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Auditions & Jobs

PRODUCTION POSITIONS

LBO is seeking team oriented people who are willing to join us for the adventure this season! We need knowledgeable, experienced, quick, good humored, and project oriented Carpenters, Electricians, Prop Masters, and Dressers/Stitchers. Hours are often long, rewarding, and made for people who like to be part of a team. Lunch and parking is provided during the load-in/tech week. Must have a valid driver's license. Positions are paid. Send a cover letter and resume in PDF to [email protected] with the subject line "Crew interest: (last name)." No phone calls. No faxes.

SOLO AUDITIONS

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.

SUBMISSIONS OF NEW WORKS

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:

507 Pacific Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Attn.: Production

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

DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP, SUMMER 2016 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ARTS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Long Beach Opera's Summer 2016 interns are supported by the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program which provides 10-week paid summer internships (40 hours/week) to eligible undergraduate college students at arts non-profits. Students are paid $420/week and participate in additional educational components provided by the Arts Commission.

ELIGIBILITY
Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduate (2- or 4-year) college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2016 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 - September 1, 2016 in order to be eligible to participate. Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible. Students who have previously participated in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program are not eligible to participate a second time.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Development Intern will work closely with the Director of Development, Development Assistant and Development Associate to prepare for the upcoming 2016/17 season fundraising activities. The intern will assist with grants, special events, and other development communication and coordination deemed necessary to meet the department’s goals and objectives. The development intern will work closely with the department to create a grant strategy for 2016/17 seasons. The intern will participate in weekly development staff meetings and participate as a team member in donor cultivation events.

SKILLS REQUIRED
The potential intern will have an interest in fundraising, ability to prioritize and multitask and have good attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint is a plus. Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for the Arts and LBO’s mission required. The potential intern should be comfortable working independently but also working with a team and supervisor.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line "LACAC DEVELOPMENT INTERN."
Application Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2016
LACAC Development Internship Flyer

MARKETING INTERNSHIP, SUMMER 2016 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ARTS INTERNSHIP
Long Beach Opera's Summer 2016 interns are supported by the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program which provides 10-week paid summer internships (40 hours/week) to eligible undergraduate college students at arts non-profits. Students are paid $420/week and participate in additional educational components provided by the Arts Commission.

ELIGIBILITY
Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduate (2- or 4-year) college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2016 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 - September 1, 2016 in order to be eligible to participate. Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible. Students who have previously participated in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program are not eligible to participate a second time.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The LBO marketing internwill help develop a targeted marketing campaign and assist with LBO’s fundraising efforts. The intern will explore a combination of marketing and development techniques including direct mail campaigns.

SKILLS REQUIRED
The potential intern will have an interest in marketing, ability to prioritize and multitask and good attention to detail. The potential intern should be comfortable working independently but also working with a team and supervisor. Knowledge of social media including Google Analytics and Google Adwords is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line "LACAC MARKETING INTERN."
Application Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2016
LACAC Marketing Internship Flyer


CREATIVE LONG BEACH DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP, FALL 2016 

Supported by a grant from the Arts Council for Long Beach, the Creative Long Beach Internship for the Fall 2016 semester provides a 17-week paid fall internship (10/ hours/week) to eligible students and recent graduates. Intern will receive $1,700 stipend and be considered a part time Long Beach Opera employee. Intern will also participate in additional educational components provided by the Arts Council for Long Beach.

Internship Description
The Development Department of Long Beach Opera is seeking students and recent graduates interested in learning about Arts Administration and Development. The Development Intern will learn the inner workings of a development department and expand their knowledge of the fundraising process in an arts organization. Project: The Development Intern will work closely with the Director of Development, Development Associate and Development Assistant to prepare for the 2016 Annual Gala and other fundraising activities deemed necessary to meet the department’s goals and objectives. The intern will participate in weekly development staff meetings and participate as a team member as LBO prepares and executes its 38th Annual Gala in November 2016.

Eligibility
Current CSULB upperclassmen (Junior and Senior) or Graduate level College of the Arts major or minor students; current LBCC students with 20 completed units in an arts related field; students with a demonstrated passion for the arts may be eligible on a case-by-case basis.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Development Intern will assist the Development Department with two main projects:
Special Events Coordination and Solicitation: Working closely with the Development Associate and Gala Committee, the Development Intern will assist in the preparation and execution of LBO’s 38th Annual Gala at the Hotel Maya. Intern will help prepare, coordinate, and execute printed materials (invitation, program, and live auction supplements) and assist in silent auction item, table sponsor, and tribute solicitation.
Grants Research and Administration: Working closely with the Director of Development and Development Assistant, the Development Intern will research and develop funding opportunities for the 2016/17 Season. Duties include identifying potential funders using Foundation Center, GuideStar, and Wealth Engine software. Intern will also be responsible for grants writing assistance, including coordination of data compilation.

Skills, Knowledge and Requirements of Intern:
The potential intern should have an interest in fundraising and/or special events, ability to prioritize and multitask, and have good attention to detail. In addition, the intern should have a general interest and/or knowledge of the arts: music, opera, and performing arts. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is a plus. Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills are required. The potential intern must have a passion for the arts and LBO’s mission. Candidates should be comfortable working independently but also working with a team and supervisor.

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position. Please email all application materials to Eduardo Mollinedo-Pinon, Development Assistant, at [email protected]. Please write “ACLB Fall 2016” in subject line of application email.
Application Deadline: May 16, 2016.
ACLB Creative Long Beach Development Internship Flyer


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