About Us

Founded in 1963, Seattle Opera is a leading American opera company. The company presents the classics of the European repertoire as well as new works of American opera. Seattle Opera performs five operas per year.

Company Information

Here’s where to find our staff directory, company history, fact sheet, information about trustees, and our most recent company report.

Scenery and Costume Rentals

With its Scenic Studios and Costume Shop, Seattle Opera builds many of its own productions, and provides a wide variety of production services to other organizations.

Employment Opportunities at Seattle Opera

Seattle Opera is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified workforce. Job applications should be sent as directed in individual postings.

About McCaw Hall

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, designed by LMN Architects, opened to critical acclaim on June 28, 2003.

Attending the Opera

Information about parking, traffic, nearby restaurants and hotels, and much more.

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Die Fledermaus, 2006 © Rozarii Lynch photo

Das Rheingold, 2005 © Bill Mohn photo

Ariadne auf Naxos, 2004 © Rozarii Lynch photo

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