Jobs, Auditions, & Internships

Explore a variety of open positions, auditions, fellowships, and internships within the dance field. This listing is updated on a weekly basis and is accessible to the field regardless of membership. To post opportunities to this page, contact the Dance/USA Membership Department. Please note, posting to this page is free to Dance/USA members as part of our membership benefits. Non-members may post to this listing for a small fee.

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Job Opportunities

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Teaching Artist, School Programs Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Chicago, IL At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. We are seeking dynamic, results-oriented, and mission-driven individuals to join our Education department faculty as a Teaching Artists (part-time) for our school programs. Hubbard Street offers unique and innovative residencies that allow schools to incorporate dance into their classrooms and curricula. Hubbard Street teaching artists are responsible for leading these residencies, integrating dance with other subjects while introducing students to improvisation and choreography. Teaching Artists are an integral part of all residencies’ curriculum planning and documentation, and will meet with classroom teachers prior to and throughout each residency. Hubbard Street teaching artists receive paid professional development and training. Apply Here
Assistant Teaching Artist, School ProgramsHubbard Street Dance Chicago Chicago, IL At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. We are seeking emerging teaching artists to join our Education department faculty as Assistant teaching artists (part-time) for our in-school programs. Hubbard Street offers unique and innovative residencies that allow schools to incorporate dance into their classrooms and curricula. Hubbard Street assistant teaching artists receive paid training and mentoring, as well as practical teaching experience. Assistant Teaching artists are responsibilities include attending all workshops and faculty meetings, assist in one – two school programs per trimester, and participating in mentorship meetings with lead faculty and staff. Apply Here
Associate Curator and Producer Dance PlaceWashington, DC The new Associate Curator & Producer will work in close partnership with the existing Associate Curator & Producer; each position will manage a portfolio of approximately 50% of Dance Place’s performance programming and related events.

The Associate Curator & Producer serves as a member of the Dance Place curatorial team; oversees the booking, planning and management of Dance Place’s presentation series from conception to post-mortem; co-programs and manages Dance Place’s free programming series; co-coordinates all logistics for DanceAfrica, DC and other internally produced festivals; and represents Dance Place at national and international festivals, events and meetings. This position requires some night and weekend work.
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Ballet Instructors Oregon Ballet TheatrePortland, OROBT is seeking professional part-time ballet teachers who specialize in early years classes (ages 3-7) and foundational ballet training levels (ages 8-12). Areas of strength should include excellent classroom management and motivation, positive engagement with students, and extensive knowledge and education in the art of teaching ballet.

Candidates will have significant teaching experience, good references, and be willing to teach sample classes as part of the interview process.

There may be available part-time teaching hours within our summer programs, and definitely a need for extra staff in the fall
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Head of Studio Company and Trainee ProgramJoffrey Academy of DanceChicago, ILWorks closely with Artistic Director to maintain high standard of artistic excellence and educational programming that is set by Artistic Director. Works closely with Abbott 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, mentoring, and development of the Trainees and Studio Company in class, rehearsals, and performances.Apply Here
Kansas City Ballet School PrincipalKansas City Ballet Kansas City, MOThe KCBS Principal is a critical member of our School leadership. The Principal will help shape our curriculum and will provide guidance, deepening our impact on students and faculty alike. The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking person who has a thorough, meticulous, and thoughtful approach to teaching and oversight. Kansas City Ballet is committed to Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Access. The Principal is expected to uphold these values in our School. The Principal reports directly to the School Director for all Academy programming and to the Artistic Director for all Company activities. Apply Here
School DirectorSacramento BalletSacramento, CASacramento Ballet seeks a progressive and thoughtful School Director to oversee all levels in the School of Dance for the 21-22 season. The position will work closely with the Artistic and Executive Director. We are looking for a team player that is well versed in positive reinforcement and a drive to train the next generation of dance.

Sacramento Ballet is committed to the principles of Equity, Anti-Racism and Inclusivity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Artistic DirectorMadison BalletMadison, WIMadison Ballet seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking Artistic Director who will develop, implement, and oversee the Artistic Vision for Madison Ballet. The Artistic Director will lead staff in alignment with the organization’s Core Values. Working closely with the CEO, the Artistic Director will ensure the production logistics are managed on time and within budget, evaluate and cast dancers, and work collaboratively with the full staff, choreographers, dancers, production team, stagehands, vendors, and the Board of Directors.Apply Here
Chief Marketing OfficerJacob's PillowPartial-Remote; Becket, MAThe Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is a newly instituted role to lead the Marketing and Patron Services divisions, and will provide innovative, audience-centric leadership as a crucial member of the Jacob’s Pillow Executive Team. As the Pillow reimagines the customer journey and lifecycle in light of digital programming, the Chief Marketing Officer should bring a highly strategic view of marketing for the performing arts and live experiences, as well as a commitment to leading and fostering a team. The new CMO will also be tasked with leading a review of the overall brand and positioning strategy, articulating target audiences, and establishing priorities for activation of a new strategy.Apply Here
Grants Management Specialist (Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works)National Endowment for the ArtsWashington, DCApplication Deadline: May 18, 2021

This position is located in the Multidisciplinary Arts Division, in the Office of Programs & Partnerships, at the National Endowment for the Arts. You will serve as a Grants Management Specialist for the Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works field, primarily assisting with the review and processing of applications and grants from receipt to closeout.
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Client Success ManagerTRG ArtsRemote, US-basedThe Client Success Manager is an active member of the Client Service team that delivers TRG’s data-driven, best practice counsel aimed at achieving revenue and patronage results for each client. Specifically, the Client Success Manager:

Serves as lead on designated consulting projects and deliverables including Baseline Assessments, Revenue Accelerator Essentials, direct response campaign planning, and demand management assignments.

Responsible for the strategic management of high touch data services clients and Community Network Partners, maintaining and growing client retention, and profitability.

