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Available for Immediate Hire
Mid-level Development Associate - F
Application Deadline - Open Until Filled 

Ballet Arkansas is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


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, subsidized healthcare, lifestyle medicine, acupuncture, physical therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, podiatry, gym membership and parking - paired with an exceptional quality of life in Little Rock, AR.

To request a company class 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, height, and employment history

  • Links to video of class and/or performance of classical and contemporary work 

*Please be sure to include passwords to locked videos.

24|25 Season Open Auditions


LA Area Audition - Thursday, December 28 - Friday, December 29th

National Master Audition 

Ballet California

1261 Sartori Ave

Torrance, CA

Learn more and register here: T

Little Rock Audition - Saturday, March 16th

Ballet Arkansas

520 Main St. 

Little Rock, AR 

Audition | Interviews - 1:00 pm  - 4:00 pm 

Check-in - 12:30 pm

Chigago Area Audition - Saturday, March 23rd

Ballet 5:8

11545 West 183rd Place

Suite 101

Orland Park, IL 

Audition | Interviews - 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Check-in - 11:00 am 

*Dancers ages 17+ are eligible to audition

*Audition registration form required

​As part of the review process, Ballet Arkansas may request additional information or invite candidates to attend an in-person or digital company class. Company classes run M-F between the hours of 9:00 - 10:30 am CST, by invitation. 


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 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 current 22|23 Season Volunteers, who donated more than 1,995.15 hours to Ballet Arkansas!


100+ hours | Vikki Harris

40+ hours | Dayna Abraham, Amanda Baker

30+ hours | Heather Vaughn, January Johnson, Sandy Miller, Jodee Stotts

20+ hours | Amy Galdamez, Carla Larry-Watson, Ann Patel, Eliese Freeman-Crumley, Jan Butenschoen, Johnnie Huffstutlar, LeeAnn Hackley, Lesley Roberts, Melodie Britt, Nikki Parnell, Sarah Beth Lawson, Madison Robinson

10+ hours | Julie Robinson, Alicia Sullivan, Amy Morledge, Ashley Beazley, Aybars Hacioglu, Brittany Boyette, Brittney Renfro, Brittany Smith, Christa Williams, Emily Johnson, Emily Ward, Isabella Hancock, Jacey Harris, Jasmine Burns, Jay Parrish, Jeffrey Grynwald, Lisa Johnson, Louina Gonzalez, Maureen Griffin, Melanie Hammock, Molly Looney, Paige MacDonald, Pam Chatham, Rachel Young, Sarah Chun, Sarah Hutchinson, Shannon McMath, Tenecia Carroll, Zhen Wu

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