The Alabama School of Fine Arts seeks to hire a Chair for its Dance Department. Click here to read the complete job description with instructions on how to apply.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is seeking to hire for a Manager of Individual Giving. Click here to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation seeks to hire a Marketing Manager. Click here to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply. Job starts no later than May 31, 2016.
The Alys Stephens Center (ASC) at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) is currently recruiting for a Director of Engagement that will be responsible for the development, implementation, and management of all aspects of community and external engagement, and educational outreach initiatives of ArtPlay, the education and outreach arm of ASC. The successful candidate will lead engagement of UAB undergraduate and graduate student population in their practice of and engagement in the performing arts. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the achievement of the vision for ArtPlay as the innovative center for arts learning for students, faculty and employees, AIM in partnership with UAB Hospital and Health System, local and regional school systems, local service agencies and community, as well as the integration of the established and envisioned education programs into the mission of ASC and UAB.
The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in a related field such as arts, arts education or arts administration and five (5) years of related experience. Extensive knowledge of the arts and arts education, as well as experience dealing with professional artists, university systems, healthcare systems, community organizations, and schools or granting agencies, is strongly preferred.
For the complete job description including more specific duties for this position and to submit your official application, click here.
About UAB: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a comprehensive urban university with a nationally recognized academic health center. UAB is the only public, four-year, degree-granting university in the state's largest metropolitan area. UAB is the largest research institution in the state of Alabama, and the university is the largest employer in Birmingham.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
The Graphic Designer supports marketing operations by designing, editing, and distributing advertisements and other marketing materials to publications, media contacts, printers, and performance venues, while creating social media, website, and video content.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Skills and Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
The Graphic Designers' supervisors will be the Executive Director and Director of Marketing and PR. This position is full time (Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 (PM).
To apply, please send resume, cover letter and link to online portfolio (if available) to Neil Burns.
Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, with locations in Princeton, Cranbury, and New Brunswick, NJ. Click here for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.
Organization: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Job Location: Chicago, IL
The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University (ATRU) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Working closely with the Board, the CEO is responsible for the overall vision, leadership, and management of ATRU, including Board interface, internal management, program development and oversight, education, fundraising, and external affairs. The challenge of this opportunity is to lead and inspire ATRU to attain its next level of excellence within and beyond the walls of ATRU, and to advance the organization’s mission, enrich life for people of all ages and backgrounds, and influence culture through the performing arts and education. S/he is the face of ATRU to the media, government officials, other cultural organizations, educational institutions, and the general public. The successful candidate will thrive on working in a demanding, yet rewarding position in support of this premier institution. The CEO reports directly to Ali Malekzadeh, the new (2015) President of Roosevelt University, and will serve on his seven-member Executive Council that meets weekly.
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Organization: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Job Location: Chicago, IL
The Associate Director of Individual Giving reports to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for working with the Chief Development Officer and Executive Director to build and maintain relationships with individual donors primarily ($1-$25,000.00) and program sponsors, as well as research potential new individual donors and program/event sponsors. The Associate Director of Individual Giving will provide support for development and coordination of events including annual gala and donor events. The Associate Director of Individual Giving is also responsible for managing the Adler Society and the Auxiliary Board, as well as supervises the activities of the Development Associate. View a full job description and apply online, click here.back to top
The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.
The Marketing Manager is a key member of the Auditorium Theatre marketing and sales team, responsible for the implementation of marketing plans for individual Auditorium Theatre presenting shows. In addition, this position manages ad and collateral design and trafficking, serves as project manager on special events and festivals, and oversees all Auditorium Theatre social media. Responsibilities include:
Other projects will be assigned, as needed.
The qualified candidate will possess the following:
Salary will commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, generous vacation days, and complimentary tickets. Employees will be required to work some evenings and weekends.
Please apply for position with resume, cover letter and salary requirements at here.
NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS, PLEASE. Applications must be submitted through the Roosevelt University portal.