Through excellent customer service and project management, serve as the central point of client communications for assigned portfolio.
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Client Engagement ManagerTRG ArtsRemote, US-basedThe Client Engagement Manager is an active member of the Client Services team responsible for driving revenue for TRG Arts from new business in data services, and from extending relationships with existing clients through cross-sell and upsell. This role will focus on selling data services to small, mid, and large arts and cultural organizations alike and the renewal and retention of low touch data services clients. In this position, you will become an expert of TRG’s data solutions and expand TRG’s customer base across North America and the UK.Apply Here
Director of Product InnovationTRG ArtsRemote, US-basedThe Director of Product Innovation is a new role at TRG Arts, created to focus on the strategic evolution and development of technology-fueled products that deliver meaningful value TRG’s clients. Using deep understanding of current TRG products and services, the Director of Product Innovation will use client feedback and field expertise to evolve and create SaaS products that build our clients’ organizational vibrancy.Apply Here
Community Dance Education Programs ManagerMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLThe Community Dance Education Programs Manager will be an integral part of driving the benefits of dance with thousands of people each year, reach new audiences, and maintain a solid base of community support throughout Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties. Successful candidates will be passionate about MCB’s Community Engagement mission to create community and connections through dance and will be excited to share the benefits of dance with people of all ages and abilities.Apply Here
Summer Program Resident AdvisorPittsburgh Ballet Theatre SchoolPittsburgh, PAPBT is seeking responsible, engaging and enthusiastic individuals to provide a live-in supportive and safe environment for 130 ballet students ages 12-20, residing at Chatham University’s residence halls for a five-week summer intensive program. Resident Advisors serve as the first point of contact for residents and builds an inclusive community through advisement, program planning, and consistent communication. Each R.A. will have one day off per week.Apply Here
Development AssociateBallet AustinAustin, TXBallet Austin’s Development Department is responsible for raising approximately $2M annually through the identification, cultivation and stewardship of Ballet Austin’s donors (individuals/board members, corporate partners, private foundations, and others).

The ideal candidate possesses strong organizational and time management skills, impeccable attention to detail, analytical skills and works effectively in a fast-paced team environment. Each member of this department works closely with donors/the public at Ballet Austin events.

Some evening and weekend work is required throughout the season.

Due to current health and safely protocols related to COVID-19, this department currently works remotely, with minimal in-office time, until which time the organization deems it safe to return to inoffice work on a more consistent basis.
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Associate Director of Curriculum & Professional DevelopmentDancing ClassroomsNew York, NYDancing Classrooms seeks an Associate Director of Curriculum & Professional Development (ADCPD) to work in collaboration with the Deputy Director to oversee curriculum development, Teaching Artist (TA) training, and ongoing evaluation of DCNYC programs. Reporting to the Deputy Director, and directly overseeing and collaborating with DC Senior Teaching Artists (STAs), the ADCPD is a creative, experienced educator and out of the box thinker who is unafraid to take risks. He/She/They must be committed to maintaining the standards of excellence and joy for which Dancing Classrooms is so well known, and are at the heart of the Dulaine Method. With flexibility and willingness to pivot on a dime, the ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and experience working in an energetic, fast-paced work environment. He/She/They must be passionate about Creative Youth Development and dance education, and dedicated to student success and social-emotional wellbeing.Apply Here
Video Content CreatorBallet AustinAustin, TXBallet Austin’s Creative Services Team is responsible for upholding the established Ballet Austin brand across the entire company. Success in this position is achieved by creating videos that engage their target audience and align with the goals of the individual departments within Ballet Austin. The ideal candidate possesses strong organizational and time management skills, impeccable attention to detail, is able to meet deadlines and deliverables, and can effectively communicate project updates.Apply Here
Marketing ManagerPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAThe Marketing Manager handles the day-to-day operations of the marketing department while executing primary responsibilities in social media and digital marketing. As liaison to the dancers, as well as to other internal departments such as Community Engagement and the School, the Marketing Manager is responsible for fulfilling the various marketing needs of the organization and communicating marketing priorities to staff. This entails a wide range of secondary duties, from web development and design to patron services and database management, in addition to the primary duties of this position, which are social media content creation and digital promotions administration.

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Director of DevelopmentDanspace Project
New York, NYDanspace Project (DSP) seeks a motivated Director of Development (DoD) to join the senior staff team in advancing Danspace Project’s commitment to developing and presenting new work, supporting emerging and established artists, and an openness to new artistic ideas. In DSP’s programs and operations, a balance of perspectives is sought across considerations of race, sexuality, gender, class, and ethnicity; aesthetic investigations across dance histories, genres and forms; and relevance to DSP’s institutional history and memory. DSP’s staff and board are guided by these Values in order to continue to fulfill the organization’s Mission.

The Development department at DSP is responsible for raising funds to support operations, long-range institutional growth, and programming activities. The DoD is a full-time, salaried position under the supervision of the Executive Director & Chief Curator.
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Artist Services ManagerNorthrop, University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, MNThe Artist Services Manager reports to the Director of Programming and serves as a key liaison with Northrop artists and management representatives and other Northrop departments. S/he will ensure effective planning of artist visits and handle communications to ensure all logistics are managed optimally. In coordination with production, education, and engagement colleagues, this position coordinates the logistics of artist arrangements for Northrop Presents performances and residency activities, which may occur onsite or elsewhere on campus or off campus with community partners and academic departments throughout the University. This position takes a collaborative role, under the direction of the Director of Programming, in managing the logistics of performances and ancillary events that support the Northrop Presents Season (such as films, discussions, master classes, etc.) and provides artist services support to major co-presentations and rentals as needed. In alignment with Northrop's vision and values, the Artist Services Manager serves Northrop's mission to cultivate intersections between performing arts and education.Apply Here
Stage ManagerFlamenco Vivo Carlota SantanaNew York, NYFlamenco Vivo Carlota Santana seeks a Stage Manager for a National Tour March 19 - April 30 and for rehearsals and performance at The Joyce Theater in NYC June 8 - 18, 2022. Eligible candidates will have excellent communication and organizational skills, will be flexible, can keep calm in a fast-paced environment and will have a valid drivers license. Proficiency in Spanish a plus. The SM will be in charge of pre-show preparations, management of the Company and production, advancing the show to each venue, leading the local crew in load in/out, calling the show when necessary and the transport artists to and from each venue. Fee is inclusive of accommodations and transportation plus a per diem.Apply Here
Lighting DesignerFlamenco Vivo Carlota SantanaNew York, NYFlamenco Vivo Carlota Santana seeks a Lighting Designer for a National Tour March 19 - April 30 and for rehearsals and performances at The Joyce Theatre in NYC June 8 - 18, 2022. Eligible candidates will have prior experience lighting dance; proficiency in Spanish a plus. The LD will work closely with the Artistic Director and Choreographer to create the lighting plot, adapt plots as necessary and advance them to all venues, run the light board for performances, collaborate with the Stage Manager to ensure the consistency of performances as well as assist in driving from venue to venue while on tour. Fee is inclusive of accommodations, and transportation plus a per diem.

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Company ManagerJoffrey BalletChicago, ILThe Joffrey Ballet seeks a full-time Company Manager to work in close collaboration with the General Manager to be responsible for the administrative and logistical operations related to the employment of Joffrey dancers, guest artists, touring, and the coordination of the efforts of the Artistic and Production departments.Apply Here
Director of Corporate GivingMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLTo further expand the Company’s mission, MCB seeks a Director of Corporate Giving (Director). The successful Director will develop and execute strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate support in partnership with the Chief Development Officer, Artistic Director, Executive Director, and Board of Trustees. S/he will develop an extensive understanding of MCB’s programming, educational, community engagement, and fundraising priorities and position these strategic priorities with potential corporate donors.

