Jobs, Auditions, & Internships

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TitleOrganizationLocationDescriptionApplyApplication Deadline
Rehearsal DirectorSan Francisco BalletSan Francisco, CAWe are San Francisco Ballet, a pioneering company, with a vision to lead and inspire the art form, making a positive and lasting impact on our community and the world. We are looking for a passionate, highly skilled, committed, and empathic Rehearsal Director to join our Artistic Team, who demonstrates wide knowledge and high-level experience of the artform. You will need to have extensive, previous experience of coaching both classical and contemporary repertoire, assisting choreographers in creations, setting existing works, teaching classes, and mentoring and supporting dancers throughout their careers.Please apply online, at our website: Filled
Chief Operating OfficerNashville BalletNashville, TN The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a leader, with exceptional executive arts administration experience, who oversees the financial, personnel and organizational health and sustainability of Nashville Ballet. The COO is responsible for comprehensively supporting Nashville Ballet’s Artistic Director & CEO, and leads the organization in the management and operations of the company and School of the Nashville Ballet, the support of artistic and educational productions and programs, and the furthering of the ballet’s long-term strategic objectives. The COO will be one of the “faces” of the institution in the Nashville and global community, implementer of the Artistic Director’s vision, an exceptionally effective fundraiser, and an excellent communicator and listener both in and outside the organization. Essential Functions and Competencies: • Administration and leadership of overall ballet operations including management of daily operations and development of policy and program objectives in coordination with the Artistic Director & CEO. • Directly oversees directors of Development, HR, School Administrative Director, and other manager level staff as appropriate • Meets with and reports to the CEO about the company’s daily operation, as well as about the CEO’s plans for any upcoming adjustments or developments to business operations strategy, or other organization goals and objectives • Oversee and implement, with director of development, long term strategies to develop and cultitivate new sources of unearned revenue • Oversee and be responsible for the supervision of all development and fundraising goals and efforts, including, but not limited to, all corporate, individual, and foundation fundraising campaigns, grant opportunities and all fundraising events. • Fiscal management of the organization, in collaboration with CFO, including the development and implementation of an annual budget in collaboration with the Artistic Director & CEO and the development and implementation of strategies to effectively manage costs and increase revenues. • With the Artistic Director CEO, responsible for the execution and supervision of all marketing and audience development activities of Nashville Ballet. • With direction from the Artistic Director & CEO, provides data, research, information and recommendations to the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Board Committees in the creation of policies, programs and strategic direction of the organization. • Supports all activities determined by Board of Directors, and assists in Board meeting coordination, scheduling, location, development of agenda and meeting materials. Assists in the formation of board committees including participation and attendance where appropriate. • Represent Nashville Ballet at functions and professional conferences as appropriate to maintain Nashville Ballet’s profile in local, regional, national and global communites; identify opportunities to collaborate, support and receive support from other businesses, government agencies and organizations. • Provides leadership of direct reports in the development and implementation of short and long-range plans, policies and other activities established in coordination with Artistic Director & CEO and Board of Directors. • Responsible for management of direct reports, including interviewing, making recommendations for hiring, training, planning, delegating and supervising work; scheduling; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. • In collaboration with Artistic Director and Board, ensures compliance with legal and other regulatory requirements; and implements appropriate control systems as required. General Responsibilities: • Supports Artistic Director & CEO in day-to-day and strategic operations. • Provides overall leadership and management of Nashville Ballet budget, staff, and volunteers and board culture. Abilities: • Strategic Vision and Agility – ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into organizational management and planning, including ability to pivot or change direction as needed • Capacity Building – ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity, developing a top-notch workforce and the processes for organizational efficiencies. • Leadership and Organization – exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder who has experience in scaling up organizations; ability to create effective staff communications both individually and throughout the organization; capacity to enforce accountability; to empower and develop leaders from the bottom up, lead from the top down, cultivate entrepreneurship, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team so as to put people in the position to succeed. • Action Oriented – enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary. • General Management – thorough understanding of finance systems, and HR; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources and marketing. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are a non-exhaustive list of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to handle, feel, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms above the shoulder. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Desired Start Date: June 1, 2023 Salary Range: $110,000 - $130,000 Work Requirements and Qualifications 1. Education: Masters Degree is preferred or Bachelor’s Degree with commensurate experience. 2. Experience: At least 5 years of Executive leadership in arts administration experience from similarly sized institution. Five years or more of demonstrated, increased management responsibility. 3. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Excellent communicator • Effective partnership and leadership skills • Problem solver • Fundraising and HR leadership • Mentor with grace, candor and passion To Apply:
To be considered for the position, please email the items below in one PDF-formatted file with your name as the filename, i.e. JohnSmith.pdf, to Include “Chief Operating Officer” as the email’s subject line.
1. A substantive cover letter including the following information:
a. where you found the position listed,
b. your interest in the position and the organization,
c. the date you are available to start, and
d. contact information for three professional references.
2. A résumé no longer than two (2) pages outlining your educational and professional experience.
Incomplete submissions will not be considered nor will submissions sent via postal mail or fax. No calls please. Thank you!
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review our website at prior to submitting materials for consideration
Desired Start Date: June 1, 2023
Director, Individual Giving and Special Events Cal PerformancesBerkeley, CACal Performances is seeking a Director, Individual Giving and Special Events. To learn more about Cal Performances, please visit The Director, Individual Giving and Special Events serves as a senior member of Cal Performance’s development team and works to create strategies for and oversee the delivery of high-quality donor communications, engagement opportunities, and stewardship practices to ensure a robust donor pipeline that will provide ongoing and increasing support for Cal Performances as our patrons move through the audience and donor development continuum. In addition to managing a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects, the Director, Individual Giving and Special Events manages Cal Performances’ Individual Giving team, creates strategy for and oversees the implementation of successful fundraising and stewardship events, and interfaces with the Board of Trustees to support their growing annual fundraising activities. Please visit (search by the Job ID #49324) for more information and to apply. Please visit (search by the Job ID #49324) or for more information and to apply. March 16, 2023
Director of ProductionThe National Ballet of CanadaToronto, CanadaReporting to the Artistic & Executive Directors, the Director of Production is critical to the artistic success of the Company and is responsible for all aspects of producing National Ballet’s performances, programmes and events. The Director of Production works closely with the senior management team and plays a key role in institutional strategic planning by contributing to the Company’s artistic planning process in the selection of repertoire and productions and long-term scheduling.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Creates, monitors and administers the Production Department budgets for current and future seasons including special projects. This includes the running costs of the yearly seasons and tours as well as the cost of building new productions and maintaining existing productions and facilities. Prepares budgets and technical riders for all Company tours.
Approves, tracks and authorizes all Production Department expenses including payroll, purchases and contracts for services.
Prepares the planning calendar according to the preferred repertoire of the Artistic Director.
Liaises with designers, prepares estimates and manages the production for scenery, props and costumes for any new productions.
Negotiates and facilitate Collective Bargaining Agreements with I.A.T.S.E. 58, 828, 822 and International (stagehands, scenic artists, dressers and road crew). Administers and implements the collective agreements, by finding appropriate resolution for issues that may arise and hires, contracts and manages road crew and stage manager(s) positions.
Oversees the management of the non-union costume shop at the Walter Carsen Centre and the unionized Gretchen Ross Production Centre.
Oversees the rentals of Company sets and costumes to other companies.
Adheres to, implements and enforces the Company’s Health & Safety Commitments and Procedures, and ensure that safe work practices and policies are supported and enforced.
Other related duties as assigned

Many evenings and weekends are required beyond normal office hours. Must be available for rehearsals and performances, occasional travel on tours, etc.