The Development Associate reports to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for the data management needs of the Development Department. This role supports all fundraising initiatives, donor solicitations, research and analysis, and correspondence. This role works collaboratively with the members of the development, marketing and finance departments to augment the success of one of Chicago’s most iconic, celebrated and historic artistic venues.
The most qualified applicant will have:
AXIS Dance Company seeks volunteers for its upcoming national convening, The Future of Physically Integrated Dance in the United States, occurring May 16 - 18 at Gibney Dance Center in New York, NY.
Gathering for the first time in 20 years, this is an extraordinary opportunity to work alongside the leaders of physically integrated dance.
Volunteers will report to AXIS' Company Administrator and Lead Volunteers, and will assist with all event logistics throughout the convening.
Lead Volunteers will report to AXIS' Company Administrator, and will assist in organizing and directing volunteers in all tasks throughout the course of the convening. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in arts administration and events management. College credit may be available. Lead Volunteers must commit to at least one full day of the convening, and must be available for a phone or video interview prior to convening date.
Volunteer Photographers must have their own digital camera and equipment, a passion for AXIS' mission, and an interest in corporate and performing arts photography.
For more information, please email Company Administrator Breanna Lee directly at .
Volunteers needed for the following dates:
Job Location: Columbus, Ohio
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016
BalletMet, a professional dance company and academy in Columbus, OH with a $6+ million budget, seeks an experienced professional to direct its 1700 student Dance Academy beginning July/August 2016. Applicant should be a team oriented, strategic leader able to foster sustainable growth. Responsibilities include overseeing staff, programs and curriculum, teaching, budgeting, and maintaining good relations with stakeholders. Position reports to Artistic Director, Edwaard Liang, and Executive Director, Sue Porter. A full job description can be found here. To apply, email a letter of interest with resume to Sue Porter or send materials by mail (322 Mount Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH 43215). BalletMet is EOE.
The Bates Dance Festival is seeking applicants for the key position of Admissions Director/ Operations Manager. Working closely and collaboratively with the Festival Director, this position provides organizational and financial management, communications and administrative support for all aspects of the Bates Dance Festival. The primary responsibility is serving as the Admissions Director reviewing and processing training program applications (400+/year). Additional responsibilities include adjudicating scholarship applications, supervising student assistants and interns, managing the annual solicitation campaign, management and upkeep of all computer data, and creating and implementing administrative systems for the smooth running of the Festival.
For complete job details and to apply, click here.
BMD is looking for qualified Teaching Artists to teach its Studio to the Stage after-school programs. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of dance teaching and choreography experience, experience working with children, reliable transportation, and pass a VA State background check. Preferred candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Dance or have extensive performance experience.
Please email a resume, head shot, and cover letter.
Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) seeks to hire an Executive Director. Click here for a complete job description. Interested applicants should email their application materials to BMD Board Member, Linda Chandler.back to top
The Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of Cincinnati Ballet’s most significant individual and corporate donors. The successful candidate will implement strategies to expand the number of individual and corporate donors supporting Cincinnati Ballet annually by collaborating with team members to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward relationships. This role requires an energetic and intelligent individual who can manage multiple projects while maintaining an excellent rapport with donors and constituents.
Click here for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.
Cincinnati Ballet seeks a visionary performing arts executive for the role of President, to provide strategic leadership during the organization’s next era of ambitious growth. For info, click here.
Cincinnati Opera seeks a Data Analyst. Specific responsibilities include tracking and analyzing sales and attendance data, developing ticket pricing, projecting revenue and attendance, evaluating audience feedback, and providing regular and ad hoc reporting on sales and attendance. The Data Analyst will work in collaboration with the Marketing Manager to develop marketing campaigns, track progress, and advise on tactical adjustments as necessary, and will also serve as the primary source of information on the company’s community impact, audience demographics, and attendance and ticket-revenue history.
