Michigan Opera Theatre, a non-profit organization, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan Opera Theatre is supported by private donations, foundation and corporate grants, the State of Michigan through the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal Agency.

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Technical Assistant

Part-Time Opportunities

Maintenance, Ushers, Bar Staff and Security

To apply for part-time maintenance, security, bar staff or staff usher positions, please pick up an application at the security desk at the Madison Avenue stage door entrance.

All other applicants–please send a resume to:

Human Resources
Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

Or fax to: 313-237-3412.


Thank you for your interest in Michigan Opera Theatre and the Detroit Opera House.

Michigan Opera Theatre is currently seeking applicants for the position of Technical Assistant. The Technical Assistant works with the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director in managing day to day operations during opera season. The TA is responsible for purchasing, ordering and transportation of materials, hardware and supplies and maintaining stocks. The TA also takes responsibility for moving equipment, supplies, props & costumes between the Detroit Opera House and its warehouse spaces. This individual also plays a key role in maintaining schedules, equipment and does on-site installs of audio and video equipment throughout our facility for internal events.

Applicants must be reliable, have a good driving record and be willing to get a chauffeurs' license. (Fees for license reimbursed.)

Position is paid hourly. Typical Schedule is 10 to 12 weeks in the Fall beginning September 23, and 12 to 14 weeks in the Spring, beginning March 3rd. 40 hours/ week offered during these times. Additional hours may be available outside these dates. Weekly/ daily schedule can be flexible.

Interested persons should contact Dan Brinker, MOT Technical Director at
313-237-3269 or dbrinker@motopera.org.