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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

Auditions are for both Mainstage (Principal & Supporting) roles and for Artist In Residence positions.

Non-managed singers wishing to be considered for principal roles may submit their materials at any time for consideration.


Submit a high-resolution headshot and a current resume to Cody Martin at:  cody@pensacolaopera.com

Singers who are invited to audition must pay a $30 audition fee.  A pianist will be provided for the audition.

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.

Members of the Opera chorus are selected from an annual audition process.

New to the Opera Chorus?
Auditions: October 10th at the Pensacola Opera Center
Requirements: Prepared 32 bar of an aria or classical piece

Already in the Opera Chorus?
Auditions:October 17th at First Presbyterian Church, 33 E Gregory St.
Requirements: Prepared 32 bar of an aria or classical piece
*Auditions are only required if you wish to be considered for voice part reassignment.

Artists in Residence

Auditions for the Artist in Residence program are held annually in both New York City and Pensacola.  The audition process for the 2018-19 season has already been completed.  Applications for the 2019-20 season will be available on YAP Tracker in August 2018.  A link to the application will be available from this page, once it has been posted.


Audition Dates: May 2018
Contract Dates: September  – November and January – March


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, Managing Director

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