The ideal candidate will be forward-thinking, inquisitive, and tenacious and will thrive in a collaborative, high-performance environment. Accuracy, insight, and clear communication are critical to success in this role. A bachelor’s degree in business analytics, economics, applied mathematics, information systems, or similar is required. Experience with transactional data analysis, large data sets, marketing campaign development, written reports, and CRM software are also required. Familiarity with Tessitura is preferred, but not required. For a complete job description, please click here.
Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirements; Fax: 513.768.5556; Mail: Cincinnati Opera / Attn. HR / 30 Garfield Place, Ste. 800 / Cincinnati, OH 45202. No phone calls please.
Cincinnati Opera is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity of staff.
The Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame is hiring for an Executive Director. Management Consultants for the Arts is managing the search. Click here for a complete job description as well as instructions on how to apply.
Organization: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Job Location: New York, NY
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is seeking Teaching Artists for our ongoing arts in education residencies. Eligible candidates will have experience working with children in a dance environment, a general knowledge of the flamenco art form and a strong work ethic. Command of the Spanish language is a plus. For more information about our extensive program offerings, please click here. Interested candidates should email resume, photo, and cover letter.back to top
The Florida Ballet at Jacksonville seeks to hire a Principal Teacher. Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:
Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching ballet in a professional program. Preferred ABT certified. Past professional performing career, with a knowledge of classical and contemporary repertoire preferred. Position is year-round and salaried starting August 2016. No benefits. A background screening is required for employment.
Application materials are: Resume; Video of your work – may include choreography, teaching presentation, performance, etc.; References; Current contact information.
Please mail application materials to The Florida Ballet, 300 East State Street, Suite E, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 or submit via email.
The Florida State University School of Dance is seeking applicants for the position of Production Technician. This translates to knowledge and experience in theatrical production, stage carpentry, rigging; hanging, circuiting and focusing of conventional and intelligent lighting; and operation of basic professional sound systems. Experience in other areas such as stage management, or with software such as QLab is a plus. Requires high school graduation and four years professional experience or the equivalent, as well as the ability to obtain a FL driver’s license, the ability to perform manual labor, and to pass a background check. Application and additional details may be found here and by clicking on "Job Opportunities” and by searching for “Production Technician.”
Gallim Dance seeks a strategic, eager, and experienced Development Manager to support Gallim’s efforts to achieve our annual contributed income goals, grow, and engage our donor base at all levels, and lay the groundwork for a $1.5 million campaign towards our 10th anniversary season. This Manager will will act as a key partner to the Executive Director in development and external affairs.
Email a cover letter (pasted into the email), resume, salary history, and writing sample to with subject line: Development Manager.
Hubbard Street’s External Affairs department seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented and creative professional in marketing and public relations. This position is responsible for the timely and effectively prioritized execution of integrated communication and marketing plans, supporting Hubbard Street’s performance, community-focused, education, and public dance programs. This position requires a self-starter with significant skill sets across both traditional and new marketing and media channels. Hubbard Street’s Manager of Marketing and Communication works to deliver on the public-facing needs of the main performing company and Hubbard Street 2; the Lou Conte Dance Studio; and Hubbard Street’s Youth, Education and Community Programs. Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Click here for a complete job description.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) brings artists, art, and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. HSDC are seeking a strategic, experienced, and mission-driven fundraising professional to support HSDC's Development Department. Reporting to the Director of External Affairs, this position works to develop and implement successful annual and long-term plans for generating contributed revenue. The Associate Director of Development is a key leader and strategist within the External Affairs Department, overseeing three development staff and both major gifts ($5,000+) and high-level institutional portfolios. The ideal candidate is an organized, goal-driven, clear communicator, and will work alongside Department heads to develop and communicate organizational goals. HSDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. For a full job description and list of qualifications, please click here.
Jessica Lang Dance Center (JLDC) is the permanent home of Jessica Lang Dance. Located in the heart of Long Island City, the Center will engage and enrich the Borough of Queens by providing a variety of dance classes for all ages and abilities. JLDC will be offering a Salsa class as part of its adult programming. Adult classes will be offered in the evenings weekdays and weekends. JLDC is looking for an instructor who will be able to teach in at least one evening a week.
