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We're always looking for DANCERS
Ballet Arkansas, an equal opportunity employer, accepts employment applications on an ongoing basis.
Ballet Arkansas offers competitive 30-week contracts with benefits that include workers compensation insurance, shoes, limited general medical services, lifestyle medicine, physical therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, subsidized dental care, gym membership and parking - paired with an exceptional quality of life in Little Rock, AR.
To audition, submit your audition materials by clicking the link above. Please include your first and last name in the subject line followed by "Audition" and attach copies of your resume and photos to the email. There is no fee to audition for Ballet Arkansas.
Required Audition Materials
Head shot and dance photos
Current Resume including age and height
Links to video of class and/or performance of classical and contemporary work
*Please be sure to include passwords to locked videos.
As part of the review process, Ballet Arkansas may request additional information or invite candidates to attend an in-person or digital company class. Visitors to Ballet Arkansas may be required to submit proof of vaccination with an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine or proof of a negative rapid antigen or PCR test completed within 24-48 hours of their scheduled audition date.
INTERN + Gain valuable professional experience
Ballet Arkansas is one of the Top 100 Ballet Companies in America and one of the largest non-union contract employers in the arts in the state. Producing an annual season comprised of the classics, masterworks of American dance, and cutting-edge works by the world's most daring dancemakers, the organization's world-class productions and education programs reach nearly 50,000 per year. Click the box below to apply for internship.
Areas of Concentration
1) Nonprofit Business Administration - organizational management, leadership, negotiation, contracting, human resources, development of partnerships, strategic planning, board development
2) Finance - accounting, record keeping, budget creation and reconciliation
3) Social Media Management - content creation, analytics, platform optimization, web development
4) Fundraising - business communication and public speaking, writing of grants and proposals, solicitation
5) Production - lighting design, sound design, videography, stagecraft, stage management
6) Photography - institutional and programmatic content creation
Volunteer + MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Volunteer for Ballet Arkansas and you'll play an important role in the success of the organization's programs and events. Click the link below to learn more. Volunteers receive VIP discounts and benefits throughout the season for their dedication and support of Ballet Arkansas. We appreciate you!
A special thank you to our 21|22 Season Volunteers, who donated more than 1,500 hours to Ballet Arkansas!
60+ hours | Vikki Harris
30+ hours | Tenecia Carroll, LeeAnn Hackley
20+ hours | Amanda Baker, Melodie Britt, Lauren Burke, Hope Cogbill, Eliese Freeman-Crumley,
Sarah Beth Lawson, Lily Parson, Kim Shurley
10+ hours | Deaidra Bell, Rachel Bock, Pam Chatham, Sarah Chunn, Kay Cogbill, Kristen Davis, Jacey Harris, Laila Harris, Sarah Holland, January Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Jaimie Jones, Molly Looney, Nikki Lovell, Valerie Martin, Sandy Miller, Kim Phelan, Julie Robinson, Laura Sanders, Kathy Simpson, Courtney Umeda, Emily Ward, Zhen Wu