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Technical Director

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

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

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Manager of Individual Giving

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

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is seeking to hire for a Manager of Individual Giving. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Marketing Manager

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

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation seeks to hire a Marketing Manager. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply. Job starts no later than May 31, 2016.

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Public Relations Associate

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

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


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Director – ASC Engagement

Organization: The Alys Stephens Center
Job Location: Birmingham, AL

The Alys Stephens Center (ASC) at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) is currently recruiting for a Director of Engagement that will be responsible for the development, implementation, and management of all aspects of community and external engagement, and educational outreach initiatives of ArtPlay, the education and outreach arm of ASC. The successful candidate will lead engagement of UAB undergraduate and graduate student population in their practice of and engagement in the performing arts. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the achievement of the vision for ArtPlay as the innovative center for arts learning for students, faculty and employees, AIM in partnership with UAB Hospital and Health System, local and regional school systems, local service agencies and community, as well as the integration of the established and envisioned education programs into the mission of ASC and UAB.

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in a related field such as arts, arts education or arts administration and five (5) years of related experience. Extensive knowledge of the arts and arts education, as well as experience dealing with professional artists, university systems, healthcare systems, community organizations, and schools or granting agencies, is strongly preferred.

For the complete job description including more specific duties for this position and to submit your official application, click here

About UAB: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a comprehensive urban university with a nationally recognized academic health center. UAB is the only public, four-year, degree-granting university in the state's largest metropolitan area. UAB is the largest research institution in the state of Alabama, and the university is the largest employer in Birmingham. 

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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Director of Development

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

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

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

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

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Marketing Manager

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

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

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Grant Writer

Organization: American Repertory Ballet
Job Location: Princeton, NJ

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) is hiring for the position of “Grant Writer - Freelancer” to play a vital role in the organization’s fundraising efforts that support the programs of American Repertory Ballet, Princeton Ballet School, DANCEPOWER and other educational initiatives. The Grant Writer is a team player that can commit approximately 30 hours per month to this position. Following an initial orientation, the work can be done remotely with the exception of attending occasional in-person meetings. S/he will report directly to the Executive Director and work with the other development and programming staff.

The ideal candidate is a trustworthy, organized, detail-oriented team player with excellent skills in writing, editing and oral communication. S/he should be an enthusiastic, self-starter who can successfully manage multiple deadlines and researching. A commitment to the performing arts and a passion for ARB’s mission is a necessity. The position requires tact and the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. For full job description and how to apply click here

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School Director

Organization: American Repertory Ballet
Job Location: Princeton, NJ

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, with locations in Princeton, Cranbury, and New Brunswick, NJ. Click here for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Chief Executive Officer

Organization: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University (ATRU) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Working closely with the Board, the CEO is responsible for the overall vision, leadership, and management of ATRU, including Board interface, internal management, program development and oversight, education, fundraising, and external affairs. The challenge of this opportunity is to lead and inspire ATRU to attain its next level of excellence within and beyond the walls of ATRU, and to advance the organization’s mission, enrich life for people of all ages and backgrounds, and influence culture through the performing arts and education. S/he is the face of ATRU to the media, government officials, other cultural organizations, educational institutions, and the general public. The successful candidate will thrive on working in a demanding, yet rewarding position in support of this premier institution. The CEO reports directly to Ali Malekzadeh, the new (2015) President of Roosevelt University, and will serve on his seven-member Executive Council that meets weekly. 

Learn more and apply click here.

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Rehearsal Director

Organization: AXIS Dance Company
Job Location: Oakland, CA
Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

AXIS Dance Company is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong leadership, teaching, and communications skills. Collaboration and teamwork are at the heart of the creation and performance of our repertory and delivery of our extensive dance education and outreach program for people of all ages with and without disabilities. Candidate must be willing to participate fully in our extensive program of ambassadorial work. Click here for a full job description and information on how to apply. 

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Artistic Administrator

Organization: Ballet BC
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

Ballet BC, an established, Vancouver Performing Arts Institution seeks an energetic, results-oriented administration professional,  with 5 years of successful experience, to join their dynamic and diverse team as the Artistic Administrator. For full job description and how to apply click here .   

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Academy Director

Organization: BalletMet
Job Location: Columbus, Ohio
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

BalletMet, a professional dance company and academy in Columbus, OH with a $6+ million budget, seeks an experienced professional to direct its 1700 student Dance Academy beginning July/August 2016.  Applicant should be a team oriented, strategic leader able to foster sustainable growth. Responsibilities include overseeing staff, programs and curriculum, teaching, budgeting, and maintaining good relations with stakeholders.  Position reports to Artistic Director, Edwaard Liang, and Executive Director, Sue Porter. A full job description can be found here. To apply, email a letter of interest with resume to Sue Porter or send materials by mail (322 Mount Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH 43215). BalletMet is EOE.

