Des Moines Metro Opera is now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Festival. To apply, please complete the DMMO Production Staff Application. Early response is encouraged. Notifications for phone and in person interviews will start to go out December. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2018.
If you are currently an undergraduate student looking for experience as an intern, check out open positions in Design and Production Internships.
DMMO Crew Heads and crews are paid hourly, receive free housing and a travel stipend. Please use the link above to apply. You will be prompted to upload a resume with three references and a cover letter in the application. Contact DMMO Director of Production, Dani Taylor, at email@example.com with any questions.
DMMO has the following positions open for the 2018 summer season:
Carpentry Department: Modification and construction of scenery. No run crew.
-Assistant Technical Director
Paint Department: Paint scenery. No run crew.
-Assistant Scenic Charge
Stage Department: Technical and dress rehearsals, work notes, repertory changeovers, and run crew.
- Stage Carpenter
Properties Department: Construct, alter, and fabricate all props. Run Crew Chief and Interns run shows and assist properties artisans in notes and repairs.
-Assistant Props Master
Wardrobe Department: Fittings and alterations for seasonal costume rental. Some costume construction. Run crew.
- Costume Shop Manager
- Wardrobe Supervisor
Electrics Department: Hang, circuit and focusing of the season plot; perform daily changeovers; run special effects during productions; assist with the set up of audio/visual equipment.
Stage Management Department: 3.5 weeks of rehearsal, technical rehearsals, running shows.
-Assistant Stage Manager
No positions open at this time.