Employment at MSM

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Opera Theater and Musical Theatre Associate

Title: Opera Theater and Musical Theatre Associate
Department: Performance Operations
Reports To: Managing Director of Opera Theater and Musical Theatre
Supervises: N/A
Internal Contacts: All departments, students, and faculty
External Contacts: Opera Theater and Musical Theatre Production Management
Employment Status: Part-time; Non-exempt


  • Creates and manages the daily schedule for Opera Theater and Musical Theatre productions. This includes but is not limited to scheduling rehearsals, costume fittings, and making room reservations.
  • Schedules and monitors departmental auditions.
  • Communicates daily with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Assists with creation of programs for theatrical productions, events, and voice master classes.
  • Schedules and monitors all Performing Ensemble auditions and Performance Technique enrollment processes.
  • Maintains a Performing Ensemble and Performance Technique course database.
  • Works closely with the Registrar to manage class conflicts and create Performing Ensemble and Performance Technique course rosters.
  • Schedules and monitors voice master class auditions.
  • Acts as day-of event manager for voice master classes.
  • Works on additional special projects and administrative duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in music, performing arts, or arts administration, or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in arts administration, stage management, or opera/musical theatre production.
  • Strong working knowledge of theatrical production.
  • Familiarity with and sensitivity to the performing arts and artist training environments.
  • Excellent computer skills and aptitude, including Microsoft Office Suite and database management.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail; ability to proofread and edit.

This part-time position follows an academic calendar, August through May, and generally Monday-Friday, 11:30 am-3:30 pm. Hours may be flexible pending other duties and availability.

Contact Information:

Send letter of application and résumé including three references to:

Christina Teichroew
Managing Director of Opera Theater and Musical Theatre

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