The Director will ensure the strategic, regular promotion of MCB in the Florida corporate community and spend at least 50% of his/her time on external, face-to-face corporate visitation. S/he will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a targeted list of corporations and direct the development of proposals to ensure quality control.
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Manager, Subscriptions & Group SalesJohn F. Kennedy Center for the Performing ArtsWashington, DCThe subscription/group sales department is a fast-paced sales and patron support and informational service center! The Subscriptions and Group Sales Manager reports to the Director of Sales and Ticketing Services. The Manager hires, manages, trains, motivates and evaluates the Subscriptions and Group Sales staff. This includes training the team in providing the best possible service to patrons of performing arts genres and ensuring timely and accurate processing of orders and depositing of subscription and group sales monies, serving as the main Subscriptions/Group Sales Office liaison for other Kennedy Center. In addition, maximizing earned revenue for the Center through subscriber acquisition and retention. They are responsible for setting priorities, determining the most effective approach to achieving goals, maximizing sales of tickets to groups for 150+ attractions annually, and ensuring that departmental policies are consistent with established institutional policies and procedures.
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General ManagerSteps on BroadwayNew York, NYSteps on Broadway, the internationally-recognized dance training center located on the Upper Westside, is searching for candidates for the position of General Manager. This is an opportunity for a confident, intelligent leader to direct studio operations and have a substantial positive impact on the organization.

Responsibilities include management and oversight of the administrative functions, including operations, facilities, administration, finance, and human resources. Candidates should have excellent financial management skills, significant knowledge of human resources best practices, and the ability to trouble shoot and problem solve at all levels of the organization. The right candidate will be a strong manager who demonstrates hard work by example, who is able to negotiate skillfully, and who listens well, bends when appropriate, and yet is firm and decisive when necessary. Candidates should have an enthusiastic, outgoing, and collaborative personal style with excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills.

Minimum of seven years of equivalent experience in the performing arts/education field. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.
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Assistant to the Artistic Director
Ballet LubbockLubbock, TXThe Assistant to the Artistic Director (AAD) position provides an exceptional opportunity to help manage all aspects of Ballet Lubbock. The position holds significant artistic responsibility as an instructor, choreographer, and production assistant. In addition, AAD supports the Director in managing the school, performances and participate in our outreach programs. The position requires a candidate who can take direction and collaborate well with the Director but who can also exercise considerable independence and initiative, manage students of all ages, communicate well (both orally and in writing) with families, and collaborators, establish class and rehearsal schedules, and manage time optimally.Apply Here
Instructor of BalletBallet LubbockLubbock, TXThe mission of Ballet Lubbock, a 51-year-old not-for-profit, is to change lives. We view our classical ballet curriculum for ages three through adult, three production performance season, and community outreach activities in local schools and community centers as a means to transform our community – providing life-skills and meaningful experiences to last for generations.

This position encompasses approximately 30 teaching hours and additional hours of school and production support per week, concentrated during production times. Duties and hours may fluctuate in order to meet the needs of the job.
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Director of Community EngagementBallet LubbockLubbock, TXThe mission of Ballet Lubbock, a 51-year-old not-for-profit, is to change lives. We view our classical ballet curriculum for ages three through adult, three production performance season, and community outreach activities in local schools and community centers as a means to transform our community – providing life-skills and meaningful experiences to last for generations.

Our ideal candidate has a passion for dance education and people, and believes in the transformative power of dance – someone who is dedicated to outreach programming with a strong vision for continual community engagement.
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Major Gift OfficerMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLMiami City Ballet seeks a collegial team player to serve as Major Gift Officer (MGO). The candidate will possess a passion for MCB and the proven ability to engage constituents in a manner that will generate excitement, shared purpose, meaningful action, and long-term relationships. The MGO will be responsible for the solicitation, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of leadership and major gifts in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. S/he will carry a portfolio of 125 – 150 donors and prospects and will be responsible for growing the Artist’s Circle ($3,000 and above) and the Ansin Society ($10,000 and above). The successful candidate will expand the donor base and work to upgrade current donors in Palm Beach and Broward County communities.Apply Here
Artistic DirectorMadison BalletMadison, WIMadison Ballet seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking Artistic Director who will develop, implement, and oversee the Artistic Vision for Madison Ballet. The Artistic Director will lead staff in alignment with the organization’s Core Values. Working closely with the CEO, the Artistic Director will ensure the production logistics are managed on time and within budget, evaluate and cast dancers, and work collaboratively with the full staff, choreographers, dancers, production team, stagehands, vendors, and the Board of Directors.

Candidates will have professional experience in production planning/direction, artistic leadership, and ballet choreography. It is also essential candidates have experience working collaboratively with many different business partners, staff levels, and the community.
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School Manager PositionVitacca Vocational School for DanceHouston, TXThe School Manager will assist efforts Vitacca Vocational School for Dance continues to grow. We are offering a 2021.22 Season salaried position to a self-starter and team player who is dynamic and well-organized. Please submit a writing sample, resume, and personal pay requirements to info@nullvitacca.org. Weekly schedule: Monday through Thursday from 12:30pm-7:30pm and Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm, Candidate with two or more years of arts management desired.

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Community Performances Manager (Neighborhood Arts)Celebrity Series of BostonBoston, MAThis position manages event production (live and digital) and artist servicing details at community venues located in select neighborhoods of Boston and Cambridge and supports both administrative and programmatic areas of Neighborhood Arts, Celebrity Series’ cornerstone community program. In partnership with the Associate Director of Community Engagement and Associate Director of Performance Operations, this position creates a positive experience for audiences, local artists and youth partners on behalf of Celebrity Series consistent with the organization’s values and goals.Apply Here
Senior Director of Operations & Human ResourcesGibneyNew York, NYIn 2010, Gibney was a modest nonprofit operation with 2 staff members and a $500K budget. In the past decade, Gibney has grown—physically and programmatically—into a $6M+ enterprise with two Lower Manhattan locations and 70+ staff, ready to welcome an inaugural Senior Director of Operations & Human Resources (SDOHR).

This position will have broad responsibility for Gibney’s facilities, human resources, and general operations. The SDOHR will directly supervise the Director of Operations and the Deputy Director of Human Resources, manage a team of 6 full-time and 8 part-time staff, oversee a budget of $5M+, and work in close collaboration with the Director of Finance.