JLDC is looking for:
If interested in this position please email your resume, cover letter, and a list of three references. JLDC is looking to set up interviews on March 22nd or 23rd.back to top
The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and is responsible proper acceptance, tracking, recording, reporting and acknowledging of gifts and pledges in accordance with Joffrey policy and state and federal laws and IRS regulations. He/she updates and maintains the database, producing fund raising reports, donor listings and mailing lists, reconciling with the finance department, and in general supporting the data management needs of the development department. The Development Associate works closely and collaboratively with members of the development and finance departments.
Qualifications/Requirements: 1-2 years of experience in a fundraising in arts or related organization, with proven track record of accomplishment and success. Position requires knowledge of non-profit fundraising models and database policies and procedures, and proficiency and technical expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point). Excellent analytic, technical, and organizational, and computer skills required. Must be professional, detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Tessitura, or other development information systems a plus. Undergraduate degree required.
This position is Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, with additional hours as required for special events, meetings, some performances.
Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and salary history.
Reporting to the Executive Director, this position oversees the planning, execution, and analysis of marketing for The Joyce Theater. Specific responsibilities include:
Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resumes. The Joyce Theater is an EOE/AA.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking contract proposals from eligible and qualified contractors to provide arts education experiences to students with disabilities. View the Requests for Contract Proposals (RFPs) for specific program details.
KMP Artists is seeking dynamic, talented individuals to work as part of a highly committed, self motivated-working team of Booking Agents for Middle East, Northeast Asia, Europe, and North America.The Booking Agent will be required to promote a roster of acts and assist management with their worldwide tour itineraries. S/He will liaise with artists, managers, presenters, and promoters on a daily basis.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for contemporary performing arts and a desire to network at festivals and conferences. S/He should have excellent communication and negotiation skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently, and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, great organizational skills, and competent IT skills. Previous experience is essential, either as an agent or assistant agent.
Please send resume and cover letter via email.
Mark DeGarmo Dance seeks a dance education professional to administrate and expand the program by building educational capacity for its growing organization. The full-time position is an excellent growth opportunity for a skilled career professional to build on our dance education foundation of nearly 30 years working with the NYC Department of Education. The Education Program Manager (EPM) will report to the Executive & Artistic Director.
The EPM should have three to five years of experience as an EPM for nonprofit organizations with dance, dance education, and youth service programs. Qualified candidates will have excellent administrative, organizational, and program and time-management skills, in addition to exceptional attention to detail and deadlines. A dance education, administrative expertise, and deep working knowledge of the NYC DOE are required. S/He should have experience raising and reporting on funds from schools and other sources. A Master's degree or equivalent is preferred. It is a plus if candidates are bilingual in Spanish and English.
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Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY
Mark DeGarmo Dance is accepting applicants to join their team of Teaching Artists. This is a great opportunity at a program of national significance for experienced graduates of Dance and Dance Education programs who have a commitment to inner-city education (PreK–Grade 5). This is a 1- to 3-day per week artistic staff (W-2) permanent position with payroll benefits.
Mark DeGarmo Dance
107 Suffolk Street, Studio 310
New York, NY 10002
Mark DeGarmo Dance (MDGD) seeks dance teachers experienced working with under-served multicultural PreK-5 children in studio and school settings. MDGD seeks to teach world dance forms, including traditional and folkloric forms; hip hop, step, and urban forms; flamenco, pre-ballet, pre-jazz, and Modern dance. MDGD will consider other dance forms. The position reports to the Education Director and is an excellent opportunity for skilled dance teachers with excellent classroom management skills to increase work with us over the longer term. This is a consultancy opportunity to begin immediately. Compensation is competitive with NYC dance studios. Full job description is here.
The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a creative, highly organized, resourceful, and enthusiastic team player with strong attention to detail to join its fast-paced marketing department. This department serves the full organization, encompassing touring dance group, dance center, and school. The Marketing Assistant should be digitally-savvy, with some design and video editing knowledge, and have excellent communication, proofreading, and time-management skills.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
For a full job description, click here.
