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Recruitment

The Royal Opera House strives to attract and appoint top talent to support its development as a leader in Performance Arts and contemporary British culture.

We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment and selection process to the highest industry standards.


Vacancies

We are regularly recruiting for a range of roles; please see our vacancies page for more details.

Alternatively, if your ideal job is not listed, register for our email alert service

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Vacancies

View current vacancies.

Apprenticeship Scheme

The Royal Opera House runs an innovative Apprenticeship Scheme across a variety of backstage departments.

First Stage - Work Experience

First Stage offers participants a valuable insight and practical experience of working in the arts industry.

Casual and Freelance Opportunities

Opportunities occasionally arise to work in a variety of roles on a casual or freelance basis.

Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

The Jette Parker Young Artists Programme supports the artistic development of talented singers at the beginning of their career.

TheatreCraft

TheatreCraft is a free, annual careers fair that offers an insight into training and careers within the arts.

Diversity and Inclusion

Equality and diversity are intrinsic to the artistic vision of the Royal Opera House and essential for the future of our art forms – find out more about our commitments to diversity.

Learning and Participation

Find out more about our huge range of other ways to get involved with the work of the Royal Opera House.

News and features

  1. 4 November 2016

    Discover the range of exciting backstage careers in the arts at TheatreCraft 2016

    London’s largest careers fair for young people interested in a career in theatre will be held at The Waldorf Hilton on 14 November.

  2. 28 October 2016

    Life after dance: Why hanging up dancing shoes needn't be the end of a career

    Two former dancers share how Dancers' Career Development helped them into new vocations beyond the stage.

  3. 7 July 2016

    First Stage: How to become an opera director

    The Royal Opera's Directing Observership gives those at the start of their careers all-important hands-on experience.