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Admission Director/Operations Manager

Organization: Bates Dance Festival
Job Location: Lewiston, ME
Application Deadline: July 1, 2016

The Bates Dance Festival is seeking applicants for the key position of Admissions Director/ Operations Manager. Working closely and collaboratively with the Festival Director, this position provides organizational and financial management, communications and administrative support for all aspects of the Bates Dance Festival. The primary responsibility is serving as the Admissions Director reviewing and processing training program applications (400+/year). Additional responsibilities include adjudicating scholarship applications, supervising student assistants and interns, managing the annual solicitation campaign, management and upkeep of all computer data, and creating and implementing administrative systems for the smooth running of the Festival.

For complete job details and to apply, click here.

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Teaching Artists

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

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

BMD is looking for qualified Teaching Artists to teach its Studio to the Stage after-school programs. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of dance teaching and choreography experience, experience working with children, reliable transportation, and pass a VA State background check. Preferred candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Dance or have extensive performance experience.

Please email a resume, head shot, and cover letter.

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Executive Director

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) seeks to hire an Executive Director. Click here  for a complete job description. Interested applicants should email their application materials to BMD Board Member, Linda Chandler. 

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President

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Job Location: Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Ballet seeks a visionary performing arts executive for the role of President, to provide strategic leadership during the organization’s next era of ambitious growth. For info, click here.

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Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Job Location: Cincinnati, OH
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

The Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of Cincinnati Ballet’s most significant individual and corporate donors. The successful candidate will implement strategies to expand the number of individual and corporate donors supporting Cincinnati Ballet annually by collaborating with team members to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward relationships. This role requires an energetic and intelligent individual who can manage multiple projects while maintaining an excellent rapport with donors and constituents. Click here for a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Executive Director

Organization: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center University of Notre Dame
Job Location: Nortre Dame, IN

The Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame is hiring for an Executive Director.  Management Consultants for the Arts is managing the search. Click here for a complete job description as well as instructions on how to apply. 

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Teaching Artists, Teaching Artist Assistants

Organization: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Job Location: New York, NY

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is seeking Teaching Artists for our ongoing arts in education residencies.  Eligible candidates will have experience working with children in a dance environment, a general knowledge of the flamenco art form and a strong work ethic.  Command of the Spanish language is a plus.  For more information about our extensive program offerings, please click here. Interested candidates should email resume, photo, and cover letter. 

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Programming Assistant

Organization: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Job Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: June 15, 2016

The Programming Assistant at Flamenco Vivo handles a variety of responsibilities related to the management of both the local company and the office. It is a part-time position from June-August (approximately 25 hours/week) with the opportunity to transition to a full-time position starting in September. Two years of experience required, experience with performance booking and management are preferred.

Programming Assistant will work with the Managing Director and Director of Programming in the following areas:

  • Advancing of performances with venues
  • Booking and managing artists for local performances
  • Maintaining the local performance calendar, contracts, artist fees and payment schedule
  • Database management, generating activity reports (attendance, surveys, evaluations, etc.)
  • Marketing to schools; developing contacts with Arts Education Liaisons
  • Overseeing class schedule at the Center for Flamenco Arts and producing annual student performances and events

Additional responsibilities with full time position may include:

  • Maintaining digital presence (social media, website)
  • Assisting Executive & Managing Director with grant applications (supplemental/evaluation materials, budgets, etc.)

Click here for the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Production Technician

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

The Florida State University School of Dance is seeking applicants for the position of Production Technician. This translates to knowledge and experience in theatrical production, stage carpentry, rigging; hanging, circuiting and focusing of conventional and intelligent lighting; and operation of basic professional sound systems. Experience in other areas such as stage management, or with software such as QLab is a plus.  Requires high school graduation and four years professional experience or the equivalent, as well as the ability to obtain a FL driver’s license, the ability to perform manual labor, and to pass a background check. Application and additional details may be found here and by clicking on "Job Opportunities” and by searching for “Production Technician.”

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Company Manager

Organization: Houston Ballet
Job Location: Houston, TX

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

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Associate Director of Development

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

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) brings artists, art, and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. HSDC are seeking a strategic, experienced, and mission-driven fundraising professional to support HSDC's Development Department. Reporting to the Director of External Affairs, this position works to develop and implement successful annual and long-term plans for generating contributed revenue. The Associate Director of Development is a key leader and strategist within the External Affairs Department, overseeing three development staff and both major gifts ($5,000+) and high-level institutional portfolios. The ideal candidate is an organized, goal-driven, clear communicator, and will work alongside Department heads to develop and communicate organizational goals. HSDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. For a full job description and list of qualifications, please click here.

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Assistant General Manager

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

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

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. For a full job description and list of qualifications, click here.

