Thank you for your interest in Pennsylvania Ballet. Below are open positions.

                                                                                                     

School of Pennsylvania Ballet Pianist



GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Under minimal supervision, the School Pianist provides piano accompaniment and musical guidance for ballet classes. The individual reports to the School Principal.

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Provides musical accompaniment for classes.
  • Prepares music for classes. Studies and learns (using available audio or video materials) piano transcription of classical ballet scores, orchestral, concerto, operatic, choral scores as well as piano solo scores.
  • Under supervision of the school principal, consults with instructors regarding such musical aspects as tempo, phrasing, counting, cutting music, extending music via repeats or additional pieces.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned by supervisor.

 OTHER RESPONSIBILITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education and Experience:
Substantial experience playing piano for dancers.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with the school principal and instructors and others by building rapport, listening and responding to their needs and being easy to approach.
  • Demonstrate diplomacy and tact in all interactions.
  • Continue to practice piano and demonstrate continued technical proficiency.
  • Consistently offer creative and innovative musical repertoire for class.
  • Be consistently available, ready and prepared for class.
  • Organize and communicate information clearly.
  • Demonstrate ability to work successfully in a team environment.

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of a person in this position.

Candidates should forward their resume to: Joanne Smith, School Manager, Pennsylvania Ballet, 100 South Broad Street, Suite 2226, Philadelphia, PA 19110 or jsmith@paballet.org. No phone calls, please.

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summer Intensive Resident Assistant 


Senior Manager, Individual Giving

 


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Over the last 55 years, Pennsylvania Ballet has evolved from a vibrant local ballet company into a thriving world-class artistic powerhouse. In the last three seasons alone under new Artistic Director Angel Corella’s guidance, the Ballet has catapulted to become a nationally-renowned ballet company, stepping onto the international stage with artists uniting athleticism and grace and cutting-edge innovation in new choreography. With a goal to increase the structural and operational sophistication to allow Angel to continue the artistic trajectory of the company, PAB is seeking a Senior Manager, Individual Giving to plan and manage all aspects of a comprehensive fundraising program for individuals targeting donors and prospects giving or capable of giving up to $10,000 annually to Pennsylvania Ballet.  Working closely with the Director of Development, the Senior Manager will also be a frontline fundraiser and part of the team managing Campaign solicitations.  The Senior Manager must be knowledgeable about mail, email, online and telefunding campaigns, database management and have some frontline fundraising experience.  This position has two direct reports – Coordinator, Development Services and Coordinator, Individual Giving & Research.  The Senior Manager will work with the Director of Development and other Development colleagues on the overall development plans for Pennsylvania Ballet.  The Senior Manager reports directly to the Director of Development.

Send cover letter and resume (no phone calls please) to:

Jane M. Kamp
Director of Development
Pennsylvania Ballet
jkamp@paballet.org

Company Manager

 

Development Intern

 


Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks a Development Intern for the Summer and Fall of 2019. The Development Intern will report directly to the Campaign Manager and provide support to the Development Department’s individual giving team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Inputting and updating Plans, Attributes, and Notes in Tessitura database
  • Prospect research and profile preparation
  • Committee meeting preparation
  • Assisting with event coordination for the ballet’s fundraisers, corporate parties and other events as needed
  • Additional administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications (for Windows).
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • An interest in arts administration and fundraising
  • An interest in ballet or the performing arts is a plus, but not required

Benefits Include:

  • Tickets to Ballet performances
  • Introduction to constituent management databases and best practices
  • Opportunity to network and work with a creative and energetic team of arts professionals

Time Requirements:

  • 15-20 hrs/wk + possible evenings and weekends during ballet events

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Zac Joseph, Campaign Manager. Email only, no phone calls.

Zac Joseph
Pennsylvania Ballet
100 S. Broad St. Suite 2226
Philadelphia, PA 19107
zjoseph@paballet.org

 

Special Events Intern

 


Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks a Special Events Intern for the Summer and Fall of 2019. The Special Events Intern will report directly to the Special Events Associate and provide support to the development department’s special event and institutional giving initiatives.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with special event coordination for the ballet’s fundraisers, corporate parties and other events as needed.
  • Assist Special Events Associate with logistical tasks as needed.
  • Assist in event mailings and coordination.
  • Research and track corporate prospects for special events.
  • Enter and update event attendees in ballet database system.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications (for Windows).
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Available to work some nights and weekends during ballet events.
  • Friendly, outgoing, and eager to learn more about event fundraising.
  • Knowledge of ballet or the performing arts a plus, but not required.

Benefits Include:

  • Free performance tickets.
  • Opportunity to work with a creative and energetic team of arts professionals.
  • Networking opportunities with leading arts organizations across the city.

Time Requirements:

  • May – Gala 2019 (10/5/19)
  • 15-20 hrs/wk + a few nights and weekends during ballet events
  • Possibility of extending internship through December 2019

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Sydney Camisa, Associate of Special Events & Institutional Giving. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line. Email only, no phone calls please.

Sydney Camisa
Pennsylvania Ballet
100 S. Broad St. Suite 2226
Philadelphia, PA 19107
scamisa@paballet.org

Audition Information

We are no longer accepting auditions for Pennsylvania Ballet or Pennsylvania Ballet II.

If you are interested in auditioning for the School more information can be found here. 

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