Directing Work Experience & Job Opportunities @ Royal Opera House. Various Deadlines

First Stage: Opera Directing – Applications close 3 October 2016.

The Royal Opera House is offering the opportunity to see how an opera director brings a show to life, by hosting a three-week placement on their upcoming revival of Jonathan Kent`s production of Puccini`s Manon Lescaut, this October/November. If you are looking to develop a career in theatre or opera directing, this placement will give you the opportunity to be in the heart of one of the busiest theatres in the UK with an international reputation. The ROH is particularly interested in hearing from directors that may not have considered working in opera before and would like to see if it might be for them.

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Learning And Participation Manager (Opera) – Closing date for applications 8:00am on Friday 7 October 2016 – Full-time, 40 hours per week

Royal Opera House Learning and Participation devises and delivers an extensive nationwide learning and participation programme that enables people to actively engage with ballet, opera, music and theatre crafts.

They are now looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced manager to lead the collaboration between The Royal Opera and Learning and Participation to achieve an integrated approach to engagement for pupils, teachers, families, young talent, community groups, artists and the public.

The role will manage the existing opera programme (including their Youth Opera Company and the new national dramatic singing programme `Create and Sing Carmen`) and lead on the development of the opera programme within the Open Up project, to widen impact and deepen learning in line with ROH Learning and Participation Strategy.

[Application and Further Information]


Pianist, The Royal Ballet – Closing Date for applications: 8.00am, Thursday 29 September 2016

The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people`s lives through opera and ballet. Home to two of the world`s great artistic companies – The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet, performing with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House – the organization seeks to be accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre. Last year we staged 519 performances, performing to 1.5 million people at our home theatre and in cinemas, with 44% of the tickets sold costing less than £50.

The Royal Ballet, one of the leading classical ballet companies in the world, is seeking to appoint a Pianist to join the Music staff, during the current season.

Reporting to the Head of Music, the pianist will be required to play for class and rehearsal, as scheduled, with opportunities to play for occasional performances.

[Application and Further Information]


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