Application Info


1) Read our brochure prior to filling out the application.

Brochure (PDF)

2) Apply online via our 'Smart Form' button below. Important: All applicants must be 18 years of age to be eligible.

Application (smart form)

3) Submit a résumé to

4) Provide recommendations (for Intern and Technical Apprentice applicants only; not necessary for Production Staff applicants).

Recommendation Form (PDF)

Seasonal employees begin arriving in the spring and by early July, more than 600 employees are on board to bring the upcoming season to life. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer The Santa Fe Opera celebrates diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, political affiliation or philosophy. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for application is March 4, 2019. Early applications are encouraged. Applications received after the deadline will only be considered as alternates. All applicants will be notified by April 1, 2019. Address all correspondence, references, imagery and samples to or:

The Santa Fe Opera
Production Department
Attention: T. Armagost
P.O. Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408

The Santa Fe Opera will be interviewing at the following events


New York City Area 

Sioux Falls, SD (various) 
Call for information
University of Oregon, Eugene
Knoxville, TN
January 21-25, 2019 
February 2019
February 18-22, 2019
February 27 - March 2, 2019

"you hear glorious melodies everywhere you turn, and laughter, and the sounds of children playing in the pool. Everyone is hardworking and professional, yet the level of camaraderie and shared commitment makes it feel more like a family than a workplace."

Work in progress.


Step chat on the back deck.