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Development Associate

Organization: Alternate ROOTS
Location: Remote in the Alternate ROOTS region

Alternate 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Admission and Student Services Officer

Organization: Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Technical Director

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

As 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Costume Shop Manager

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

Reporting 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: American Contemporary Ballet
Location: Los Angeles, CA

In 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Manager of Residential Life

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

PBT 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Development Administrator

Organization: Ballet Austin
Location: Austin, TX

Ballet 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Finance & HR Associate

Organization: Kaatsbaan
Location: Tivoli, NY

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park is seeking a highly organized and self-motivated arts administrator as its new Finance & HR Associate. The Finance & HR Associate reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all aspects of day-to-day bookkeeping, HR, and general office activities. The successful candidate has bookkeeping experience, ability to learn new software programs, impeccable attention to numbers and detail, a passion for the arts, and is able to provide overall support to the Executive Director. This role is an opportunity for a finance-oriented professional to maximize and strengthen the financial operations of a well-respected and growing company and to be part of a small dedicated team working to further the mission of Kaatsbaan. Kaatsbaan is willing to train the placed individual with the necessary skills.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Marketing and Digital Engagement Associate

Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Location: Brooklyn, NY

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Organization: Maryland Youth Ballet
Location: Silver Spring, MD

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Company Manager

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

Working 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Assistant Professor, Dance (African Diaspora - TT

Organization: The University of Akron
Location: Akron, OH

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Technical Director / Building Maintenance Engineer

Organization: Ballet Arizona
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Ballet 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Company Manager

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Philadelphia, PA

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Events Coordinator

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Location: Nashville, TN

Nashville 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Organizational Development Consultant

Organization: Regina Klenjoski Dance Company
Location: Virtual

RKDC seeks a consultant, consultant team or consulting firm to work on the RKDC Sustainability Initiative. The selected entity will work directly with the Board of Directors, Managing Director Mina Estrada, and Artistic Director Regina Klenjoski on four strategic plan goals: (1) provide the organization with an analysis of its current administrative systems; (2) identify opportunities and strategies for board development; (3) explore revenue generating models; and 4) explore methods to develop diverse audiences and donor base. This initiative is particularly needed given the impact of Covid-19 on both the public and the performing arts community. The intention is to amplify productivity and increase the organization’s reach and connection to its community and fortify a sustainable foundation to ensure its fiscal health. The project will take place from May through December 2021. Project budget $12,000.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Manager, Individual Giving

Organization: Dance Theatre of Harlem
Location: New York, NY

Dance 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Louisville Ballet
Location: Louisville, KY

Louisville 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.

Louisville Ballet has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this search, and interested candidates may learn more and apply for this position by clicking here.


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Production Coordinator

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Under 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships

Organization: Joffrey Ballet
Location: Chicago, IL

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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President

Organization: Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Location: Philadelphia, PA

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Box Office Associate

Organization: Sarasota Ballet
Location: Sarasota, FL

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Development Associate

Organization: Sarasota Ballet
Location: Sarasota, FL

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Director of Marketing

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

PBT 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Director of Development

Organization: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Director of Marketing and Communications

Organization: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Principal Faculty, Contemporary and Choreography

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Location: Cincinnati, OH

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Principal Faculty, Professional Training Division Coordinator

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Location: Cincinnati, OH

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Atlanta Ballet
Location: Atlanta, GA

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Company Manager

Organization: Texas Ballet Theater
Location: Fort Worth, TX

The 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.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Dance Teacher & Choreographer

Organization: The Kinkaid School
Location: Houston, TX

The Kinkaid School is seeking an energetic, passionate, and experienced teacher to join the Visual and Performing Arts Program for the 2021-2022 academic year as a Dance Teacher and Choreographer. Reporting to the Director of Visual and Performing Arts, the Dance Teacher and Choreographer is a member of a team who are jointly responsible for all aspects of dance training and choreography within the school.

The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling over 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the School offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture. The Visual and Performing Arts program benefits from outstanding resources including a 773-seat auditorium, a black box theatre, a dance studio, costume and scene shops and many classrooms and rehearsal spaces. Talented students and generous production budgets allow the School to mount an ambitious season of plays, musicals, dance performances, and concerts each year. The Dance program currently mounts three annual performances: a major fall concert featuring our Upper School Dance Company and choreographed by both our faculty and guest artists, a spring middle school dance concert, and a spring Upper School Dance Company performance that is entirely choreographed by students. In addition, the dance faculty is involved in choreography for four musical performances mounted by our theatre program. The dance faculty is comprised of a team of three dance professionals.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Chief Financial Officer

Organization: Nevada Ballet Theatre
Location: Las Vegas, NV

This position is a hybrid CFO/Controller position. The Chief Financial Officer is a hands-on financial professional and accountant responsible for direct management, oversight, and performance of all financial activities including accounting, payroll, human resources, financial management, risk management, and IT (external vendor relationship). The CFO plays an integral role in setting organization-wide strategic direction, decision-making, and the development and implementation of initiatives designed to build long-term financial stability. Represent the organization to financial partners, including financial institutions, auditors, donors, insurance agents, other community organizations and businesses, etc. Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting to the CEO, Board of Directors, organizational leadership, donors/funders and departments. The CFO reports directly to the CEO, and is involved in supporting the mission of the company, setting strategic goals and direction, and serving as a leader and decision maker.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Costume Shop Manager

Organization: Tulsa Ballet
Location: Tulsa, OK

The Costume Shop Manager supervises the wardrobe department in maintaining and creating all costume elements, including shoes, hair and make-up, for all Tulsa Ballet productions. A successful candidate is an arts passionate, well-organized, and communicative professional with strong budgeting and organizational skills, experience managing the build of multiple shows, and an ability to work with designers to successfully achieve their vision. While this is primarily a management position, the Costume Shop Manager will also have costume build and maintenance responsibilities and should have draping, patterning, and construction skills.

Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Costume Shop Manager or demonstrated progression of responsibilities in a professional costume shop; Strong organization and communication skills; Strong Costume Construction Skills, including but not limited to: draping and flat pattern manipulation, dye and other craft work, basic wig styling and maintenance; Previous experience with ballet or other dance company preferred; Touring experience a plus.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Morrison-Shearer Foundation
Location: Northbrook, IL

The Morrison-Shearer Foundation perpetuates the legacy of dancer-choreographer Sybil Shearer and photographer Helen Balfour Morrison as an inspiration for new creativity in the arts.

We are currently accepting applicants for a part-time (~20 hours per week) Executive Director role, located in Northbrook, IL. The job will be to work closely with the Board of Trustees (ten members) to manage the day-to-day business and program operation of the Foundation to ensure the meeting of its goals. In this role you can put your skills and experience to work in a small, creative, nimble arts-oriented organization. This position will be responsible for planning and implementing projects such as book inventory/distribution, grant/fellowship program administration, special events coordination and project management. An immediate project will be opening of the new Sybil Shearer Studio at the Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, scheduled for completion in late 2021.

This is a great opportunity to grow one’s career and to make a contribution to the arts community.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Dean of Faculty and Student Affairs, ABT JKO School

Organization: American Ballet Theatre
Location: New York, NY

Dean of Faculty and Student Affairs, ABT JKO School is a full-time management position responsible for leading ABT’s efforts to build and sustain an inclusive School community environment with programming that supports the success of the whole dancer at all stages of their artistic, physical, and social and emotional development. This position oversees all aspects of student life for the School and ABT Studio Company and works closely with the Artistic Director of the JKO School, ABT faculty, and Director of the Pre-professional Division to ensure all students receive the necessary guidance and mentorship to thrive inside and outside of the Studio. This position will also play a vital role with dancer recruitment and admissions and will work alongside ABT’s engagement team to draw talented students from diverse backgrounds to the School.

The Dean will have a warm collaborative nature, positive energy, sense of humor, possess superior organization and prioritization skills and is self-motivated in the completion of his/her work. She/he will have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills including outstanding writing and public speaking skills and the ability to interact comfortably with a variety of people. This person will have a genuine empathy and an awareness of the needs and sensitivities of students, parents, and School faculty and staff.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: GALLIM
Location: Brooklyn, NY

GALLIM is seeking a futuristic-thinking, creative, and energetic leader to serve as its next Executive Director. Collaborating with and supporting Artistic Director, Andrea Miller, the Board of Directors, artists and staff, the Executive Director will provide strategic direction, executive leadership, producing and administrative guidance.

The Executive Director will partner with the Artistic Director in leading GALLIM through an ongoing evolution from a traditionally structured touring dance company into a movement based, interdisciplinary live and digital production company. The Executive Director will be charged with devising new revenue models for the company as it forges a path in the unique business landscape of our times. An entrepreneurial thinker, the Executive Director will have proven experience in devising new programs and strategies (i.e., IP licensing, producing models), a track record devising and executing new programs (new services, artistic products) and an intrapreneurial approach to successfully creating and executing strategies for growth.

Brooklyn-based company GALLIM is a multi-disciplinary production company expanding movement expression in live performance and digital experience. Formed in 2008 as a performing company for celebrated choreographer Andrea Miller's original work, GALLIM has evolved into a nexus of creativity for artists making meaningful contributions to life and culture through movement-based work and methodology in creativity.

GALLIM has engaged Martin Bragg & Associates to lead this Executive Search. To learn more and how to apply, click here or request a complete position profile by emailing Bill Melamed or Martin Bragg.


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Executive Director

Organization: Rejoice School of Ballet
Location: Nashville, TN
Application Deadline: April 5, 2021

Rejoice School of Ballet embarks on a search for a new Executive Director for the organization’s next chapter. The Executive Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the organization’s mission and goals, as determined by the Board of Directors.

It is a priority for the Executive Director to become familiar with the organization - its history, priorities, values, issues, revenue generation models, and funding strategies - and establish strong working relationships with the board, staff, volunteers, funders, participants, and the public.

For further information or to apply, please click here.


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Resident Dorm Supervisor

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

The Resident Dorm Supervisor serves as a bridge for students’ independent living. Your job as the Resident Dorm Supervisor will be to provide a safe, clean, and resourceful environment for Houston Ballet students. A full-time, live-in position, you will be supervising the students who live in the Houston Ballet Center for Dance dorms.

For further information or to apply, please click here.


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Academy Artistic Operations Coordinator

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

As the Academy Artistic Operations Coordinator, you’ll provide a high level of administrative support to the Academy’s department. You’ll serve as an indispensable resource for the Academy and often serve as the first point of contact for parents and students Pre-School and Pre-Professional Program. Therefore, it is important that you are well organized and exhibit a pleasant professional demeanor in customer interactions. You will also be responsible for preparing and communicating Academy information to staff, parents, and students.

For further information or to apply, please click here.


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Executive Assistant

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
For Immediate Hire

The executive assistant is a key member of the PBT leadership team who will report to the executive director, but also build effective working relationships with all PBT leadership and the Board of Directors. The executive administrator will work to gain a deep understanding of operations at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and eventually become able to make strategic recommendations and act on behalf of the executive director internally.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Full-Time Patron Development Manager

Organization: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

Working closely with the Executive Director, Artistic Director, and Board, the Patron Development Manager is responsible for the management and growth of patron-based revenue for Flamenco Vivo – that of ticket sales, memberships, and individual donations – through the planning and implementing of marketing and development strategies.

