Production - Open Applications

Lincoln Center - New York, NY
Production – Open Applications /
Full-Time or Part-Time /
Are you up to the challenge of working in the largest performing arts organization in the world?  

The Production Department of The Metropolitan Opera is responsible for all production and technical details related to the development, creation, and performance of the opera repertory, the coordination of presentations and special events, the operation and maintenance of, as well as improvements to, the Metropolitan Opera stage, shops, and warehouses. 

We are looking for three things:

    • Passion; for your art craft or trade
    • Diversity; of thought, of experience, of expression, of identity  
    • Willingness; to learn, to teach, and to grow with us

We employ over 500 administrators, artisans, crafts people, trades workers, and technicians in all areas of theater operations, including:

    • Production and Technical Administration
    • Stage Direction (AGMA)
    • Stage Management (AGMA)

Wigs and Makeup (I.A.T.S.E. Local 798)

    • Wig Makers
    • Hair Stylists
    • Makeup Artists

Costume Shop and Wardrobe (I.A.T.S.E. Local 764)

    • Costume Construction
    • Wardrobe Dressing and Day Calls

Stagehands (I.A.T.S.E. Local One)

    • Lighting
    • Automation
    • Video
    • Sound
    • Stage Carpentry
    • Properties
    • Construction and Electrical Construction 

Scenic Artists and Staff Designers (I.A.T.S.E. Local 829)

    • Painters
    • Sculpture
    • Costume, Scenery, Lighting, and Video Design

The Metropolitan Opera believes that diversity is critical to our success and growth as a leading performing arts institution and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.

The Metropolitan Opera is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and existing employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship status, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.