Auditions and Employment

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Below you will find a listing of current audition, employment, and internship opportunities when they become available. For a listing of volunteer opportunities, please visit our Volunteer page.


Auditions for Non-Managed Singers

Pensacola Opera holds auditions annually in New York City and Pensacola, FL. A limited number of audition slots for non-managed singers interested in principal roles are available in both locations.

For information about our Fall 2019 non-managed principal artist auditions, please view our listing on YAP Tracker using the link below.

Pensacola Opera Chorus

The Pensacola Opera Chorus is a group of talented and dedicated volunteers who perform in the Opera’s mainstage productions rehearsing for over 120 hours to bring Pensacola Opera’s productions to life.

Being a part of the Opera Chorus is a rewarding way for community members to indulge their love of singing, performing and the operatic repertoire.

For more information about the Opera Chorus, click here.

37th Season Auditions For New Members
*Returning members may re-audition if they wish to be considered for voice part reassignment.

Auditions: September 24th, 2019; 7-9 PM at the Pensacola Opera Center

Requirements: One art song, aria, or musical theatre song in any language (no more than five minutes in length). A pianist will be provided.

Artists in Residence

Applications are now open for the 2020-21 Artists in Residence Program. Applications are accepted via YAP Tracker at the link below.

Auditions for the 2020-21 season will are scheduled as follows:
Pensacola, FL – November 15 & 16, 2019
New York, NY – December 5-7, 2019


We are not currently hiring for any positions.


Want to get a behind the scenes look at the inner workings of your local opera company?

Join Pensacola Opera by exploring the internship opportunities available in administration, marketing, production, and education. The staff strives to ensure that an internship serves to enhance the student’s educational experience and career development by providing credits towards your degree. All interns become integral members of the department(s) they work in and gain valuable experience while making professional contacts.

All internships are unpaid positions and housing is not included in the internship. Pensacola Opera will work with the student’s schedule and requirements to determine the length and hours of the internship.

To apply, please submit the following:

•  Cover letter indicating why you have an interest in working in the arts and specific areas you would like to learn more about (general arts administration, education, marketing and PR, etc.)

•  Résumé including present and permanent addresses, education, and work experience

•  One letter of recommendation from a professor, past intern supervisor, or other person with knowledge of your work ethic

Submit application materials to:

Chandra McKern, Executive Director – chandra@pensacolaopera.com


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