Miami City Ballet (MCB) is seeking six college students or young professionals, age 20 or older, to work as chaperones during its Summer Intensive. A background in dance or other arts is desirable but not required. Previous experience as a chaperone with students ages 12- 19 is preferable.
Work Dates are Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, July 24.
This position reports to the School Programs and International Relations Manager. Responsibilities include:
This position has weekly compensation, plus housing at University of Miami and all meals.
Please email cover letter, resume, and 2 recommendation letters to Stella Braudy, school programs and international relations manager.
Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) is seeking a Director of Patron Marketing and Communications to develop and implement MOT’s marketing, branding, sales, research, and communications efforts. This individual will be responsible for achieving sales goals and raising visibility and awareness of MOT both locally and nationally to support all institutional goals. This person will be expected to work closely with the Chief Patron Officer, Artistic Director, President & CEO and the Patron team of MOT.
Qualified candidates will have five or more years of experience successfully leading marketing and communications functions of a complex organization. Performing arts experience strongly preferred. Candidates must have: five years of experience in customer or member acquisition and retention; demonstrated experience supervising high-performing individuals and teams; proven ability to build strong brands and increase earned income; demonstrated experience with marketing communication disciplines and multi-channel campaign design and execution. Additional requirements can be viewed on MOT's website; click here to view the complete job description.
Interested applicants should apply for this position in confidence, by emailing their resume and cover letter to Patricia Walker.
Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our workforce.
The Music Center seeks a Senior Vice President of Programs. The successful candidate will join a highly proficient team working in Los Angeles’ premier presenting organization. Successful candidates will possess a proven background in presenting / producing at a level commensurate with The Music Center. A full position profile may be found here as well as instructions on how to apply.
Nashville Ballet seeks a full time faculty member to focus on implementing the artistic vision and curriculum standards set forth by the Artistic Director and School Dean. Their primary duties will consist of teaching, rehearsing, and developing the students of School of Nashville Ballet. Full time faculty members will also aid in the development of the School of Nashville Ballet curriculum through constant communication. In addition, they will be expected to uphold Nashville Ballet’s reputation for artistic excellence and make regular and active contributions to a creative and enthusiastic working environment. Full time faculty members will also be expected to act as a model for part time faculty in regards to appearance, demeanor, work ethic, following organizational policies and procedures, faculty core values and a collegial atmosphere.
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Click here to see the complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this newly created organization and position.
Job Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: May 16, 2016
Job Location: New York, NY
New York City Ballet seeks to hire a Senior Director of Development. Click here to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.
Organization: New York City Ballet
Job Location: New York, NY
New York City Ballet seeks to hire a Director, Foundation & Government Relations. Click here to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.
New World School of the Arts, a High School and College of the Arts located in Miami, FL, is seeking two full-time faculty (Ballet and Modern ) for its Dance Division, with teaching responsibilities beginning August 18, 2016.
New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts, and is an educational partnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida. With programs in Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts, NWSA awards the high school diploma, Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees through its partner institutions.
Job requirements include Master’s Degree in Dance or a Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Dance as well as a strong preference for six years of professional performing experience with a prominent dance company/companies and four years of teaching experience the high school, college, or professional levels of dance.
For further information for these positions click here and enter the search words: nwsa dance or you may click on the job titles linked above.
ODC seeks a results-oriented Director of Development to institutionalize and guide the development department and participate in all fundraising efforts for the organization including creating, implementing, and maintaining strategies for fostering and sustaining public and private support. S/he will guide the direction of targeted giving initiatives, including interfacing with current donors as well as identifying and soliciting new funders. Capable of analyzing data and translating it into action, the Director of Development will collaborate with ODC program heads and the ODC Board and Board Development Committee to expand the donor bases sourced from patrons of ODC/Dance, ODC School, and ODC Theater, maintaining and increasing present giving levels and shaping ODC’s fundraising resources for the future.
