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

 

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 applications to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au 

Financial Business Analyst

The Business Analyst is responsible for all aspects of management reporting, budgeting, business analysis and financial modelling, managing management information and reporting systems, and business partnering. 

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 22 April 2022

Dance Program Manager, Education & Outreach 

The Program Manager will have responsibilities as a dance educator and administrator in support of the Nationwide program, including approx. 10 weeks on tour.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 29 April 2022

Company Manager

The role of the Company Manager is to deliver and facilitate all operational elements associated with The Australian Ballet seasons and associated companies including The Regional Tour Storytime Ballet and Ballet Under the Stars. 

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 4 May 2022

Producer, Touring

The Producer, TAB Touring is responsible for the scoping, planning, administration, venue booking and budgeting of TAB’s touring program. 

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 4 May 2022

Customer Experience Assistant (THREE Part-Time positions)

The Australian Ballet is offering 3 Part-Time Customer Experience Assistant positions to support all our inbound and outbound customer service requirements relating to ticketing, subscriptions, and general enquiries from both existing and potential customers.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Customer Experience Assistants

The Australian Ballet is looking for Casual Customer Experience Assistants to support all our inbound and outbound customer service requirements relating to ticketing, subscriptions, and general enquiries from both existing and potential customers.

View the position description to find out more.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager, is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing marketing initiatives across TAB including mainstage, brand, loyalty and retention strategies to increase customer engagement to support revenue goals. 

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Coordinator, Education & Outreach

The Coordinator, Education and Outreach will have responsibilities as a dance educator and as an administrator supporting the nationwide Education and Outreach program, including approx. 10 weeks of touring per year. 

View the position description to find out more.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Regional Tour Manager

The Tour Manager is responsible for leading this year’s Regional Tour through towns in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and Northern Territory over 5 weeks. 

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Regional Tour - Stage Manager

The Regional Tour Stage Manager is responsible for calling performances and running the stage, for 5 weeks across Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and Northern Territory. 

View the position description to find out more.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Regional Tour - Assistant Stage Manager

The Regional Tour Assistant Stage Manager is responsible for assisting the Stage Manager to fulfil stage management requirements for 5 weeks across Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and Northern Territory in rehearsal and performance.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 27 May 2022

Head of Touring Wardrobe

The Head of Touring Wardrobe is responsible for preparing, distributing and maintaining all costume items during performances for all Melbourne, interstate and overseas seasons. The position has a significant touring component, with a minimum of 21 weeks outside Melbourne in most years and fixed holiday periods.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 3 June 2022

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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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