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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Description:

The Australian Ballet is Australia’s flagship ballet company and one of the world’s leading ballet companies. Founded in 1962 and comprising 80 dancers, its diverse repertoire is built on the tradition of classical ballet and the best of contemporary ballet. Based in Melbourne, the company delivers over 240 performances annually in Australia and on regular international tours and has established a national and international reputation for outstanding performance excellence through its vision of “caring for tradition and daring to be different”.

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

With the retirement of David McAllister AM in December 2020, the Board of The Australian Ballet is now seeking to appoint an inspirational, internationally- recognised person with outstanding artistic and leadership qualities to serve as Artistic Director and to guide the company’s continued growth and success.


The ideal candidate is a confident, articulate and empathetic leader who can deliver a bold, innovative and compelling artistic vision to advance the company and its dancers consistent with the company’s mission and goals.


The person will be able to demonstrate an affinity for Australian culture, identify and nurture talent, have a keen results focus and excellent stakeholder management skills.


Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess a range of skills and attributes which include the ability to:
  Be the public face of The Australian Ballet and uphold the artistic reputation and standards of the company
   Leverage strong international contacts to secure premium productions and artistic talent
Select, engage and develop outstanding dance and artistic talent
Attract both new and loyal audiences to the art form
Work in close partnership with the Executive Director to deliver exceptional programs and financial sustainability
Collaborate with The Australian Ballet School to ensure a pipeline of future talent

 

The Artistic Director role will be based in Melbourne and will regularly spend significant time in Sydney and other national and international touring locations. For further information visit www.australianballet.com.au 


Confidential enquiries should be directed to Egon Zehnder on +61 3 9678 9600 or email: mel.search@egonzehnder.com


Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and a detailed resume via the above email address on or before 25 October 2019.

Contact:
p) 03 9678 9600
w) www.australianballet.com.au
e) mel.search@egonzehnder.com

The School of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: New Full Time Teaching Position

Description:

The School of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is seeking full-time skilled ballet faculty with an emphasis on early childhood development (ages 3-10).


Qualified candidates must:

  • Hold a terminal degree or have equivalent professional experience in ballet
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach all ages 3 years to adult
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach all levels of ballet technique, including pre ballet, pointe and variations
  • Have at least two years of experience teaching technique and choreography to children and teens
  • Have good, clear communication skills both in person and via email.


As a full-time faculty member, successful candidates must be interested in learning, growing and continued engagement in practices that serve a variety of community needs. Candidates will embrace a vigorous teaching schedule that may include teaching 6 days per week and weekend rehearsals and should be available to commute between the four Aspen area locations. Salary is commensurate with experience.


To be considered for an interview, please send the following materials by email to job@aspensantafeballet.com

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Teaching Reference Contacts

 

Full details available here: http://www.aspensantafeballet.com/asfb/employment-audition-info.html

Associate Artistic Director

Styles: Ballet, Pas De Deux, Contemporary

Description:

New Ballet Ensemble & School (NBE) is a nationally acclaimed Community Arts Education organization founded in 2001 to provide quality training and opportunities to all youth, regardless of their ability to pay. NBE is seeking a full-time Associate Artistic Director to teach and coordinate the training of NBE Ensemble artists, trainees, and advanced ballet students. Likewise, this position will work in partnership with the Artistic Director to engage guest artists and choreographers. Specifically, the Associate Artistic Director will be responsible for the logistics surrounding education and outreach performances and programs, and will schedule all rehearsals for the core program students as they relate to main stage and community performances. Lastly, the position requires the ability to be adept at working with diverse personality types in order to forge meaningful relationships with current and potential constituents, and help advance an environment of inclusion and professionalism in all NBE programs. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Carrie Vaughan, Managing Director. Email: carrie@newballet.org Mail: 2157 York Avenue |Memphis, TN 38104 Fax: 901-274-5370

Location: Memphis

State: Tennessee

Contact:
e) carrie@newballet.org

Ballet Instructor

Styles: Ballet

Description:

VH Dance Center in Naperville is looking for a dependable Ballet instructor to teach beginning ballet to children ages 3-8 and adults/teens ages 16 and up. Classes are scheduled on Tuesdays, 3:45 pm to 7:30 pm, beginning on August 20th. Must have experience teaching as well as choreographing ballet, and working with preschool and elementary age children, as well as adults and teens. Please submit resume and cover letter, as well as 2 references. Please also be prepared to show a video (on phone, tablet or DVD) of your dancing and/or of your choreography at the interview.

Location: Naperville, IL

State: Illinois

Contact:
e) vhdancecenter@gmail.com

Company Dancer

Styles: Ballet, Modern

Description:

Female dancer needed for '19-'20 season of dance. Contact Benita@danceart.org for audition/company information.

