Careers

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, medical personnel and expert wardrobe and production staff. As well as our artistic operations, our corporate services teams include finance, human resources, marketing and fundraising teams.

We work together to achieve excellence on and off the stage. We share a common goal and measure of success – extraordinarily vibrant and successful performances that care for tradition but dare to be different.

Current opportunities

HR Manager

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for all aspects of the human resources function at The Australian Ballet and supporting Orchestra Victoria. Reporting to the CFO/Director of Business Operations, this hands-on generalist role encompasses; performance and reward, industrial and employee relations, recruitment and selection, talent development, and training and learning.

For more information, please see the job ad here and contact Jeff Teale at melbourne@thenextstep.com.au.

 
Dancer positions

Please submit your CV to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au

The Australian Ballet uses the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines

 

 

Orchestra Victoria positions
For more information please view the Orchestra Victoria website. ​

Work experience

Administration 

The Australian Ballet offers five work experience placements in administration to Year 10 school students each year. Students get the opportunity to assist a range of departments at the head office in Melbourne, including company management, customer services, wardrobe, and marketing, as well as observing dancers in rehearsals and class. Due to the popularity of the program, places fill very quickly. The 2019 program is fully booked. Bookings for the 2020 work experience program will open in March 2019.

Enquiries can be attentioned to the Human Resources team. Please email jointheteam@australianballet.com.au

 

Wardrobe - Production

The Australian Ballet’s wardrobe department caters for secondary and tertiary work-experience placements. There are five one-week placements available per year for Year 10 students. Students should apply during the third term of the year prior to their requested placement. You need to be able to use a domestic sewing machine and be proficient in hand-sewing. Final-year students are given preference, but placements for other year levels can also be arranged, depending on availability. Tertiary students should apply to The Australian Ballet, outlining their course requirements, relevant experience, and why they wish to undertake a placement at The Australian Ballet. 

Enquiries can be attentioned to the Human Resources team. Please email jointheteam@australianballet.com.au

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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