View the complete job description here.
To apply, send letter and résumé (electronic submissions preferred) outlining demonstrable accomplishments and a verifiable track record of results to:
Ms. Nicki Genovese, associate vice president
Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
8581 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 406
Los Angeles, CA 90069-4120
323.721.0141; ext. 210 (w)
The School of American Ballet (SAB) seeks a Director of Individual Giving. SAB is a constituent organization of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and is the official - yet independent - school of New York City Ballet. SAB’s 10-person Development Department raises over $6 million in annual funds overall, plus additional endowment support. The Director of Individual Giving is a senior member of the School’s development staff, responsible for over $1.5 million in annual fundraising from individual patrons and members.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include 6+ years development experience in individual giving, including supervisory experience, with knowledge of New York area philanthropic community.
To view the full job description and application instructions, click here.
The Studio Branch Manager is responsible for the administration of the School of Oregon Ballet’s West Linn studio. The position reports to the School Director and the successful candidate will work independently and as a team player to ensure the studio branch operates in an effective and efficient manner and achieves targeted growth benchmarks. The role requires the ability to communicate and coordinate with various constituencies from students and parents to staff and the general public. A background in administration or previous experience as a studio branch manager with proficiency in contact management, and strong aptitude to manage to deadlines in a dynamic work environment, are essential.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Administrative Duties:
While not required, successful candidates will have specific experience within dance and the performing arts. A full job description can be obtained on the OBT website.
Interested parties should mail a resume with cover letter to the attention of Human Resources at 0720 SW Bancroft St., Portland, OR 97239 or email.
Orlando Ballet seeks a dynamic and knowledgeable individual to serve as chief executive officer and administrative leader of Central Florida’s prominent professional ballet company. The professional company of 25 national and international dancers is complemented by a school of over 1,250 students in three locations.
The Executive Director will work in partnership with the Artistic Director, Robert Hill, and the Board to develop and execute the strategic vision that supports Orlando Ballet’s mission. The individual will have a keen business sense and entrepreneurial vision that will foster the Ballet’s growth both artistically and financially. The Executive Director will implement strategies to: guide the administration and operations of Orlando Ballet; maximize contributed and earned revenue; expand marketing, communications, audience development and public image; develop, oversee, and monitor the organization’s financial performance; supervise a professional staff that implement operations, fundraising, marketing and financial management in support of artistic and educational programs.
Successful experience in a management and/or senior leadership position with a performing arts organization required, as well as proven track record of success facilitating organizational change and development within a growing organization. Candidates will have demonstrated experience in providing marketing and fundraising leadership, as well as a strong understanding of finance, budgeting, information systems, human resources, and facilities management.
For detailed information regarding the position and to apply, please click here.
The Senior Director of Philanthropy will:
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Perform Group is currently seeking Dance Relationship Managers for our dance division (Curtain Call Costumes). The Relationship Manager (RM) will be responsible for improving the company’s direct sales efforts in dance apparel in the assigned region. The RM will proactively drive the sales of our products & services by influencing customers’ buying decisions; and will seek and disseminate on-going market feedback about our catalog offerings. The RM will represent Curtain Call personally to dance studios and generate additional revenue from existing customers and new prospects. For a full description or to apply, please visit the organization's website linked above and click the employment link.
Rochester City Ballet seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Development or Director of External Affairs to plan, lead, and grow the organization. This new position will report to and work as a team with the Executive Director to staff all development activities. The successful candidate will be a master of diplomacy and exhibit a passion for performing arts. A candidate with strong marketing acumen would be a candidate for External Affairs and take on additional marketing responsibilities and outsourcing some development activities. Click here for a full job description.
No phone calls please. To apply, email a cover letter and resume.