This new role, reporting to the Executive Director, will develop marketing initiatives to build brand awareness, relevance, and esteem among target audiences; lead campaigns to meet or exceed ticket sales and donation goals; and develop & execute ways to maintain and increase loyalty and build deeper relationships with patrons.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Community Engagement Manager

Organization: AXIS Dance Company
Location: Oakland, CA
Application Deadline: March 26, 2021

AXIS Dance Company teaches dance and educates about collaboration and disability through community engagement and outreach programs. The Community Engagement Manager will ensure the successful implementation and production of AXIS’s robust engagement programming locally and on tour. They are responsible for maintaining relationships with key partners, including schools, presenters, and community organizations.

The Community Engagement Manager will lead our current programs while also building a vibrant and relevant community engagement program for a post-pandemic era. Through in-person and virtual programming, the Community Engagement Manager will connect communities locally, nationally, and internationally, providing access to AXIS’s work that supports creative explorations and showcases the beauty and limitless possibility of difference. The Community Engagement Manager brings their deep community connections and takes a key role in ensuring accessibility, equity, and inclusion through diverse partnerships.

Drawing on their (and AXIS’s) existing professional relationships and networks, they will contribute to expanding the visibility and outreach of the organization. The Community Engagement Manager is a key player in guaranteeing the continuity of AXIS’ programs and their alignment with the mission. This position reports to the Executive Director, with a close collaborative relationship with the Artistic Director and Company Manager.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Dance: West African/Diasporic Dance

Organization: Goucher College
Application Deadline: April 1, 2021

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of West African and/or African Diasporic dance. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach West African classical and/or contemporary dance techniques, with a secondary expertise in African diasporic dance techniques (including, but not limited to Afro-Caribbean, Dunham, Jazz, Hip Hop, or any other African diasporic dance practices determined by area(s) of specialization). Contributions to other areas of the curriculum (e.g., improvisation, composition, and dance studies) and the ability to teach dance history from Black, critical, and de-colonial centered perspectives are considered assets.

To learn more and to apply, click here.


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Marketing Director

Organization: Grand Rapids Ballet
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Design and implement comprehensive marketing strategies to increase awareness among key demographics both existing and new. Plan, execute, and track success of all marketing campaigns. Produce valuable, rich content that is representative of the company (website, social media, press releases, internal and external publications, emails, etc.). Control marketing budgets and allocate resources amongst projects accordingly. Be the company’s representative for external parties such as media, new and existing patrons, and strategic community partners. Build and maintain strategic partnerships with community organizations to build and maintain brand awareness and reinforce the company’s mission. Provide marketing direction for existing products and identify new growth opportunities. Maintain a consistent brand image via art direction and graphic design of all company marketing, advertising, and communication materials. Maintain a firm grasp on the competitive landscape in order for company to remain relevant and ahead of industry trends.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance (Africana/Black Dance Studies)

Organization: Barnard College
Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: August 1, 2021

The Department of Dance at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in Dance Studies with a research and teaching focus on African, African-diasporic, and/or African-American dance. Other desirable areas of scholarship and teaching include feminist theory, post-colonial theory, and/or critical race studies. While we primarily seek a scholar dedicated to an active research agenda, we welcome applicants who also possess teaching expertise in any discipline of performance practice (dance technique, choreography, community art/activism, etc.) Candidate may join the faculty of the Columbia University Ph.D. Program in Theatre and Performance. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in dance or related discipline at time of appointment (July 1, 2022), a distinguished record of scholarly publication or promise of such, proven capacity for teaching excellence at the college level, and ability and desire to perform service within the department, college, and university.

For more information and to learn how to apply, click here.


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Academy Principal

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Location: Nashville, TN
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

Nashville Ballet invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Academy Principal and NB2 Rehearsal Assistant. The qualified individual will have a passionate and deep understanding of classical ballet and its role in a well-rounded dance education as well as a diverse and expanding vision of how the art form is relevant to 21st-century communities, particularly that of Nashville. The Academy Principal and Second Company Rehearsal Assistant will play a vital part in ensuring that School of Nashville Ballet trains dancers for Nashville Ballet's professional company and second company, while also ensuring that students find and cultivate their own personal artistry and a lifetime love of dance. The ideal candidate will have experience with a professional ballet company, leading a team, and working in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Nashville Ballet has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this important search. Interested candidates may click here to learn more and to apply for this position.


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Associate Production and Rentals Manager

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

PBT is seeking an associate production and rentals manager. The associate production and rentals manager will primarily manage and execute the technical requirements for all Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School and PBT Education productions, runouts, performances, etc. In addition, this person will manage the organization's rental inventory, including liaising with external constituents, preparing rental agreements, and managing logistics around rental activities. This individual should be highly organized and exhibit excellent interpersonal communication skills.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Resident Housing Supervisor

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Each summer, Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy hosts students from across the country at their six-week Summer Intensive training program. Housing opportunities for students traveling to the area are provided at a local university and the Otto M. Budig Academy is in search of a Resident Housing Supervisor for the summer of 2021 (June 21, 2021 – July 30, 2021). The Resident Housing Supervisor is the on-site individual responsible for Cincinnati Ballet’s Summer Residence Program at the local university. The position’s primary focus is to provide leadership and compassionate care in crafting a summer home away from home for visiting Summer Intensive students with a focus on safety and engagement. The Resident Housing Supervisor acts with the on-site support of Resident Assistants as well as support from the Ballet’s Student Services Manager and residence hall staff. The Resident Housing Supervisor resides onsite in the residence hall (private room) for the duration of their engagement.

For more information, click here and to apply, click here.


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Digital Content Manager

Organization: Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts
Location: Albuquerque, NM

The Digital Content Manager will advance Keshet’s mission and support Keshet’s programming and operations by managing Keshet’s digital messaging and positioning, working on both strategy and execution, as a thought partner with Keshet’s leadership team, and in partnership with Keshet’s Communications Director, Artistic Director, and Director of Business Advancement, cultivating clients, partners, and community engagement across Keshet’s multiple intersecting initiatives.

For more information and to learn how to apply, click here.