Location: TBA

State: California

Contact:
e) benita@danceart.org

GENERAL MANAGER — Portland Ballet (Maine)

Styles: Ballet

Description:

Job Description — GENERAL MANAGER Reporting to the Artistic and Executive Director (AED), the General Manager (GM) will have operational responsibility for Portland Ballet’s administration and financial oversight, will support the Executive Director with fundraising efforts, and further the execution of Portland Ballet’s (PB) mission. He/she will be responsible for developing a comprehensive knowledge of PB's core programs and classes, all professional performances, non-profit business operations and best practices, financial reporting, and following business plans that reflect the strategic plan as set forth by the AED and the board. This position is 3/4-time, and has flexible working hours except during production weeks. For position responsibilities and qualifications, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/1415239571/?pathWildcard=1415239571&trk=mcm

Location: Portland, Maine

State: Maine

Contact:
e) milena.hartog@portlandballet.org

Hip Hop Teacher

Styles: Hip-hop

Description:

PUSH DANCE COMPANY After-School Hip Hop Teaching Artist Program: PUSH Outreach Status: Part-Time Contract Position Duration: September 23 – December 6, 2019 POSITION SUMMARY PUSH Outreach seeks a dynamic part-time Hip Hop Teaching Artist for the fall/winter 2019 school year. Hip Hop explores the fundamentals of various street dance styles including Popping & Locking, B-boyB-girl style, and much more. Students will become acquainted with locomotive skills, high energy movement, basic coordination, musicality, core strength, and footwork. A successful candidate will have a fun & energetic class for an all Boys School grades 2-3; and grades 5-Middle School. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES In addition to general office duties, the role includes: Develops and implements classroom activities and curriculum Knowledge of different ages groups and physical activities Provide proper materials and music for each dance lesson Ability to manage organize: A positive classroom environment Choreography for performances Student progress reports 2-3 years experience teaching children PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS A bachelor’s degree or subsequent experience Professionalism and reliable transportation Good written and verbal communication skills ABOUT PUSH DANCE COMPANY “Pushing the Standard.” -San Francisco Chronicle PUSH Dance Company (popular name: PUSH) is a professional dance group based in San Francisco, which specializes in performance, touring, presenting and dance education. Founded in 2005, the Company’s mission is to build vibrant contemporary dances to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges attributed to mixed heritage. The outreach program was founded in 2008 and has served hundreds of children over the years. The program currently serves youth ages 3 to 24 in the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. Teaching Artists and Assistants represent the values and mission statement of PUSH and act as ambassadors to the surrounding community. COMPENSATION Salary commensurate with experience at $40-$60 per 1-hour class. This is a part-time contract job with the potential of an extension. APPLY To apply for this position, please send your resume in PDF format with the professional qualifications, 2 references by phone, and a letter of interest no more than 200 words in the body of an email describing how you can contribute to the duties and responsibilities of the organization to info@pushdance.org. Please put “Hip Hop Teaching Assistant” in the subject line.

Location: San Francisco

State: California

Contact:
e) info@pushdance.org

Institutional Advancement Manager

Description:

Job Title: Institutional Advancement Manager Reports To: Director Status: Staff, Full-time Salary: $25-$30K + Medical/Dental Benefits Description: Urbanity Dance is looking for an Institutional Advancement Manager to start mid-September. The position is full-time. A pivotal new addition to the growing team, the Institutional Advancement Manager will be focused on communications, marketing and development. The Manager must be an excellent writer, have superb interpersonal skills, ability to multitask, work independently, and to be a self-starter. Candidate must be fully invested in the continued growth of the company, inspired and enthusiastic about the vision of the company. Strong potential for continued growth within the organization. Core Responsibilities: - Thinking creatively to grow Urbanity's three pillars: 1) audience/press for the professional company and performances 2) student population (adults and children) and 3) raise awareness about our community programming. Development: - In collaboration with the Board and Executive Director, build a robust annual fundraising plan that includes individual giving, events, corporate partnerships, and foundation grants - Manage the organizations database to ensure data integrity. This includes, data entry, gift tracking, list and report generation - Create systems for gift processing from gift receipt through to gift acknowledgment - Serve as the organization’s main contact with donors, including communications regarding Urbanity news and events - Foundation research, prospecting, and proposal generation - Serve as the organization’s representative at artistic and cultural events-- - Manage 3-5 fundraising/awareness events throughout year and working with Board of Directors and to organize responsibilities Marketing and Communications: - In collaboration with the Board and Executive Director, create an annual marketing and communications plan that includes a message and communications calendar to track all social media and email communications, press strategies, website updates, as well as a plan for evaluation of communications and marketing efforts - Writing press releases and responding to press inquiries in a friendly, timely, and effective manner - Facilitating (along with graphic designer) a website overhaul & new print materials - Writing blog entries and contributing as a dance writer to news publications - Managing social media and email communications - Managing team of 2-3 arts administration interns Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have/be: - Dance background is not necessary, but a passion for arts and community education is essential - Strong preference for 1 year of work-related experience - Bachelors degree required - Marketing competency and demonstrated experience in marketing, including market strategy, demand generation, market research, and marketing communications - Efficient multi-tasker - Delivering effective presentations - Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Strong attention to detail - Excellent communications, writing and customer service skills - Interest and/or experience in non-profit management and/or arts administration - Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite - Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) not required but is a plus. An aesthetic sense for web design (website, newsletter) is a plus. - Interest and/or experience in photo, video, web editing - Friendly personality, able to represent Urbanity in the press and media - Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team - Flexibility, positive attitude, and good work ethic To apply: Email cover letter and resume to urbanitydance@gmail.com or Urbanity Dance, 280 Shawmut Ave, Boston MA 02118 Urbanity Dance exists to inspire, engage, and empower individuals and communities through the art of dance and movement.