Post-secondary education in a technical/production field with a minimum of ten (10) years of senior production director experience managing large scale theatrical or live performing arts, including experience working alongside and supervising IATSE union stagehands.
Extensive knowledge of stagecraft, theatre production and scenic construction, rigging, automation, lighting and video.
Extensive knowledge of ballet repertoire in relation to technical production.
Skilled in scheduling, budget management and personnel management.
Excellent project management, organizational, and communication skills.
Willingness and ability to both operate at a higher strategic level and to roll up sleeves to make things happen.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop productive and respectful relationships with internal and external constituents.
Ability to handle stressful situations with calm and composure, and to maintain momentum in the face of challenges.
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities successfully.
Strong knowledge of health and safety legislation and best practices.
Familiarity with the orchestral world a plus.
Proficiency with the MS Office Suite, Outlook, Vectorworks and SharePoint an asset.

Direct Reports:

Associate Director of Production, Technical Director, Lighting Coordinator, Wardrobe Supervisor, Road Crew Heads, Production Centre Heads—Carpenter, Scenic Artist, Props, Stage Managers

The full posting can be found at
To be considered for the position, please email the items below in one PDF-formatted file to and include “Director of Production” as the email’s subject line, by no later than Friday March 17, 2023:

1. A substantive cover letter outlining your interest in the position and the organization, the date you would be available to start, the contact information of two (2) to three (3) professional references and where you found the position listed.

2. A résumé no longer than two (2) pages outlining your educational and professional experience.

Resumes will be reviewed as soon as they are received. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. The National Ballet of Canada recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. As such, an offer of employment shall be conditional on proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization. Boosters are strongly recommended but not currently required.