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Artistic Director

Organization: Salt Creek Ballet Company
Location: Chicago, IL

The Salt Creek Ballet Company and School is seeking an Artistic Director to conceive, develop, and implement the artistic vision and focus of Salt Creek Ballet. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, professional, and visionary individual prepared to lead a long-standing, highly reputable dance organization to a new era of dance education and performance.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Director of Marketing and Communications

Organization: Celebrity Series of Boston
Location: Boston, MA

Celebrity Series of Boston (CSB) seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications to provide leadership, strategic direction, and overall management for the daily operations of the marketing and communications efforts of the organization. The Director is responsible for maintaining and growing the CBS audience through the design, measurement and management of the marketing, communication, graphic design, ticketing, and revenue strategy, and oversees box office functions.

They have experience in managerial and leadership roles, including work in core functional areas of marketing and communications. They embrace the quickly evolving role of digital media, as both a marketing vehicle and as a platform for delivering artistic content to existing and potential audiences. They think nimbly and are adaptable, as the return to live, in-person concerts (anticipated in late 2021) will require a marketing and sales effort unlike previous seasons.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director is a key member of the senior management team (Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Advancement Officer, and Artistic Programmer), and will develop strategies, allocate staff resources, and employ technology to advance CSB’s mission consistent with the organization’s strategic plan, goals, and values.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Ballet 5:8
Location: Orland Park, IL

The Ballet 5:8 Board of Directors is seeking a qualified full time Executive Director with a deep passion for Ballet 5:8’s mission and the practical skills to lead Ballet 5:8’s business operations and fundraising development into its 10th Anniversary Season and beyond. Ballet 5:8 has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings, having doubled in budget size over the past five years, now impacting thousands of audiences through professional performances nationwide and serving nearly 500 aspiring artists each year. An ideal candidate will be a strong leader, adept manager and a team player, with the expertise, discernment, and creativity to see Ballet 5:8 adapt and thrive through continued seasons of growth.

Learn more here or inquire here.


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Communications Director

Organization: Ballet 5:8
Location: Orland Park, IL

Ballet 5:8 is seeking a Communications Director for a uniquely challenging role. We maintain dozens of channels of communication, including print, social media, email, multiple websites, direct mail, public speaking and radio advertisements. Ballet 5:8 communications facilitate ongoing relationships with multiple constituent groups across the company’s programs and supporters. The ideal candidate will resonate strongly with Ballet 5:8’s mission and vision and be able to utilize each element of the communication ecosystem to represent that to the public and stakeholders. The job requires an attention to details with strategic and logistical planning, copywriting, scheduling and management, as well as a vision to move the communication strategy to a new level of engagement and clarity.

Learn more here or inquire here.


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Individual Giving Manager and Board Liaison

Organization: ODC/Dance
Location: San Francisco, CA

ODC is seeking an experienced, energetic, and highly organized individual to join our Development team. Working alongside the Director of Development, the Individual Giving Manager and Board Liaison develops and implements strategies for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors capable of major and/or deferred gifts of $15,000 or above. As Board Liaison, the role facilitates the organization’s positive and productive relationships with its Directors by serving as a dedicated point-of-contact and facilitating Directors’ friend and fundraising efforts as well as their own on-going engagement with ODC.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to build constructive and effective relationships with Artistic and Executive leadership, Board and Advisory Board, donor community, Development team, and ODC’s administrative and program staff.

This position is based in the San Francisco, CA office with arrangements for remote work during pandemic/shelter-in-place mandates. The position reports to the Director of Development and meets weekly with the Executive Director and Founding Artistic Director.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Dance Kaleidoscope
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Indiana's longest-dancing professional contemporary dance company will be marking its 50th season with a new executive director. DK is looking for a creative and thoughtful leader – one who inspires others with their passion – to advance artistic vision that furthers the organization's role as a premier hub for cultural engagement in central Indiana and continues the growth of strong education outreach programs. This leader will work in collaboration with Artistic Director David Hochoy and guest choreographers as they explore the limits of the human body as a means of expression creating rigorous and powerful performances. DK is governed by a 20-member Board of Directors. DK's annual budget is $1.35 mil with an endowment of $5 million. DK has 4 administrative employees, including the Executive Director, who partner with the Artistic Director, his production team, and 13 full-time dancers. Please respond by February 12, 2021.

Qualified candidates with questions are encouraged to contact Charitable Advisors: Kathleen Poland or Bryan Orander. For more information or to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Indianapolis Ballet seeks a seasoned, motivated executive leader with a proven record of successfully securing financial resources to lead the next stage of IB’s growth and advance classical ballet in our community. Reporting to the Board of Directors but working closely with the Artistic Director, this position is responsible for developing and managing all funding functions for the company, school of ballet, and productions, as well as managing and overseeing all financial, administrative, facility, and human resource functions. Duties include planning, budgeting, supervising, tracking and reporting donation results, soliciting corporate sponsors, and managing future capital campaigns. Exceptional time management, communications, and writing skills are requirements of the position. Knowledge of classical ballet is preferred, but not required.

For more information and how to apply, click here. All required materials may be sent here.


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Vice President of Production + Operation (VPPO)

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Location: Cincinnati, OH

The Vice President of Production + Operation (VPPO) will oversee management in the execution of all aspects of Cincinnati Ballet’s (CB) productions, including, but not limited to, financial planning and oversight, contract administration, management of staff and guest artists, logistical coordination, long-term strategies, and planning, and serving as liaison to all outside vendors. The VPPO will oversee operations management and related staff of the Michael and Margaret Valentine Center for Dance (Ballet Center), including Events, Security, Janitorial, intra-departmental facilities scheduling, and maintenance.

For more information, click here. To apply, click here.


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Dance Instructor

Organization: Houston Christian High School
Location: Houston, TX

Houston Christian High School (HC) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Dance Instructor to begin in August 2021. This position reports to the Performing Arts Department Chair and Principal and works in collaboration with other Visual and Performing Arts Teachers. Experience in teaching different levels of Dance is preferred and/or department leadership is beneficial.

