Auditions & Jobs



LBO is seeking Stage Managers to join us for an adventurous season! Stage Managers must be team oriented, knowledgeable, experienced, quick, good humored, and project oriented individuals. 
Those applying for the position should:

  • Have 3-5 years of Professional Stage Managing Experience
  • Previous Opera or Musical Theatre Background Preferred
  • Read Music Proficiently
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Proficiency with standard office and business software
  • Full Availability for the Rehearsals & Performances
  • Have a Valid Drivers License
  • Have Reliable Transportation

Positions are paid. Send a cover letter and resume in PDF to [email protected] with the subject line "SM interest: (last name)." No phone calls. No faxes.


Audition announcements will be posted on the LBO website and will be sent to agents. Auditions are held only for specific roles in upcoming productions. LBO is not able to offer private auditions to singers who are passing through Southern California and wish to be heard for future consideration. If you would like to be considered for an audition, please send us a link to a YouTube or other video selection of your work to [email protected]. If you have management, and wish to be considered for a specific role in a production announced on our website, ask your manager to contact LBO about that role at [email protected]. Please note that at this time LBO does not hold general auditions.


If you are a composer who would like to have a work taken into consideration for production at the Long Beach Opera, please submit the following: Cast and orchestration, a comprehensive synopsis of the work, describing the action by scene and a sound or video recording via YouTube or another format where we can easily and quickly determine whether your work may be a match for our needs. If we are interested we will contact you and request further materials. Please mail materials to:

3029 E. South Street, 2nd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90805
Attn.: Production

Please follow the steps described above, and do not mail scores unsolicited as we will not have the time to review them.

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