Work with one of the world’s leading ballet companies

At The Australian Ballet we strive to maintain a stimulating working environment for our large and varied team of highly trained professionals, which includes dancers, musicians, several artistic teams, artistic health personnel and expert wardrobe and production staff. As well as our artistic operations, we have administration teams including finance, human resources, marketing and philanthropy. We work together to achieve excellence on and off the stage.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to our mission to create a vibrant and successful company, and to present performances that represent Australian culture at its best.  We believe that our workforce should reflect the rich diversity of the Australian community.  We embrace difference and diversity of identity, experience and thought, and we actively strive to create an inclusive workplace.  By promoting these values, we aim to create a positive work experience that encourages a sense of belonging.

Current opportunities

Positions Vacant

 

COMPANY PIANIST - MELBOURNE

We are seeking an experienced ballet pianist to join the Music Team. Applicants must be expert pianists, have considerable experience in playing for professional ballet classes and rehearsals, and a broad knowledge of the classical ballet repertoire. Pianists of The Australian Ballet can be asked to perform orchestral piano and keyboards in the Company’s seasons. Additionally, they may be invited to perform as soloists

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Think this role is for you, apply here by submitting your resume, cover letter and salary expectations

 

MARKETING SPECIALIST

We are seeking an experienced, dynamic, and commercially savvy Marketing Specialist to join the Marketing and Sales Team to assist with the delivery of key campaigns for The Australian Ballet’s mainstage shows and other programs. The successful applicant will have outstanding relationship skills, a collaborative spirit and ambition to learn in a dynamic environment.

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Think this role is for you, apply here by submitting your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by 15 December 2021

 

DANCE EDUCATORS

We are seeking two experienced Dance Educators to join the Education & Outreach Team. Dance Educators are passionate about undertaking the role of an educator within Australia’s national ballet company and have the ability to be a strong team member, teacher and performer.The successful applicants will be required to contribute ideas to teaching planning, choreographic and performance content. 

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Applicants need to submit a short technical dance video of class or a performance (max 4 mins),  a CV and a cover letter outlining why this experience would be valuable and what you can bring. Please submit this by 15 December 2021 to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au

 

FIRST NATIONS CADETS

We are on the look out for two First Nation Education Cadets that are able to join us for a 24 weeks January to July 2022. This is best suited to graduates who are keen to have a touring experience.

All costs for touring are covered, you will be well supported, given clear goals and mentored within the Education and Outreach team with access to practical support through our medical team.

These roles are for artists that are considering making a career, working in the community as a teaching artist, and the focus is very much on pedagogy, working in a diverse environment and practicing choreographic craft within community.

Applicants are not required to have advanced ballet technique but a strong dance training is advantageous as well as bringing a confident perspective to our work in embedding more inclusive Indigenous world views into our pedagogies.

We are happy to set up a zoom or call with anyone that is considering this opportunity.

Find out about the experience from last year’s Cadets here!

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Applicants need to submit a short technical dance video of class or a performance (max 4 mins),  a CV and a cover letter outlining why this experience would be valuable and what you can bring. Please submit this by Wednesday, 10 December 2021 to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au 

CONTENT SPECIALIST

An exciting opportunity has become available for a dynamic and commercially savvy Marketing Specialist to assist with the delivery of key campaigns for The Australian Ballet’s mainstage shows and other programs. Reporting to the Marketing Campaign Manager, you will assist with the implementation of end to end marketing campaigns, venue marketing and partnership initiatives to achieve sales targets.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position and including your salary expectations. All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au.
Applications close 23 December 2021.

 
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Work experience

Due to the impacts of Covid-19, all work experience placements will be put on hold until further notice.

Our Code of Conduct

Our code of conduct provides an overview of our policies and sets out the minimum standards of behaviour expected of our employees, contractors and guest performers at The Australian Ballet.

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Herald Sun