For more information, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: DANCECleveland
Location: Cleveland, OH

DANCECleveland, one of the only stand-alone dance-only presenters in the United States, has reopened its search for the Executive Director position pending the retirement of its current director. DANCECleveland remains in a strong financial position and is creating a strategic plan that continues building on its leadership position not only in northeast Ohio, but throughout the international dance world. The attributes of the ideal candidate are strong executive leadership and relationship building skills to maintain DANCECleveland’s growth. While a dance background is not a requirement of this position, preference will be given to applicants with nonprofit and/or arts presenting experience. The successful candidate will be the public face of DANCECleveland, working collaboratively with presenting and funding partners. The Executive Director leads all programming, administrative, financial, development/fundraising, and marketing functions, working together with a small and highly talented professional staff.

Driven by a highly inclusive mission, Dance Cleveland embraces its vision of diversity, inclusion, and equality in its programming, operations, and the individuals with whom it works.

To submit your application, please send a cover letter and resume to this email address by February 12, 2021. For the full job description, click here.


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Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)

Organization: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University (JMU) invites applications and nominations for Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). Reporting to the Provost, and serving on the senior academic leadership team, the Dean provides academic, intellectual, administrative, strategic, and budgetary leadership for the College, and supports academic unit self-governance. In collaboration with academic unit heads, the Dean promotes and fosters a highly stimulating and creative learning environment for an accomplished faculty and student body, embracing diverse artistic expression and scholarly activity. The Dean champions the arts at JMU through recruitment, development, inclusion, mentorship, and retention of diverse and highly qualified faculty, students and staff. The Dean represents the College to internal and external constituents and advocates for faculty and student interests through external fundraising. As a transformative leader, the Dean works with colleagues throughout campus and surrounding communities to facilitate innovation, creativity, collaboration, entrepreneurship, and engagement in teaching and learning, scholarship, and service. Working collaboratively with University Advancement, the Dean is an active partner in developing philanthropic resources to support the college.

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Dance Faculty for Middle and Upper School

Organization: The Hockaday School
Location: Dallas, TX

The Hockaday School invites applications for the full-time position of Dance Faculty for Middle and Upper School. Qualified candidates should complete an online application for employment under How To Apply at the website and attach a cover letter and résumé. Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of your application and additional details to complete the application process. Contact The Hockaday School with any questions and click here to learn more.


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Company General Manager

Organization: Gina Gibney Dance, Inc.
Location: New York, NY

The Gibney Company General Manager is a new, full-time, executive leadership position at Gibney. Reporting directly to Founder, Artistic Director and CEO Gina Gibney (“Founder”), the General Manager will be responsible for the administrative direction of every aspect of the organization’s resident Company. The General Manager will directly supervise the Company Manager, Company Logistic Manager, and Company Administrative Associate.

Entrusted to drive the dynamic expansion of the Company, the General Manager will work with the Founder to implement and build on a five-year expansion plan, develop new relationships and partnerships, advance entrepreneurial initiatives, and build a sustainable model with robust revenue sources. Essential aspects of the position include planning, budgeting, and operations, as well as supervision of booking and marketing.

The Company General Manager will be a focused individual who is both strategic and action oriented. A natural entrepreneur possessing outstanding business skills, this individual will be an experienced cultural leader with a proven record of effective management.

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Director of Education and Training

Organization: San Francisco Ballet
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Director of Education and Training will provide strategic leadership and financial oversight of all parts of the education and training programs. Reporting to the Executive Director, this individual will partner with the SF Ballet School Director to implement the artistic vision and educational mission. Supervising and mentoring an experienced team of administrative staff, the Director of Education and Training will collaborate regularly with other departments, particularly Marketing Communications and Development, to support the overall goals and objectives of the SF Ballet School and education programs. A member of the executive leadership team, the Director of Education and Training will also serve as the Education and Training Department liaison to the board finance committees in advocating strongly for the SF Ballet School and overall education programs. This individual will demonstrate a staunch commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access throughout the organization, as well as in and with the communities and constituents that SF Ballet serves.

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Part-time Studio Receptionist

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Pennsylvania Ballet Studio Receptionist is a part-time position. The Receptionist will greet, assist, and provide direction and information to parents, students, dancers, staff, visitors, and other guests of the Pennsylvania Ballet. Additionally, the Receptionist will ensure compliance with health and safety protocols required for entry to the facilities. The Receptionist will also provide administrative support to other Departments including Operations, Artistic Staff, and the School of Pennsylvania Ballet (SPB).

For more information, click here, and to apply, click here.


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Career Counselor

Organization: The Actors Fund
Location: Chicago, IL

The Career Counselor plays an important role in helping individuals in the performing arts and entertainment community develop and manage work-life skills and strategies to address the episodic nature of unemployment in the industry. Specifically, the Career Counseling Team works with clients to develop new or supplemental income streams as well as an entrepreneurial framework to their career management. These individual career plans are accomplished via self-assessment, career exploration activities, and labor market research, all focused on meeting career and economic goals. The Career Counselor will also work with dancers who are exploring training and education to transition beyond performing. Additionally, the Career Counselor will contribute to research and implementation of best practices in guiding individuals in the performing arts and entertainment community towards greater economic stability. The Career Counselor will provide backup for the Central Region Social Services staff and serve as a trusted representative of The Actors Fund.

To apply, click here.


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Marketing and Communications Manager

Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) seeks a Marketing and Communications Manager to play a key role 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. For detailed job description, please visit this website.


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Director of Advocacy and Engagement

Organization:Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Location: Denver, CO

CPRD seeks to hire a Director of Advocacy and Engagement to lead the organization’s arts-inwellbeing pillar of work. CPRD emerged out of the Freedom and Black Arts Movements - two distinctive and deeply interwoven manifestations of the African American struggle for justice and self-determination. Working along this continuum, the organization is building upon its history of civic engagement, wellness and wellbeing with a sharper focus on job training, mental and physical fitness programs, and advocacy for policymaking. The Director of Advocacy and Engagement is particularly responsible for leading the strategic development and management of the newly established Arts Alliance for Health Equity, an initiative launched in partnership between CPRD and Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center.