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Development Associate

Organization: Island Moving Company
Job Location: Newport, RI

The Development Associate is responsible for administrative aspects of development, donor database management as well as the development and implementation of the Fund Development plan for the Island Moving Co. to achieve a specific fundraising goal. He/She plays an important role by interfacing with the Board of Directors and providing support to fundraising and administrative activities, including prospect development; database management; direct mail appeals; assistance with special events; assisting with website updates and creating weekly communications. For a full job description and information on how to apply click here.

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Salsa Instructor

Organization: Jessica Lang Dance
Job Location: Long Island City, NY

Jessica Lang Dance Center (JLDC) is the permanent home of Jessica Lang Dance. Located in the heart of Long Island City, the Center will engage and enrich the Borough of Queens by providing a variety of dance classes for all ages and abilities. JLDC will be offering a Salsa class as part of its adult programming. Adult classes will be offered in the evenings weekdays and weekends. JLDC is looking for an instructor who will be able to teach in at least one evening a week.

JLDC is looking for:

  • Reliability and consistency,
  • At least 3-5 years teaching experience in Salsa,
  • Availability to commit to Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters, and 
  • Someone who is willing to be an active participant of our inaugural season with JLDC, participating in open houses and community events. 

If interested in this position please email your resume, cover letter, and a list of three references. JLDC is looking to set up interviews on March 22nd or 23rd.

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Development Associate

Organization: The Joffrey Ballet
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and is responsible proper acceptance, tracking, recording, reporting and acknowledging of gifts and pledges in accordance with Joffrey policy and state and federal laws and IRS regulations. He/she updates and maintains the database, producing fund raising reports, donor listings and mailing lists, reconciling with the finance department, and in general supporting the data management needs of the development department. The Development Associate works closely and collaboratively with members of the development and finance departments.

Qualifications/Requirements: 1-2 years of experience in a fundraising in arts or related organization, with proven track record of accomplishment and success. Position requires knowledge of non-profit fundraising models and database policies and procedures, and proficiency and technical expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point). Excellent analytic, technical, and organizational, and computer skills required. Must be professional, detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Tessitura, or other development information systems a plus. Undergraduate degree required.

This position is Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, with additional hours as required for special events, meetings, some performances.

Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and salary history.

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Head of Studio Company and Trainee Program

Organization: The Joffrey Ballet 
Job Location: Chicago, IL

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

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Community Dance School Director

Organization: Joy of Motion
Job Location: Washington, DC
Start Date: August 1, 2016

Founded in 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center is one of Washington’s leading dance education institutions, with four pillar programs: Dance Institute (DI), Community Dance School (CDS), Neighborhood Steps (NS), and Performance Season (PS). With three studio locations in the DC area, Joy of Motion Dance Center seeks an experienced and dynamic dance education professional to lead the Community Dance Program. Click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Technical Director-Stage Operations

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

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

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Booking Agent

Organization: KMP Artists
Job Location: Austin, TX

KMP Artists is seeking dynamic, talented individuals to work as part of a highly committed, self motivated-working team of Booking Agents for Middle East, Northeast Asia, Europe, and North America.The Booking Agent will be required to promote a roster of acts and assist management with their worldwide tour itineraries. S/He will liaise with artists, managers, presenters, and promoters on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for contemporary performing arts and a desire to network at festivals and conferences. S/He should have excellent communication and negotiation skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently, and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, great organizational skills, and competent IT skills. Previous experience is essential, either as an agent or assistant agent. 

Please send resume and cover letter via email

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Education Program Manager

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

Mark DeGarmo Dance seeks a dance education professional to administrate and expand the program by building educational capacity for its growing organization. The full-time position is an excellent growth opportunity for a skilled career professional to build on our dance education foundation of nearly 30 years working with the NYC Department of Education. The Education Program Manager (EPM) will report to the Executive & Artistic Director.

The EPM should have three to five years of experience as an EPM for nonprofit organizations with dance, dance education, and youth service programs. Qualified candidates will have excellent administrative, organizational, and program and time-management skills, in addition to exceptional attention to detail and deadlines. A dance education, administrative expertise, and deep working knowledge of the NYC DOE are required. S/He should have experience raising and reporting on funds from schools and other sources. A Master's degree or equivalent is preferred. It is a plus if candidates are bilingual in Spanish and English.

To view a full job description, please click here.

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Teaching Artist in Dance & Creativity

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

Mark DeGarmo Dance is accepting applicants to join their team of Teaching Artists. This is a great opportunity at a program of national significance for experienced graduates of Dance and Dance Education programs who have a commitment to inner-city education (PreK–Grade 5). This is a 1- to 3-day per week artistic staff (W-2) permanent position with payroll benefits.

