Sept 27, 2021: 12pm–5pm

Audition Requirement:

  • 1 aria or art song, preferably in French

Dress Code:

  • Casual (wear whatever you feel best expresses who you are)

You will be prompted to sign into your Google account or create one to complete the application:

A pianist will be provided free of charge. You are welcome to contact the pianist to inform them of your selection and schedule a rehearsal if you’d like. Minnesota Opera will not cover the cost of any rehearsals. Minnesota Opera will not cover the cost of any coaching. We will let you know who your pianist is when we send you your audition time. You may also bring your own pianist if you like at your own expense.

Once you have submitted the form, you will receive an automatically generated email. Follow the link in that email to sign up for an audition time. All levels of vocal/musical training are encouraged to apply!

We especially encourage applications from minority group members, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community and others who may contribute to further diversification of culture and ideas at Minnesota Opera!

If you have any questions, please email Sal Vasta at svasta@mnopera.org.

 

2022-2023 RESIDENT ARTIST SINGER APPLICATIONS OPEN!

Applications for singers are now open for the 2022-2023 Resident Artist Program. Applications are accepted through YAP Tracker. For opportunity information and audition dates click the apply button.

The application deadline is Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact us at RAP@mnopera.org.

We are not accepting applications from directors at this time.

 

2022-2023 RESIDENT ARTIST PIANIST/COACH APPLICATIONS OPEN!

Applications for pianist/coaches are now open for the 2022-2023 Resident Artist Program. Applications are accepted through YAP Tracker. For opportunity information and audition dates click the apply button.

The application deadline is Monday, October 11, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact us at RAP@mnopera.org.

We are not accepting applications from directors at this time.


Extra Opportunities

Project Opera

Project Opera is Minnesota Opera’s youth training program for talented young singers. The group performs one opera a year that is for kids and by kids. Project Opera students also serve as the children’s chorus in Minnesota Opera main stage productions. For more information, visit the Project Opera page. To schedule an audition, email us at projectopera@mnopera.org.

Minnesota Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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