Madison Ballet is currently hiring for the position of Interim Nutcracker Artistic Director.
The Interim Nutcracker Artistic Director will oversee the 2018 production of The Nutcracker, Madison Ballet's largest and most successful ballet, presented annually in the state-of-the-art Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin.
In the absence of a full-time organizational Artistic Director, the Nutcracker Artistic Director will be responsible for successfully re-staging a production that includes a professional company of 10-14 ballet dancers, supplemented by a community cast of 100 children and adults, and live music by members of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.
Madison Ballet has exciting 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.
Currently, volunteers are needed in the following areas:
General Office and Administrative Tasks
Group Sales and Marketing
Backstage Production Support
A Madison Ballet internship is a unique opportunity to develop your skills while working in a professional performing arts organization.
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 General Manager.
Madison Ballet's Marketing department is responsible for devising and executing public relations, marketing, social media and advertising strategies to promote performances and events programmed by Madison Ballet. Interns could have the opportunity to acquire on-the-job experience in the fields of Marketing, Public Relations, Communication, and Design and will be expected to do a share of clerical work, as well as assist in all events and performances.
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.
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.