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

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

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MoveUP! Dance Academy Teachers

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

Mark DeGarmo Dance (MDGD) seeks dance teachers experienced working with under-served multicultural PreK-5 children in studio and school settings. MDGD seeks to teach world dance forms, including traditional and folkloric forms; hip hop, step, and urban forms; flamenco, pre-ballet, pre-jazz, and Modern dance. MDGD will consider other dance forms. The position reports to the Education Director and is an excellent opportunity for skilled dance teachers with excellent classroom management skills to increase work with us over the longer term. This is a consultancy opportunity to begin immediately. Compensation is competitive with NYC dance studios. Full job description is here. 

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School Director

Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) seeks a School Director as part of a four-person Education Department. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. Reporting to the Director of Education, The School Director is integral to the management, programming, scheduling, and overall organizational efficiency of the education programs at a vibrant, bustling Dance Center. The School Director supervises the School Administrator and is the primary liaison between parents, students, staff, and faculty.

Working in tandem with the Director of Education this position is primarily responsible for the design and implementation of MMDG’s annual dance programming for the Parent & Toddler Movement, Children & Teens, Special Kids Dance, Summer and Mid-Winter Dance Camps, and Adult programs at the Dance Center.  This position will support the School and Dance Center’s growth and financial strength through creative and innovative strategies. The School Director will share the responsibility for the Education department’s overall wellbeing, working to make sure all systems and protocols are communicated and executed properly.  

The Mark Morris Dance Center, opened in September 2001, is home to the Mark Morris Dance Group, The School, a Studio Rental program and a Wellness Center.  The School at The Mark Morris Dance Center provides 160 weekly classes serving over 1,800 children ages 18 months –18 years.  The Dance Center also serves approximately 800 adult students per week through a variety of classes and workshops in the Adult Program.

For full job description, click here.

Discalced, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. All Discalced, Inc. employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or preference, military status, religion, disability, marital status, citizenship, or any other category protected by law.

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Administrative Assistant and Office Manager

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

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


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Costume Shop/Wardrobe Manager

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

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

For full job description and how to apply click here

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Membership Manager

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

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

Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

Miami City Ballet (MCB) is seeking six college students or young professionals, age 20 or older, to work as chaperones during its Summer Intensive.  A background in dance or other arts is desirable but not required.  Previous experience as a chaperone with students ages 12- 19 is preferable.  

Work Dates are Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, July 24.

This position reports to the School Programs and International Relations Manager. Responsibilities include:

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

This position has weekly compensation, plus housing at University of Miami and all meals.

Please email cover letter, resume, and 2 recommendation letters to Stella Braudy, school programs and international relations manager. 

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Managing Director

Organization: Movement Research
Job Location: New York, NY

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

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Director of Production

Organization: The Music Center
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Music Center of Los Angeles invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Director of Production. The Director of Production (DOP) is a senior member of the Music Center’s operations staff and reports directly to the Executive Vice President/COO. The DOP supervises two Production Managers and one Production Assistant who collectively manage all production-related needs for events in all four of The Music Center’s spaces (Ahmanson Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Mark Taper Forum, Walt Disney Concert Hall) and outdoor Plaza. The DOP  is also responsible for oversight and scheduling of all I.A.T.S.E. union crews (Local 33, 768 and 706). Qualified candidates should have a proven track record of working on large-scale live events, a solid grasp of a wide range of technical skills, strong understanding of union labor relations, and the ability to collaboratively manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis. The Music Center has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to assist in placing its next Director of Production, and interested candidates may click here to read the complete job profile and apply for this position.

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Senior Vice President of Programs

Organization: The Music Center
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Music Center seeks a Senior Vice President of Programs. The successful candidate will join a highly proficient team working in Los Angeles’ premier presenting organization. Successful candidates will possess a proven background in presenting / producing at a level commensurate with The Music Center. A full position profile may be found here as well as instructions on how to apply.

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Children’s Division Faculty

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN

Nashville Ballet seeks a full time faculty member to focus on implementing the artistic vision and curriculum standards set forth by the Artistic Director and School Dean.  Their primary duties will consist of teaching, rehearsing, and developing the students of School of Nashville Ballet. Full time faculty members will also aid in the development of the School of Nashville Ballet curriculum through constant communication. In addition, they will be expected to uphold Nashville Ballet’s reputation for artistic excellence and make regular and active contributions to a creative and enthusiastic working environment.  Full time faculty members will also be expected to act as a model for part time faculty in regards to appearance, demeanor, work ethic, following organizational policies and procedures, faculty core values and a collegial atmosphere.

Click here for a complete job description.

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School Manager

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN
Application Deadline: July 18, 2016

Nashville Ballet seeks a School Manager to support the growth and opportunities the organization is providing to dance students across the country. The School Manager’s main focus is to manage and oversee the daily operations of the School to assure a proactive approach with strong financial results and positive customer experience. Working under the direction of the School Director, the School Manager will facilitate all aspects of the School of Nashville Ballet’s operations to accomplish desired goals and objectives of the School.  He/She supports and carries out these objectives including general logistics, budgeting, and scheduling and long term strategic planning goals, using resources efficiently and effectively. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume, including the job title in the subject line. For a full job description click here.

