OPERA THEATRE OF SAINT LOUIS, one of the leading American opera festivals known for inventive new productions, is hiring a seasonal Design Assistant for the costume shop. The Design Assistant will assist in the planning and creation of the costumes for the season with the Costume Shop Manager and costume shop staff. Candidates should have experience working in a costume shop, exceptional organizational and communication skills, be willing to work long hours and have to ability to work in a fast paced environment. This season promises to be amazing with such operas as Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, Ricky Ian Gordon’s Grapes of Wrath, the American Premier of Philip Glass’ The Trial and Mozart’s Titus (La clemenza di Tito). Contract starts March 20 through June 11. Hiring begins in January. Competitive hourly rates and housing is negotiable. Apply online at www.jobs.opera-stl.info OR send resumes and references to Vonetta Flowers, Production Manager, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 210 Hazel Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63119.