The National Ballet of Canada is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and equitable environment where employees feel valued and respected. We are committed to reflect the diversity of our community, our city and our country. We strive to ensure our recruitment and selection processes are bias-free. We welcome and encourage submissions from Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, the Deaf and disabled as well as individuals of all genders, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities. We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources department will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review our website at prior to submitting materials for consideration.
March 17, 2023
Artistic DirectorAlabama BalletBirmingham, ALAlabama Ballet is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Artistic Director. Applicants should have experience working in a leadership role within a dance company and successful experience in teaching dance. There is not a specific set of years of experience as Artistic Director or specific level of education required. However, candidates should have experience and be able to demonstrate skills in artistic leadership, budgeting and expense management, staging, production, acting as a liaison with other organizations or artists, and interacting with board members, donors, patrons, and media. Please email resume, cover letter, and listing of accomplishments to Please include three professional references.March 24, 2023
Executive DirectorGroundWorks DanceTheaterCleveland, OHH C Smith Ltd is pleased to represent GroundWorks DanceTheater (GroundWorks) in their search for their first dedicated Executive Director. GroundWorks is a professional contemporary dance company located in Northeast Ohio. Now in our 24th season, GroundWorks is continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible through dance by engaging, educating, and enlivening our community. We are committed to presenting unique opportunities for engaging the community through work-in-progress showings, masterclasses, artist talks, and educational outreach to school age children, college students, and senior adults, along with the development and presentation of new choreography and collaborations.Email materials to eb@nullhcsmith.comMarch 20, 2023
Registrar and Student Life ManagerJoffrey BalletChicago, ILThe Registrar and Student Life Manager for the Joffrey Academy of Dance is responsible for oversight of registration, finance, and data projects related to Academy programs. This position manages accounts payable and receivable, assists with projections and maintenance of the budget, and manages contract information and related documentation for all Joffrey Academy independent contractors. The Registrar and Student Life Manager maintains the registration database and information tracking related to Joffrey Academy programs. This position is responsible for supporting overall student needs, including pointe shoes and attire, housing, visas, and physical therapy. In managing their administrative team, the Registrar and Student Life Manager helps to ensures a smoothly run reception team, fully coordinated Summer Intensives, and successful day-to-day operations. TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials.April 14, 2023
Academy Administrative AssistantJoffrey BalletChicago, ILThe Academy Administrative Assistant is responsible for collecting, organizing, and recording information related to the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet. This temporary part-time position supports the Assistant Academy Director with the day-to-day business operations of the Academy, including scheduling, communications, and reconciliations.TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials.April 14, 2023
Program Assistant (CT)A.S.E. Global BridgesWindsor, CTPA will be responsible for supervising participants (ages 9 -15yrs), as well as running some extracurricular/ nonballet activities (outdoor games, arts & crafts, etc.). PAs will work as a team of 3-4 and will report to the Program Director. This position is well-suited for candidates with strong academic or career interests in: performing arts, global languages/cultures (especially Russian), sports medicine, and/or child education. REQUIRED: Residency on campus (single AC rooms), experience with overseeing youth. BENEFITS: $3000-3,500 for the period (combination of wages/bonuses), housing & meals, 5 days off.SEND RESUME & COVER EMAIL TO: careers@nullaseglobalbridges.orgApril 30, 2023
Sr. Staff / Musical Theater, Modern Dance or Jazz (CT)A.S.E. Global BridgesWindsor, CTSr. Staff, specializing in either Musical Theater or Modern Dance/Jazz, will be responsible for implementing a fun, engaging curriculum of interactive activities for participants. Sr. Staff will have about 4-5 groups/day/6 day week (each group has the activity 4-5 times/week). Ability to teach a stretch class is a benefit. Some participant supervisory duties will be assigned also. REQUIRED: Residency on campus, experience teaching MT or Modern Dance/Jazz for youth. BENEFITS: $3,750 for the period, housing & meals, 5 days off.SEND RESUME & COVER EMAIL TO: careers@nullaseglobalbridges.orgApril 30, 2023
Sr. Staff / Interpreter (NY/CT)A.S.E. Global BridgesNew York, NY & Windsor, CTInterpreters may have 4-5 classes/day/6 day week – interpreting Mon-Fri. To be successful in this position, candidates should have advanced proficiency of both languages, be able to quickly switch between them, and be able to sustain focus for the duration of class lasting approximately 1.5 hrs. Russian language reading & writing capacity is preferred. Ability to conduct a stretch class for dancers is a plus. Some written translation and/or participant supervisory duties will be assigned also. REQUIRED: Advanced proficiency in English & Russian, knowledge of ballet terminology preferred. BENEFITS: - CT: $3750 for the period, housing & meals. 5 days off. On-campus residency (single AC rooms) - NY*: $700/week. (Mon-Fri). Housing possible with additional supervisory responsibilities.SEND RESUME & COVER EMAIL TO: careers@nullaseglobalbridges.orgApril 30, 2023
Executive Director Florida Ballet in JacksonvilleThe Florida BalletJacksonville, FLExecutive Director Offering a unique opportunity, The Florida Ballet (TFB) is seeking to hire a new Executive Director starting in the 2023/2024 season. Celebrating 45 years, TFB is Northeast Florida’s only professional ballet company, housed in its own 30,000 sq ft facility, and is proud to serve the community through quality dance education, collaborative projects, and performances. To be in charge of this well-respected education and performance organization, the responsibilities of the ED will include overall management and development as TFB continues to grow within its home in Jacksonville, FL. and beyond. Working closely with the Board and Artistic Director, the ED will be guiding the implementation of goals and strategies to ensure the artistic vitality and financial stability of the TFB.For full details and description of the position, please visit: Interested candidates should send cover letter and CV to Keith Kessler TFB Board President, at May 1, 2023
Summer Chaperone Joffrey BalletChicago, ILJoffrey Academy Summer Chaperones will assist with all aspects of student life for the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive Programs. Chaperones are primarily responsible for supervising young dance students ages 9-21+ who are participating in Joffrey Academy summer intensive programs and living in the housing facilities throughout the duration of the program. Chaperones work closely with the Head Chaperone, the Abbott Academy Director, and the Joffrey Academy administrative staff.TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials.March 31, 2023
Marketing DirectorAmerican Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet SchoolPrinceton, NJThe Marketing Director is responsible for the branding and marketing of the Princeton Ballet Society. The Marketing Director oversees the creation and implementation of print and digital marketing plans to generate ticket sales, build School enrollment, and increase awareness for all American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School programs. With the Executive Director and senior leadership team, the Marketing Director develops and refines the organization's marketing vision and strategy, while implementing an integrated digital media plan to advance the organization’s brand identity and engagement with audiences in New Jersey, nationally, and internationally.Please send cover letter and resume to The full job posting can be found at March 30, 2023
Executive DirectorLexington Ballet CompanyLexington, KYThe Lexington Ballet Company seeks an Executive Director (ED) to serve as a hands-on, operational leader responsible for helping to set organizational priorities and enabling LBC to achieve its short and long-term financial, programmatic, and strategic objectives. Reporting to the board of directors and working in partnership with the Artistic Director, the ED will manage all aspects of administration and ensure the implementation of the artistic and professional vision that is at the heart of LBC’s mission. They will also guide the next phase of growth and innovation for the organization. A proven leader with business acumen, this individual will expand revenue and enhance partnerships with local partners and beyond. Advocating for arts education and committed to equity, the ED will be an engaging speaker and collaborator, as well as a transparent decision maker. The ED will cultivate deep connections with the board, staff members, and community partners.To read the full position description and application instructions please visit 30, 2023
Wellness Center Manager/Certified Athletic TrainerSan Francisco BalletSan Francisco, CAWe are San Francisco Ballet, a pioneering company, with a vision to lead and inspire the art form, making a positive and lasting impact on our community and the world. SF Ballet is looking for a Wellness Center Manager/Certified Athletic Trainer to work alongside their Wellness and Artistic teams, assisting with the administrative day-to-day of the Wellness Center, and offering treatment to the company dancers of San Francisco Ballet.Please apply online, at our website: 17, 2023
Company ManagerDorrance DanceNew York, NYThe Company Manager’s primary duties will be to facilitate the logistical requirements for day-to-day administrative operations as well as all performance and residency programming for Dorrance Dance and its affiliated companies (currently under this program: Ephrat Asherie Dance, Music From The Sole).For full description and to apply:, Until Filled
ReceptionistRed Clay Dance CompanyChicago, ILRed Clay Dance Company lives to awaken “glocal” Artivism through creating, performing and teaching dances of the African Diaspora. We are excited to request applications for the Receptionist Position. This role of the receptionist is to ensure the reception services in a family friendly environment and is a unique opportunity to join a trendsetting, culturally relevant, socially transforming, elite dance organization in the Chicagoland Area. To view job description and apply visit: Send resume to: hr@nullredclaydance.comMarch 31, 2023
Company ManagerRed Clay Dance CompanyChicago, ILRed Clay Dance Company is excited to request applications for the Company Manager position. Under the guidance of the Artistic Director/CEO the Company Manager is responsible for the logistical and administrative operations support to the Artistic team on all company projects. This includes payroll, contract negotiation, lodging, transport, scheduling, interdepartmental and external communications, as well as other administrative tasks. This role is a unique opportunity to join a trendsetting, culturally relevant, socially transforming, elite dance organization in the Chicagoland Area. "We envision an Artivist as one who utilizes their artistic genius to become part of the solution for social change. Creatively using the body and movement as tools to gain personal and collective freedom!" (Founder, Vershawn Sanders-Ward) To view job description and apply visit: resume to: hr@nullredclaydance.comMarch 31, 2023
School of Dance FacultyRed Clay Dance CompanyChicago, ILRed Clay Dance Company is excited to request applications for the School of Dance Faculty position. The faculty position works within our Education Department in the School of Dance to prepare its graduates to enter rigorous pre-professional dance programs or begin a career in the concert dance field. Our training fortifies technical mastery in Classical West African and African Diasporic Dances, contemporary techniques in artistry and performance, and is supplemented with ballet, modern, and other dance forms. This role is a unique opportunity to join a trendsetting, culturally relevant, socially transforming, elite dance organization in the Chicagoland Area. "We envision an Artivist as one who utilizes their artistic genius to become part of the solution for social change. Creatively using the body and movement as tools to gain personal and collective freedom!" (Founder, Vershawn Sanders-Ward) To learn more about the position and to apply: 31, 2023
Part-time Customer Service RepresentativeHouston BalletHouston, TXThe Customer Service Representative (CSR) is responsible for delivering general Marketplace information to callers. Our part-time customer service positions pay $15 per hour. The CSRs use basic office equipment and technology such as telephones, email, and web browsers to perform their duties. The CSRs assume ticket order responsibility and processing of payments during performances and throughout the work week.Apply Here: 31, 2023
Operations DirectorCarolina Dance CollaborativeGreenville, SC or Raleigh, NCOur 501c3 is looking for an Operations Director who needs to have a strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in an organized and detailed manner. The candidate needs to have a copious amount of experience in leading a team, managing people, finances, budgeting, and being proficient in quickbooks. It is not necessary to have a dance background but the candidate must be an advocate for the arts and have an understanding of the benefits and impact that dance has on our community as a whole. The Operations Director should believe fully in our mission to make dance accessible to all people. The position is remote and can be done anywhere within a 5 hour driving distance to either Greenville, SC or Raleigh, NC as the candidate will be expected to attend large events and performances 2-4x/year. Please reach out to our Executive Director, Kelsey Crum at the below email address ( Upon review of a cover letter and resume we will set up a zoom interview and follow up.March 31, 2023
Board Liaison & Executive AssistantMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLThe Board Liaison & Executive Assistant is responsible for administrative and strategic support to the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. This position functions as the primary contact person for the Board of Trustees and Directors and supports the Board Chair with Board management. S/he will be expected to remain in regular contact with the Senior Leadership Team, Board Chair, and Trustees of the organization, advising and keeping them informed of board and committee activity. This position performs responsibilities related to the strategic activities and actions of the board including but not limited to communications and institutional governance. The Board Liaison & Executive Coordinator is accountable for activities designed to heighten the board’s institutional image along with other projects identified by the Executive Director and/or the Board Chairman. The Liaison will position the Executive Director and the Board Chairman to be South Florida’s top nonprofit Board of choice by engagement and giving measures. Miami City Ballet seeks to develop and nurture its diversity. Miami City Ballet is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. Miami City Ballet is an EEO employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply."ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide strategic administrative support to the Executive Director to support optimal use of his/her time and resources and effective achievement of Executive Director’s goals and responsibilities.