For a full description of the job, click here.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to cleodanceresumes@gmail.com. Applications omitting a cover letter and resume will not be reviewed. No phone calls please.


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Claude and Alfred Mann Endowed Professorship in Dance

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for the Claude and Alfred Mann Professorship in Dance. This is a part-time position for an internationally acclaimed artist with expertise in Choreography, Composition, and/or Concert Dance. Selected artist will succeed multi-dimensional artist William Forsythe as holder of the Mann Professorship and will be expected to spend 6-12 weeks in residence at USC Kaufman each year. Initial appointment is for 3-5 years with possibility of renewal. USC Kaufman seeks a visionary, collaborative, dynamic and innovative thought-partner to provide instruction to students in the BFA in Dance program. Involvement may include but is not limited to teaching dance technique, choreography, repertory and performance, improvisation and composition, colloquium, senior seminar, as well as staging and/or creating work.

For more information, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Improvisation and Composition)

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of Improvisation and Composition to major, minor, and elective technique courses. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: all levels of improvisation, composition, and dance technique in one or more of the following forms, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, ballet, tap, commercial dance, and/or vernacular dance forms. Ideal candidates will stage works of a renowned choreographer and/or possess experience in commercial dance. Ability to teach academic courses such as Colloquiums, Seminars , and/or general education courses a plus.

For more information, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz, Tap, and Social Dance Forms)

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of jazz, tap, and social dance forms to major, minor, and elective technique courses. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to provide instruction to students in the BFA in Dance program as well as the BFA in Musical Theater program (a collaborative program with the USC School of Dramatic Arts and USC Thornton School of Music that provides a rigorous, cohort-based, conservatory-style undergraduate program featuring comprehensive training in acting, voice, dance, dramaturgy, script-writing, lyrics writing, and composition). For more information, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz and Dance Studies)

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of jazz dance and dance studies. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to provide instruction to major, minor, and elective technique courses students in the BFA in Dance program as well as the BFA in Musical Theater program (a collaborative program with the USC School of Dramatic Arts and USC Thornton School of Music that provides a rigorous, cohort-based, conservatory-style undergraduate program featuring comprehensive training in acting, voice, dance, dramaturgy, script-writing, lyrics writing, and composition). In addition to teaching practice-based dance instruction at all levels, faculty member will teach academic general education courses such as Introduction to Dance as an Art Form, Origins of Jazz Dance, World Perspectives on Dance, and Dance in Popular Culture. For more information, click here.


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Artist in Residence

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for Artists in Residence. USC Kaufman seeks collaborative, dynamic and innovative practicing artists to teach one or more dance techniques and/or dance studies in field(s) of expertise, including the following: Hip Hop and Social Dance, Modern, Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Choreography, Ballroom, Dance Repertory, Dance History, Dance Science, Dance and Media. Teaching will include master classes, lectures, staging of choreographic works and the teaching of repertory. Candidate must currently be professionally active and recognized in the field of dance. For more information, click here.


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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance

Organization: The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University
Location: Kennesaw, GA
Contact: Lisa K. Lock, llock1@kennesaw.edu

The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Dance starting August 2021. Candidates must possess a strong academic and/or professional background in Ballet and/or Modern dance and have strong choreographic skills.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, click here!

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Artist Coordinator

Organization: Gina Gibney Dance Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Contact: camille@gibneydance.org

The Artist Coordinator (AC) works to advance Gibney’s presenting function and relationships as part of a coordinated Performance; Residencies team led by the Producer and in support of the Senior Director of Artist Development; Curation. The Artist Coordinator works directly with the Producer and occasionally will assist the Senior Director of Artist Development; Curation with research.

The Artist Coordinator participates in the research, planning, and realization of every aspect of Gibney’s presented performances, providing direct support to the Producer through communication, tracking, and organizational tasks related to dance artists, their creative work and Gibney’s productions. The AC facilitates the vision of the artists in close communication with the Producer and Senior Director of Artist Development; Curation in relation to the season artists of the Performance; Residencies Department;Reporting to the Producer, the Artist Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position.

To be considered for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Camille Byers Deputy Director of HR.

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Director, School of Dance

Organization: 92nd Street Y
Location: New York, NY

The Director, School of Dance is responsible for the effective leadership and daily operations of 92Y’s School of Dance, one of New York’s premier dance institutions offering a range of dance classes for children and adults of all ages and levels.

Working in collaboration with the Director, Harkness Dance Center and the Director, Dance Education Laboratory, the Director, School of Dance will ensure a safe and supportive educational environment for faculty and students that fosters dancers of all abilities from a holistic perspective – from offering classes to master technique, to providing opportunities for students to learn about all aspects of dance and dance history in a studio setting. As a strong leader and a creative dancer and choreographer themselves, the Director will implement a strategic direction for the School, embedded in the values and philosophy of DEL, to ensure the highest level of dance education and fiscal growth is maintained, in addition to providing support, coaching and performance development for the School of Dance administration staff and faculty members.

Under the Director’s leadership, this position will create an innovative and creative learning environment and establish 92Y’s School of Dance as one of New York’s premier dance institutions.

For more information, click here!

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Executive Director

Organization: Canadian Dance Assembly
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Email

Reporting to the National Council, the Executive Director is charged with leading the Canadian Dance Assembly into the next phase of its journey, with its mission, vision, and community values as a guide. Equity is a central principle for the CDA. The scope of responsibility will include oversight of government, advocacy, right relations with Indigenous peoples, and community relations; membership services; fund development; strategic planning; and the overall internal operational, financial, and administrative responsibility for the organization.

For more information or to see the full job description, please email.

