Our Volunteer Philosophy

Volunteers play an active role in promoting and fostering our values at Boston Lyric Opera. By volunteering, you get up close and personal with the inner workings of an opera company. Additionally, you have the chance to become an integral part of Boston’s vibrant arts community. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds to join our vibrant, dynamic, and engaging team. BLO’s team of dedicated volunteers assist staff with a variety of projects including administrative work, production assistance, light walking, supernumerary work, social media, and more. Volunteer contributions are essential to BLO throughout the season, please join us in our love for music, opera, and our arts community!

Volunteer Benefits

  • Two free tickets to the Final Dress Rehearsal for every opera
  • Fee-free tickets when purchasing
  • Volunteer appreciation dinner
  • Opportunity to attend insider, non-performance, events that you volunteer for
  • Network with our staff and beyond

Volunteer Commitment

We ask our volunteers to commit to volunteering for 20 hours annually or to volunteer for each opera per season.

How do I become a volunteer?

To apply please send a resume or and/or a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in volunteering and what you would like to volunteer for to:

Boston Lyric Opera
11 Avenue De Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111

Questions? Email or give us a call at volunteersblo@gmail.com or 617.542.4912 x2210