Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Application 2022-23

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Deadline: Friday September 9, 2022

Please read the opportunity listing before completing this application.

All applicants will be notified by email of their application status by October 3, 2022.

All materials must be submitted online via YAP Tracker application. In addition to the application form, you will be required to upload your resumé (pdf), one high-resolution headshot (png or jpg), one page cover letter expressing your approach as a director and why this opportunity is important for you, and images of productions you have directed or assisted directing. 

Before submitting, please check if anything may have been auto-filled incorrectly. Incorrect information submitted due to an auto-fill error may result in a voided application. 

Please contact OTSL Auditions at audition@opera-stl.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

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Applicants must be United States citizens or have the right to work in the United States to apply. If applicants secure a contract, non-U.S. citizens must send a photocopy of right-to-work documentation. Note: Canadians may gain the right to work by joining Canadian Federation of Musicians and applying for a P2 Visa. This process is completed ONLY after successfully securing a contract with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and will be done at your own expense.
If you are not a US citizen, please list your country of citizenship and if you have the right to work in the U.S. (e.g. Green Card, visa type, and expiration date)
Specify language and years of study/fluency
Please list up to five productions you have personally directed. Please include name of work, composer/playwright, language of performance, presenting company/institution, year, and if it was a professional or student production.
Please list up to five productions you have assisted directing. Please include name of work, composer/playwright, language of performance, presenting company/institution, year, and if it was a professional or student production.
Share a concept for a production you have or would like to produce.
Dance, musical theatre, stage combat, dialects, etc. can all be included in this section
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Additional Details

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Please upload production images for works you have directed or assisted directing. Maximum number of documents permitted: 5
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Application Process Information:

  • There is no application fee.
  • Incomplete and/or late applications will not be accepted or considered.
  • If granted an interview, you will be contacted to set up a time and date.
  • Applicants will be notified if granted an interview no later than October 3, 2022.
  • Please check your junk/spam mail if you have not received notification by this date.
  • Participation in the GYA program is limited to United States citizens or individuals who have valid documentation to work legally in the United States.
  • All applicants must be available to work in St. Louis on April 23 through June 25, 2023.
  • An automated e-mail response will confirm receipt of your materials once submitted.
  • For more information or questions regarding the 2022 Gerdine Young Artists Program auditions, email audition@opera-stl.org.
Please note: This is not an AGMA Assistant Director Position. This is an Apprentice Artist Position.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, veteran, or disability status.

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