"Santa Fe's objectives are distinctly American, and by making opera more compelling and more relevant, it has changed the map of musical America..."

                     Phillip Huscher
                     The Santa Fe Opera
 An American Pioneer

Year-Round Positions

There are approximately 70 staff members working around the year in a variety of areas—from production, marketing, and fundraising to technical, administrative, and maintenance of the Opera's beautiful grounds.

Application Process

Send completed employment application, along with resume and cover letter, to Human Resources or by mail to:

The Santa Fe Opera
Attention: Human Resources
Post Office Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408


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  • Development

    Special Events Manager

    The manager of Special Events handles the planning, coordination and execution of all special events for The Santa Fe Opera including major fundraisers, donor benefit/stewardship and cultivation events, and pre- and post-performance events.  The individual serves as a key member of a highly-effective development team and is critical to overall fundraising success of the organization.

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  • Production


    Seeking an experienced carpenter for our scene shop. Candidates with excellent construction and rigging skills, along with repertoire experience, will enjoy the unique work environment in a world-class theater.

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