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Spanish-Speaking Librettist

For Elementary School Opera program

Calgary Opera is looking for a Spanish-English speaking and writing librettist or playwright to work in our Let’s Create an Opera program.

The program, entering its 23rd year, brings professional artists to elementary schools in the city to write, compose and perform an original opera in collaboration with the students.

We are seeking a Spanish-English artist to work with a Spanish bilingual school in Calgary this fall from September to November, 2021.

This is a contract position. The successful applicant must have experience working with children and have or apply for a clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Term: Early September to Early November 2021
Compensation: $3,000 for the contract period plus GST if applicable, payable once the final libretto is delivered
and presented to both school and Calgary Opera
Deadline for Submissions: Monday, August 16 , 2021

Please send all inquiries and applications to by August 16, 2021.