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Chair - Dance Department

Organization: Alabama School of Fine Arts
Job Location: Birmingham,  AL

The Alabama School of Fine Arts seeks to hire a Chair for its Dance Department. Click here  to read the complete job description with instructions on how to apply. 

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Manager of Individual Giving

Organization: Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
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
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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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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Graphic Designer

Organization: American Repertory Ballet
Job Location: Princeton, NJ

The Graphic Designer supports marketing operations by designing, editing, and distributing advertisements and other marketing materials to publications, media contacts, printers, and performance venues, while creating social media, website, and video content.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Director of Marketing/PR to design, edit and distribute advertisements, marketing campaigns and all other materials to online/print publications and social media
  • Designs event and informational posters and brochures for performance venues and studios, as well as performance playbills
  • Creates promotional, repertory preview and recap videos for the professional company and Princeton Ballet School
  • Keeps track of organizational marketing schedule and manages deadlines as it relates to jobs in production cycle
  • Keeps track of media sponsors and ad trades ensuring graphic related elements are fulfilled (logos placed on various materials, updated ads collected, etc.)
  • Coordinates printer relationships by securing competitive bids, establishing print schedule and making sure all projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Creates charts, graphs and other support materials
  • Readies and delivers all files to printers and other vendors according to specs
  • Communicates with media contacts, photographers and press to supply needed art and support materials
  • Manages and updates content on social media platforms and organizational website
  • Manages organization of all materials (logos, approved photos, videos, etc.) on shared drive
  • Adheres to branding and style guidelines and makes suggestions for improving the image of the organization
  • Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by completing related results as needed or assigned by Director of Marketing/PR

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience and expertise with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator)
  • PowerPoint development skills
  • Web layout (responsive design for mobile, tablet, various browsers)
  • Email marketing design; experience with Constant Contact
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro X/other video editing programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Able to edit HTML within web and email; experience with WordPress
  • Social media design/posting skills
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google AdWords
  • Written communication, attention to detail in a multi-tasking environment, statistical analysis, organization, self-development
  • Ability to work individually and on a team, communicate and present ideas, while meeting a strict deadline
  • Knowledge of the organizational vision, mission, and history

Minor Functions:

  • Assists other departments in various tasks/event planning if needed
  • Assigns tasks to marketing interns
  • Updates online calendar event listings and other data entry jobs

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, or related design degree (concentration in Graphic Design) from accredited college or university
  • 1-2 years experienceor similar experience via professional internships
  • Strong portfolio

The Graphic Designers' supervisors will be the Executive Director and Director of Marketing and PR. This position is full time (Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 (PM).

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and link to online portfolio (if available) to Neil Burns.

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Full-Time Faculty in Dance

Organization: American University
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2016-2017. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field.  The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 29, 2016. The position is renewable, pending budget approval. Click here  to read the full job description with 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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Associate Director of Individual Giving 

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

The Associate Director of Individual Giving reports to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for working with the Chief Development Officer and Executive Director to build and maintain relationships with individual donors primarily ($1-$25,000.00) and program sponsors, as well as research potential new individual donors and program/event sponsors. The Associate Director of Individual Giving will provide support for development and coordination of events including annual gala and donor events. The Associate Director of Individual Giving is also responsible for managing the Adler Society and the Auxiliary Board, as well as supervises the activities of the Development Associate. View a full job description and apply online, click here.

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Marketing Manager

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

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

The Marketing Manager is a key member of the Auditorium Theatre marketing and sales team, responsible for the implementation of marketing plans for individual Auditorium Theatre presenting shows.  In addition, this position manages ad and collateral design and trafficking, serves as project manager on special events and festivals, and oversees all Auditorium Theatre social media. Responsibilities include:

  • Manages day to day execution of marketing plans for Auditorium Theatre presenting shows.  Includes design and messaging, ad trafficking, social media, promotions, special events, and wrap reports and analysis.
  • Creates and executes, along with the Marketing Associate, all Auditorium Theatre social media strategies, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Periscope and Snapchat.
  • Serves as primary marketing project manager for special events (i.e.  Young Professional Nights) and festivals (i.e. The Billy Strayhorn Festival).
  • Manages ad design and trafficking for season ads and materials.
  • Serves at marketing liaison to the Auditorium’s Auxiliary Board.

