As Met Opera reopens, an usher reflects on his big break on the stage

Tshombe Selby moved to New York City in 2013 to pursue a career in opera, and landed a job as an usher at the the Metropolitan Opera. 

“That was my first big break becoming an usher because I can be in the house all the time and just have the culture seep into my pours,” said Selby. 

Moving through the aisles of the opera house, it’s clear Selby feels at home at the Met.

“We have the 100s on this side — 2,4,6, so this is the even side of the aisle,” he says. “Orchestra North is the place to be.”

In early 2019, Selby got the call to be

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