The Sarasota Ballet is a nationally and internationally renowned ballet company, focused on bringing the highest quality of dance to Sarasota and the nation. Having received rave reviews in many of the nation's most acclaimed dance publications and with invitations to perform at some of the country's most prestigious dance venues, The Sarasota Ballet's reputation for excellence and integrity to the art form is recognized across the globe.
Our dedicated staff work tirelessly to continue to grow the Company, season after season, and to match the professionalism and hard work that our audience members see on stage every performance.
Current Career Opportunities
Female Classical Teacher
The Sarasota Ballet is looking for a Female Classical Teacher for the 2018 - 2019 Season. The Teacher will work closely with the Director of Education and will teach students in the Margaret Barbieri Conservatory and The Sarasota Ballet’s Studio Company. In addition, the Teacher will be responsible for staging repertoire for education performances and present lecture demonstrations as part of our Outreach Programs. Ideally, Teacher will also assist with scheduling, student assessment and other administrative duties. Teacher must have experience as a professional dancer and teacher.
Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to Christopher Hird, Education Director, at [email protected]
The Sarasota Ballet is looking for a Company Pianist to play Company Rehearsals as well as to perform both Solo and in Full Orchestral works during The Sarasota Ballet's Season. Further information on the position is available upon request.
Please send your Resume to Barbara Epperson, Administrative Assistant, at [email protected]
Seasonal Part time Driver
The Sarasota Ballet is looking for seasonal, part time, week day drivers for our Dance - The Next Generation program. Drivers will be responsible for picking up students at their respective school and transporting them to our Dance - The Next Generation facility. Students are picked up in Ford Transit 14 passenger vans with a heightened room. Hours of work are Monday through Friday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. beginning the first week of September and ending at the beginning of May. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, clean driving record and able to pass a background check. Candidates must be dependable, trustworthy and have the ability to work with children and adults within a diversified arts organization. Compensation is to be discussed.
Please send your Resume to [email protected]
Current Volunteer Opportunities
The Sarasota Ballet is currently looking for volunteers to help in two vital areas of the Company. We are looking for volunteers to assist in our Box Office, where you will work with our Box Officer Manager Rod Kelly to provide our patrons the highest quality of customer service to help. We are also looking for volunteers to work with our at-risk students at Dance - The Next Generation, where you will work with DNG Program Director Lisa Townsend to create for our students a fun, stable and constructive environment as they explore the world of dance with The Sarasota Ballet.
For information on volunteering in our Box Office, please contact Rod Kelly at [email protected]
For information on volunteering at Dance - The Next Generation, please contact Madonna Schaeffer at [email protected].