The Associate Director of Adult Education and Audience Engagement (ADAE) will oversee the development and execution of engaging and accessible education programs designed to serve audience members (as well as SF Ballet staff and School students) with the ultimate goal of improving audience members’ knowledge of ballet. This candidate will craft a pedagogically sound framework for adult education and define innovative strategies for engagement and learning. S/He will base their work on current research and best practices in the fields of dance education, educational psychology, and curriculum design. The ADAE will serve as an advocate for dance literacy within the institution and in the wider regional and national dance communities. S/He will participate in crafting educational content for website, publications and other channels, and in planning and implementing digital and event-based education/engagement strategies.
An MA/MFA in dance, dance education, or equivalent professional job experience is required for this position. The ADAE should also have a minimum five years of experience in the field of dance education. For more details, please click here.back to top
Under minimal supervision, the Residence Manager is a full time live-in position that is responsible for the safety, well-being, and supervision of students. In addition, the Residence Manager oversees all aspects of SF Ballet School Residence and serves as the liaison between School Administration and the Facilities staff regarding all issues involving students and the facility. The Residence Manager is the primary contact for all day-to-day matters involving the students and residence. The Residence Manager supervises the half-time live-in Resident Assistant (RA) and part-time Residence Staff (RS). The Residence Manager also oversees the cleaning staff. For more details and to apply, click here.
Under supervision of the Residence Manager, the Resident Assistant assists with the supervision of students and the management of the Student Residence. Benefit includes complimentary housing. For more details and to apply, click here.
San Francisco Ballet School (SFBS), seeks a full time instructor to teach women’s intermediate and advance classes, including technique, pointe and repertory. SFBS faculty delivers the School’s curriculum, determined by the Associate Director, to the students enrolled in SFBS; to develop and nurture these students, preparing them for a professional career in dance and to transmit passion for the art form. All School faculty are expected to participate fully in the life of the School, which may include weekly faculty meetings, attending performances and special events. Minimum 36 weeks (classes are scheduled M-Sat). Full time, exempt, benefited. Individuals may be invited to teach during the summer session as the program needs demand.
Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching ballet in a professional ballet school, or certificate/diploma from a major ballet teacher training course. Past professional performing career, with a knowledge of classical and contemporary repertoire (preferred). California Department of Justice and FBI background check required.
For more information and to apply click here. EEO/FCO. No calls please.
Under minimal supervision the Wellness Program Manager administrates the workers compensation claims for the San Francisco Ballet dancers as well as claims for other employees of the San Francisco Ballet Association. In addition this position coordinates the medical offices at San Francisco Ballet and at the Opera House. An AA degree or equivalent, Medical assisting program, and knowledge of or training in ballet (preferred); 1-3 years related experience; Medical assisting (orthopedic setting preferred); and 1-3 years’ experience with California Workers Compensation cases. For more details and to apply, click here.
Under direct supervision, the Individual Gifts Associate primarily provides administrative support to the individual giving officers in the Christensen Society, the membership program, and the Legacy Circle, as well as assists on other development department projects. College degree or equivalent, 1 – 3 years’ experience in database management, word processing and excel.
Knowledge of ballet/performing arts preferred. For more details and to apply, click here.
The mission of Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) is to create, present, and tour world-class ballet, from classical to cutting–edge, and promote its appreciation, accessibility, and technical mastery among students, pre-professionals, and audiences of all ages. TBT is honored to be the only arts organization to serve as resident company for both leading performance venues in Dallas and Fort Worth – the Winspear Opera House and Bass Performance Hall.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Development Director will manage TBT's Development team and lead all fundraising efforts in order to sustain and increase the financial resources available to TBT. This individual will lead the ongoing strategic planning process that identifies development team goals as well as the specific strategies and action steps necessary to achieve such objectives.
The Development Director will be responsible for successfully inspiring and guiding the TBT Development staff towards achievement of the overall team goal of $4,125,000.
To apply, email a cover letter outlining aptitude and interest with resume.
The Account Manager is an active member of the Client Service team that delivers TRG’s data-driven, best practice counsel aimed at achieving revenue and patronage results for each client. In this position, you will become a data expert and learn the ins and outs of the TRG Data Center. You will service the firm’s most important portfolio of direct response and data services clients and help them achieve results. Through seamless and detail-oriented project management, you will work with analysts and consultants to deliver products and services to TRG’s data services clients. Relocation to Colorado is mandatory for this position. To ready the full job description and to apply, please click here.
