Summer Opportunity – Dresser

Charlottesville Opera is seeking local candidates to be Dressers for our 2017 summer season, with performances in July at The Paramount Theater. We will do an opera by Verdi (Rigoletto) followed by a musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein (Oklahoma!) and are happy to consider you for one or both productions with the dates in July at the Paramount Theater as follows:

RIGOLETTO
Rehearsals:  TBD
Performances:  July 9th (afternoon), 14th, 16th (matinee), 19th

OKLAHOMA!
Rehearsals: TBD
Performances:  July-29th, 30th (matinee), August- 2nd, 4th, 5th (matinee)

There may be an additional rehearsal and although it is possible to release you from one rehearsal, attendance to all performances is mandatory.

Responsibilities: check all items in/out at each show, assist performers in quick changes, steam/press costumes before each performance, may include doing laundry and minor repairs.

This position permits you to be part of a professional company and see how it works from the inside and be mentored by nationally recognized designers. 

If you are interested in being considered for one or both shows, please contact info@charlottesvilleopera.org with which show you’d like to join and what your experience/qualifications are.