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
Video and Graphic Designer
This full-time, exempt position works in our Marketing Department, primarily focused on video and digital design to support marketing for The Sarasota Ballet. This entails creating video projects such as thirty-second television spots, social media videos, event videos, and more. The role also includes handling videography for performances, rehearsals, and events, as well as print design projects.
This position requires a strong background with the Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, and InDesign; more details can be found via our Indeed listing below.
Activity Assistant - DNG
This part-time, seasonal position works in our Dance – The Next Generation program, assisting the Program Director and Enrichment Coordinator to fulfill our goals for DNG by developing organized curriculum for the students in between dance instruction. The focus of this position is to develop and implement elementary aged appropriate and engaging activities during program time.
This position follows the Sarasota County School Board calendar and works a maximum of 20 hours a week, 4 hours a day from 2:30-6:30 during the school year. Planning and preparation will be from 2:30-3:30 and working the program from 3:30-6:30.
Seasonal Part-time Driver
The Sarasota Ballet is looking for seasonal, part-time, weekday 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].