Location: Boston

State: Massachusetts

Contact:
e) urbanitydance@gmail.com

Program Assistant

Description:

P U S H D A N C E C O M P A N Y Program Assistant Department: Administration Status: Temporary Part-Time Contractor Position Reports To: Artistic Director Join our team! The Program Assistant (PA) is a truly rewarding position for someone who loves working behind-the-scenes for a professional dance company. We’re looking for a detail-oriented problem-solver with professional communication skills and confident writing abilities to execute daily tasks in an efficient manner. While the candidate must have outstanding technical and computer skills, we are looking for a self-starter who can independently and under the direction of our Artistic Director. The candidate must be available for productions and special events. The PA will work closely with the Artistic Director and attend weekly meetings in San Francisco. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES In addition to general office duties, the role includes: DATA ENTRY, SERVICE AND COMMUNICATIONS (45%) Checking and answering emails and social media inquiries on a daily basis Input numerical and alphabetical information into databases and archives Demonstrate positive and supportive telephone, email and in-person communication Track and maintain email threads and ongoing messages; schedule meetings Show sensitivity and life experience to different socio-economic and cultural groups Monitor and oversee prospective festival and educational participants materials COMPUTING AND ORGANIZATION SKILLS (45%) Update and monitor the project timeline and track deadlines through all phases of production Work with existing administrative tools including Google Drive and Docs Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Video editing tools Organize meetings, schedule calendar dates, and track deadlines Find and coordinate volunteers and interns MARKETING (10%) Update listings and current online presence information Facilitate the development of social media, print ads and collateral Implement proper communication to various constituents and distribution of that information PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS A bachelor’s degree Excellent writing, presentation, research and planning skills Ability to prepare budgets and project timelines Strong Computer Skills Microsoft Office/Google Cloud document sharing suites Adobe, iMovie and Dropbox and other multimedia programs Social Media and willingness to promote the organization on personal accounts Database updating and creations experience including analytical and marketing tools Emails and Phone numbers to 2 Professional References COMPENSATION Salary commensurate with experience at 15-20 hrs/week @ $20-$22/hr x 3 months. This is a part-time contract job with the potential of an extension. APPLY To apply for this position, please send your resume in PDF format with the professional qualifications and a letter of interest no more than 200 words in the body of an email describing how you can contribute to the duties and responsibilities of the organization to info@pushdance.org. Please put “Program Assistant” in the subject line.

Location: San Francisco

State: California

Contact:
e) info@pushdance.org

Studio Manager/Teacher

Styles: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Musical Theatre

Description:

Our dance studio is growing and we want you! We are actively looking for a reliable full-time studio manager/dance teacher to start in June. Our curriculum includes ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theater and Mom & Me classes. We are an early childhood dance studio with multiple locations in Northern Virginia and offer our full time staff health care, a retirement program, flexibility, a fun work environment and paid vacation. Reliable transportation required. Punctuality is a must! - If you LOVE to work with students from ages 2-12... - And if you LOVE to teach ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theater and Mom & Me... - And if you are creative, energetic and highly reliable... - And possess excellent customer service skills, as duties will include communication with parents and marketing classes, merchandise and promotions... Then we can't wait to meet you! We're excited about our program and excited to meet the person who will join our team! - We will prepare you to teach the specialized curriculum with a complete training program. - Weekend and evening availability is a must. We are looking for someone with prior administrative and instructional experience and a passion for working with young children. Contact us NOW to find out more!

Location: Northern Virginia

State: Virginia

Contact:
e) krissie@tinydancers.com


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