o Support the execution of the Executive Director’s short- and long-term goals and responsibilities.
 Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns identified by and /or addressed to the Executive Director, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Recommend appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
 Translate goals into daily/weekly action plans; confirm and support execution of plans.
 Coordinate Executive Director’s calendar ensuring that schedule is handled in an efficient manner.
o Work closely with the Executive Director to keep him/her informed of and prepared for upcoming commitments and responsibilities and to ensure his/her appropriate follow-up.
o Successfully complete critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting personal correspondence and presentations, as well as other tasks that facilitate the Executive Director’s ability to effectively lead the organization.
o Prepare briefing materials for the Executive Director in preparation for meetings and travel (including assisting with the drafting of development related presentation materials), working closely with Development staff.
o Prioritize needs, handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow through to successful completion.
o In collaboration with Development, follow up on contacts made by the Board Chair and support the cultivation of ongoing relationships.

Provide administrative support and serve as the primary contact for the Board of Trustees.


o Prioritize, oversee and review communications that enhance Trustee participation and oversee strategic activities pertaining to Trustee meetings, events, speeches, and correspondence.
o Ensure coordinated, timely, accurate, and effective communications to and among Board members is deliberate and consistent with MCB messaging.
o Organize materials available to the Board including but not limited to the board meeting, trustee meeting, retreat packets, directories, reports, invitations, and others to be determined.


o Work with Executive Director and Chair of the Board to plan for board succession and continuity regarding board leadership and committee chairs.
o Work with the Executive Director, Board Chair, and the Nominating and Governance Committee to identify gaps in expertise, networks or reach and support the efforts to bring broader access within additional spheres of influence to the company. Help build and maintain a list of board recruitment targets.
o Support the Executive Director and Board Chair in evaluating current and projected composition of committees. Help to identify candidates for committee membership that ensure demographic balance and practical use of members’ skills.
o Oversee the annual election process at the organization’s Annual Meeting.
o Make sure governance related topics and issues are addressed in a timely manner by the appropriate members of the Board or staff.


o Support the Executive Director, Board Chair, and the Leadership Team in developing and executing new member orientation and other related development programs for board members.
o Oversee planning, preparation, implementation and follow up for business meetings of the board. In partnership with the Board Chair, Executive Director, and the Leadership Team, develop board/committee meeting schedule, agenda, and provide background materials for board deliberations. Confer with necessary stakeholders as needed to establish board meeting annual calendar.
o Oversee all planning and logistics around board support, including regular meetings, committee meetings and correspondence.


o Actively reach out to assist each committee liaison and chairman to guarantee productive content.
o Monitor each committee's adherence to its charter and provide guidance as needed.
o Work with the committee liaisons to review the committee charters annually, and to ensure that they remain relevant and of value.
o Attend committee meetings and along with committee liaisons, orient new members to their assigned committee prior to their first meeting.
o Facilitate the work of the committees and work with staff liaisons to outline a list of proposed activities and meeting agendas for the coming year.
o Assist with early identification of problems or concerns raised in committees and support effective discussion/action to resolve issues raised.
o Identify developments where Board of Director or Executive Director action would advance success.
o Advise committees about when it is appropriate to present an agenda item, usually interim and final reports or specific recommendations, for the Board of Directors or full board consideration.
o Prepare the Executive Director and Chair of the Board for potential discussion items at Board or committee meetings.
o Ensure Board minutes are recorded and distributed following the meeting.

o Provide leadership to increase involvement, engagement and support of MCB from Trustees by outlining individual, intentional stewardship plans.
o Develop a plan and calendar for travel to include destination, cultivation and follow-up strategies. Coordinate and prioritize invitation lists for travel opportunities with MCB Trustees and donors.
o Support capital campaign efforts by ensuring that appropriate trustee involvement is taking place on an ongoing basis.

o Work with the members of the Development Department to support the fundraising efforts of the institution, mainly as related to Trustees.


o BA Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

o Minimum of 5 years of experience working in Development and/or board management.
o Must have experience working with a nonprofit board, the ability to relate to board members who have a heightened affinity for the organization and facilitate ongoing activities that ensure the success of the institutional strategic plan.
o Must serve with integrity, model stewardship and professionalism, cultivate constructive relationships, and promote learning.
o Self-starter, detail-oriented, ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities in sometimes stressful situations.
o Must be comfortable working independently.
o Excellent oral and written communications skills.
o Demonstrated poise, diplomacy, tact and good judgment. Impeccable discretion above all else.
o Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.
o Excellent calendar management skills, including the coordination of meetings and Board related events.
o Able to multi-task and recognize priorities and work with tight deadlines.

o Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English fluently.
o Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions given from written and oral sources.
o Ability to write professional business correspondence.
o Ability to effectively present information to and collaborate with all levels of employees.

o Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
o Tessitura a plus
o Knowledge of board management digital platforms a plus

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to

No agency phone calls please.
April 30, 2023
Tina Turner Tribute Show - Dancers Simply Tina Tribute BandFlorida Based Simply Tina, a Florida-based Tina Turner Tribute band, seeks experienced dancers to perform during our shows. We are a full live band performing Miss Turner’s best hits & cover songs. Looking for dancer(s) (female or male), minimum age 21, must have reliable transportation, and have a flexible schedule to allow for practice sessions and shows. Dancers must live in South Florida. (Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade Counties) The band performs 90 - 120 minute shows at theaters, country clubs & outdoor city amphitheaters. The band performs mainly in Florida but an occasional out-of-state show. Dancers must be physically fit and willing to work hard to learn the choreography with another dancer (s). Dancers make at least $200 per show and frequently more, depending on the venue.Please send Resumes with a Current photo for review. A video of your work can be included as well and is encouraged. April 01, 2023
Development ManagerBallet ChicagoChicago, ILBallet Chicago, the premier midwest Balanchine Training center and pre-professional performance ensemble, seeks Development Manager, to manage and execute annual development plan and all development activities, including interactions with performance audiences, funders and donors. Duties include grant writing, sponsorships, corporate/foundation giving, and individual donor programs, as well as event planning and execution. Reports to the Executive Director and Associate Artistic Director. Part-time or full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Start date flexible. Email resume to Gail Kalver at resume to Gail Kalver at Filled
Executive DirectorDayton Contemporary Dance CompanyDayton, OHThe Executive Director (ED) will serve as a dynamic and visionary leader for Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will serve as the public face of the organization and promote the advancement of the institution, ensuring the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, core values, and strategic plan. The four main initiatives of the strategic plan are 1) maintain excellence in programs and productions, 2) diversify revenue streams, 3) amplify and market the work of DCDC locally, regionally, and internationally, and 4) engage inventive technology and digitization to further the mission and vision. The ED will leverage organizational resources to sustain and expand partnerships and grow the vitality of DCDC. They will provide the strategic and inspirational vision to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of DCDC and its capacity to serve diverse communities and embrace the principles of equity, inclusion, and access. For the full position announcement, please visit"To submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments (electronic submissions preferred), please click here or visit For questions or general inquiries about this job opportunity, please contact:

Todd Ahrens, Vice President
Delilah Norris, Vice President
201 West Lake Street, Suite 133
Chicago, IL 60606-1803
Tel (888) 234.4236 Ext 216 (Mr. Ahrens) or Ext. 230 (Ms. Norris)

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company strives to a foster a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where our employees and volunteers – whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education, or ability – feel valued and respected.
DCDC is committed to being a nondiscriminatory organization that provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement in its programs and at its worksites. DCDC respects and values diverse life experiences and heritages, and works to ensure that all voices are valued and heard.
Until Filled
Stage ManagerAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterNew York, NYAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) is seeking a highly motivated and personable Stage Manager for a minimum of 43 guaranteed weeks. This position reports directly to the General Manager and works closely with AAADT Artistic Staff, Dancers, and Crew. The ideal candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge and background in dance stage management. The Stage Manager for AAADT is responsible for supporting the production and stage management departments during rehearsals and performances, including documentation organization, calling of repertory ballets, and video archiving with AAADT on all domestic and international tours. See full job description at Start date: July 1st, 2023"Visit, click on the apply link and upload one file (accepted formats include .doc, .docx, .txt, or .pdf) that contains the following items:
Cover letter detailing interest in position within Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Contact information for three references
Until Filled
Summer Program Residence DirectorCentral Pennsylvania Youth BalletCarlisle, PAThe Summer Residence Life Director is responsible for the delivery of a customized residence life experience through the management of staffing and operations of the CPYB’s 5-Week Summer Ballet Program (5WSBP) as it relates to residence life (personnel and residence hall oversight, student safety, student life, programs and activities, student wellness support, etc.). This position maintains regular business work hours leading up to the 5WSBP and lives on-site while residence staff and students occupy residence halls for the 5WSBP.To apply, please send resume, cover letter and employment application (download HERE) to CPYB Director of Admissions & Operations, Brigette Plummer, at 31, 2023
Principal of The Sarasota Ballet SchoolThe Sarasota Ballet Sarasota, FLThe Sarasota Ballet School has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, initiative-taking and highly organized individual to join our Education team as School Principal. The role will oversee and be the main teacher for our after-school programs, specializing in ages 3-12. Please apply at 31, 2023
Production DirectorRichmond BalletRichmondRichmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, seeks a Production Director to join a dynamic and diverse organization celebrating its 65th year as one of Richmond, Virginia’s most treasured organizations and currently among the country’s most admired and accomplished regional ballet companies. Under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director, Stoner Winslett, and newly appointed Associate Artistic Director, Ma Cong, the Professional Company has a well-established reputation for artistic innovation and excellence. The role of Production Director is critical to the artistic success of the Company and is responsible for all aspects of producing Richmond Ballet’s professional and educational performances and events. The Production Director plays a key role in creating the visual representation of the Company’s mission to awaken, uplift and unite the human spirit. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced production professional to join a close-knit group of artists and enthusiasts as Richmond Ballet embarks on a new chapter in the history of the organization. The Production Director must be a driven, self-motivated individual with an enthusiasm for Richmond Ballet’s mission. They will be solution focused, leading a team of professionals in stage management, lighting and costume design, while partnering with artistic leadership to bring new ways to educate and uplift through the highest levels of dance. An approachable and broad minded communication style will be essential in this role with an emphasis on skill sets related to collaboration, inclusivity, and creativity in order to bring Richmond Ballet’s stage to life with overall artistic vision. The ideal candidate will have a BA or BFA in theatre or dance, with a concentration in technical production, ten or more years in production related roles for an arts organization, preferably ballet or dance, and at least three years as a Production Director.Please email resume to jobs@nullrichmondballet.comApril 15, 2023
Doctoral LecturerCUNY - Hunter CollegeNew York, NYThe Department of Dance at Hunter College seeks a Full-Time Lecturer in Dance beginning Fall 2023. Hunter Dance is a radically diverse community cultivating an expansive dance education driven by persistent inquiry, to elevate dance as a vehicle for positive change in the world. The Hunter Dance Department consists of four degrees: BA in Dance, BA/MA in Dance Education, MA in Dance Education and MFA in Dance. Responsibilities associated with this position fall within the purview of its teaching mission, although research experience in dance is highly valued. Responsibilities include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level including some combination of: aesthetics, topics in teaching, studies of forms, Contemporary, Afro- Contemporary or Ballet technique, dance composition, research methods, writing, pedagogy and dance history. Applicants must have a Master's degree in Dance at the time of appointment, a history of successful teaching in higher education, an ongoing, contemporary, scholarly and embodied research practice, a history of creative and/or scholarly publication, a demonstrated record of community building, the ability to teach embodied and scholarly courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and experience in mentoring and producing student work for public performances/events. A demonstrated and clearly articulated stance on behalf of anti-oppressive pedagogies and related research across race, ethnicity, gender expression, sexual orientation, class and disability.HOW TO APPLY:
Upload the materials indicated below here.

