A Madison Ballet internship is a unique opportunity to develop your skills while working in a professional performing arts organization.

Development Intern

The Development Office initiates annual individual, foundation, and corporate fundraising campaigns to help support the performance and educational programs presented to the community. Duties include planning and assisting with special projects, performances, and events, clerical record management, planning meetings with key staff and community volunteers, as well as specific jobs decided upon by the Managing Director.

Marketing Intern

Madison Ballet seeks a Marketing Intern who will support the daily operations and executions of the Marketing team, promoting Madison Ballet’s performance season, the School of Madison Ballet, and outreach programs. In this role, you will be exposed to multiple facets of Marketing including media, social and public relations, and collaborative partnerships.  Learn more…

Production/School of Madison Ballet Intern

The Production/School of Madison Ballet Intern will assist in all manner of production and event needs, at the direction of our Program Services Coordinator.  Productions can occur at the Overture Center, Bartell Theatre, and various venues across the state. Additionally, work with the School of Madison Ballet will be required. The School of Madison Ballet opened its doors in the fall of 2005 and has since welcomed over 1000 dancers into its studios to experience the benefits of comprehensive programs for children, families, and dancers. The intern will gain experience in organization and maintenance of a studio, and planning for school-centered events and future needs.


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Madison Ballet has volunteer opportunities for individuals in all areas, from backstage to front of house, in our offices, or out in the community.

Volunteering for Madison Ballet is fun, rewarding, and provides you a unique look at the brilliant and beautiful art of ballet.

behind the scenes at nutcracker

Currently, volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • General Office and Administrative Tasks

  • Group Sales and Marketing

  • Backstage Production Support

  • Costume Shop

  • Studio Maintenance

  • Poster/Brochure distribution

Madison Ballet is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Our employment practices are not influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability unrelated to ability to do a job, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.