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Director of Development
Classification: Full-time, year-round, non-exempt
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Summary:
A member of a four-person staff team and working directly with the Executive Director and Artistic Director, the Director of Development (DOD) leads all contributed revenue campaigns and plays an important role in building the organization’s development infrastructure to enable Opera Parallèle to effectively steward donor relations. The DOD oversees the Development and Marketing Coordinator and is the liaison to the Development committee and Development sub-committees of the board.

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Assistant to the Artistic Director
Classification: Part-time (15-hours per week), year-round, non-exempt
Reports to: Artistic Director

Job Summary:
A member of a six-person artistic staff team, the Assistant to the Artistic Director provides the Artistic Director (AD) with personal and administrative support.

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Since its inception, Opera Parallèle has created valuable experiences for emerging performers and administrators through its internship programs. Our artistic and administrative professionals enjoy sharing their experience and their work lives with well-chosen interns, and our organization reaps the benefit of the energy and perspective that these interns bring. Singers, instrumentalists, conductors, stage directors, production personnel, and administrators beginning their careers should consider an Opera Parallèle internship as a potentially valuable real-world experience with a vibrant, edgy company.

To Apply

Internships are available in Conducting, Stage Management and Opera Production, Stage Direction, Educational Outreach, and Arts Administration. Read more about our different internships and current interns. If you are interested in applying for an internship, you can send a letter of inquiry to Roma Olvera.


We use volunteers in many capacities. Do you have a special skill? We often use volunteers for photography, supernumeraries in performances, ushering at performances, etc. Contact us if you have an idea of how you might like to volunteer at


Opera Parallèle’s young professional group invites you to meet other young opera lovers ages 21-40 and go behind the scenes of our innovative productions. Read more HERE.