Lyric Opera of Kansas City brings the best the opera world has to offer to Kansas City.


As the premier performing arts institution in Kansas City, the Lyric Opera strives to hire the best in the field. That is, individuals with a great work ethic, sound values, and a drive for excellence. Our employees are passionate believers in the power of art to impact community, and the importance of opera in the artistic cultural ecosystem.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City is a Company that celebrates diversity, and continually strives to foster a positive, flexible, engaging work environment; a place where building relationships and empowering colleagues is encouraged.

Full time, part-time, intern and volunteer opportunities will be listed below, click the title for details.  If you don’t see a job opportunity for your specialty, you can still submit your resume for consideration.  Submit all inquiries for opportunities at the Lyric Opera by email or mail. No calls please.

  • Email: HR@kcopera.org
  • Mail:  Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Attn: Human Resources, 1725 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO 64108

The Lyric Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Available Positions

Ticketing and Patron Services Representative - Part Time

Compensation: $12.50 per hour
Work Schedule: Monday/Wednesday/ Friday, 10am to 2pm

Also includes performance evenings and other times as needed

The Ticketing and Patron Services Representative is a member of the Ticketing & Patron Services department and will perform the daily transactional and data entry functions of the Ticketing & Patron Services Center. The Ticketing and Patron Services Representative will provide patron satisfaction through excellent customer service and will strive to increase participation in Company events by using consistent, proven sales techniques in all interactions with patrons.  Will also be the first point of contact with the public for Lyric Opera and is responsible for the phone and front door systems, reception, and mail processes.


This position requires one to three years of experience in sales and/or customer service. Must have the ability to collaborate with staff, professional colleagues and supporters. The ideal candidate will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, working knowledge of Tessitura ticketing software and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Some evening and weekend work will be required during performance periods and at events throughout the season.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to HR@kcopera.org.  Please type “Ticket Rep MWF” in the subject line. Candidate must pass a background screening.  Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  NO CALLS please.

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