Other projects will be assigned, as needed.

The qualified candidate will possess the following:

  • 2-3 years of marketing or sales experience.
  • Experience with managing special events.
  • Experience in managing social media strategies, and strong knowledge of social media.
  • Platforms and trends.
  • Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Friendly and outgoing with the ability to balance multiple “clients."
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying the Auditorium Theatre’s core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role.
  • A positive and professional demeanor is a must.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of dance, music and theatre.
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends for shows/events.
  • Basic graphic design experience preferred, but not required.
  • Tessitura experience preferred, but not required.
  • BA or BS required.

Salary will commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, generous vacation days, and complimentary tickets. Employees will be required to work some evenings and weekends. 

Please apply for position with resume, cover letter and salary requirements at here

NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS, PLEASE. Applications must be submitted through the Roosevelt University portal.

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Development Associate

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

The Development Associate reports to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for the data management needs of the Development Department. This role supports all fundraising initiatives, donor solicitations, research and analysis, and correspondence. This role works collaboratively with the members of the development, marketing and finance departments to augment the success of one of Chicago’s most iconic, celebrated and historic artistic venues.

  • Main point of contact for the management of the development software program (Tessitura), ensuring that all donor and prospect files and database are maintained.
  • Chronicle all gift payments, track acquisition, gift-posting and acknowledgements.
  • Ensure that development records are reconciled with accounting records and provide fundraising reports as necessary.
  • Analyze and manage database reports and queries for prospect management, fundraising progress, gift solicitation and donor communications.
  • Work with the marketing department to manage the communications schedule as pertains to the Development Department.
  • Work with the marketing department to ensure that all donors are properly acknowledged in the performance program, on theatre signage, on the website, etc.
  • Work with the Development Team to develop departmental relationships with Board members, donors and prospects.
  • Act as a key researcher for the organization by investigating foundation, corporate, and government prospects.
  • Write templates and compile requisite materials for grant proposals.
  • Assist Major Gifts Program by compiling and recording information on prospective donors and potential sources of revenue.
  • Manage a small portfolio of individual donors.
  • Supervise Development Department interns.

The most qualified applicant will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • One year experience working for a not-for-profit cultural organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Prior development experience preferred, but not required
  • Proficient in Tessitura.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Arts lovers welcome! 

To learn more about the position and 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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Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Job Location: Cincinnati, OH
Application Deadline: April 22, 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 complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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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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Data Analyst

Organization: Cincinnati Opera
Job Location: Cincinnati, OH
Application Deadline: May 13, 2016

Cincinnati Opera seeks a Data Analyst. Specific responsibilities include tracking and analyzing sales and attendance data, developing ticket pricing, projecting revenue and attendance, evaluating audience feedback, and providing regular and ad hoc reporting on sales and attendance. The Data Analyst will work in collaboration with the Marketing Manager to develop marketing campaigns, track progress, and advise on tactical adjustments as necessary, and will also serve as the primary source of information on the company’s community impact, audience demographics, and attendance and ticket-revenue history.  

The ideal candidate will be forward-thinking, inquisitive, and tenacious and will thrive in a collaborative, high-performance environment. Accuracy, insight, and clear communication are critical to success in this role. A bachelor’s degree in business analytics, economics, applied mathematics, information systems, or similar is required. Experience with transactional data analysis, large data sets, marketing campaign development, written reports, and CRM software are also required. Familiarity with Tessitura is preferred, but not required. For a complete job description, please click here.

Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirements; Fax: 513.768.5556; Mail: Cincinnati Opera / Attn. HR / 30 Garfield Place, Ste. 800 / Cincinnati, OH 45202. No phone calls please. 

Cincinnati Opera is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity of staff. 

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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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Principal Teacher

Organization: The Florida Ballet at Jacksonville
Job Location: Jacksonville, FL
Application Deadline: April 30, 2016

 The Florida Ballet at Jacksonville seeks to hire a Principal Teacher. Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Instruction of classes for intermediate through pre-professional students including ballet technique, pointe, men’s work, partnering and repertory.
  • Mentoring, coaching, and rehearsing of full-time Conservatory/Graduate students.
  • Rehearsal assistant for various productions including Nutcracker and annual Spring Concert.
  • Develop and nurture enrolled students preparing them for a professional career or related field in ballet.
  • Full participation in the life of the organization including meetings, attending performances and special events.
  • Execute administrative duties assigned to faculty members including writing and completing student progress reports and year end student evaluations.
  • Willingness to adapt and teach the ABT curriculum.

Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching ballet in a professional program. Preferred ABT certified. Past professional performing career, with a knowledge of classical and contemporary repertoire preferred. Position is year-round and salaried starting August 2016. No benefits. A background screening is required for employment.

Application materials are: Resume; Video of your work – may include choreography, teaching presentation, performance, etc.; References; Current contact information.

Please mail application materials to The Florida Ballet, 300 East State Street, Suite E, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 or submit via email

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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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Development Manager

Organization: Gallim Dance
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY

Gallim Dance seeks a strategic, eager, and experienced Development Manager to support Gallim’s efforts to achieve our annual contributed income goals, grow, and engage our donor base at all levels, and lay the groundwork for a $1.5 million campaign towards our 10th anniversary season. This Manager will will act as a key partner to the Executive Director in development and external affairs.

Email a cover letter (pasted into the email), resume, salary history, and writing sample to with subject line: Development Manager.

For more information about the company, click here; for a more detailed job description, click here.

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Manager of Marketing and Communication

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

Hubbard Street’s External Affairs department seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented and creative professional in marketing and public relations. This position is responsible for the timely and effectively prioritized execution of integrated communication and marketing plans, supporting Hubbard Street’s performance, community-focused, education, and public dance programs. This position requires a self-starter with significant skill sets across both traditional and new marketing and media channels. Hubbard Street’s Manager of Marketing and Communication works to deliver on the public-facing needs of the main performing company and Hubbard Street 2; the Lou Conte Dance Studio; and Hubbard Street’s Youth, Education and Community Programs. Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Click here for a complete job description. 

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.

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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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Director of Marketing

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

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position oversees the planning, execution, and analysis of marketing for The Joyce Theater. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Create, conceptualize and implement marketing plans and strategies across digital, social media, print, and collateral platforms.
  • Develop revenue projections and oversee departmental budget.
  • Manage ticket inventory through demand-based pricing strategies.
  • Oversee outreach initiatives for developing new audiences.
  • Oversee activities of external public relations agency to maximize Theater’s program and institutional presence
  • Coordinate efforts with external advertising agency to establish creative direction for marketing campaigns across varied platforms.
  • Develop all written messaging for online and print advertising.
  • Manage marketing relationships with external vendors.
  • Advise subsidized rental companies on marketing campaigns and strategies to maximize ticket revenue.
  • Edit and proofread Theater’s program book.
  • Manage staff of three full-time employees.

Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resumes. The Joyce Theater is an EOE/AA.

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Contractors

Organization: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - VSA Programs
Job Location: Washington, DC
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 4, 2016 at 11:59 pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking contract proposals from eligible and qualified contractors to provide arts education experiences to students with disabilities. View the Requests for Contract Proposals (RFPs) for specific program details.

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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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Marketing Assistant

Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY
Application Deadline: April 30, 2016

The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a creative, highly organized, resourceful, and enthusiastic team player with strong attention to detail to join its fast-paced marketing department. This department serves the full organization, encompassing touring dance group, dance center, and school. The Marketing Assistant should be digitally-savvy, with some design and video editing knowledge, and have excellent communication, proofreading, and time-management skills.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the creation of marketing/press kits.
  • Provide copy for programs; oversee program approval process with each presenter.
  • Update monthly adult class calendar for the Dance Center.
  • Oversee the organizational system for filing and retrieving content- photographs, videos, press articles, press quotes, etc.
  • Maintain printed marketing collateral.
  • Manage email databases.
  • Keep website content updated.
  • Maintain distribution list of local press and event listings.
  • Manage audio/video content and create DVDs/clips as requested for presenters, dancers, musicians, collaborators.
  • Assist with special projects - photo and film exhibits, book projects, etc.

For a full job description, click here.