The Organizational Advancement Partner is a member of the three-person senior team that leads the artistic, organizational, and external strategies of Urban Bush Women. They will oversee the planning and implementation of all programs and activities designed to expand philanthropic support and program alumni engagement with Urban Bush Women.
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Part-Time Lecturer in Afro-Cuban Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.
USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is seeking to hire a part-time Lecturer in Afro-Cuban Dance to provide specialized instruction in the area of Afro-Cuban contemporary and traditional dance forms for non-majors and majors, Afro-Cuban dance history, Afro-Caribbean dance studies, and Latin dance. Knowledge and instructional experience desired in Rumba, Salsa, Salsa Rueda, Salsa Suelta, Son, and Cha Cha Cha. Experience in teaching dance history including Afro-Diasporic and Latin Dance Studies, or World Dance is preferred. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here.
Part-Time Lecturer in Jazz Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.
To provide specialized instruction in the area of Jazz Dance, specific to any of the following areas: Vernacular Jazz Dances, Commercial Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Concert Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Contemporary Jazz and Dunham-based practices with the ability to teach lectures in Jazz Dance history, African/Afro-Cuban Dance history and Latin Dance history for non-majors and majors. Knowledge and instructional experience desired include: Lindy Hop, Swing, Jitterbug, Women in Heels, Men in Heels, African and Latin Diaspora Dances. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here.
Part-Time Lecturer in Hip Hop Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.
To provide specialized instruction in the areas of Hip Hop and related dance forms for non-majors and majors, African American dance history, Hip Hop dance and history in particular. Knowledge and instructional experience desired to include, but not limited to, B-boying (breaking), Hip Hop social dances, turfing, waacking, vogue, popping/boogaloo, House, locking, jookin, get lite, foot-workin, Jitting, Jamican, and bone breaking. Experience in teaching dance history including Afro-Diasporic and Latin Dance Studies, or World Dance preferred. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here.
Part-Time Lecturer in Bollywood
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.
To teach all levels of Bollywood in relation to Classical Indian Dance for non-majors. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here.
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The Washington Ballet (TWB) seeks a DanceDC Instructor for TWB’s education outreach program called DanceDC; TWB @THEARC is the headquarters of TWB’s education department and the Southeast Campus of The Washington School of Ballet. This full-time faculty position will be assigned to teach classes at partnered DanceDC schools, and also possibly at The Washington School of Ballet.
The candidate will possess 3 to 5 years teaching experience in ballet to children of varying levels especially in outreach setting. The candidate must possess and demonstrate classical ballet knowledge, a willingness to embrace the school’s curriculum and demonstrate proficiency in choreography. The candidate will have an understanding of practical forms of dance education including arts experience and arts integration which are essential to the company’s educational mission.
Successful candidates will lead classes and instruct students in ballet at The Washington School of Ballet and in public school settings through the DanceDC program. Collaboration with students, parents, and school and company administration is required. The candidate’s knowledge of community engagement training is a plus. Previous experience in the non-profit sector is preferred. Additional duties include preparing and rehearsing dance routines for a variety of school and community performances.
Washington and Lee (W&L) Repertory Dance Company is seeking for 3-5 guest artists for fall 2016 to be part of its annual guest artist series. The award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company has been hailed as a company of outstanding artistic merit and has received multiple invitations over the years to perform in the gala concerts of American College Dance Association. Through the dynamic W&L program, along with two fully produced concerts on campus every year, dancers have performed at Culculorus in Wilmington, NC; Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, NY; the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC; and the Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, among others. Past guest artists have included Doran Raz from Batsheva, Nicole Wolcott from Keigwin + Company, Jack Arnold from Pilobolus, Lauren Edson who danced with Trey McIntyre Project, and many others.
*postings updated as of May 5, 2016.