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Letter of application (no more than 2 pages) including statements on:
- Pedagogical philosophy/values
- Perspectives on the creative process in dance
- Anti-racism in dance
• List of four references (no letters until requested), with telephone and email contact information
April 10, 2023
Technical DirectorRichmond BalletRichmond, VARichmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, seeks a Technical Director to join a dynamic and diverse organization celebrating its 65th year as one of Richmond, Virginia’s most treasured organizations and currently among the country’s most admired and accomplished regional ballet companies. Under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director, Stoner Winslett, and newly appointed Associate Artistic Director, Ma Cong, the Professional Company has a well-established reputation for artistic innovation and excellence. The role of Technical Director is critical to the artistic success of the Company and plays a key role in creating the visual representation of the Company’s mission to awaken, uplift and unite the human spirit. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with an enthusiasm for Richmond Ballet’s mission while overseeing the construction of all scenic carpentry and new props. They will collaborate with artistic and production to lead the setup and break-down of all performances. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced production professional to join a close-knit group of artists and enthusiasts as Richmond Ballet embarks on a new chapter in the history of the organization.Please email resume to jobs@nullrichmondballet.comApril 15, 2023
Managing DirectorRAWdanceSan Francisco, CARAWdance creates adventurous, thoughtful, and welcoming programming that challenges what contemporary dance is, where it happens, who it includes, and the role it plays in our lives. A bicoastal company (San Francisco and the Hudson Valley), RAWdance transforms theaters and public spaces through performance, curation, and film. We are looking for a Managing Director to support the organization’s overall operations and to develop new initiatives that strengthen our community connections and financial capacity. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as part of a small team, and should be interested in playing a public role as a representative of RAWdance. The role will report to the company’s Co-Artistic Directors and is based in the company’s San Francisco coworking space. It requires excellent organizational and communication skills, long-term relationship building as well as day-to-day tasks, and being able to approach projects through a number of different lenses. This is a full time, exempt role. For more details on the position and how to submit materials, please go to 2, 2023 or until filled
Managing Director
CONTRA-TIEMPOLos Angeles, CACONTRA-TIEMPO Activist Dance Theater, based in Los Angeles, seeks a Full Time Managing Director (MD) who will provide support in the areas of organizational and relational development, fundraising and growing the reach of CONTRA-TIEMPO. This position will join the horizontal leadership team of three directors: Founding Artistic Director, Programming Director and Development Director, to support the management of the company and delivery of our work to communities across the city, country and world. The MD is responsible for the day-to-day management of CONTRA-TIEMPO’s 501 (C) (3) operations and will be responsible for ensuring the achievement of CONTRA-TIEMPO’s mission and financial objectives with the support of our full time Office Administrator and Human Performance Systems and Production Coordinator. The MD will provide leadership in key areas including, developing new sources of revenue, resource development, marketing, and public relations. The MD will work with the Leadership team and Board to formulate and implement a development and fundraising strategy that supports the existing local engagement programs with youth and community, professional touring as well as future expansion.To apply, submit a cover letter. Include how you know our work, what future you are imagining for CONTRA-TIEMPO and what you would uniquely bring to this position/futuring. Please include your resume/CV, three (3) references, and salary history as ONE (1) attachment in pdf format via email to Please state “Managing Director Application” in the subject line. No phone calls please. APPLICATIONS CLOSE MARCH 22TH
March 22, 2023
Apprentice DancerAXIS Dance CompanyBerkeley, CAAXIS Dance Company seeks an emerging disabled apprentice dancer for professional training and rehearsal program. This apprenticeship will offer daily training, as well as a full rehearsal and performance season alongside the professional dancers of AXIS. Disabled dancers are often not given the opportunity to train in a professional setting. An apprenticeship with AXIS will equip the right dancer with the knowledge, technical training, and performance experience to pursue a professional dance performance career. A 43 week contract (with an off-contract period from November 18th, 2023 - January 21, 2024) will be offered starting April 2023. A full Apprentice job description can be viewed on the AXIS website. We are looking for dancers that are highly motivated emerging professionals who have performance, teaching and communications skills, and are committed to fully participating in our extensive program of ambassadorial education work worldwide. Dancers are required to create collaboratively, perform, and teach locally and abroad. In order to be considered, we ask that dancers submit the following materials.
Please visit / for more information

