Opera in the Ozarks
Eureka Springs, AR

Expires: 03/01/20

Job Dates

May 17 - July 18, 2020


$3000 for period of contract, housing and meals in flat fee

Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point (www.opera.org), is a training program for aspiring opera singers in beautiful Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Now preparing for its 70th season, the company runs three main stage productions in repertory (7 performances each) and a smaller, traveling studio artist production for a one-month season, mid-June to mid-July. The company comprises 45 vocal artists supported by an artistic/administrative staff of 25 and a paid orchestra of 25. 2020 productions: Donizettis Lucia di Lammermoor, Massenets Cendrillon and Wards The Crucible. The Studio Artist programs production is TBA.
Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point is seeking an Assistant Stage Manager for its summer season May 20 July 18, 2020. Responsibilities will include: serve as stage manager for touring Studio Artist production; assist Production Stage Manager in pre-production work acquire, maintain and create props, assisting in rehearsals, setting up and working backstage during performances, nightly changeovers, and other duties as needed. The successful applicant will be a quick thinker, problem solver, creative, energetic, reliable, and able to read music. Driving company van or pickup truck required. Experience in opera and/or musicals preferred.

The first assistant stage manager will be hired as an independent contractor and no taxes will be withheld. Compensation comprises $3000 paid in three installments, a shared air-conditioned room and meals seven days/week for the period of the contract.
Review of applications will begin January 1 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted by telephone.

Application procedure:
Please send the following as PDF attachments to Thomas Cockrell, artistic director.

1. Letter of application outlining qualifications for the position
2. R+eacute;sum+eacute; detailing experience
3. List of three references, including email addresses and phone numbers


Thomas Cockrell

Artistic Director



Business Address

P.O. Box 127

Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Posted: 01/17/2020 00:09:59 EST

Last Updated: 01/17/2020 04:00 EST

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