The SDOHR is an experienced and resourceful nonprofit professional who can manage multiple teams, foster an inclusive and dynamic staff environment, and balance strategic thinking with a focus on the operation and culture of a rapidly growing nonprofit. A key member of the Executive Leadership Team, the SDOHR is a full-time, exempt position and will report to the Founder, Artistic Director & CEO (CEO).
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Assistant to the CEO/Board Liaison,a href="https://www.auditoriumtheatre.org/">The Auditorium TheatreChicago, ILThe Assistant to the CEO and Board Liaison provides assistance and support to the CEO of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre. Other duties include acting as the liaison to the Board of Directors and providing office management duties.Apply Here
Development Associate,a href="https://www.auditoriumtheatre.org/">The Auditorium TheatreChicago, ILThe Development Associate will provide administrative support for the Auditorium Theatre’s Development Team fundraising initiatives to include database maintenance; donor correspondence, research, analysis, and solicitation; as well as donor cultivation and fundraising events.Apply Here
Director of Finance,a href="https://www.auditoriumtheatre.org/">The Auditorium TheatreChicago, ILThe Director of Finance is a senior management position that consistently interprets, implements, and supports Auditorium policy and organization goals. They foster collaboration and support professional growth amongst their team. The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring consistent implementation of controls and procedures in related to finance. The position prepares financial, investment, and tax reporting of the organization. The Director of Finance works with the CFO on matters pertaining to reporting, budgets, analysis, and forecasting. The Director of Finance ensures the timeliness and accuracy of the work of the department by managing the workflow. Primary inter-departmental liaison.

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Director of Marketing and Communications,a href="https://www.auditoriumtheatre.org/">The Auditorium TheatreChicago, ILThe Director of Marketing and Communications works in tandem with the Chief Marketing Officer in maximizing earned revenue through Auditorium Theatre presentations, rentals, tours, and new/other revenue streams. This position oversees the day-to-day operations of the marketing department including social media strategy, public relations, digital and non-digital advertising, website development, audience data and research, brand development, promotions and partnerships, and patron experience.

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Assistant Database AdministratorColorado BalletDenver, COColorado Ballet uses a customer relationship management system (CRM) called Tessitura, a piece of third party software designed primarily to support performing arts companies, and used around the world. It’s the entry point and central repository for all information about our patrons including ticket purchases, donations, classes in our teaching academy, and our education department. It also passes summarized financial information to the backend accounting system.

This position primarily supports the Advancement department, but will also support our teaching academy, education department, and assist in the overall management of the database, including testing and implementing software updates. This position reports to the Director of Patron Services and DBA with dotted line reporting to the Associate Director of Advancement. It is a full-time, benefited position with Colorado Ballet, Monday-Friday 9am -5pm, with occasional non-traditional evening and weekend hours.
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ProviDANCE Coordinator
Festival Ballet ProvidenceProvidence, RIFestival Ballet ProviDANCE Coordinator is a core member of the Festival Ballet Providence outreach team and will work in close collaboration with the Director of Community Engagement. The ProviDANCE Coordinator is a critical position for the success of the program and will take on a variety of roles including facilitator, teacher, mentor and administrator. The ProviDANCE Coordinator should have demonstrated experience working with youth from urban core communities, and experience teaching dance to elementary school students. The ProviDANCE Coordinator should have experience creating a safe learning environment that fosters inclusion and positive social and emotional development. The ProviDANCE Coordinator is a mentor and educator.Apply Here
Executive DirectorRobert Moses’ KINSan Francisco, CARobert Moses’ KIN is in search of an Executive Director to oversee and expand its operations, personnel, fundraising and relationship building efforts. This position is expected to build on the progress made by the 25 year-old organization and result in laying the foundation for greater organizational sustainability and ambitious artistic growth. The ED will work closely with the Board of Directors and staff to help plan and implement the next phase of growth for the company.

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Grantmaking AssistantDance/NYCHybrid of remote and in-person. This position is for cultural workers based in the NYC metropolitan area.Dance/NYC seeks to hire a part-time, temporary (Now – December 31st, 2021) Grantmaking Assistant who will be responsible for executing grantmaking initiatives and priorities under the direction of the Grantmaking Manager.

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LibrarianAMDANew York, NYAMDA College of the Performing Arts, with campuses in New York City and Hollywood, is one of the foremost post-secondary performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as two year conservatory programs.

The Librarian will join a small team in developing an engaging library presence in the AMDA community which encompasses our campuses in Los Angeles and New York. This position could be temporarily remote with the understanding of working at the New York Library location in the future.

This position provides a great opportunity to build new services as well as make an impact on the library’s future development. The successful candidate will have a passion for community engagement and have strong, creative problem-solving skills. Candidates should be able to work collaboratively as part of a team and be willing to cross-train in other areas outside their main duties.
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Fiscal AssociatePentacleNew York, NYPentacle is seeking a full-time Fiscal Associate to join its energetic and experienced staff. They will work the majority of their hours as a Fiscal Associate in the Fiscal department. The Fiscal Associate will report directly to the Director of Fiscal Services and the Executive Director as part of a collaborative team environment.

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Patron Service RepresentativeColorado BalletDenver, COColorado Ballet’s Patron Services Representative is responsible for providing superb front-line customer service for all Colorado Ballet departments. Responsibilities include selling tickets, processing donations, and registering students for classes. This position requires someone who is energetic, personable, patient, adaptable, and works well both independently and in a team. This individual reports to the Director of Patron Services and DBA with dotted line reporting to the Academy, Education, and Advancement administration. This position is a full-time, benefited position with Colorado Ballet, Monday-Friday 9am -5pm with additional non-traditional evening and weekend hours during performances.Apply Here
Graphic Design & Marketing AssociateColorado BalletDenver, COThe Marketing & Graphic Design Associate is responsible for designing Colorado Ballet’s digital and print promotional materials and advertisements, and assists with marketing activities including creating e-mail marketing campaigns, managing and updating the website, and helping to support general marketing department efforts. The Marketing and Graphic Design Associate reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications and works collaboratively with Colorado Ballet’s advertising and media buying agencies. He/she/they will also work collaboratively with the ticketing department staff to promote performances, as well as supporting design needs of Colorado Ballet’s other departments including Advancement, Colorado Ballet Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.Apply Here
Marketing ManagerCleo Parker Robinson DanceDenver, COCleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) seeks to hire a Marketing Manager to provide key leadership and support for the growth and visibility of the organization. As a core member of the Development team, you report to the Director of Development and work closely with the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble Artistic Director as well as other organizational pillar leaders.

Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
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COVID Compliance MonitorDance PlaceWashington, DCThis newly designated position is responsible for refining existing COVID-19 protocols, enforcing these protocols, training staff, and monitoring compliance on the Dance Place campus, and for all Dance Place events both on- and off-site. This position is intended for a person who is educated in the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, disinfection, social distancing, CDC, local, and state guidelines, and other information related to preventing the spread of infection in an office setting, as well as a live performing arts setting. This person is responsible for safety compliance and warm and firm enforcement of rules.Apply Here
Grants ManagerAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater/Alvin Ailey Dance FoundationNew York, NYAlvin Ailey Dance Foundation, one of the world’s premier dance institutions, seeks an experienced and motivated Grants Manager to join the Development Team. Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is a nonprofit organization comprised of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Extension, and Ailey’s Arts in Education Programs.

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Giving, the Grants Manager must possess exceptional writing and proof-reading skills and the ability to manage a high volume of writing projects, multiple at a time, while maintaining strict deadlines. The ability to work collaboratively with multiple internal departments on numerous projects is key. Although this is not a front-line fundraising position, successful candidates will have prior experience working with major foundation and corporate grant programs.
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Director of Marketing & CommunicationsSteps on BroadwayNew York, NYSteps on Broadway, the internationally-recognized dance training center located on the Upper Westside, is searching for candidates for the position of Director of Marketing & Communications. This is an opportunity for a strategic thinker with the drive to make a substantial positive impact on the organization. Candidates should have a mastery of marketing and communications best practices, be able to manage numerous campaigns concurrently and effectively, and be able to demonstrate a record of success with increasing revenues. Candidates should have an enthusiastic, outgoing, confident, and collaborative personal style with excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills. Minimum of seven years of experience as a marketing director in the performing arts/education field. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.Apply Here
Production Operations ManagerHouston BalletHouston, TXThe Production Operations Manager manages all Houston Ballet rentals, assists the Head of Production with office management, provides contractual information to associated union representatives, manages shipping logistics, tracks and maintains the department budget.Apply Here
Ballet DirectorNolte AcademyCoralville, IAInnovative dance academy located in Midwest cultural oasis/university town/UNESCO City of Literature seeks full time Ballet Director.

Candidate must be a team player with interest in leading a year-round program with co-director. Responsibilities include instructing technique, choreographing and setting pieces for 20+ hours of class time weekly. Other qualifications: enjoys working with children, high energy, self starter, excellent collaborator.

Competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Start fall 2021.
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Company ManagerMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLReporting to the Director of Artistic Administration and to the Artistic Director, the Company Manager is responsible for all administrative duties involving the Dancers, Guest Artists, Choreographers and Répétiteurs. The Company Manager also organizes all tour travels.

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Arts Grant WriterMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLReporting to the Director of Foundation and Government Relations, the Arts Grant Writer composes applications and compliant reports to institutional funders and conducts prospect research to increase the institutional funding portfolio. This position collaborates with the Director of Foundation and Government Relations and other staff throughout the organization to assist in achieving positive financial outcomes. While majority of responsibilities relate to writing, there are opportunities for growth.Apply Here
Community Dance Education Programs ManagerMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLThe Community Dance Education Programs Manager will be an integral part of driving the benefits of dance with thousands of people each year, reach new audiences, and maintain a solid base of community support throughout Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties. Successful candidates will be passionate about MCB’s Community Engagement mission to create community and connections through dance and will be excited to share the benefits of dance with people of all ages and abilities.

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Manager, Facilities AdministrationPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAThe Manager, Facilities Administration is responsible for procurement, vendor and contract management, coordination, management and oversight of buildings and grounds maintenance, cleaning services, utilities and computer and telecommunications infrastructure, studio and space management, reception and security services and compliance with health and safety regulations and protocols, to ensure the successful and efficient operation of the PA Ballet facilities – both as a physical asset and as a base of operations.Apply Here
Advancement Operations CoordinatorPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAThe Advancement Operations Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the efficient and successful operation of the Advancement Department, which comprises Marketing and Development staff. This position interacts regularly with the Chief Advancement Officer, Head of Marketing, and the Marketing and Development Board Committee Chairs.Apply Here
Annual Fund CoordinatorPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAThe Annual Fund Coordinator is responsible for developing strategy, messaging, and segmentation to cultivate, steward, solicit, advance, and expand the Annual Fund donor base. As a member of the Advancement Department, which comprises Marketing and Development staff, this position interacts regularly with the Chief Advancement Officer, Head of Marketing, and the Marketing and Development Board Committee Chairs.Apply Here
Wardrobe CoordinatorHouston BalletHouston, TXReporting to the Head of Costumes, the Wardrobe Coordinator is responsible for the overall wardrobe needs of the professional company, including pulling costumes, assisting with fittings, and supervising a professional/ union crew in the theater.

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Director of DevelopmentMiami City BalletMiami Beach, FLTo further expand the Company’s mission, MCB seeks a seasoned, creative, and accomplished development professional to serve as Director of Development (DoD). The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts in the five- to six-figure range, ideally within a ballet company, performing arts, or cultural environment. S/he will build and expand the individual and annual gift programs and systemically identify and build relationships with existing and new donors and prospects, including individuals from the culturally diverse communities that MCB serves. The ideal DoD will have a track record of success working with prospects and donors to secure individual, planned, and blended gifts.Apply Here
Artistic Director, Ailey IIAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterNew York, NYThe Artistic Director, Ailey II will curate and oversee all aspects of the company’s artistic and educational initiatives while honoring the traditions, legacy, and creative spirit of Alvin Ailey. Building upon his new, distinct vision for Ailey II, this individual will select repertory from a broad range of choreographers with varied backgrounds and styles, develop the dancers as versatile artists, and help showcase their talents and skills. As a teacher and mentor, the Artistic Director, Ailey II will create a bridge from the classroom to the stage, guiding and accompanying the dancers on tours, introducing them to a wide network of dance professionals, resolving professional challenges, and providing continuous encouragement for their growth as individuals and a company. As the public face of Ailey II, this individual will represent the company through community partnerships and actively engage with audiences, donors, and the press, as well as at workshops, performances, galas, and other special events. Reporting to AAADT’s Artistic Director and Executive Director, the Artistic Director, Ailey II will collaborate with all parts of the Foundation, including senior directors from AAADT, The Ailey School, Ailey Extension, and Ailey Arts in Education & Community Programs.Apply Here
Development AssociateAlternate ROOTSRemote in the Alternate ROOTS regionAlternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in community, place, tradition, or spirit. We are a group of artists, and cultural organizers based in the U.S. South, creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social, and economic justice, and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression – everywhere. ROOTS is committed to social, and economic justice, and the protection of the natural world, and addresses these concerns through our programs and services.