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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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Director of Patron Marketing and Communications

Organization: Michigan Opera Theatre
Job Location: Detroit, MI

Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) is seeking a Director of Patron Marketing and Communications to develop and implement MOT’s marketing, branding, sales, research, and communications efforts. This individual will be responsible for achieving sales goals and raising visibility and awareness of MOT both locally and nationally to support all institutional goals. This person will be expected to work closely with the Chief Patron Officer, Artistic Director, President & CEO and the Patron team of MOT.

Qualified candidates will have five or more years of experience successfully leading marketing and communications functions of a complex organization. Performing arts experience strongly preferred. Candidates must have: five years of experience in customer or member acquisition and retention; demonstrated experience supervising high-performing individuals and teams; proven ability to build strong brands and increase earned income; demonstrated experience with marketing communication disciplines and multi-channel campaign design and execution. Additional requirements can be viewed on MOT's website; click here to view the complete job description.

Interested applicants should apply for this position in confidence, by emailing their resume and cover letter to Patricia Walker.

Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity in our workforce.

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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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Executive & Artistic Director

Organization: National Center for Choreography – Akron
Job Location: Akron, OH
Application Deadline: May 1, 2016

Click here  to see the complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this newly created organization and position. 

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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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Institutional Giving Manager

Organization: OPERA America
Job Location: New York, NY

OPERA America seeks to hire an Institutional Giving Manager. Click here  to read the complete job description as well as information on how to apply.

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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 (SAB) seeks a Director of Individual Giving.  SAB is a constituent organization of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and is the official - yet independent - school of New York City Ballet. SAB’s 10-person Development Department raises over $6 million in annual funds overall, plus additional endowment support.  The Director of Individual Giving is a senior member of the School’s development staff, responsible for over $1.5 million in annual fundraising from individual patrons and members.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include 6+ years development experience in individual giving, including supervisory experience, with knowledge of New York area philanthropic community.

To view the full job description and application instructions, click 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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Executive Director

Organization: Orlando Ballet
Job Location: Orlando, FL

Orlando Ballet seeks a dynamic and knowledgeable individual to serve as chief executive officer and administrative leader of Central Florida’s prominent professional ballet company. The professional company of 25 national and international dancers is complemented by a school of over 1,250 students in three locations. 

The Executive Director will work in partnership with the Artistic Director, Robert Hill, and the Board to develop and execute the strategic vision that supports Orlando Ballet’s mission.  The individual will have a keen business sense and entrepreneurial vision that will foster the Ballet’s growth both artistically and financially.  The Executive Director will implement strategies to: guide the administration and operations of Orlando Ballet; maximize contributed and earned revenue; expand marketing, communications, audience development and public image; develop, oversee, and monitor the organization’s financial performance; supervise a professional staff that implement operations, fundraising, marketing and financial management in support of artistic and educational programs.

Successful experience in a management and/or senior leadership position with a performing arts organization required, as well as proven track record of success facilitating organizational change and development within a growing organization. Candidates will have demonstrated experience in providing marketing and fundraising leadership, as well as a strong understanding of finance, budgeting, information systems, human resources, and facilities management.  

For detailed information regarding the position and to apply, please click here

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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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Curtain Call Dance Relationship Manager

Organization: Perform Group, LLC
Job Location: South Florida, New York, Detroit, and New Orleans
Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

Perform Group is currently seeking Dance Relationship Managers for our dance division (Curtain Call Costumes). The Relationship Manager (RM) will be responsible for improving the company’s direct sales efforts in dance apparel in the assigned region. The RM will proactively drive the sales of our products & services by influencing customers’ buying decisions; and will seek and disseminate on-going market feedback about our catalog offerings. The RM will represent Curtain Call personally to dance studios and generate additional revenue from existing customers and new prospects. For a full description or to apply, please visit the organization's website linked above and click the employment link.

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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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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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Communications and Development Director

Organization: South Arts
Job Location: Atlanta, GA

South Arts seeks to hire a Communications and Development Director. Click here  for the full job description and information on how to apply.

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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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Organizational Advancement Partner 

Organization: Urban Bush Women
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY
Application Deadline: May 1, 2016
Start Date: July 5, 2016

The Organizational Advancement Partner is a member of the three-person senior team that leads the artistic, organizational, and external strategies of Urban Bush Women. They will oversee the planning and implementation of all programs and activities designed to expand philanthropic support and program alumni engagement with Urban Bush Women. 

For more info on this position 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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*postings updated as of April 28, 2016.