At Colorado Ballet, you will enjoy the confidence and security of working with a dynamic growing arts organization that has been part of the Colorado arts community for over 60 years. From experienced performing arts professionals to entry-level positions, Colorado Ballet seeks out the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization.
We offer a benefits package for our full-time employees and all staff have the opportunity to attend the productions they help bring to life! Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.
Position Description: Patron Service Representative
Reports To: Patron Services Manager
Type: Full-Time with Benefits
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization celebrating 60 years of excellence. Colorado Ballet’s mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually to sold-out audiences in the 2,080 seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy serves over 1,200 students each year, from toddlers to seniors. Colorado Ballet’s Education and Community Engagement programming serves under-resourced students, teachers, families, people with disabilities, and lifelong learners, making more than 35,000 contacts in 300 schools and organizations annually.
Colorado Ballet’s Patron Services Representative is responsible for providing superb front-line customer service for all Colorado Ballet departments. Responsibilities include selling tickets, processing donations, and registering students for classes. This position requires someone who is energetic, personable, patient, adaptable, and works well both independently and in a team. This individual reports to the Patron Services Manager and works collaboratively to support all departments. This position is a full-time, benefited position with Colorado Ballet, Monday-Friday 9am -5pm with additional non-traditional evening and weekend hours during performances.
Key Duties and Functions
· Provides friendly and efficient customer service for all Colorado Ballet patrons in adherence to all Colorado Ballet policies and procedures.
· Sells season single tickets and subscriptions over the phone as well as in person when in production at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House (includes evenings and weekends as well as higher frequency in November and December)
· Collects and processes payments for tickets, academy registrations, education programs, and donations
· Responsible for basic reporting/tracking
· Provides administrative support to faculty and staff
· Other duties as assigned
· Minimum 2 years general customer service and administration experience; performing arts ticketing/box office experience is preferable
· History of exceptional customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
· Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, self-start, and collaborate
· Strong organizational skills
· Experience with Tessitura or similar ticketing/CRM system preferred
· Strong computer skills with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
· Flexibility to work evenings and weekends during performances
· Essential ability to remain patient, positive, and professional under all circumstances
· Dance background or knowledge is a plus
How To Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to:
Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) Information:
Salary range $33,000-$35,000 annually
Position Description: Academy Faculty Teacher
Reports To: Lower School Coordinator
Type: Part Time
Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, the Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy is the official school of Colorado Ballet. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Gil Boggs and Academy Director Erica Fischbach, CBA is a premier training institution in the state, with programming sought after by serious ballet students worldwide.
The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy serves over 700 students each year, from toddlers to seniors. Colorado Ballet’s Education and Community Engagement programming serves students, teachers, families, people with disabilities, and lifelong learners, making more than 30,000 contacts each year.
Colorado Ballet Academy is seeking a motivated individual for a position as a Ballet Teacher for classes in our Lower Division. This is a part time position with hours on Monday Mornings, Saturday mornings for Creative Dance Classes and the possibility of additional hours. This teaching position has hourly rates commensurate with experience. This position reports to Lower School Coordinator and supervised by Academy Principal.
Position Requirements Qualifications
· Ballet classes range from 45-90 minutes in length
· Preparation of lesson plans for weekly classes, following a designated curriculum
· Guide students to perpetually progress through curriculum
· Develop, set, and rehearse choreography for end of session or end of year performances
· Responsible for music selection for classes (stereo with Bluetooth or auxiliary port are provided)
· Monthly teacher meetings
· Opportunity to teach various workshops or camp series
Colorado Ballet seeks the highest quality teachers to join our team. Our faculty offers quality training and inspires enthusiasm for the art of dance.
· Strong background in creative movement and ballet required
· Ability and willingness to work with young students of varied abilities
· Reliable transportation required
· Experience in classroom management and inclusive approach to dance education
Please submit a resume, cover letter and sample lesson plan to email@example.com.
Submissions without these items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Colorado Ballet Education & Community Engagement Department
Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. The mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community.
Providing high quality educational opportunities for preschool through adults, the Colorado Ballet Education & Community Engagement Department has been engaging with the Colorado community for over 20 years offering programs to students and community members least likely to access dance independently and for whom it could have the greatest impact. A fundamental philosophy of Colorado Ballet is to make dance accessible to everyone and inclusive of all. We aim to bring diverse communities together to overcome real and perceived barriers. In doing so, the department strives to provide quality dance education that focuses on the mission:
Every: To make dance accessible to everyone.
Body: To promote dance and movement as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Dance: To encourage creativity and expression through dance and foster an appreciation for ballet.
The Education & Community Engagement department is seeking a motivated individual for a position as a Teaching Artist. Teaching Artists teach for both
our Every Body Dance! afterschool enrichment program and
our Workshops program. It is an ideal part-time position for someone balancing a variety of
teaching jobs or other part-time work.
