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Arts Administration Apprenticeship

Interested in a career in opera? Join us as America’s newest opera festival presents its second season this June and July in Chicago.

The Arts Administration Apprentice will assist with all aspects of Festival management, including artistic administration, public relations, marketing, finance, fundraising, ticketing, and patron services. Candidates should have strong organization, technology, and interpersonal skills, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The Opera Festival of Chicago’s Apprentice Program provides vital opportunities for early-career professionals to learn about the world of opera and acquire hands-on experience by working side-by-side with world-renowned artists and arts administrators.

Festival Weeks:

  • Week 1: June 6 – 12
  • Week 2: June 20 – 26
  • Week 3: June 27 – July 3
  • Week 4: July 4 – 10
  • Week 5: July 11 – 17
  • Week 6: July 18 – 24
  • Production I: Fully-staged Rossini opera. Rehearsals run from June 6 – 12, then resume June 23. Tech week begins July 5 with performances on July 8 and 10.

Production II: A recital-style production. Rehearsals and performances will run the week of July 17.

Production III: Fully-staged Verdi opera. Rehearsals run from June 23. Tech week begins July 17 with performances on July 22 and 24.

No sessions will be held July 2, 3, or 4th.

Job Type: Paid Internship
Location: Chicago