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Marketing Director

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Pennsylvania, PA
Contact: Email

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing will lead a department responsible for reaching a goal of 40% ticket revenue of Pennsylvania Ballet’s $15m annual budget. The Director will manage, recruit, and build an effective department of top-notch digital marketing and promotions, public relations and communications, and web designer marketing, audience engagement and patron services staff scaled to the needs of the Ballet. This staff is assisted by an array of contractors and vendors, with contract negotiation and compliance managed by the department. Budgeting and spending must be responsible, and it is critical that all strategies are sustainable, offer a positive return on financial investment and are consistent with the organization’s overall arts agenda and business objectives. The Marketing group’s prime goal is to maximize each source of earned revenue, while enabling the Ballet to cultivate the love of dance among new audience cohorts.

Success advancing Pennsylvania Ballet’s brand and market position will be measured by a strong triple-bottom-line emphasis that:

  • Honors Pennsylvania Ballet’s artistic vision, excellence and innovation as defined by the Artistic Director;
  • Drives public and audience engagement as defined by attendance of different audience cohorts that are targeted in an overarching Marketing Plan, and
  • Achieves financial targets defined by earned income goals (net of marketing expense).

In addition to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing works closely with the Artistic Director, the Chair of the Board of Trustees, the co-Chair of the Marketing Committee, and the Directors of: Finance, Development, the Pennsylvania Ballet School of Ballet, Community Engagement, the media, and others.

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter here.

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Children’s Ballet Faculty

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Pennsylvania, PA
Contact: Email

SPB’s children’s ballet faculty is a part-time position responsible for instructing students ages 2 through 8 in the Children’s Program and lower level Student Program at The School of Pennsylvania Ballet. The full academic year at SPB runs September through mid-June while the summer children’s programming runs for 6-8 weeks during the summer season. Due to COVID-19, the SPB Children’s Program is currently operating via the Zoom platform, with faculty directing the lesson from the PAB studios.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced classical ballet instructor with an extensive background in dance education, preferably with young children. Professional performance experience is a plus. Children’s ballet faculty should possess a strong knowledge of child development and enrichment programming with the ability to develop age appropriate and engaging programming. Enthusiasm for early childhood dance education and appreciation for the art form is a must. Children’s faculty reports to the School Director and the School Principal.

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter here.

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Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Organization: Joffrey Ballet
Location: Chicago, IL
To apply: Joffrey Career Center

The Assistant Director of Annual Giving supports the Director of Annual Giving in all aspects of the Annual Giving Program including preparation and execution of acquisition, renewal, and upgrade appeals, digital and web-based communications to support these appeals, and development and implementation of strategies to aid in the growth of the Joffrey’s annual donor base. Additionally, the Assistant Director provides primary support for special event fundraising, including preparation of mailings, reporting, and personal acknowledgements. This individual also serves as primary liaison for the Women’s Board and Women’s Board committees. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving manages the path to elevate and deepen overall Joffrey engagement with Women’s Board members.

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Client Relations Associate

Organization: ODC
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contact: Email

ODC CRA report directly to the ODC Public Services Manager and are under the supervision of the Front Desk Assistant Supervisors. CRA's represent ODC Commons, ODC Theater and Rhythm Motion to the general public. This position participates in the reception (virtual/online during closure of our physical campus during pandemic restrictions and onsite as we are allowed to return to in-person activities back on our campus) and registration of all clients at the ODC Dance Commons and Theater. CRA's are also responsible for ensuring that studio tenants (ODC School classes, resident artists, renters, etc.) and Theater renters have access to the Theater building and their assigned studios. CRA’s working remotely must be able to provide prompt, professional, accurate and courteous service online, including assisting customers through different communication. See website for full description of job.

Please email here: Resume, Cover Letter

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Executive Director

Organization: Sonia Plumb Dance Company
Location: Hartford, CT
Contact: Email

The Executive Director serves as chief executive of Sonia Plumb Dance Company and, in partnership with the Board and Artistic Director, is responsible for the success of SPDC. Together, the Board, Artistic Director and Executive Director assure SPDC relevance to the community, the accomplishment of SPDC mission and vision, and the accountability of SPDC to its diverse constituents.

The Board and Artistic Director delegate responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Executive Director provides direction and enabling to the Board as it carries out its governance functions.

This is a part-time position that should quickly evolve into a full-time position.

Applicants should apply to: director@soniaplumbdance.org Please supply three (3) writing samples, resume and/or CV plus any links that demonstrate any of the above qualifications. Questions can be directed via phone at: 860-508-9082

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Production Manager

Organization: Tulsa Ballet
Location: Tulsa, OK
Contact:Email

The Production Manager (PM) makes sure everyone has what they need, when they need it, to do their job safely, properly, with excellence and ensure all expectations are communicated and understood. And if any of this is lacking, fix it.

The PM, with the Artistic Director and the Production Stage Manager (PSM), is responsible for technical and production planning and implementation of main company, second company, and education performances for home and touring productions; providing technical support for special events; and scheduling and managing IATSE department heads and crew.

With the PSM the PM also oversees facilities management, including warehouse, studios, and Studio K Theater. Contract negotiating and management includes incoming and outgoing sets, costumes, and props, designer contracts, outside rentals of Studio K.

Strong technical direction background preferred. Proficiency in AutoCAD or Vectorworks, ETC Ion consoles, MS Office, DropBox, Zoom, Q-Lab, projection and video server experience very helpful.

Expected start date March 2021.

Email pdf of letter, résumé, references here

For more info, visit this website.

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Audition Opportunities

Virtual Audition

Organization: AXIS Dance Company
Submission 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

For more information and how to apply, click here.