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School Registrar

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN
Application Deadline: July 18, 2016

The School Registrar’s main focus is to successfully maintain the School of Nashville Ballet’s data base, entering classes and student’s information into the Mind Body software in a timely manner that meets the deadlines and goals of the organization. The Registrar will also regularly prepare analysis (financial, statistical) of school data to include weekly reports to management, initial drafts of budgets, etc. This person will coordinate School of Nashville Ballet's data management and through the use of documentation, communication, attention to detail, maintaining a thorough knowledge of the school calendar and a proactive approach will assure a positive customer experience. The School Registrar will also supervise school administrative staff with specific attention to data management, following organizational policies and procedures, and commitment to exceptional customer service. For a full job description and how to apply click here

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Associate Director, Group Sales & Tourism

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

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

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Dance Teaching Artists

Organization: New York City Ballet
Job Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: May 16, 2016

New York City Ballet seeks to hire Dance Teaching Artists. Click here  for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Senior Director of Development

Organization: New York City Ballet

Job Location: New York, NY

New York City Ballet seeks to hire a Senior Director of Development. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply. 

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Director, Foundation & Government Relations

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

New York City Ballet seeks to hire a Director, Foundation & Government Relations. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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Full-time Faculty Members

Organization: New World School of the Arts
Job Location:  Miami, FL

New World School of the Arts, a High School and College of the Arts located in Miami, FL, is seeking two full-time faculty (Ballet  and Modern ) for its Dance Division, with teaching responsibilities beginning August 18, 2016. 

New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts, and is an educational partnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida. With programs in Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts, NWSA awards the high school diploma, Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees through its partner institutions. 

Job requirements include Master’s Degree in Dance or a Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Dance as well as a strong preference for six years of professional performing experience with a prominent dance company/companies and four years of teaching experience the high school, college, or professional levels of dance.

For further information for these positions click here and enter the search words: nwsa dance or you may click on the job titles linked above.

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Director, ODC Theater

Organization: ODC
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

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

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Director of Development

Organization: ODC
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

ODC seeks a results-oriented Director of Development to institutionalize and guide the development department and participate in all fundraising efforts for the organization including creating, implementing, and maintaining strategies for fostering and sustaining public and private support. S/he will guide the direction of targeted giving initiatives, including interfacing with current donors as well as identifying and soliciting new funders. Capable of analyzing data and translating it into action, the Director of Development will collaborate with ODC program heads and the ODC Board and Board Development Committee to expand the donor bases sourced from patrons of ODC/Dance, ODC School, and ODC Theater, maintaining and increasing present giving levels and shaping ODC’s fundraising resources for the future.

View the complete job description here.  

To apply, send letter and résumé (electronic submissions preferred) outlining demonstrable accomplishments and a verifiable track record of results to:

Ms. Nicki Genovese, associate vice president
Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
8581 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 406
Los Angeles, CA  90069-4120
323.721.0141; ext. 210 (w)
323.936.1196 (f)
Email

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Director of Finance and Administration

Organization: ODC
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

ODC seeks to hire a Director of Finance and Administration. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply. 

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Director of Individual Giving

Organization: School of American Ballet
Location: New York, NY

The School of American Ballet, the official training academy of New York City Ballet, is seeking a full-time Director of Individual Giving to lead and expand its individual giving program, comprised of major gifts, membership, and annual fund components. Responsibilities include: developing and implementing an individual giving strategy to secure more than $1.5 million from a donor base of over 800 people, initiating contacts with prospective donors, developing cultivation strategies, soliciting gifts, and stewarding donors to maintain and strengthen relationships.

To view the full job description and application instructions, click here.

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Director of Institutional Giving

Organization: School of American Ballet
Job Location: New York, NY

The School of American Ballet seeks a Director of Institutional Giving to lead and expand its robust institutional giving program, comprised of foundation, government, and corporate foundation giving components. As a senior member of the School’s development staff, the Director of Institutional Giving will be responsible for raising over $1.6 million annually, plus additional capital and endowment fundraising as needed.

Full description and application instructions can be found here.

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Studio Branch Manager

Organization: School of Oregon Ballet Theatre
Job Location: Portland, OR

The Studio Branch Manager is responsible for the administration of the School of Oregon Ballet’s West Linn studio. The position reports to the School Director and the successful candidate will work independently and as a team player to ensure the studio branch operates in an effective and efficient manner and achieves targeted growth benchmarks. The role requires the ability to communicate and coordinate with various constituencies from students and parents to staff and the general public. A background in administration or previous experience as a studio branch manager with proficiency in contact management, and strong aptitude to manage to deadlines in a dynamic work environment, are essential. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Administrative Duties:

  • Actively promote the branch within the community to generate new students by organizing community events and soliciting news sources to increase awareness and recognition of the School of Oregon Ballet brand
  • Meet with the School Director on a regular basis to develop and review class schedules, promotional materials and branch strategy
  • Supervise branch faculty, accompanists and other staff as hired
  • Process registrations, collect monies owed, maintain branch budget and attendance sheets
  • Coordinate with school administration to ensure integrity of client records, and Business Office on all operational and accounting matters
  • Utilize and become proficient with organization’s contact management system - MINDBODY
  • Promote Oregon Ballet Theatre performances and events to students and families in coordination with the marketing department
  • Arrange opening and closing of branch
  • Other duties as assigned 

Customer Relations:

  • Greet, assist and/or direct students, parents, visitors and the general public
  • Maintain positive relations with all staff, parents and students
  • Maintain School registration materials for all programs
  • Respond to all inquiries related to branch activities and School

While not required, successful candidates will have specific experience within dance and the performing arts. A full job description can be obtained on the OBT website. 

Interested parties should mail a resume with cover letter to the attention of Human Resources at 0720 SW Bancroft St., Portland, OR 97239 or email

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Senior Director of Philanthropy

Organization: Orlando Ballet
Job Location: Orlando, FL

The Senior Director of Philanthropy will:

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

Click here for more information!

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Executive Assistant

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA

The responsibilities for this position are quite varied. In assisting the Executive Director, the utmost confidentiality is expected. The ability to project manage, to take the lead and have personal initiation is essential. The successful candidate possesses a passion for the arts and a desire to play a role in advancing Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s mission to enrich and inspire. The dynamic environment will draw upon proven communication and project management skills. Some of the major responsibilities include Board of Trustees relations and communications, donor relations, calendar, scheduling, travel, and correspondence. For a full job description click hereQualified applicants may email a resume, or mail to S. Swartz, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 2900 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. No phone calls, please.

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Live-In Student Residence Director

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA

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

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General Manager

Organization: RAWdance
Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Application Deadline: May 20, 2016 

RAWdance is seeking its first General Manager. The 30 hour/week General Manager will be joining the two Co-Artistic Directors in overseeing the company’s regular operations, projects and productions, and long-term planning. Click here for full description and information on how to apply.

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Technical Director

Organization: Richmond Ballet
Job Location: Richmond, VA

Richmond Ballet seeks an experienced Technical Director with excellent skills in all aspects of theatre/ ballet production. Responsibilities include:  Supervision of all phases of show preparation, load in, running, and load out of both home seasons in Richmond and touring venues; oversee maintenance of all lighting, scenery, and equipment. Orchestrate and act as liaison for inbound and outbound rentals; supervision and communication of Seasonal Staff, IATSE, and over hire crews. Applicant should have prior tour experience, knowledge of care, and maintenance of soft goods, strong knowledge of rigging. Straight truck driving skills, a plus.  Proficient in CAD. Contract will begin July 1, 2016.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Email cover letter, references and resume.  EOE.

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Director of Development or Director of External Affairs

Organization: Rochester City Ballet
Job Location: Rochester, NY

Rochester City Ballet seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Development or Director of External Affairs to plan, lead, and grow the organization. This new position will report to and work as a team with the Executive Director to staff all development activities. The successful candidate will be a master of diplomacy and exhibit a passion for performing arts.  A candidate with strong marketing acumen would be a candidate for External Affairs and take on additional marketing responsibilities and outsourcing some development activities. Click here for a full job description. 

No phone calls please. To apply, email a cover letter and resume. 

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Instructor-in-Residence

Organization: San Angelo Civic Ballet
Job Location: San Angelo, TX

Application Deadline: July 31, 2016
Position Dates: August 22 - December 18, 2016, with possible extensions.

Full-time position with 20 teaching hours and 20 hours of administrative and production support per week. Ballet instruction levels Pre-Ballet to Level 2, with rotations through Levels 3, 4 and Pre-Professional per ability. Other duties: parent communication, conducting rehearsals, possible choreographic opportunities. Position was created to offer positive role models for our student base, enthusiasm, expertise, and fresh artistic perspective to our region. San Angelo Civic Ballet hopes to provide experience from many aspects of a non-profit ballet school to a person beginning their professional work or considering a direction change. Candidates must have classical ballet training, teaching experience, ability to communicate with and encourage students with a wide range of facility, verbal and writing skills, and current knowledge of the professional ballet world. Please email resume to apply. 

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Associate Director of Adult Education and Audience Engagement

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

The Associate Director of Adult Education and Audience Engagement (ADAE) will oversee the development and execution of engaging and accessible education programs designed to serve audience members (as well as SF Ballet staff and School students) with the ultimate goal of improving audience members’ knowledge of ballet. This candidate will craft a pedagogically sound framework for adult education and define innovative strategies for engagement and learning. S/He will base their work on current research and best practices in the fields of dance education, educational psychology, and curriculum design. The ADAE will serve as an advocate for dance literacy within the institution and in the wider regional and national dance communities. S/He will participate in crafting educational content for website, publications and other channels, and in planning and implementing digital and event-based education/engagement strategies. 

