Opportunities at LBO



Administrative Manager

Posted July 21st, 2022.

  • Full-time, non-exempt; 40 hours per week
  • $22-$24 per hour with health/medical insurance
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 (with booster) is required to work at LBO

Review the full job description here.
Apply for the job here.



Marketing & Patron Services Intern

Review the full Marketing & Patron Services intern job description here.

Development Intern

Review the full Development intern job description here.

Production Intern

Review the full Production intern job description here.

Posted August 10th, 2022.

  • Part-time; 15-20 hours per week
  • $16 per hour ($6,416 for 400 hours total)
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Internship ends March 1st, 2023, or when 400 hours are completed
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 (with booster) is required to work at LBO

Application instructions are included in the job descriptions. No phone calls, please. 



Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our volunteer program is on pause in preparation for the upcoming season.

Standard Front of House Volunteer Roles:

  • Ushering guests to their seats
  • Handing out Will Call tickets
  • Handing out programs at the door

Get FREE tickets to the shows! After volunteering for a 90-minute period you will receive a ticket to the opera.

If you are interested in assisting LBO as a volunteer, please email [email protected] to learn about volunteering today!



For paid production crew queries, please send a resume in PDF format to the Director of Production, Eric Bridges. [email protected]



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 determine whether your work may be a match for our artistic vision. If we are interested we will contact you and request further materials. Please mail materials to:

Long Beach Opera
115 Pine Ave. Suite 550
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

About Long Beach Opera:  Founded in 1979, Long Beach Opera was the first major opera company in the metropolitan Los Angeles/Orange County region. LBO’s mission is engaging people through provocative meaningful experiences that challenge, connect and inspire. Long Beach Opera’s artistic vision is: communities connected and minds opened through shared artistic experiences. LBO presents selections from the very beginnings of opera to modern avant-garde compositions, emphasizing their theatrical and musical relevance to our time.  Long Beach Opera is well-known for its world, American, and West Coast premiere productions of new and rare operas and has a repertoire of more than 100 works. The company is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Long Beach Opera is an Equal Opportunity employer. Long Beach Opera does not discriminate against an employee or candidate for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, engagements, assignments, training, discipline, termination, promotions, or other conditions of employment or career development.

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This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at cac.ca.gov
Supported in part by a grant from the Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach.
Long Beach Opera events are supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission