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Technical Director

Organization: Alberta Ballet
Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Alberta Ballet seeks to hire a Technical Director. Click here  for the complete job description and information on how to apply.

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Associate Director of Special Events

Organization: Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

The Associate Director of Special Events must be a dynamic and strategic team player experienced working with donors or clients and skilled in utilizing Raiser’s Edge or other donor databases. The Associate Director will oversee the creation of invitations and event related materials, coordinate mailings and seating, organize financial reports and support the Director in coordinating three major benefit events as well as cultivation events throughout the year.

Successful candidates will have 6+ years of experience as a member of an event planning team or donor relations team preferably in a development office of a large non-profit organization. The Associate Director of Special Events will be able to work both independently and collaboratively, and have a knowledge and appreciation for dance. Reporting to the Director of Special Events the Associate Director will work closely with colleagues across the Ailey organization. For more information and how to apply click here 

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Public Relations Associate

Organization: Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation 
Job Location: New York, NY

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, one of the world's premier dance institutions, is seeking a motivated and personable team player to work in a fast-paced environment and support ongoing public relations initiatives. The Public Relations Associate will assist in the development, coordination, and implementation of publicity for the Ailey organization, working collaboratively with the team on campaigns for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, among others.  Position will focus responsibility on publicizing The Ailey Extension, with oversight from the Public Relations Manager. The Ailey Extension offers over 80 beginner to advanced level dance and fitness classes per week in over 25 different techniques including Ballet, Horton, Samba, West African, Zumba, Jazz, Masala Bhangra and Hip Hop. Candidate will report to the Director of Public Relations and work closely with members of The Ailey Extension and Public Relations, Marketing, and Development departments. For full job description and how to apply click here.


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Director of Development

Organization: American Dance Institute 
Job Location: New York, NY

The American Dance Institute (“ADI”) is seeking an entrepreneurial leader experienced in the areas of financial resource development for nonprofit organizations to design and implement the organization’s fundraising and development strategy, including building a highly effective development function and significantly expanding individual and institutional support of ADI’s programs and services. The position will report directly to the Executive Director and work in close collaboration with the senior leadership team to accomplish the objectives set for the position.

The Director of Development will be responsible for establishing a thoughtful, strategic and actionable fundraising and development plan for the organization and overseeing all related operations and activities to support the plan. He/she will be expected to navigate and forge new relationships and opportunities for philanthropic support among individuals, corporate and private foundations and government sources which increase the financial resources of the organization to help advance its core mission and support plans for future growth.  

All inquiries, nominations and applications should be accompanied by a cover letter and resume and be emailed to Ira Machowsky, CEO, Inspira Partners. For full job description click here.

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Marketing Manager

Organization: American Dance Institute
Job Location: New York, NY

The Marketing Manager for The American Dance Institute (ADI) is responsible for helping to create long term strategic marketing plans to effectively market and publicize ADI's programming in Catskill, NY as well as New York City and to help drive audience development. Understanding of and a significant focus on data and analytics in driving sales and building patron loyalty is key. This individual will have the ability to conduct market research, monitor trends, perform a competitive analysis and provide reports/conclusions to senior leadership in order to inform organizational decision making. Experience planning and executing subscription and single sales campaigns and ticket pricing to drive ticket revenue is also essential. Excellent writing and communication skills required with experience writing on arts related marketing for both print and web is highly desirable. Demonstrated experience to write clearly concisely and compellingly to arts enthusiasts as well as a general public audience. Ability to problem solve, take initiative, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and exercise good judgement in stressful situations. Willingness to travel upon occasion and work non-traditional hours when the task calls for it. To apply, please email cover letter and resume. For more information click here.

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Chief Executive Officer

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. 

Learn more and apply click here.

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Assistant Professor of Dance Studies

Organization: Barnard College - Department of Dance
Job Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: September 30, 2016

The Department of Dance of Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City, invites applications for an outstanding scholar to appoint as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dance Studies starting July 1, 2017. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Development Associate 

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Under the direction of the Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) Executive Director, the Development Associate is responsible for researching potential donors to include foundations, corporations, and individuals, and ensure a healthy pipeline of new donors. Must have a Bachelor's degree in journalism, english, communications, nonprofit, or related field, and three years of experience in grant writing, development, and fundraising for a nonprofit organization. 

This position is deemed a part-time position (15-30 hours a week). Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and resume. 
Please place DEVELOPMENT in the subject line. 

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Teaching Artists

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Bowen McCauley Dance's (BMD) programs are in demand!

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.

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Company Manager

Organization: Camille A. Brown & Dancers
Job Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: August 26, 2016

Camille A. Brown & Dancers seeks to hire a part-time Company Manager. For the complete job description, click here

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Youth Development Dance Instructor

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: July 27, 2016

CityDance DREAM is a nationally recognized program whose mission is to use dance as a pathway for youth to graduate high school and pursue their full potential. DREAM is seeking youth development dance teachers to join the teaching faculty team for the 2016/2017 after-school programming year!  

Candidates should:

  • Have extensive experience teaching dance to elementary age youth (3rd – 5thgrade)
  • Have extensive experience teaching in non-traditional dance settings
  • Have a passion for youth development
  • Enjoy working on a collaborative team
  • Be available to:
    • Teach during “after-school” hours multiple days a week
    • Attend 2-day faculty orientation
    • Attend monthly faculty development meetings
    • Chaperone additional program events

To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, numbers, and emails of three references to: Kelli Quinn, DREAM Director.

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Lead Dance Instructor

Organization: City of Plymouth
Job Location: Plymouth, MN

This position works under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Manager and Recreation Supervisor of Arts & Music Programming to enhance the quality of life for all residents and to foster individual and community in all aspects of physical, mental, social and environmental through recreation opportunities. 

The position will be responsible for supervision, training and coordination of the dance program. This is a year-round, part-time position that includes evening and weekend hours. Average weekly hours vary 15 – 20 hours per week. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Teaching Artists, Teaching Artist Assistants

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. 

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Assistant Professor, Dance Sciences & Studio Practice

Organization: Florida State University School of Dance
Job Location: Tallahassee, FL

This new faculty member will share teaching responsibilities in the dance sciences, and will serve as a mentor for dancers interested in learning to do similar work. Service to the School of Dance's dancer wellness and injury management programs will be included. Candidates who have experience in conducting empirical research with dancers will be given special consideration. For more information click here and to apply click here

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Assistant Professor, Dance Technologies & Studio Practice 

Organization: Florida State University School of Dance
Job Location: Tallahassee, FL

The ideal candidate will be a specialist in the merger of dance and technology, expertly qualified in video technologies, screendance, documentation, projection design, and other media technologies. This candidate will be able to integrate relevant media technologies within the dancer’s creative process and deliver dance-centered technology courses. For more information click here and to apply click here

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Company Manager

Organization: Gallim Dance
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Company Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Artistic Director and all members of Gallim administration. This is an opportunity for an individual with strong logistics and administration background, who is interested in a role that supports Company activity while also has opportunities to expand and provide strategic oversight for Gallim's touring management and educational programs. There are many internal-facing responsibilities, as well as opportunities to be the “face of Gallim” with external partners in relationships for touring and Gallim's government-supported community programs. For more information about this position please email.

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Marketing & Audience Development Manager

Organization: Gallim Dance
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY

The position of Marketing & Audience Development Manager reinforces Gallim Dance Company’s commitment to building future audiences for its second decade. This Manager will play a substantive role supporting the company and Executive Director through marketing and relationship-building that enables communication of the performance season and groundbreaking projects; support for the 10th anniversary campaign in 2017; and a long-term audience development strategy on tours and in our NEA-supported community programs. For a full job description and how to apply click here.

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Company Manager

Organization: Houston Ballet
Job Location: Houston, TX

Houston Ballet is seeking a Company Manager. The position of Company Manager, manages all 61 dancers of the Houston Ballet Company and works closely with Artistic Staff. For a full job description and how to apply click here.

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Assistant General Manager

Organization: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Job Location: Chicago, IL

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago seeks a smart, proactive, and mission-driven individual to join Hubbard Street’s General Management Department. The position is part of a 2-person General Management Department that is responsible for line producing all production and touring activities for a $6.5M company, in addition to overseeing operations, finance, human resources, facilities, and IT. This position, which blends high-level strategy with hands-on tactical execution, will have key responsibility for the timely creation and implementation of various general management and artistic initiatives. This wide-reaching position requires a self-starter, with a varied and thorough creative problem-solving and data-driven skill set.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 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, click here.

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Manager of Patron Services

Organization: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Job Location: Becket, MA

This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the box office and front of house for Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Requires excellent communication skills, strong analytical skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  At least three years of experience in box office management and customer service required. Experience with Patron Manager highly desired. For a full description click here. Full time position reports to Director of Marketing. Please email cover letter, resume and three references.

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Development Associate

Organization: The Joffrey Ballet
Job Location: Chicago, IL


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.

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Head of Studio Company and Trainee Program

Organization: The Joffrey Ballet 
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The Head of the Studio Company and Trainee Program works closely with the Artistic Director to maintain high standards of artistic excellence and educational programming that is set by the Artistic Director. Works closely with the Academy Director to build and create programming. With the Artistic Director and staff, works on developing and maintaining the syllabus and curriculum. This position is responsible for the training and development of the Trainees and Studio Company in class, rehearsals, and performances. For full job description and how to apply click here.

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Artist Services Manager

Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

The Artist Service Manager will work closely with each dance company programmed by The Joyce Theater, assisting with hotel reservations, per diems, ticketing, visas, and other needs pertaining to their engagements. In addition, the Artist Services Manager will act as Joyce Company Manager for all Joyce presented performances. This entails dealing with house seat and complimentary ticket orders, resolving pre-curtain ticketing issues, and certifying box office statements. A qualified candidate will have a strong interest in dance; possess an attentive and gregarious personality; have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; and be a creative problem solver. Previous experience in Company Management preferred. Experience with Tessitura a plus. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Marketing Manager

Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Manager, Digital Media supports The Joyce Theater’s digital presence across online platforms. She/He will be responsible for enhancing marketing efforts, institutional brand, and audience engagement via careful management of The Joyce’s website, digital display and retargeting ad campaigns, email campaigns, and social media efforts, and will be adept at analyzing success and ROI of the digital campaigns. The Digital Marketing Manager also produces print collateral for marketing and other departments. As such, strong graphic design skills, for both digital and print, are required. For more information and how to apply click here

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Producer

Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

The individual in this position will be responsible for producing events and special projects for The Joyce Theater Foundation. This includes, but is not limited to, creating and managing project budgets, hiring necessary production staff, serving as a liaison between Joyce and Sunny Artist Management staff for Joyce Theater Productions, and booking and managing special events at The Joyce. A successful candidate will have a strong interest in dance as well as a thorough understanding of professional project and event management within the dance field. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. The person in this role should be a highly motivated individual who is able to prioritize multiple projects and effectively manage a robust workload that may vary greatly day-to-day. For full description and how to apply click here

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Programming Assistant

Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

The Programming Assistant provides general office support for The Joyce Theater’s Director of Programming, including scheduling meetings, conducting research and correspondence, arranging travel, organizing and maintaining programming department records for The Joyce Theater’s Director of Programming, and providing general support to The Joyce programming department. Qualified candidates will have a strong knowledge of and interest in dance and a desire to gain a thorough understanding of how a performing arts programming department operates. Experience in arts administration, acute attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Attending dance performances on a regular basis is required. For full description and how to apply click here

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Technical Director-Stage Operations

Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

The Joyce Theater is seeking a qualified Technical Director for a full time Production Staff position.  Interested applicants should have excellent hands-on theatrical technical knowledge and skills, with an emphasis on deck operations.  Lighting, sound and video knowledge are a plus.  Also required are strong supervisory, organizational, communication, production advancing and record keeping skills. Bi-Lingual a plus. This is a full-time salaried position, benefits included. EOE/AA. For additional information about this position click here. To apply email cover letter, resume and references, no phone calls please.    

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Director of Education

Organization: Louisville Ballet
Job Location: Louisville, KY

The Director of Education is responsible for overseeing the operations of The Louisville Ballet School and Louisville Ballet Outreach Programs ensuring excellence and relevance in the organization’s dance education efforts. Working closely with the Artistic & Executive Director, Board of Trustees and Louisville Ballet Leadership Team, the Director of Education will shape the business of the education programs, create sustainability and drive strategic goals. For more information and how to apply click here.

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Education Program Manager

Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY


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.

To view a full job description, please click here.

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Teaching Artist in Dance & Creativity

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.

Click here to see full job description and how to apply. No phone calls. Please email cover letter and specified materials addressed to: 

Mark DeGarmo Dance
107 Suffolk Street, Studio 310
New York, NY 10002

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MoveUP! Dance Academy Teachers

Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY


Mark DeGarmo Dance (MDD) seeks dance teachers experienced working with under-served multicultural PreK-5 children in studio and school settings. MDD 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. MDD 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. 

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Administrative Assistant and Office Manager

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

The Office Manager and Administrative Assistant is the front-line representative of the Ballet and is responsible for providing general office support to the Artistic Director and the Executive Director. Responsibilities range from answering and directing incoming phone calls, greeting and authorizing visitors, coordinating various internal and external communications, responding to public inquiries, managing building rentals, and coordinating building and service vendors. This position requires a well-spoke, tactful, disciplined person with customer-service skills, customer friendly attitude, and punctuality. Discretion and the ability to work well under time constraints are key. This positions reports to the Executive Director. Click here to see full job description. To apply, please email resume and cover letter.


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Costume Shop/Wardrobe Manager

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

Miami City Ballet seeks a Costume Shop/Wardrobe Manager. Responsibilities include:
  • Manages overall costume shop operations, organization and maintenance.
  • Manages costume shop staffing, hiring and operational budget.
  • Supervises wardrobe of ballets in performance.
  • Oversees daily work on new ballet costume production, and maintenance of stock costumes.
  • Schedules and oversees all fittings.
For full job description and how to apply click here.

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Membership Manager

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

Miami City Ballet is seeking a Membership Manager who will be responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of members (donors contributing between $100-$3,000).  The Membership Manager will ensure that membership revenue goals are achieved annually. This position is also responsible for prospecting and closing event and corporate sponsorships. Some of the responsibilities include fundraising and researching, member programming, assist in overseeing expenses and revenue goals,  donor reports, and provide excellent customer service. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree, 3-5 yeas of related experience, knowledge of Tessitura, and a willingness to work nights and weekends. For more information, or to apply by submitting cover letter and resume, please email.
 
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Summer Chaperones

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL


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:

  • Collaborate with fellow chaperones to supervise MCB Summer Intensive students for the duration of the program at the dormitories, throughout the day at the studios, and during scheduled excursions and outings.
  • Ensure that students follow schedules and maintain punctuality.
  • Assist with lunch distribution and lunch room monitoring.
  • Manage dorm check-in and check-out.
  • Report misconduct, illness and absences to School Programs Manager.
  • Accompany ill or injured students to Urgent Care.
  • Maintain contact and medical information for each student.
  • Enforce safety at all times and implement all Miami City Ballet School policies and procedures.
  • Work creatively to provide a positive and entertaining experience for students.

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. 

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Executive Director

Organization: Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
Job Location: Baltimore, MD

The executive director (ED) will be the chief executive officer of the corporation, responsible to the board of directors, reporting to the chairperson in overseeing the affairs of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF). This innovative executive will lead MAAF into its next period of growth and distinction. As the lead spokesperson and public face of MAAF, the ED will serve as a leader in the national arts landscape and have a comprehensive understanding of the MAAF mission, role, and potential as a regional arts organization. This includes having an awareness of MAAF’s history, values, culture, programs, funding, partnerships, stakeholders, organizational operations, and potential. In addition, MAAF is dedicated to being an inclusive organization that prioritizes diversity and inclusion in its services, program planning and funding, and staff and board composition as it continues to move forward. The ED will embrace an outgoing, straightforward approach in sharing information readily and comfortably to diverse constituents that will generate awareness, excitement, and appreciation in the eyes of stakeholders. As a leader in the arts and culture field with a reputation for creativity, innovation, and a broad knowledge of the performing, visual, presenting, and touring art forms, the ED will participate in regional and national discussions on the importance of arts and culture funding. This individual will have knowledge of how artmaking is changing today and advocate for public awareness, touring, producing, and access to new works. For full description and how to apply click here

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Part-time Managing Director

Organization: Mordine & Co. Dance Theater
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: August 31, 2016

Mordine & Co. Dance Theater seeks a Part-time Managing Director to:

  • Coordinate and expand income search efforts. Areas of focus include earned income through performance opportunities, residencies, lecture-demonstrations and teaching engagements. 
  • Work with Executive/Artistic Director to identify and implement short-term and long-term growth strategies.
  • Work with grant writer to identify new sources of funding.
  • Develop funding strategies and opportunities through expansion of Individual Donor Program
  • Work with Marketing Director to create strong, clear image for Company that can be consistently distributed across multiple channels. 

Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of Performing Arts Management experience and knowledge of the contemporary dance community. For more information and how to apply click here

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Managing Director

Organization: Movement Research
Job Location: New York, NY

The Managing Director role at Movement Research oversees program implementation and administrative operations of the organization. The Managing Director reports to the Executive Director. The position manages a team of Movement Research staff to ensure effective administration of programs and clear interdepartmental communications; and to troubleshoot day-to-day administrative and programmatic needs. To apply email resume and cover letter. Please address cover letter to Movement Research Executive Director Barbara Bryan. Please include a list of 2-3 references. Interviews will begin on June 13, 2016, and a decision will be made as quickly as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full job description click here

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Accounting Assistant

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN

Nashville Ballet's Accounting Assistant will work closely with the Staff Accountant to gather, validate and record financial transactions. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Children’s Division Faculty

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN


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.

Click here for a complete job description.

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Development Director

Organization: New Orleans Ballet Association
Job Location: New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraising professional who believes strongly in the organization's mission to plan, implement, and maintain all fundraising and contributed revenue/resource development programs, reporting directly to the Executive Director. Key responsibilities include developing and implementing fundraising strategies and work plans including annual fund campaign; designing and implementing tailored individual, corporate, foundation, and governmental donor efforts including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; and developing grant proposals, reports, and support documents. 

Qualifications/experience should include a B.A. and 5+ years development experience with a strong understanding of fundraising practices and principles; attention to detail and ability to be flexible, take initiative, and work both independently and with a team; exceptional interpersonal and verbal skills for strong working relationships with constituents; ability to think strategically, analytically and creatively with highly-developed research, writing, and proofing skills; and expertise in producing special events and auctions.

To apply please email resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and sample proposal.

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Associate Director, Group Sales & Tourism

Organization: New York City Ballet
Job Location: New York, NY

The Associate Director's main focus is to develop and execute all aspects of New York City Ballet’s outbound and inbound tourism sales activities, US and international, focused on group travel and individual travel with the goal of increasing Box Office revenues in these areas for annual Nutcracker and repertory seasons. For full job description and how to apply click here .

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Senior Director of Development

Organization: New York City Ballet

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. 

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Director, Foundation & Government Relations

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.

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Director of Fundraising

Organization: Northwest Florida Ballet
Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL

Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) is seeking a Director of Fundraising. As a nonprofit organization, NFB’s success relies on fundraising. The primary function of the Director of Fundraising is to lead all of NFB fundraising efforts with the goal of maximizing the success of those efforts. The individual must be customer service oriented and a self-starter with ability to initiate prospecting activities, sales calls, and face-to-face meetings. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Director, ODC Theater

Organization: ODC
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

The Director of ODC Theater is the chief artistic and executive leader of the presenting venue on ODC’s two-building campus in the heart of San Francisco. S/he manages the human and financial resources to fulfill the Theater’s goals for artistic success, financial stability, audience engagement, artist mentorship and artistic community service. S/he reports to the Executive Director and Founder/Artistic Director, interacts with the Board of Directors, and supervises the F/T Operations Manager and contract programmatic positions. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Director of Development

Organization: ODC
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

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:

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)
323.936.1196 (f)
Email

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Senior Director of Philanthropy

Organization: Orlando Ballet
Job Location: Orlando, FL


The Senior Director of Philanthropy will:

  • Plan and implement Orlando Ballet’s annual effort to secure $1.2+ million in contributed funds to support artistic, educational, and operating needs.
  • Ensure that effective systems and procedures are in place for all development functions, including donor cultivation and recognition, fundraising events, mail and online solicitations, benefits delivery, reporting requirements, recording and acknowledging contributions, and prospect research and management.
  • Plan and implement efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts for the Company and School that include involvement of Board and senior staff.  S/he will be expected to maintain a personal portfolio of donors, as well as tracking the portfolios of other key fundraising personnel.
  • Serve as a representative for Orlando Ballet in the greater cultural, philanthropic, and professional communities.
  • Manage and coordinate efforts by development staff, contracted support, and others to meet annual fundraising goals.

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Artistic Director

Organization: Peoria Ballet
Job Location: Peoria, IL

Peoria Ballet seeks a full-time Artistic Director to lead the academy and direct at least two full length productions annually.  The applicant should have extensive ballet training and performance history including choreographic training and teaching experience, be team oriented, have strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills, and have a passion for community involvement. For the full job description and how to apply, please click here.

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General Manager/CFO

Organization: Pilobolus
Job Location: New York, NY

The General Manager and CFO (GM/CFO) will be responsible for creating and executing financial budgets and models for the entire organization including production of all current and future programming  envisioned by the executive producer and creative team. Through financial forecasting and risk analysis, the GM/CFO will be a pragmatic and creative partner in the planning of potential new works. This individual will demonstrate expertise in all aspects of the administration of an international touring company. Reporting to the executive producer, the GM/CFO will be a member of the leadership team and will manage human resources and all finance functions. Email letter and résumé to Mr. Bill Melamed, Vice President, Arts Consulting Group. For the complete job description click here.

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Live-In Student Residence Director

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Live-In position responsible for the management and daily operations of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s (PBT) student residence (up to 21 
residents, ages 14-18) and mentor students in their transition from traditional family living to dormitory living. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including customer service experience, the ability to mediate disputes and the ability to be organized amid a fast-paced work environment. Some course work in psychology or student affairs preferred. PBT also would consider a candidate with demonstrated life experience in these areas. Salary, dependent on experience, will include free housing and meals. Benefits package included. Position begins August 15, 2016. For a full job description click here. To apply email cover letter and resume, no phone calls.

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Executive Director

Organization: Red Clay Dance Company 
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: August 31, 2016

Red Clay Dance Company is excited to request applications for the Executive Director position. This role is a unique opportunity to join a shared executive team that manages a trendsetting, culturally relevant, socially transforming, elite performing arts organization in the Chicagoland Area. The Executive Director will be an ambassador for the company, harmonizing a focus on the internal and external stakeholders.  and infusing informed and sustainable oversight and collaboration. For full job description and how to apply click here

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Programs Manager

Organization: Red Clay Dance Company
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: August 31, 2016

Red Clay Dance Company (RCDC) is excited to request applications for the Program Manager position. RCDC's Community Education, Engagement and Partnerships (CEEP) Program serves approximately 900 youth annually in some of Chicago’s most underserved communities through in-school dance education classes, out-of school dance training programs, community forums and professional development workshops for artist and educators. CEEP houses the Red Clay Dance Academy, Red Clay Dance Youth Ensemble, Two Planks Theater Ensemble, and partnerships with schools and other organizations for dance programming. To support current implementation and enable further growth of the program, RCDC is looking to hire a part-time Program Manager to manage the program, build capabilities, ensure fidelity to the model in all aspects of implementation, and support business development activities. For full job description and how to apply click here.

