Dramaturgy Intern

Internship title: Dramaturgy Intern
Time commitment: 14-21 hrs/week


Brief description of duties:

  • Gather biographical material for program from management and/or artists;
  • Gather headshots and bios for program
  • Write program biographies
  • Assist with program galley distribution
  • Proofread each program galley and blueline
  • Collaborate with dramaturg in preparation of selected program articles
  • Collaborate with dramaturg in extensive photo research for program
  • Proofread surtitle scripts
  • Undertake selected research projects as needed
  • Attend media group and full department meetings


Required skills:

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Knowledge of opera highly desirable
  • Computer literacy is required, with an emphasis in Microsoft Suite
  • Pursuing degree in marketing, communications, business or related field
  • Interest in opera or the arts
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro, Gmail, Photoshop, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office Suite 


Although internships are unpaid, a $30 weekly travel stipend is offered; other benefits include mentoring, complimentary tickets and ability to attend dress rehearsals, backstage tours, and networking events.


How to Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter, denoting the position of interest, to internships@lyricopera.org.


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