The Development Associate is a part-time position that supports the organization’s overall fundraising and development goals. Working directly with the Development Director, the Development Associate will assist with research, data collection, and stakeholder relationship management.
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Admission and Student Services OfficerKaufman School of DanceLos Angeles, CAThe University of Southern California is seeking applicants for the position of Admission and Student Services Officer for the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. In 2012, USC received a transformational gift from philanthropist Glorya Kaufman to establish a new conservatory-style school of dance. The hallmark of the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance — as expressed in its motto “The New Movement” — is the development of a new movement model expressed in media, scholarship, studio practice and choreography for the 21st century. USC Kaufman enrolls approximately 100 BFA dance majors and offers a robust array of non-major and minor offerings in dance open to all USC students.Apply Here
Technical DirectorHouston BalletHouston, TXAs the Technical Director, you’ll be responsible for drafting, generating & distributing all technical paperwork for every company production. This position manages & supervises all work activities of the IATSE union stage crew at the warehouse and while in production at the theater or on tour. Working closely with the Head of Production, the Technical Director is integral in the assessment, planning, budget forecasting, and archiving of all company productions and tours.Apply Here
Costume Shop ManagerHouston BalletHouston, TXReporting to the Head of Costumes, the Costume Shop manager is responsible for the management of the daily activities in the costume workroom, including alterations, restoration, and new builds.Apply Here
Executive DirectorAmerican Contemporary BalletLos Angeles, CAIn season, ACB has five full-time staff members and 21 dancers. The executive director will be a much-needed leader for the staff, donors, and key stakeholders. Helping to bring organizational clarity and direction, this position will undertake all key operations, finances, and fundraising. The organization has been incredibly resourceful in its operations—leveraging many in-kind gifts, attracting supportive and dedicated donors and partners, and nurturing a deeply collaborative team. ACB is a beloved organization in the community, and the executive director would need to quickly build relationships and develop an understanding of the landscape.

The executive director must be a strong and decisive leader, and understand that his/her role ultimately serves the artistic vision. The ideal candidate will be excited by the challenge of meeting ACB’s high standards of excellence and have an ability to thrive among the unpredictable demands of live production, take ownership of multiple projects, manage competing deadlines, and bring order out of chaos.
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Manager of Residential LifePittsburgh Ballet TheatrePittsburgh, PAPBT is seeking a responsible, engaging and enthusiastic live-in Residential Life Manager to oversee the operations of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Byham House dormitory, which houses 21 teenage students. This individual will be responsible for the following key areas: Create a safe, supportive and vibrant residential living experience for PBT’s 21 resident full-time students during the school year and 100+ residents during the summer. Oversee day-to-day Byham House operations and staff Develop programming that is whole-person focused, provide academic and emotional support, and administer discipline as necessary according to the resident handbook The Byham House manager reports to the manager of school communications and student resources.Apply Here
Development AdministratorBallet AustinAustin, TXBallet Austin’s Development Department is responsible for raising approximately $2M annually through the identification, cultivation and stewardship of Ballet Austin’s donors (individuals/board members, corporate partners, private foundations, and others). The ideal candidate for the Development Administrator position possesses strong organizational and time management skills, impeccable attention to detail, and works effectively in a technical, database-focused role, while enjoying a fast-paced team environment. The members of this department work closely with donors/the public at Ballet Austin events. The role reports to the Associate Director of Individual Giving. CRM experience is preferred.

Some evening and weekend work is required throughout the season.

