Ballet Arizona is the Southwest’s premiere Ballet company offering classical and contemporary ballet performances, and is dedicated to preserving and celebrating classical dance while creating and commissioning new innovative works.
The Company includes a corps of 34 dancers, under the artistic direction of Ib Andersen. A year-round staff of over 20 provides administrative, production, marketing, communication, and developmental support.
Ballet Arizona’s team environment thrives on placing qualified and dedicated personnel into each team position. We welcome general inquiries and/or submission of resumes. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Current listings for Company dance auditions or staff employment opportunities are listed below, with detailed job descriptions and application procedures when appropriate.
Ballet Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Prima Circle and Planned Gifts Manager
Ballet Arizona is seeking a full-time Prima Circle and Planned Gifts Manager.
Overview: Ballet Arizona is seeking a Prima Circle and Planned Gifts Manager. This position is responsible for the management and implementation of a results-driven major and planned giving program supporting Ballet Arizona’s fund development goals. The Prima Circle and Planned Gifts Manager must be skillful in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors for ongoing major giving and other targeted fundraising efforts, and must be knowledgeable about major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation giving, and other significant areas of fundraising including new donor acquisition, direct mail, special events, and grant proposals.
Essential Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• CFRE preferred, minimum 5 years of development or comparable experience, with some planned giving and campaign experience demonstrated.
• Demonstrated experience and success in the solicitation of contributions of $10,000 or more from individuals and organizations.
• Experience with gift and pledge processing, prospect research, reporting, and donor acknowledgment, benefits and recognition programs, especially as they pertain to a performing arts organization.
For a more detailed job description, please Click Here. If you, or someone you know, are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Cathy Chatawanich.
Accompanist, School of Ballet Arizona
Accompanists support the School faculty in presenting ballet classes. Working closely with the Director of the School, the Accompanist will fulfill the following responsibilities consistent with the established artistic standards of Ballet Arizona. We are seeking to fill one or more positions effective June 3, 2013.
Ballet Arizona has immediate openings for male and female contracts. Please follow the submission instructions below for consideration.
Open Auditions: Open auditions have already passed however we are still accepting video submissions.
Video Auditions: We encourage dancers to attend the open audition. If you are unable to attend the open audition, you may submit your resume, headshot, dance photos, and DVD to the address below.
Auditions, Attn: Laura Cadieux
3645 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85018
For questions please email Laura Cadieux or call 602-343-6518.
Due to the high volume of phone calls and submissions, please track your package in lieu of calling or emailing to see if we have received your materials. Any materials submitted for audition purposes will not be returned. You will only be contacted by a representative of Ballet Arizona if Artistic Director Ib Andersen is considering you for a position in the company.