507 Pacific Ave. Long Beach CA 90802 • Tel 562.432.5934 • Andreas Mitisek: Artistic & General Director

Jobs & Auditions




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 production@longbeachopera.org with the subject line "Crew 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 auditions@longbeachopera.org. 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 auditions@longbeachopera.org. Please note that at this time LBO does not hold general auditions.

lbo summer internship

Long Beach Opera is hiring two interns for Summer 2015!  If you are a current college student who goes to school or lives in LA County, and who wants to learn all about the inner workings of a cutting edge opera company, we want to meet you!

Both internships are 10 week, paid full-time positions.

Internship #1: Marketing Intern
The Marketing Intern will help develop an effective marketing strategy that appeals to both established and new audiences this presents a unique challenge when promoting innovative exploration of a centuries-old art form. The intern will discover that by highlighting the unconventional qualities that make LBO stand apart from other opera companies, they can engage opera aficionados and newcomers alike. LBO’s intimate staff size will allow the intern to work directly with the company’s creative leaders, and this close interaction will create a valuable learning experience for the intern.  

Send a résumé and cover letter to Managing Director Douglas Clayton.

Internship #2: Development Intern
The Development Intern will learn or expand their knowledge in database management, computer programs, planning and project management, and persuasive writing.  The intern will assist developing and implementing special events, research donors and compile information for use by development team, assist with maintenance with the donor database. Additionally, the intern will participate heavily in team building activities and event management.   

Send a résumé and cover letter to Development Director Elizabeth Kurila.


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.