Jobs, Auditions, & Internships

While Dance/USA completes an organizational database transfer, please contact the membership department at membership@danceusa.org to post your jobs, auditions, and internship / fellowship information here. This listing is updated weekly. Scroll all the way down to see when the last update was made.


Overview Teacher Position Available

Organization: Naples Ballet and Company, Inc.
Location: Naples, FL
Contact: dance@naplesacademyofballet.com

The Naples Academy of Ballet was founded in 2008 in the heart of downtown Naples. Over the last five years, more than 300 students have danced in our hallways and studios. We current have an active roster of 60 students from ages 4 through adult who participate in a wide range of ballet disciplines including variation, pointe, modern, floor barre and more. A special class for male students is also offered on Thursday afternoon. We provide our students with the traditions and discipline of the well-founded Russian Vaganova style of ballet, providing dance instruction for all ages, regardless of whether a student’s goal is a career in dance or purely recreational.

In each level of our regular program, students follow a structured curriculum that is appropriate for their maturity and physical development, and it designed to increase their skill and stamina. Our curriculum is intended to build the student’s strength, focus, creativity and love for dance by exploring and expanding their talents to develop physical, social and intellectual skills in the art of dance.

Professional, experienced ballet teacher with proper credentials and already able to stay in USA with visa and permanent resident card, must teach a variety of ages in the Vaganova style. Full time position with salary $35,000.00, paid time off and health benefits. Teaching 4pm to 8pm Monday’s through Friday’s and Saturday mornings 9am-12. Additional rehearsal times as we get closer to performances. Please look over our website naplesballet.org

Please send resume to: dance@naplesacademyofballet.com


Development Associate 

Organization: Stephen Petronio Company 
Location: New York, NY
Contact: admin@petron.io

The Development Associate will provide the support needed to capitalize on this threshold moment, and will have room to grow with the organization by demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness, collaborative leadership, and effective strategy skills. To support SPC’s growth, an expanded development plan to maximize results for its diverse revenue streams is needed, focused on the different fronts, including dance company activities (season, touring, education, etc), residency activities (residencies, rentals, education, outreach, etc.) as well as land conservation and management. A range of economic development grants, tax incentives, and foundation grants can be explored, alongside an expanded individual donor campaign. The Development Associate will help identify opportunities, build needed case(s) for support and related outreach plans, and determine key opportunities to pursue.

Please send a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements and contact information for at least three references, in a single PDF attachment via e-mail to: admin@petron.io. No phone calls please. 


Audition: CityDance School & Conservatory

Organization: CityDance
Audition Dates: September 12, October 17 or November 21
Contact: inquiry@citydance.net

The CityDance School & Conservatory offers a well-rounded curriculum of Vaganova ballet training and contemporary dance techniques rounded out by jazz, hip-hop and world dance forms. CityDance will offer a hybrid of online and in-person classes in Maryland and DC for the 2020-2021 school year. Classes begin Monday, September 21.

New students, ages 9 and up, can join the CityDance School & Conservatory by attending a placement audition online October 17 or November 21!

Email inquiry@citydance.net if you have any questions. Find out more here: https://www.citydance.net/Training-Classes/School-and-Conservatory/Conservatory

CityDance Conservatory students are accepted into top summer dance programs such as Nederlands Dans Theater Summer Intensive, American Ballet Theatre, Batsheva’s Summer Course, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Ballet West, Jacobs Pillow, The Royal Ballet, as well as professional companies such as Rubberband Dance, Bruce Wood, San Francisco Ballet, Sibiu Ballet Theater in Romania and The Washington Ballet. Graduates have been accepted to leading dance college and university programs including: Alvin Ailey/Fordham, SUNY Purchase, Point Park University, Princeton University, Alonzo King/LINES Ballet BFA, Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, The University of the Arts, and The Juilliard School. 


School Principal 

Organization: Springfield Ballet
Location: Springfield, MO
Contact: aparker@springfieldballet.org

Springfield Ballet seeks to hire a School Principal to work closely with Artistic Director in managing quality ballet school. Administrative experience required as well as strong ballet teaching knowledge. College degree preferred. Send CV and three references. 


Digital Marketing Specialist 

Organization: Charlotte Ballet
Location: Charlotte, NC
Contact: robertpowell@charlotteballet.org

The Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for hands-on management of Charlotte Ballet’s digital presence, including: Content Management & Social Media; Email Marketing; Website; Digital Advertising; Digital Reporting; 


Director of Finance 

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

Jacob’s Pillow Dance is seeking a full-time Director of Finance to join a dynamic, growing Business office at an internationally acclaimed dance center that is moving into a year-round structure. 

The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing all daily finance, accounting and reporting activities for an $8 million annual operating, and a varying capital budget of $1-10 million. The Director of Finance will ensure that Jacob’s Pillow has the financial systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation, accurate reporting and efficient operations, as well as to conduct accurate and sound audits. 

Jacob’s Pillow has complex program offerings and diverse funding sources, including state, federal, corporate, and foundation grants, and multiple earned revenue streams. Knowledge and understanding of fund accounting best practices, current GAAP and Office of Management and Budget requirements for this role is critical, as is the ability to work closely with program directors and fundraising staff. 

For an in-depth description visit https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/director-finance/ 

To apple, please email cover letter, resume, and references to hr@jacobspillow.org, with “Director of Finance” in the subject line. 


Public Relations Manager 

Organization: Nashville Ballet 
Location: Nashville, TN
Contact: careers@nashvilleballet.com

The Public Relation Manager is a front-facing, key member of Nashville Ballet’s administrative staff. Responsible for overseeing the public presence of Nashville Ballet, The Public Relations Manager creates and maintains a visible and favorable public image of the organization through media relations and communications. This employee engages with all departments and requires a thorough understanding of all programs and facets of the organization. 

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Operations Associate 

Organization: Invertigo Dance Theatre
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: jobs@invertigodance.org

The Operations Associate is an integral part of sharing the benefits of dance with thousands of people each year.  Successful candidates are passionate about Invertigo’s mission to build community and connections through dance theatre and excited to share the joy of dance with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

We are looking for someone who exhibits strong communication skills with a variety of people and a strong ability to work collaboratively with interns, volunteers, artists, supervisors, donors, community stakeholders, governmental and financial agencies, and Board members.  Essential communication skills include active listening, asking pertinent questions, providing helpful feedback and regular updates, checking email regularly and writing clearly.

Essential skills include: Attention to detail, multitasking skills (ability to complete a variety of different tasks quickly and simultaneously), self-prioritization (ability to set priorities in completing tasks and to quickly adapt to changing priorities), self-motivation (ability to successfully work both collaboratively and independently) and time-management skills (ability to manage scheduling, work efficiently, meet deadlines and set appropriate boundaries for work completion). 

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Boston Ballet School's Full Time Faculty  

Organization: Boston Ballet 
Location: Boston, Newton, and Marblehead, MA, and Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick

Serve as an ambassador for the Boston Ballet School (BBS), ensuring positive communication and interaction with all students, parents, teachers and all other constituents. Faculty will fulfill their role as primary point of contact with its customers by positively implementing curriculum and marketing the school and its programs by: following the school syllabus with consistency and enthusiasm, demonstrating a concern for all students without favoritism, and providing the highest quality and level of professional training while nurturing the love and appreciation of this art form. Teaching will be delivered in person and virtually, over Zoom. 

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bostonballet.org. IMPORTANT – PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR E-MAIL. No phone calls please.


Last updated on August 20, 2020