Production Positions

Head Electrician

Reports to: Director of Production
Job CategoryHourly (up to 32 weeks) on IATSE Local 12 contract

BalletMet Vision:  To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.
Mission:  To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles & Responsibilities:
The Head Electrician will be responsible for working with guest lighting designers to bring their designs to fruition, leading the lighting department and operating the light board for all BalletMet productions, maintaining BalletMet’s stock of lighting instruments, and be in charge of the electrics shop in BalletMet’s warehouse. Design experience a plus. This position is covered by BalletMet’s collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 12 and is paid on an hourly basis. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite, however acquisition will be required.
Responsibilities

  • Communicate with lighting designers and coordinate of all lighting elements for productions including securing rentals and warehouse prep necessary to execute their design.
  • Participate in and lead all load-ins/load-outs
  • Assisting the lighting designer with the calling of the focus by tracking all necessary paperwork and work notes during focus.
  • Program the light console including, but not limited to, standard theatrical lighting instruments, moving theatrical lights, special effects and other specialty operations as required to be implemented via the lighting console. (must have strong working knowledge of ETC light boards)
  • Operate the light console for all technical rehearsals and performances.
  • Coordinate & lead lighting crew for all lighting load-ins, strikes, focus, dimmer checks and maintenance calls.
  • Tracking and finalizing all show paperwork: including the light plot(s), Lightwright, focus charts, spot sheets and cue sheets.
  • Repair and maintenance of theatrical lighting fixtures & scenic practicals.
  • Maintaining the lighting budget.
  • Assistant lighting design and/or lighting design opportunities may be possible in future seasons.
  • Take part in maintaining a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining productive and professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, other IATSE members and the public.
  • Approach and carry out duties, as assigned above, with a positive attitude.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply, send resume and cover letter to Jamie Lara, General Manager at [email protected]

Box Office/Marketing Positions

Box Office Assistant

Reports to: Marketing Director
Job Category: Full Time

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service for all subscribers, donors and ticket buyers
  • Subscription and single ticket sales via online support, phone and email through Tessitura Ticketing
  • Determine and collect appropriate fees and issue tickets
  • Process and verify credit card purchases
  • Assist with preparation of reports as assigned
  • Perform filing and other general clerical duties
  • Work in the box office at theatres during performances
  • Assist with the writing of website blog posts and other limited marketing duties
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualities and Attributes:

  • One year of customer service, ticket sales, or clerical related work experience required
  • Computerized ticketing experience a plus – Tessitura preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, customer service skills, time management skills and attention to detail required
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department and performances
  • Nights and weekend work is required based on the performance schedule

To apply, please submit a resume to Tracy Tucker at [email protected]

Marketing Assistant

Reports to: Marketing Director
Job Category: Part Time

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Role
The Marketing Assistant is a valuable member of the marketing team and will work as a liaison with all departments at BalletMet in a variety of capacities.

Responsibilities
Theatre Front of House

-Planning of all activities that take place in the theatre lobbies during events
-Creation, execution and set-up of all activities
-Schedule movers to take all necessary items to the theatres
-Reserve concessions with CAPA

Merchandise Coordinator
-Keep inventory of all merchandise
-Research new merch options and pricing
-Work with Academy on uniform ordering
-Set up “little shop” when necessary to sell merch

General Responsibilities
-Maintain and Update Theatre Checklist with all departments and send to theatre
-Add performances to social event calendars in Columbus/central Ohio
-Research ballets, choreographers, composers, lighting, costume and scenery designers and write descriptions for website/social/etc.
-Write show descriptions each season
-Write curtain speeches for each show
-Research and write blog posts for website – collaborate with team on topics
-Update WordPress site as needed
-Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
-Strong writing skills and attention to detail
-Familiarity with web design – WordPress preferred
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).
-Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the company
-Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
-Knowledge of ballet a plus

General – This position will require evenings and weekends

To apply, please submit a resume and writing samples to Tracy Tucker at [email protected]

Dance Academy Positions

Student Division Faculty

The BalletMet Academy is currently hiring faculty for its student division.

