In 2021, Victorian Opera is offering six Year 10 students the chance to work in one of the below roles or departments to form a mini company shadowing the professional company of Victorian Opera’s Education and Family production, Parrwang Lifts the Sky.

  • Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Wardrobe Department
  • Music Department
  • Marketing Department
  • Development Department

Download the information form to discover what each role or department is responsible for.

This program provides hands-on experience in a variety of roles critical to the staging and success of an opera. Successful applicants will spend the week observing rehearsals of Parrwang Lifts the Sky and will be mentored by leading professionals within the arts industry.

Victorian Opera’s work experience dates are from Monday 24 May to Friday 28 May 2021, to coincide with the rehearsal dates.

Please do not apply unless you have approval from your school to complete your work experience during this time.

How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter (no longer than a page long) and your resume via email to Education Manager, Ioanna Salmanidis. 

In your cover letter, please include:

  • the role or department you’re applying for and why
  • an outline of what you hope to gain from your experience. 

Applications are now closed.

If you have any questions, please contact our Education Manager via email or on (03) 9012 6659.