Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) is a professional summer stock
opera company that is located just outside Des Moines, Iowa. DMMO produces
three operas in repertory presented in a proscenium-thrust theater and one
opera in a non-traditional setting.
Interns will gain both hands-on experiences from working in a
professional environment and will receive training from the production staff
and designers. In the 9 weeks interns will have:
on 7 technical rehearsals, 7 dress rehearsals, and 19 performances
in the build of 2 operas, working with several different production crews
with the DMMO crew heads in skill based work shops
in talk backs with Directors, Designers, & DMMO Staff
in class room based events including a Resume & Cover letter Workshop and Portfolio Review,
contracts, freelancing, & networking.
an entrance and exit interview to track progress during the summer
Interns receive a weekly stipend, free housing, and a travel
stipend. Des Moines Metro Opera will also work with college students and their
universities if summer credit or assistant is available.
You must complete the entire application to be considered for an interview. You must also attach a
resume (which MUST include 3 references and their contact information) or your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.
If you have any questions about the application please email
Chris Brusberg at firstname.lastname@example.org