Employment & Auditions


Lyric employs a year-round administrative staff of approximately 90, including management, professional, and support personnel in Artistic, Production, and Technical Operations; Development, Donor Services, and Special Events; Finance; Facilities Management; Information Systems; Office Services and Human Resources; Marketing, Media, and Public Relations; Tickets; and Education.
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Internships are available within the administrative office throughout the year for students or "career changers" who wish to gain experience in the arts administration field. Internships may be accommodated in a variety of work areas, based upon the interests and skills of individual applicants; areas most frequently able to offer internships include Development/Special Events, Education, Technical, Ticket Department, and The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center.
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Audition announcements for solo artists, orchestra, assistant conductors/music staff, chorus, seasonal artists, Lyric Unlimited, and The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center.
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Lyric Unlimited frequently has openings for volunteers to lead student tours of the Civic Opera House. Becoming a Lyric guide is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to share their love of opera and to learn more about it!
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