1) Contact Information
2) Resume/CV (must be in PDF format)
3) Headshot and Photos (Dancing Images)
4) Personal Video Statement (A short video about who you are, anything you would like us to know,
and why you would like to work with AXIS Dance)
5) A Web Link with Dance Footage: 5-min max. (YouTube or Vimeo link required)
6) Two Professional References (Reference's job title, phone contact, email contact)
March 26, 2023
Rehearsal DirectorAXIS Dance CompanyBerkeley, CAAXIS Dance Company exists to redefine dance and disability. The AXIS Rehearsal Director is a highly motivated individual with strong leadership, teaching and communication skills who works to advance this mission. Collaboration and teamwork are at the heart of the creation and performance of AXIS’ repertory and extensive dance education programming for disabled and non-disabled neurodivergent people of all ages and experiences. As Rehearsal Director, they are an Ambassador, Representative and Spokesperson for the Company and its artistic objectives, and, at all times, acts in the company's best interest. The Rehearsal Director reports directly to the Artistic Director and works closely with the Artistic Director, Company Manager and other staff at home and on tour. The Rehearsal Director will ensure all repertory is well rehearsed and the production and performance qualities are of high artistic excellence to represent the Company nationally and internationally. The Rehearsal Director is the point person when the Artistic Director is not on tour or in the studio.Please see for full application instructionsMarch 26, 2023
Artistic AssociateBallet Des MoinesDes Moines, IAWorking closely with the Artistic Director, BDM Staff, and visiting artists, the Artistic Associate plays a leading role in ensuring the artistic integrity of BDM performances and events. This person assists with all company related scheduling, teaches classes and runs rehearsals, and assists with the capture, creation, and communication surrounding the work of the company. Qualified applicants must have a strong background in classical ballet, and experience working with professional dancers. Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and adaptable with good problem solving skills. A respectful, positive attitude and good sense of humor are also required. Must communicate effectively in writing and verbally, and clearly and concisely in individual or group situations. Must interact effectively across functions and levels of the company. Please submit a letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments, including examples of choreography if applicable, to 1, 2023
School PrincipalTulsa BalletTulsa, OKTulsa Ballet is seeking a dynamic leader to provide artistic leadership for our Center for Dance Education. Primary Purpose: Envision, coordinate and supervise, in concert with the Artistic Director, all artistic facets of the education department of Tulsa Ballet, including but not limited to coordinating and supervising all the activities of the schools’ artistic personnel, implementation of TBCDE curriculum at both campuses, oversight of Tulsa Ballet Trainee program, and managing existing/creating new outreach programs. The School Principal will participate in the recruiting, planning and activities for the school year, will support and coordinate the implementation of such activities and work with the artistic and administrative team to retain the student body throughout the school year, while focusing on expanding it for future years. The School Principal will also supervise and coordinate the year end performances for TBCDE. Please send resume or CV to 31, 2023
Accounting ManagerMark Morris Dance GroupBrooklyn, NYThe Mark Morris Dance Group seeks an Accounting Manager to play a vital role providing leadership for a newly-expanded 4-person Finance Department. With a current annual operating budget of $8.5 million, the organization operates the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY, home to the internationally renowned Mark Morris Dance Group and MMDG’s Education and Community Engagement Programs. The Accounting Manager joins the organization at a pivotal moment as the Dance Group reimagines how we operate, further embodies our core values, and welcomes back our community. The Accounting Manager is responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting activities ensuring complete and accurate recording of transactions in the general ledger and prompt reconciliations; monitoring pledge and receivable collections; processing accounts payable; supervising the Finance Associate; and working with the auditors ensuring overall compliance with accounting/tax pronouncements. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, forward-thinking leader who, in partnership with the CFO and Finance and Budget Manager, will have responsibility for all aspects of the finance function. The successful candidate will join a community of dedicated arts and administrative professionals who are propelled by Mark Morris's commitment to artistic excellence, access to the arts, and MMDG's core values: Community, Access, Excellence, Creativity.Applications only accepted through our website:
Facilities SupervisorMark Morris Dance GroupBrooklyn, NYMark Morris Dance Group seeks a Facilities Supervisor with excellent facilities management, building maintenance, building safety and interpersonal skills to support the Dance Center’s wide-ranging activities and constituencies. This full-time position reports to the Director of Facilities and Capital Projects and has direct oversight of a 4-member Facilities Team. The Facilities Supervisor also works closely with the Dance Center Operations Manager and all program directors to ensure that Dance Center operations run smoothly and with the highest standards of facilities care and management. The Facilities Supervisor role is a new position created to support dance center operations and joins the organization at a pivotal moment as we reimagine how we operate, further embody our core values, and welcome back our community. The ideal candidate will have strong supervisory skills, excellent team leadership and a basic knowledge of facilities and custodial duties, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, cleaning chemical management and safety & security. The ideal candidate will positively, professionally and constructively improve the Facility operation by encouraging team cohesion and morale along with reinforcing the policies and procedures.Applications only accepted through our website:
Senior Director of Marketing and CommunicationsSan Francisco BalletSan Francisco, CAThe Senior Director of Marketing and Communications (SDMC), in close partnership with the Artistic Director and reporting to the Executive Director, will lead the team to energize and engage current and potential audiences as they embark upon an exciting future under Artistic Director Tamara Rojo who joined SF Ballet in December 2022. They will build brand and mission awareness for SF Ballet, drive $25 million+ in earned revenue, and devise strategies to maximize public participation in the work of the Ballet. With a passion for the mission and a working knowledge of the artform, the SDMC oversees all marketing, communications, and customer service/sales activities in support of the company's mission, Inclusion/Diversity/Equity/Access (IDEA) commitment, institutional brand positioning, audience development, and earned revenue goals. The SDMC will be an experienced marketing and communications leader with proven success within a complex, high-profile performing arts organization. They will have experience with audience engagement and making thoughtful decisions through a data driven lens. The SDMC will be savvy with technology and its role in the Bay Area. As a member of SF Ballet's Leadership Team, the SDMC will be a visionary and results-oriented leader who will bring collaboration, curiosity, and rigor to the marketing program through developing and successfully implementing integrated marketing plans and maintaining a deep commitment to reaching new audiences. This individual will be a bridge builder who creates accessible pathways to audiences that have not otherwise been represented. They will create and lead the implementation of strategies to enhance relationships with existing subscribers and audience members while simultaneously inviting and encouraging historically underrepresented audiences to learn about and experience the joy of dance through SFB. Responsible for overseeing six (6) direct reports plus outside creative and press consultants and generating more than $25 million annually in subscriptions, single tickets, education program, and retail revenues, the SDMC will plan, execute, and analyze results-driven strategies that support audience growth, diversity, and loyalty. They will develop, implement, and supervise an annual department budget of $5MM+, create both short and long-term financial strategies and projections for earned ticket and retail revenue, and monitor all expenses.Apply online, here: until filled

Audition Opportunities

TitleOrganizationLocationDescriptionApplyDeadlineAudition Date
Red Clay Dance Company Audition for Professional DancersRed Clay Dance CompanyChicago, ILRed Clay Dance Company is seeking dynamic and versatile male and female artists with previous performance experience for our 15th Anniversary Season. Company members are hired on a 44-week, salaried contract. We encourage ALL artists who possess a background in African Diaspora and classical (West African, Ballet, & Modern) dance styles to apply. Auditions are in-person and by invitation only. The deadline to apply for an audition invitation is March 15, 2023. Auditions will take place on April 8th, 2023 and consist of a short Barre, Center floor work, and learning company repertory. Applications will be reviewed and invitations will be sent as received. Applicants must be 18 years or older, currently eligible to work in the United States of America, and fully vaccinated against Covid 19 to apply.Please submit your materials by visiting March 15, 2023April 8, 2023
Male Ballet ArtistNorth Pointe BalletBerea, OHNorth Pointe Ballet is seeking dancers who identify as male for its 2023-2024 season. Company Member & Apprentice positions available in both season-long & guest artist contract format. Pay scale varies. Benefits include shoes, complimentary tickets, free classes, & athletic training. Classical ballet training required. Training in contemporary, theater, & partnering is preferred.Interested candidates should email resume & dance photo to to schedule a time to attend company class.August 1, 2023
Company Dancer Project Moshen Dance CompanyPhiladelphia, PAProject Moshen is searching for athletic, versatile, and technically trained female Jazz Dancers for their 2023- 2024 season. Dancers must have training in various styles as Project Moshen is a blend of concert and commercial dance. Project Moshen’s style is based off Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, and Hip Hop techniques. Must be 18yrs+ to audition. email to register.May 19, 2023May 20 @ 12pm at Performance Garage, Philadelphia
Company DancerDana Tai Soon Burgess Dance CompanyWashington, DCDana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) seeks versatile and technically trained dancers of all gender identities and backgrounds to join their company. Strong partnering skills and training in modern, ballet and various styles is desired. 2 Company and 1 Apprentice positions available. Must be available for Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30 as well as some Saturday mornings. Paid rehearsals and performances. Audition consists of a modern dance class, improvisational exercises and learning repertoire. Masks are required.Pre-registration is required. Send resume, headshot, and dance reel (if applicable) to and by Tuesday April 18th.
April 22, 2023Saturday April 22, 2023 10am-12pm