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Director of Development or Director of External Affairs

Organization: Rochester City Ballet
Job Location: Rochester, NY


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. 

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Director of Development

Organization: San Francisco Ballet 
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Ballet is searching for an innovative Director of Development to reimagine and implement an aggressive, data-driven contributed revenue program. The Director will have substantial fundraising experience within a high-performing institution or equivalent experience as a board member, will be an extrovert who gets energy from connecting with individuals, aligning the case for support and creating opportunities for engagement, and will have the social grace to steward high-touch donor relationships. For more information, please click here

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Technical Manager

Organization: San Francisco Ballet
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Ballet (SFB) is seeking a Technical Manager who under the supervision of the Production Director is responsible to efficiently assist in the day to day managing of the production department and the successful mounting of all SFB productions, SFB School and Trainee Performances, as well as Special Events. For more information and how to apply click here

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Lead Arts Faculty/Enrichment Life Coach Grades 6-12

Organization: Summit Education Group Schools
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

An exceptional Lead Arts Faculty and Enrichment Life-Coach (ELC) for Summit Education Group Schools demonstrates knowledge and excellence in both the creative arts industry as well as the fostering and development of students in a creative engaging environment. Lead Arts faculty/ELCs must be willing to provide the hands-on guidance and instruction consistent with the demands and rigour associated with the creative discipline they aim to teach. Unconditional commitment to the success of students is absolutely necessary. The ability to motivate students and the willingness to be flexible and help them become self-disciplined and effective time managers is essential. Lead Arts faculty/ELCs must have moderate skills in technology in order to carry out tasks associated with instruction and interaction with students via online resources. Patience and creativity in reaching students in an effective and edifying manor is a must. For more information click here. Please send resume and three references to Stephen Wynne via email

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President

Organization: University Musical Society 
Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Reporting to the Board of Directors of University Musical Society (UMS), the President will continue to build on the global prominence attained by an organization at the forefront of artistic expression that is financially solvent and benefits from a long-tenured, seasoned senior management team. This executive will be a true collaborator who will drive key initiatives including the delivery of innovative programming, building a shared vision for education and community engagement, expanding the UMS brand, exploring additional venue options, and continuously achieving organizational excellence. Fund and friend raising will continue to be important to achieving the vision and mission of UMS as well as cultivating and developing new audiences and the implementation of new technology and patron outreach mechanisms. For more information and how to apply click here

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DanceDC Instructor

Organization: The Washington Ballet
Job Location: Washington, DC


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.

For a full job description, please click here. Please email cover letter and resume here.

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Manager of Revenue and Community Partnerships

Organization: White Bird
Job Location: Portland, OR
Application Deadline: Open until filled

White Bird, a dance-presenting organization based in Portland, OR now in its 19th season, is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill its newly created senior position of Manager of Revenue and Community Partnerships (RM). Reporting to the two Co-Founders, the RM will work closely with the Co-Founders and inspire White Bird staff and Board to develop and implement unified strategies for substantially increasing contributed and earned income. The RM will spearhead initiatives to develop new major donors and corporate sponsors, to achieve increased giving from current donors, and to maximize earned revenue through effective group-sales strategies. Essential qualifications include undergraduate degree; MBA a plus; minimum 2-years’ development experience; strategic and financial planning experience a plus; passion for dance and the performing arts; inspired leadership and team-building skills; expert knowledge of MS Office. Salary range is $50,00 and up and is negotiable based on relevant experience. Health and vacation benefits. Email application including resume with employment and educational background, cover letter, and four references; or mail to White Bird, P.O. Box 99, Portland, OR 97207-0099.  For full job description, click here.

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*postings updated as of August 12, 2016.