Due to current health and safely protocols related to COVID-19, this department works remotely, with minimal in-office time, until which time the organization deems it safe to return to in-office (and in-theater work during performance times) on a more consistent basis.
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Marketing and Digital Engagement AssociateMark Morris Dance GroupBrooklyn, NYThe Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) seeks a Marketing and Digital Engagement Associate to join a highly motivated, results-oriented marketing team in advancing the reputation and brand visibility of Artistic Director/Choreographer Mark Morris and the touring Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, as well as broadening the reach and deepening the engagement with key audiences through the organization’s education and community engagement programs. The Associate will help implement MMDG’s marketing and content strategy across owned, earned, and paid channels with a specific focus on social media and website management. This role reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.Apply Here
Part-Time Administrative AssistantMaryland Youth BalletSilver Spring, MDThe ideal candidate will have 1-2 years experience in nonprofit arts administration, a working knowledge of ballet, experience with MindBody Online, a working knowledge of Zoom, experience with G-Suite or google docs and sheets, and excellent communication and writing skills. Candidates who are fluent in Spanish are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be able to work 18-24 hours per week on Monday nights, Wednesday days, Thursday days, and Saturday days.Apply Here
Company ManagerHouston BalletHouston, TXWorking closely with the General Manager, you’ll handle a variety of administrative operations involving the dancers of Houston Ballet’s professional Company as well as Visiting Artists. The Company Manager plays a critical role in the planning, logistics, and communication of all company activities.Apply Here
Assistant Professor, Dance (African Diaspora – TT)The University of AkronAkron, OHThe University of Akron School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration seeks a dance practitioner in African Diaspora dance with the skillset to drive UA Dance to new heights. Candidates should possess expertise in multiple African diasporic dance forms such as hip-hop, African-inspired jazz and / or tap, contemporary African dance, dances from any region / country in Africa, Afro-Caribbean, street jazz, or urban dance. This position requires the candidate to possess qualifications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Fall Semester 2021.Apply Here
Technical Director / Building Maintenance EngineerBallet ArizonaPhoenix, AZBallet Arizona is seeking a Technical Director to serve as the primary engineer and executor of the scenic designs for Ballet Arizona productions. This includes supervision/execution of occasional set construction and load-in and load-out for both rented and self-built productions. The Technical Director works with the Production Stage Manager and Director of Production to manage and execute the artistic vision, supporting 6 mainstage and 4 school productions as well as an outdoor park performance series, in-house and remote company events, and Education and Community Engagement school performances each season. The Technical Director is also responsible for day-to-day maintenance of Ballet Arizona facilities.Apply Here
Company ManagerPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAThe Company Manager is primarily responsible for all administrative and logistical matters involving Company dancers, PBII, guest artists, artistic contract administration, and Company touring. The Company Manager provides support to the General Manager in artistic planning and administrative duties.Apply Here
Events CoordinatorNashville BalletNashville, TNNashville Ballet is seeking a versatile professional to lead donor-centric events initiatives, and manage Nashville Ballet’s largest annual fundraiser, the prestigious Ballet Ball. The Events Coordinator is a take charge professional with the ability to manage administration, logistics and relationships associated with event management and execution in support of the entire organization in a busy environment of stakeholder activities. They must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. The Events Coordinator should have a proficiency in project management, provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic and mission-driven professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers. This position demands exceptional knowledge of managing and supporting constituents and volunteers, sound judgment, and the ability to problem solve and mitigate/respond to logistical concerns. This position has responsibility for project budgets and holds relationships with event-related product and service donors/vendors. Included under the responsibility of this professional is Nashville Ballet’s Ballet Ball – largest annual fundraising event, in coordination with the development team, with a $300,000-350,000 net budget goal – all logistics and execution of membership events/programs, including the Ambassadors’ Society, Benefactors’ Society and Friends of Nashville Ballet, as well as promotional events, marketing events, announcement events, appreciation events, and more.Apply Here
Manager, Individual GivingDance Theatre of HarlemNew York, NYDance Theatre of Harlem is looking for a Manager of Individual Giving to join its Development team. Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, the Manager of Individual Giving will help the development team build the organization’s ability to raise and manage support from individuals and the Board of Directors.Apply Here
Executive DirectorLouisville BalletLouisville, KYLouisville Ballet invites applications and nominations for this important co-leadership position. Working together with Artistic Director Robert Curran, the Executive Director will be responsible for aligning, strengthening, and further integrating the organization’s position in Louisville’s rich performing arts environment and building on the leadership role that the Ballet currently holds in the city. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will guide the implementation of the company’s long-term strategy for the professional company and the Louisville Ballet School, ensuring financial stability through both earned and contributed income, and operational excellence.Apply Here
Production CoordinatorPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAUnder the direction of the Production Director and in conjunction with the Associate Production Manager, Assistant Artistic Director, Director of PBII, and School Administrator, the Production Coordinator will provide advance production management and event technical operations support for performances involving Pennsylvania Ballet, PB II, Trainee, and the School of Pennsylvania Ballet. This position will engage with both performance programs and community engagement programs. This position will serve as administrative support to the Pennsylvania Ballet main company, and the primary technical contact for scheduling and coordinating all production elements for PB II, Trainees, the School of Pennsylvania Ballet and Community Engagement programs.Apply Here
Assistant Director of Grants and PartnershipsJoffrey BalletChicago, ILThe Joffrey Ballet is looking for an Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships to join our development team. The Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships is responsible for raising funds with a focus on corporate, foundation, and government funders and prospects. The Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships manages the process from draft to submission for proposals, grants, reports and stewardship, while meeting all deadlines. The Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships manages a portfolio of approximately 75 organizations and works closely with the development team, senior leadership, Board Directors, and executives to effectively communicate, build relationships, and solicit support for the Joffrey.Apply Here
PresidentGreater Philadelphia Cultural AlliancePhiladelphia, PAThe Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance seeks a President who will help develop and articulate a compelling vision and roadmap for both the Alliance and the cultural sector broadly, and who will champion this vision with stakeholders and constituencies at the local and national levels. The President will be a dynamic, forward-thinking, collaborative leader who will help redefine and cultivate the Alliance’s role as the key advocate and representative on behalf of the cultural sector. They will be the central architect of the pathway forward into the next decade and will garner the respect of all stakeholders within the Greater Philadelphia arts and culture community. The President reports to and works in partnership with the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, comprising 28 (including two ex-officio) community and cultural leaders. The President is responsible for developing and managing a staff of 13 through the following direct reports: The Chief Officer for Finance and Administration, the Vice President of Audience Engagement, the Vice President of Development, and the Director of Community Partnerships. The President will also manage the Alliance’s $2.2 million operating budget; the organization’s fiscal year extends from July 1 through the following June 30.Apply Here
Box Office AssociateSarasota BalletSarasota, FLThe box office is the front line of public relations for The Sarasota Ballet and its various programs. As the Box Office Associate, you are a key member of The Sarasota Ballet team as you will be the first person to whom a patron speaks. It is vital that the first impression put forth is friendly, courteous, and above all, positive.Apply Here
Development AssociateSarasota BalletSarasota, FLThe Development Associate is an administrative position within the Development Department of The Sarasota Ballet. This position works collaboratively with the Development team in overseeing the day-to- day office administration for the Development department. This includes managing the database, recording contributions, processing gift acknowledgement letters, and maintaining donor records in Tessitura, including pledge reminders, monthly billing and matching gifts. This position will also assist with donor recognition programs.Apply Here
Director of MarketingPittsburgh Ballet TheatrePittsburgh, PAPBT is seeking a director of marketing to provide strong leadership, creative, out-of-the-box operational and strategic direction to the marketing department at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. The director of marketing works in a strategic partnership with the director of development to achieve organizational outcomes.

The director of marketing is a key member of the PBT leadership team who will report to the executive director and work closely with the artistic director, director of development, director of education, and PBT School leadership.
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Director of DevelopmentHubbard Street Dance ChicagoChicago, ILThe Director of Development provides overall leadership and strategic oversight for all aspects of Hubbard Street’s fundraising strategy. This position reports directly to Executive Director Dave McDermott, oversees a Grants Coordinator, and serves as an essential member of the senior leadership team. Peer relationships include the Director of Finance and Operations, the Director of Marketing and Communications, and the Director of Youth Education and Community Programs.

A dynamic, strategic, and results-oriented leader, the Director of Development will have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to chart the next phase of philanthropic growth for Hubbard Street. This individual will build a growing, comprehensive fundraising program comprised of individual giving; corporate and foundation support; grants; and special events. They will engage in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors and prospects, and will partner closely with the Executive Director, Artistic Director, and members of the Board to leverage the potential for significant gifts. There will be many competing priorities to assess and organize to meet the demands of a changing profession post COVID-19.
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Director of Marketing and CommunicationsHubbard Street Dance ChicagoChicago, ILThe Director of Marketing and Communications provides overall leadership and strategic oversight for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s marketing, brand, public relations, digital, and communications strategies. This position reports directly to Executive Director Dave McDermott, manages a Marketing Coordinator, and serves as an essential member of the senior leadership team. Peer relationships include the Director of Finance and Operations, the Director of Development, and the Director of Youth Education and Community Programs.