An MA/MFA in dance, dance education, or equivalent professional job experience is required for this position. The ADAE should also have a minimum five years of experience in the field of dance education.  For more details, please click here.

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Residence Manager

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

Under minimal supervision, the Residence Manager is a full time live-in position that is responsible for the safety, well-being, and supervision of students.  In addition, the Residence Manager oversees all aspects of SF Ballet School Residence and serves as the liaison between School Administration and the Facilities staff regarding all issues involving students and the facility. The Residence Manager is the primary contact for all day-to-day matters involving the students and residence. The Residence Manager supervises the half-time live-in Resident Assistant (RA) and part-time Residence Staff (RS).  The Residence Manager also oversees the cleaning staff. For more details and to apply, click here

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Resident Assistant

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

Under supervision of the Residence Manager, the Resident Assistant assists with the supervision of students and the management of the Student Residence.  Benefit includes complimentary housing. For more details and to apply, click here

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Ballet School Faculty

Organization: San Francisco Ballet School
Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Start Date: September 2016

San Francisco Ballet School (SFBS), seeks a full time instructor to teach women’s intermediate and advance classes, including technique, pointe and repertory.  SFBS faculty delivers the School’s curriculum, determined by the Associate Director, to the students enrolled in SFBS; to develop and nurture these students, preparing them for a professional career in dance and to transmit passion for the art form.  All School faculty are expected to participate fully in the life of the School, which may include weekly faculty meetings, attending performances and special events.  Minimum 36 weeks (classes are scheduled M-Sat).  Full time, exempt, benefited. Individuals may be invited to teach during the summer session as the program needs demand.

Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching ballet in a professional ballet school, or certificate/diploma from a major ballet teacher training course. Past professional performing career, with a knowledge of classical and contemporary repertoire (preferred).  California Department of Justice and FBI background check required.

For more information and to apply click here. EEO/FCO. No calls please.

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Wellness Program Manager

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

Under minimal supervision the Wellness Program Manager administrates the workers compensation claims for the San Francisco Ballet dancers as well as claims for other employees of the San Francisco Ballet Association. In addition this position coordinates the medical offices at San Francisco Ballet and at the Opera House. An AA degree or equivalent, Medical assisting program, and knowledge of or training in ballet (preferred); 1-3 years related experience; Medical assisting (orthopedic setting preferred); and 1-3 years’ experience with California Workers Compensation cases. For more details and to apply, click here.

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Individual Gifts Associate

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

Under direct supervision, the Individual Gifts Associate primarily provides administrative support to the individual giving officers in the Christensen Society, the membership program, and the Legacy Circle, as well as assists on other development department projects. College degree or equivalent, 1 – 3 years’ experience in database management, word processing and excel. 

Knowledge of ballet/performing arts preferred. For more details and to apply, click here

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Executive Director

Organization: Texas Ballet Theater
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX

Texas Ballet Theater seeks to hire an Executive Director. Click here  for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply. 

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Director of Development

Organization: Texas Ballet Theater
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

The mission of Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) is to create, present, and tour world-class ballet, from classical to cutting–edge, and promote its appreciation, accessibility, and technical mastery among students, pre-professionals, and audiences of all ages.  TBT is honored to be the only arts organization to serve as resident company for both leading performance venues in Dallas and Fort Worth – the Winspear Opera House and Bass Performance Hall.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Development Director will manage TBT's Development team and lead all fundraising efforts in order to sustain and increase the financial resources available to TBT.  This individual will lead the ongoing strategic planning process that identifies development team goals as well as the specific strategies and action steps necessary to achieve such objectives. 

The Development Director will be responsible for successfully inspiring and guiding the TBT Development staff towards achievement of the overall team goal of $4,125,000.  

To apply, email a cover letter outlining aptitude and interest with resume.  

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Account Manager

Organization: TRG Arts
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

The Account Manager is an active member of the Client Service team that delivers TRG’s data-driven, best practice counsel aimed at achieving revenue and patronage results for each client.  In this position, you will become a data expert and learn the ins and outs of the TRG Data Center.  You will service the firm’s most important portfolio of direct response and data services clients and help them achieve results. Through seamless and detail-oriented project management, you will work with analysts and consultants to deliver products and services to TRG’s data services clients. Relocation to Colorado is mandatory for this position. To ready the full job description and to apply, please click here.