The position teaches E&CE Curriculum (see below) in the afterschool setting, may teach workshops and Day of Dance events. Hours vary, but average two to five hours per week during the school year and five to ten hours per month in the summer, must be comfortable teaching creative movement and ballet in the afterschool setting. The majority of teaching time occurs between 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekdays with occasional daytime and weekend hours. The position has hourly rates for student teachers, assistant teachers, and lead teachers as well as opportunities for administrative time.
The position reports to the Manager of Education & Community Engagement and may work directly with other department staff and Teaching Artists. Teaching Artists will work offsite from the Colorado Ballet studios and offices at schools and community centers, may teach virtually via Zoom, and will work with students of a variety of ages, experience, abilities, and backgrounds.
In order to fulfill our mission, Colorado Ballet is dedicated to building and sustaining an organizational culture grounded in diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging. We are committed to hiring people who reflect and represent the rich diversity of the children, families, and communities with whom we work. Black, Indigenous, people of color, persons with disabilities, persons from underrepresented ethnic groups, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ persons are especially welcome and strongly encouraged to apply.
Colorado Ballet Education & Community Engagement Curriculum
Colorado Ballet Teaching Artists utilize a codified curriculum for the afterschool program, Every Body Dance! This curriculum was created in order to provide a consistent program throughout the Denver metro area. A typical afterschool program provides dance classes that focus on creative movement and ballet. Utilizing Anne Green Gilbert’s methodology, we utilize Brain Compatible Dance Education techniques to create and develop the curriculum for our afterschool classes, as well as many of our workshops. These effective teaching techniques equip our Teaching Artists to engage and motivate students of all abilities in school in community settings. Colorado Ballet’s afterschool curriculum is designed for students to study a variety of dance concepts while also improving important life skills such as problem solving, spatial awareness, social and emotional learning, and strengthening the body and brain all through the art of dance.
Information about the Teaching Artist role
Colorado Ballet Education & Community Engagement Department Teaching Artists:
Requirements to Apply
Application deadline is August 15th, 2022. Please send your resume, cover letter, and sample lesson plan to Cassie Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions without these items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please contact Cassie Wilson at email@example.com with any questions. Thank you for your interest in teaching with Colorado Ballet’s Education & Community Engagement Department!
Position: Stage Management Assistant
Reports to: Director of Production
Type: Full-time with benefits salary range $40,000 - $42,500 annually
Colorado Ballet Company is a Denver based non-profit organization celebrating more than 60 years of excellence. Colorado Ballet’s mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community. Under the direction of Artistic Director, Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually to sold-out audiences in the 2,080-seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
Colorado Ballet is looking for an individual to support the Production Department at the Colorado Ballet Armstrong Center for Dance, as well as in performances. This position also supports the Education and Community Engagement Department and the Academy. This position requires someone who is energetic, creative and good at self-management and multitasking.
Key Duties and Functions
• Supports Production Stage Manager as required for main stage productions. This will include setting rehearsal rooms, gathering rehearsal props, and attending studio rehearsals, SL
or SR responsibilities, cueing performers, giving calls, handling performance crises, creating show paperwork for the crew (prop, deck, electrics, and rail run sheets). Carries out all
assignments given by the PSM on a per production basis.
• Opportunity to call main stage productions.
• Supports Director of Production
• Supports the Education and Community Engagement department for school performances. This includes driving a truck to performances, setting up dance floor. Setting up and running sounds and lights
• Stage Manages Colorado Ballet Academy performances in the Black Box theatre and the Ellie Caulkins Opera house.
• Looks after technical requirements in ballet studios. This includes making sure sound and video equipment is in good working order and troubleshooting any issues.
• Maintains archival performance recordings. This includes loading existing DVD’s onto virtual platforms
• Runs technical requirements in the ACD Black Box for events
• Cares for the Black Box Theatre including maintaining equipment
• Provides Video/Sound needs for Artistic Staff
• Looks after basic building maintenance requirements. This includes keeping an eye on grounds, lightbulbs, carpeting issues, plumbing issues and general maintenance that arises.
• Two years experience as an assistant stage manger
• Strong theatre technical skills
• Excellent organization and communication skills
• Must have a current driver’s license
• Ability to read music a plus
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full-time position and includes benefits. Benefits include subsidized health care, 401(k), complimentary performance tickets, flexible work environment and paid time off.
Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) Information:
The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $42,500 annually
How To Apply
Application deadline is July 1, 2022. Please send your cover letter and resume and to:
Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls, please. All submissions will be acknowledged.
Colorado Ballet Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to fulfill our mission, Colorado Ballet is dedicated to building and sustaining an organizational culture grounded in diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging. We are committed to hiring people who reflect and represent the rich diversity of the children, families, and communities with whom we work. Black, Indigenous, people of color, persons with disabilities, persons from underrepresented ethnic groups, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ persons are especially welcome and strongly encouraged to apply