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Professional Auditions

Organization: Verb Ballets
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 26, 2021

Verb Ballets has 30+-year history as one of Northeast Ohio’s most respected dance companies. The company performs a mix of classical and contemporary works by an array of choreographers. Under the leadership of Dr. Margaret Carlson, former principal dancer for Cleveland Ballet, and Richard Dickinson, MFA, former soloist with Boston Ballet and Ohio Ballet, the company is committed to the mounting of dance works of the highest caliber. The company recently moved into a new home just minutes from downtown Cleveland. Verb Ballets has toured internationally and maintains as an international partnership with Laura Alonso’s ProDanza of Cuba.

Verb Ballets offers 10 month paid contracts, one-week paid vacation, FICA, company classes, worker’s compensation insurance, shoe allowance and physical therapy through the Cleveland Clinic. Relocation assistance is available.

Verb Ballets values diversity and we encourage all professionally trained dancers to apply.

For more information and how to apply, click here.


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2021-22 Company Auditions

Organization: Ballet Des Moines

Ballet Des Moines is seeking male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for its 2021-22 season. Planned productions include guest choreographers, live music, contemporary works and The Nutcracker.

Des Moines is a progressive city in the heart of the USA with a vibrant art scene, low cost of living, and a dynamic young community. The 28-week season includes a competitive salary and health insurance.

For more information and how to apply, click here.


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Apprenticeship Program

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2021

Join Artistic Director Susan Jaffe for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s new apprenticeship program!

Five paid apprenticeship positions are available for the 2021-2022 performance season, for ages 18-21. Positions include the cost of academic tuition and health benefits. Apprentices will be under the same guidelines as the company dancers by American Guild of Musical Artists.

During this one-year program, dancers will build their professional experience while having the opportunity to continue their academic studies. Apprentices will train and perform alongside the PBT company and pursue certificate or college degree programs through partnerships with Seton Hill University, Community College of Allegheny County and Chatham University.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Audition: 2021-2022 Season Dancers

Organization: RIRIE-WOODBURY DANCE COMPANY
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Audition Location: Virtual
Registration Deadline: March 19, 2021

RIRIE-WOODBURY DANCE COMPANY seeks three dancers for the 2021-2022 Season. All professional level dancers are encouraged to audition.

Seeking experienced dancers who are technically strong, stylistically versatile, and creative to join this 6 member contemporary dance company. Ririe-Woodbury offers a yearly contract of a minimum 38 weeks work, July - June, plus health insurance. These positions include performing, teaching, educational outreach, touring, and support responsibilities.

We are looking for the right 3 dancers and people to join the organization. The Company encourages all gender, non-binary and gender-nonconforming dancers to apply.

To learn more and register, click here.


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Audition: 2021-2022 Company Dancers and Dance Fellows

Organization: BalletX
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

To be considered, please use this form to submit your contact information, headshot, dance shot, resume, and audition video. Videos should include ballet class and performance footage.

Submissions will be accepted through March 12, 2021. For questions, please contact Tara Keating, Associate Artistic Director.

Dancers who are selected for consideration will be invited to a virtual audition, happening March 31, 2021 from 12:00pm-3:00pm EST. Dancers will be notified of their selection by March 19.


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The International Association of Blacks in Dance Auditions

Organization: The International Association of Blacks in Dance
Registration Begins Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00pm, ET
Location: Virtual

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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Audition: Professional Male Dancers

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Ballet is currently seeking professional male dancers for upcoming company performances in the current 2020/21 season. Please visit our website for information regarding video audition requirements. If you are interested in joining Indianapolis Ballet, please submit the required materials to this email address as soon as possible.


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Indianapolis Ballet Company Auditions

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Ballet is in search of both male and female professional dancers for the upcoming 2021/22 season. Candidates for the professional company must have at least three years of professional dance experience, and training in the Balanchine technique is a plus. The audition consists of a ballet class and repertoire. Dancers must prepare a classical variation and contemporary work. Providing your own music for variations in CD format is required. For more information, audition dates, or to register to audition, please visit the website.


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Fellowship Opportunities

Sybil Shearer Fellowship

Organization: Ragdale
Application 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.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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2021 Jadin Wong Fellowship

Organization: Asian American Arts Alliance
Application deadline: March 21, 2021

The Jadin Wong Fellowship recognizes an emerging Asian American dance artist whose work shows strong potential for greater achievement and who hopes to make a significant impact on the Asian American and New York City artistic community as a whole. The fellowship aims to recognize exemplary work that will continue to inspire young artists and the Asian American community for years to come.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Pina Bausch Fellowship

Organization: Pina Bausch Fellowship for Dance and Choreography, A programme of the Arts Foundation of North-Rhine Westphalia and the Pina Bausch Foundation
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

The Pina Bausch Fellowship is a scholarship of the Pina Bausch Foundation and the Arts Foundation NRW, which gives dancers and choreographers the time and space to define and develop their individual artistic signature together with a cooperating partner. Due to the global pandemic, a virtual fellowship will allow fellows to exchange ideas with their cooperating partners in a digital format.

To learn more and apply, click here.


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Internship Opportunities

College and Post-Graduate Internship Program

Organization: Pentacle
Application 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.

To learn more, click here.


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2021 Summer Festival Internships

Organization: Jacob's Pillow
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

Summer Festival internships run May 24 through September 4 and are part of a structured program decades in the making. Jacob’s Pillow internships offer invaluable training and mentorship towards your professional career. By interning with Jacob’s Pillow during the summer, you join a team of seasoned arts professionals and assist with multiple programs pertaining to the Festival, The School, the Archives, and Community Engagement.

This year, in response to the COVID pandemic, and restrictions placed on live performance and gathering opportunities, the program was cut back for 2021, with fewer internships offered than has been customary in the past. In addition, in order for Jacob’s Pillow to prioritize the health and safety of all community members as they pass through campus this summer, we will be investing in medical staffing, COVID-19 testing, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), and implementing extensive protocols in consultation with medical professionals and in accordance with local laws and regulations. All interns will be asked to commit to these guidelines as a condition of their appointment, the details of which will be available prior to acceptance.

To learn more, click here.


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Last updated on April 9, 2021