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University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Part-Time Lecturer in Afro-Cuban Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is seeking to hire a part-time Lecturer in Afro-Cuban Dance to provide specialized instruction in the area of Afro-Cuban contemporary and traditional dance forms for non-majors and majors, Afro-Cuban dance history, Afro-Caribbean dance studies, and Latin dance. Knowledge and instructional experience desired in Rumba, Salsa, Salsa Rueda, Salsa Suelta, Son, and Cha Cha Cha. Experience in teaching dance history including Afro-Diasporic and Latin Dance Studies, or World Dance is preferred. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

Part-Time Lecturer in Jazz Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

To provide specialized instruction in the area of Jazz Dance, specific to any of the following areas: Vernacular Jazz Dances, Commercial Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Concert Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Contemporary Jazz and Dunham-based practices with the ability to teach lectures in Jazz Dance history, African/Afro-Cuban Dance history and Latin Dance history for non-majors and majors. Knowledge and instructional experience desired include: Lindy Hop, Swing, Jitterbug, Women in Heels, Men in Heels, African and Latin Diaspora Dances. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

Part-Time Lecturer in Hip Hop Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

To provide specialized instruction in the areas of Hip Hop and related dance forms for non-majors and majors, African American dance history, Hip Hop dance and history in particular. Knowledge and instructional experience desired to include, but not limited to, B-boying (breaking), Hip Hop social dances, turfing, waacking, vogue, popping/boogaloo, House, locking, jookin, get lite, foot-workin, Jitting, Jamican, and bone breaking. Experience in teaching dance history including Afro-Diasporic and Latin Dance Studies, or World Dance preferred. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

Part-Time Lecturer in Bollywood
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

To teach all levels of Bollywood in relation to Classical Indian Dance for non-majors. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

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DanceDC Instructor

Organization: The Washington Ballet
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Washington Ballet (TWB) seeks a DanceDC Instructor for TWB’s education outreach program called DanceDC; TWB @THEARC is the headquarters of TWB’s education department and the Southeast Campus of The Washington School of Ballet. This full-time faculty position will be assigned to teach classes at partnered DanceDC schools, and also possibly at The Washington School of Ballet.

The candidate will possess 3 to 5 years teaching experience in ballet to children of varying levels especially in outreach setting. The candidate must possess and demonstrate classical ballet knowledge, a willingness to embrace the school’s curriculum and demonstrate proficiency in choreography. The candidate will have an understanding of practical forms of dance education including arts experience and arts integration which are essential to the company’s educational mission.

Successful candidates will lead classes and instruct students in ballet at The Washington School of Ballet and in public school settings through the DanceDC program. Collaboration with students, parents, and school and company administration is required. The candidate’s knowledge of community engagement training is a plus. Previous experience in the non-profit sector is preferred. Additional duties include preparing and rehearsing dance routines for a variety of school and community performances.

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

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Guest Artist

Organization: Washington and Lee University
Job Location: Lexington, VA
Submission Deadline: June 1, 2016

Washington and Lee (W&L) Repertory Dance Company is seeking for 3-5 guest artists for fall 2016 to be part of its annual guest artist series. The award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company has been hailed as a company of outstanding artistic merit and has received multiple invitations over the years to perform in the gala concerts of American College Dance Association. Through the dynamic W&L program, along with two fully produced concerts on campus every year, dancers have performed at Culculorus in Wilmington, NC; Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, NY; the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC; and the Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, among others. Past guest artists have included Doran Raz from Batsheva, Nicole Wolcott from Keigwin + Company, Jack Arnold from Pilobolus, Lauren Edson who danced with Trey McIntyre Project, and many others.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Upload the dance you wish to set on the company online (vimeo, youtube) - the creation of new works is not being commissioned. W & L will select pieces based on viewing the full work. The work submitted will be the piece set on the company; it may not exceed ten minutes.
  • Please email with these materials (the vimeo/youtube link; a description of the work; CV) with the subject line: Guest Artist 2016-2017. Please include a description of the work and your CV.
  • Guest Artists will receive a stipend and reimbursement for travel and meals.
Note: If your work is selected, W&L dance maintains the ability to use submitted footage for promotional purposes (e.g. choreography reel, posts on social media, etc.). Your entry form serves as an agreement to those terms of redistribution.

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Production Manager

Organization: Western Michigan University's Dance Department
Job Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Application Deadline: June 27, 2016

Western Michigan University’s Department of Dance seeks an experienced production manager to direct all technical needs for 7-10 dance productions per year including concerts, showings, collaborative projects, as well as other events presented on or off campus in regional, national, and international venues. Qualified candidates may also design for dance productions which include many professional guest artist works, as well as teach courses in dance production and/or arts management. This 10-month, full-time, position begins August 15, 2016. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in dance, theatre design, or a related field; 3 years of production experience; prior supervisory and teaching experience; and strong communication skills.  An advanced degree, dance-specific production experience, university experience, other technical production skills, and familiarity with ETC lighting consoles and production-specific software (VectorWorks, Lightwrite, Q-lab, sound editing, etc.) desired.  For more information and to apply online click here.

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Manager of Revenue and Community Partnerships

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

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

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*postings updated as of June 23, 2016.