Fellowship Opportunities

TitleOrganizationLocationDescriptionApplyApplication Deadline
Ballets Russes Archive Research FellowshipThe University of Oklahoma School of DanceNorman, OKThe Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive Research Fellowship provides an opportunity for one scholar annually to conduct research in the Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive in the School of Dance at the University of Oklahoma. The Fellow will be expected to demonstrate the results of the research to academic and non-academic audiences. The Fellow will have access to the archivist’s knowledge of the collections and will be expected to produce scholarly materials for a peer-reviewed publication and/or a conference presentation. The Fellow will receive a $5,000 stipend in addition to travel reimbursement up to $3,500."Application Materials should be submitted via email to
Current resume or CV
Applicants contact details
References, at least two with contact information including name, title, email address and phone number.
Project Proposal – 1000 word maximum.
An abstract
The title and format
Specific Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive areas of interest associated with this project.
Explanation of how the Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive can specifically benefit the researcher’s project.
Explanation of how the Ballets Russes Special Collections and Archive will benefit from the research conducted. "
May 15, 2023
Vineyard Arts Project: Performing Arts Residency Open CallVineyard Arts ProjectEdgartown, MAVineyard Arts Project (VAP) is an incubator for the creation of new work in dance and theatre. An artist residency located on the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard, VAP provides visiting artists with the necessary time and rehearsal space, allowing them to focus solely on the development of their new work. Applications open: February 20, 2023 Deadline to apply: March 31, 2023."AVAILABLE RESIDENCY DATES:
Please confirm that your entire team is available for all of the dates. Arrivals are late Sunday and departures are the following Saturday, mid morning. The dates for the 2023 residencies are:

Fall 2023

September 18 - 24

September 25 - October 1

October 2 - 8

October 9 - 15

October 16 - 22

October 23 - 29

Limited weeks may be available in June, July and August. Please indicate if your group would be interested in a summer residency and if so which weeks you are available.

VAP’s artist-in-residence program is for established and emerging national and international performing artists who:

Are developing NEW work that is relevant to diverse audiences. (If you are submitting for a musical theatre project, all music must be original.)

Are exploring their interests and questions with thoughtful processes and can articulate a context for their work.

Are excited by the opportunity to share their work with a community of artists and who embrace dialogue with audiences as a meaningful part of their process.

If you are a solo artist, please note that our panelists will give preference to collaborating teams because of the value we place in bringing artists together for intensive work.

Projects will be chosen through an internal panel review.

Past VAP artists-in-residence include: CoLab Dance, Boston Dance Theater, Ars Nova, BalletCollective, The Creator’s of the Amazon Prime series Transparent, The Ashley Bouder Project, Cirio Collective, Emily Kikta & Peter Walker, The Public Theater, Gemma Bond, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, Far From the Tree with Michael Greif, Pontus Lidberg Dance, No)one. Art House, The Black Iris Project, Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, Home Street Home, and many more.

To apply for a VAP residency, please fill out and submit our application form available via Acceptd.

Applications require a project description, artist bio(s), and work samples.

Please be aware that there is an administrative fee of $15 for this application.

Choose the discipline category that best reflects your project
Dance, Theatre, Musical Theatre, or Multidisciplinary

Project Title

Project Summary
In two sentences or less, please summarize the project you would like to develop in a VAP residency. (300 characters)

Project Description
In more detail, please tell us about the project you would like to develop in a VAP residency. What is it? Why is it important? What impact do you hope it might have? Please place the project in context with your past work and your artistic practice. If multidisciplinary, tell us how the various disciplines interact and serve the whole. (2500 characters)

Artist Name(s) and Bio(s)
Please share the name, project role, and a brief bio for three to five key collaborators involved in the residency. Please identify a primary contact for the proposal and residency process. (3000 characters)

Project Developmental History
Tell us about the developmental history of the project up until this moment. Feel free to include ideation and research phases. What did you learn from past developmental phases? How have those learnings informed next steps? Where are you now? Please include any confirmed future residencies and/or productions. (2000 characters)

Residency Goals
Tell us what you want to achieve in this residency, and where you hope the project will be at the conclusion of a VAP residency. Be as specific as possible about what resources are necessary for you to achieve your goals, and how you would use the time, space, and resources provided. (1500 characters)

Specify preferred residency dates (option to state no preference).
See “Available Residency Dates” for selection of residency weeks.

How did you hear about VAP and our residency program?

Have you been part of someone else's VAP residency?

Please share the following work samples to demonstrate your work. Be sure to tell us how it relates to the project you are proposing in the additional details section.

Video is encouraged. We prefer unedited video (as opposed to promotional footage). Please submit 3 videos and direct us to a particular section of the work that is 5-10 minutes in length. (Dance/Multidisciplinary)

Musical Theatre projects must submit 3 songs. We require both audio samples and a lyrics sheet. Please direct us to a 3-5 minute section of the audio, if applicable. At least one of the songs must be from the submitted musical and the remaining songs will be by the composer from different projects. (Musical Theatre)

Playwrights must submit scripts. Please direct us to a 20-30 page section of the play. Include title and writers’ names on the first page and number the pages. You can choose any 20-30 pages, but if they are not the first 20-30 pages, include a paragraph at the beginning to set the stage. (Theatre/Musical Theatre)

Use of the VAP property for 7 days (3pm Sunday move-in – 12pm Saturday move-out). This includes bedrooms for your team with ensuite bathrooms, and access to the living/kitchen/dining space and studio. See more about the properties here. There are no pets and no smoking allowed on the property.

A combination of remote and in-house property and event support from VAP staff.

For selected projects, we will have a public presentation at the end of the residency. Depending on safety allowances, this will be either an informal gathering or a virtual event where you talk about your project and share a short excerpt from your work-in-progress with members of the public.

Marketing outreach via digital marketing and social media on VAP’s sites and to our mailing list recipients for the “Meet the Residents” event.

We consider all applicants no matter what their living arrangements require (i.e. one individual has a child and a caregiver). If your application is selected, we will work with you to meet those needs to the best of our ability.

We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation."
March 31, 2023

Internship Opportunities

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