A dynamic, strategic, and results-oriented leader, the Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and executing strategies to build brand engagement and drive earned revenue at a transformative moment in the organization’s history. In order to be successful, they will need to focus on building a modern, integrated marketing and communications program that reflects best practices in arts marketing and communications while operating in a collaborative and flexible environment. There will be many competing priorities to assess and organize to meet the demands of a changing profession post COVID-19.
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Principal Faculty, Contemporary and ChoreographyCincinnati BalletCincinnati, OHThe Principal Faculty, Contemporary and Choreography is responsible for delivery of high-quality dance instruction with a particular focus on contemporary dance styles and choreographic process across multiple levels of Academy + Education programming. As a key member of the Academy’s artistic leadership team, the Principal Faculty, Contemporary and Choreography should be the resident expert in these two fields with a keen ability to infuse ballet-focused training with these disciplines as well as craft programs with a primary focus on contemporary and choreographic dance education. The ideal candidate is a master teacher in contemporary dance, exceptionally well versed in ballet technique and pedagogy, and an experienced choreographer with a passion for education at all levels. The Principal Faculty, Contemporary and Choreography should support and inspire both professionally focused and recreational dancers and possess a professional, caring, and positive approach to teaching, mentoring, and student engagement.Apply Here
Principal Faculty, Professional Training Division CoordinatorCincinnati BalletCincinnati, OHThe Principal Faculty, Professional Training Division (PTD) Coordinator is responsible for delivery of high-quality dance instruction and programming for the Otto M. Budig Academy’s most elite students. With a keen focus on fostering pathways for a career in dance, the Principal Faculty, PTD Coordinator should be well versed in professional company hiring requirements not only at Cincinnati Ballet but in dance organizations across the nation and the world. The ideal candidate is a master ballet teacher, exceptionally proficient in contemporary dance styles, serves as a strong ambassador for the organization and possesses a professional, caring, and positive approach to teaching, mentoring, and student engagement. The Principal Faculty, PTD Coordinator will plan, cultivate and execute a program that best prepares its students for professional employment in dance.Apply Here
Executive DirectorAtlanta BalletAtlanta, GAThe Executive Director will provide strategic leadership across the entire organization in partnership with the Artistic Director. Overseeing all business and managerial functions, the Executive Director will provide oversight in fundraising, marketing, finance, facilities, operations, and human resources, among other areas. Reporting directly to the board of trustees in a shared leadership model with the Artistic Director, the Executive Director will guide Atlanta Ballet into its next phase of financial and strategic growth by cultivating strong relationships with numerous stakeholders, including philanthropic supporters, business leaders, public officials, community and educational groups, and other cultural organizations. A confident and dynamic advocate and fundraiser, the Executive Director will elevate the visibility of Atlanta Ballet and effectively articulate the organization’s mission, vision, and values, inspire broader and deeper engagement by patrons and other stakeholders, and drive revenue through increased earned and contributed income.Apply Here
Company ManagerTexas Ballet TheaterFort Worth, TXThe Company Manager oversees administrative operations involving Dancers, Guest Artists, Choreographers and Repetiteurs. Oversees and implements all administrative activities related to dancers and visiting artists, including contracts, immigration status (application for O1 and P1 visas), travel arrangements, payments, LOA’s, workers compensation claims, wellness programs, unemployment insurance, and other administrative duties as they emerge. Maintain and distribute Company class and rehearsal schedule, monitor attendance, sick leave, and dancer vacation time records. Develops and implements budgets in coordination with production, wardrobe, the Artistic Director and Finance Director. Reports to both the Executive Director and the Artistic Director.Apply Here

Audition Opportunities

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Company Auditionsacramento BalletVirtualSacramento Ballet seeks male and female apprentices for the 21-22 season. All applicant auditions will be held virtually with no fees.

Sacramento Ballet is committed to the principle
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AuditionRegina Klenjoski Dance CompanyWichita, KSAudition Date: May 2, 2021

Regina Klenjoski Dance Company is looking for highly skilled modern dancers with partnering and improvisational skills, strong performance presence, and an enthusiasm for working collaboratively and in a variety of methods. Both long and short term contracts available between August 2021 and May 2022. Application deadline is May 1, 2021.
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Virtual AuditionAXIS Dance CompanyVirtualSubmission Deadline: April 19, 2021
Audition Date: April 26, 2021

AXIS Dance Company is holding a virtual audition for dancers for our 2021-2022 Season on April 26, 2021 with a submission deadline of April 19, 2021. If you could please share our audition, we’d be very appreciative. Below is a brief description of the posting along with the link for submissions.

AXIS Dance Company holding a Virtual Audition on April 26th and is seeking disabled and non-disabled dance artists for the creation of new works by AXIS Artistic Director Marc Brew and a new commission for 2021 by Neve Mazique Bianco. The current repertoire includes works by Jennifer Archibald, Robert Dekkers, Arthur Pita (UK). Contracts beginning in May 2021
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The International Association of Blacks in Dance AuditionsThe International Association of Blacks in DanceVirtualRegistration Begins Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00pm, ET

Dancers ages 10 and up are invited to register for the 2021 IABD audition season on IABD’s new audition platform – ACCEPTD! The registration portal will opened on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00pm ET.

The audition/submission fee is $20 per audition type – Ballet (Women and Men of Color), Summer Intensive Scholarship (Youth and Artists), and Multi-Dance Company.
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Fellowship Opportunities

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2021-2022 Choreographic FellowshipBalletXApplication deadline: May 15, 2021

In 2015, with support from the Wyncote Foundation, BalletX launched the Choreographic Fellowship program to benefit an emerging choreographer with an opportunity to create a new work on BalletX. Each season the program pairs an emerging artist with an established choreographer to create world premieres ballets presented by BalletX.
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Sybil Shearer FellowshipRagdaleApplication deadline: May 15, 2021

Awarded to dancemakers. This fellowship opportunity will support an individual choreographer and/or dance artist by offering an 18-day or 25-day residency at Ragdale along with a cash stipend of $500, the creation of a brief video documentary/interview, and the presentation of a public program. The residency may be awarded to a collaborative duo if they share a live/work studio. Open to emerging and established practitioners. This fellowship is made possible by the Morrison-Shearer Foundation.
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Internship Opportunities

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Social Media InternPennsylvania BalletPhiladelphia, PAPennsylvania Ballet seeks a part-time Social Media Intern to assist with social media content creation for the Spring 2021 season.

The Social Media Intern will work directly with the Digital Marketing and Promotions Manager to advise and assist with content creation for Pennsylvania Ballet’s major social media platforms, including channels for the School of Pennsylvania Ballet, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. Job responsibilities may include social media research and trend analysis, follower engagement and inter-account boosting activity, archival video and photo research, and various tasks related to the execution and production of new content.
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College and Post-Graduate Internship ProgramPentacleApplication Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2021

Pentacle’s College and Post-Graduate Internship Program seeks college students, postgraduates, or individuals above the age of 18 who are passionate about the arts and interested in expanding their knowledge of the nonprofit arts field. This program requires a commitment of 13 hours/week for eight weeks. The session will run October 26 – December 18, 2020.

College and post-graduate internships allow participants to gain hands-on experience in nonprofit business practices and attend weekly professional development seminars led by arts leaders in the field and Pentacle staff members. Interns are matched with artistic entities according to their mutually-defined goals and previous experience. Weekly educational seminars offer interns the opportunity to build their administrative skills, learn from their peers, and network with field leaders. Program administrators provide mentorship to the interns and monitor their progress towards strategic goals as defined by each artistic entity and intern.
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Last updated on May 14, 2021