Production Trainee

For more than twenty-five years, Opera Zuid has been shifting the boundaries in the southern Netherlands with passionate and authentic opera theatre. Through a careful selection of leading national and international soloists and conductors, refined artistic framework and a thorough dramaturgy, Opera Zuid consistently achieves high-quality results. The company does so for the broadest possible audience: opera by and for everyone.

The appointment in 2017 of Waut Koeken as intendant marked a new élan. The coming years’ focus will be on stimulating repertoire, collaborations with (southern) Dutch and European companies and careful attention to young talent.

For the production department we seek a:

Production Trainee
32-40 hours per week (internship period and duration made in consultation)

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assisting the production manager with performances;
  • Supporting preproduction and production;
  • Supporting the production manager during travel and stay (including welcoming guests at the hotel, picking up guests from the station/airport, guiding tour bus);
  • Supporting the side programme.

Who are you?

  • You have a passion for musical theatre;
  • You are studying MBO/HBO education;
  • You are positive, enterprising, initiating and flexible;
  • You like learning a lot quickly;
  • You can work evenings and weekends;
  • Having a driving license B is an advantage.

What do we offer?

  • A vibrant workplace at Opera Zuid in Maastricht, in theatres and on tour;
  • Nice colleagues;
  • An internship fee;
  • Free admission to performances;
  • A varied internship.

If you are interested, please send your motivation letter and CV to Ton Coenen via

Opera Zuid is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from qualified persons of all nationalities and cultural backgrounds and candidates with disabilities.

For more information, please contact Ton Coenen via