Title: Student Division Faculty
Reports to: Academy Director

Job Category: Part time, various hours and days

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advance student understanding of movement, dance and performance
  • Teach student artists using the BalletMet Syllabus
  • Communicate with parents and staff as directed by the Academy Director and/or
    Academy Manager
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and
    professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, students, Academy
    families and the public

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • 2-5 years of dance teaching experience with students age 8-14 years old
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional experience preferred

BalletMet’s hiring process will include a background check of the candidate and a demonstration of the teacher’s abilities.

Email resumes to [email protected]

Modern Dance Instructor

BalletMet is seeking a Modern Dance instructor. Job requirements include teaching Modern Dance and Modern Dance Composition to our Intermediate, Advanced and Trainee Program students with the goal of advancing each student’s understanding of fundamentals, technique, vocabulary, and presentation, as well as setting repertoire and creating performance choreography in multiple styles.

Our staff is made up of experienced teaching artists and educators who understand the value of professional arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life. We strive to provide serious training in a nurturing environment. We offer competitive compensation rates that recognize our instructors past experience and training.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years teaching experience
  • Professional performance experience a plus
  • Strong written/verbal skills which ensure healthy communications between staff and families
  • Must be willing to teach a mock class & agree to a background check as part of the hiring process

Send resume and information to Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Class Accompanist

Direct report: Music Coordinator
Indirectly Reports to: Academy Manager
Job Category: Part-time, Non-exempt, hourly

BalletMet VisionTo create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

Perform skilled work involving specialized musicianship in support of ballet classes. Classes would include ballet technique and pointe classes for all ages.

Responsibilities

  • Advanced piano playing
  • Sight reading and improvisational skills needed
  • Thorough knowledge of piano repertoire
  • Broad knowledge of musical styles
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to represent BalletMet in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays at our downtown Columbus location and our Worthington location.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kathy Wilson: [email protected]

Tap Instructor

BalletMet is seeking a tap instructor. Job requirements include teaching Tap to all ages (5-18/adult) with the goal of advancing each student’s understanding of fundamentals, technique, vocabulary, and presentation, as well as setting repertoire and creating performance choreography in multiple styles.

Our staff is made up of experienced teaching artists and educators who understand the value of professional arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life. We strive to provide serious training in a nurturing environment. We offer competitive compensation rates that recognize our instructors past experience and training.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years teaching experience
  • Professional performance experience a plus
  • Strong written/verbal skills which ensure healthy communications between staff and families
  • Must be willing to teach a mock class & agree to a background check as part of the hiring process

Send resume and information to Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Children's Division Faculty

The BalletMet Academy is seeking part-time faculty for its children division classes.

Reports to: Academy Director and Children’s Division Coordinator
Job Category: Part time, various hours and days.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advance student understanding of movement, dance and performance
  • Teach student artists using the BalletMet Syllabus
  • Communicate with parents and staff as directed by the Academy Director and/or
    Academy Manager
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and
    professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, students, Academy families and the public

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • 2-5 years of dance teaching experience with students age 3-8 years old
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude

BalletMet’s hiring process will include a background check of the candidate and a demonstration of the teacher’s abilities.

Send resume and information to: Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Education Positions

Dance Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to elementary- high school students during the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Experience with developing curriculum, lesson plans and assessment protocol is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Elle Pierman or email documents to: [email protected]

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Hip Hop or Afro-fusion Dance Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to middle and high school students during the school day throughout the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Experience with developing curriculum, lesson plans and assessment protocol is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Elle Pierman or email documents to: [email protected]

 

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Yoga Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education and Community Engagement Department Faculty for a position teaching yoga to high school or junior high students 5 days per week during the 2021-2022 school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching adults and teens and hold at least a 200 hour certification in Yoga. Proof of certification is required.  Experience and training in teaching iRest® meditation is preferred. A background in dance is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share their work with the community. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection and service within the community

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Elle Pierman or email documents to: [email protected]

 

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.