Employment

Are you interested in joining the Portland Opera team?
You're in the right place.

About Us

The core staff of Portland Opera is an ensemble of hard-working, passionate, and wonderfully quirky people, who are committed to keeping this amazing art form alive and thriving in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. 

Meet the team.


Current Opportunities
Artistic Director

Portland Opera is looking for an innovative Artistic Director who believes that the performing arts play a major role in bringing communities together; a leader who wants to uplift the Portland Opera community at a time when many citizens feel a need for healing as a result of effects from the pandemic, civil unrest, and social isolation. The ideal Artistic Director candidate will complement and contrast the current leadership team’s professional experience and cultural background and join the executive team of Portland Opera to lead the company in strategic growth and fiscal sustainability. BIPOC candidates and women strongly encouraged to apply.

Learn more about this role here. 

Ensemble & Cultural Equity

Our work relies on being an ensemble, and our ensemble only thrives with diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect. We commit to actively confronting and dismantling white supremacy, patriarchy, and exclusion in our company, field, and community. We commit to being inclusive and strive every day to be an anti-racist organization. Learn more about our vision, mission and values here. 

Portland Opera will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

Portland Opera is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have an employment verification request, or other questions regarding Portland Opera employees, please contact Richard Seals, CFO and Director of Administration, rseals@portlandopera.org