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Jobs at Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet is a powerhouse for inventive dance. Based in Leeds and loved nationally we are a busy touring ballet company performing in 30 theatres across the UK with our full-length and children’s ballets, giving more than 150 performances per year to more than 130,000 people. Thanks to the recent Arts Council funding announcement we are bringing the highest quality dance to even more parts of the country.

Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation. Please see below for current vacancies.

Northern Ballet is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Northern Ballet’s home has seven dance studios, a studio theatre, meeting rooms, in-house café and physiotherapy suite.  We host a range of performances as well as dance classes, meetings, conferences and other corporate events.

We are looking for capable and flexible individuals to join our committed and friendly reception team on a casual basis in the landmark building we share with Phoenix Dance Theatre on Quarry Hill.

You would need to be available to work Saturday and Sunday, as well as to occasionally cover weekday and evening shifts as required, sometimes at short notice.

Salary £7.65 per hour.

  • Closing date for applications Monday 28 July 2014
  • Interviews to take place w/c 4 August 2014

Northern Ballet Sinfonia is looking to appoint a No 3 1st Violin. Playing for Northern Ballet’s extensive national tours, the Sinfonia performs the highest quality music to audiences across the UK. Well known for the annual Classical Fantasia concert at Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds, Northern Ballet Sinfonia is also engaged in other ‘out of pit’ activities including commercial recordings.

The touring ballet contract is based on 20 to 22 weeks work during the year.

  • Closing date 31 July
  • Auditions to take place week commencing 8 September in Leeds

To apply please send a CV, and any other details relevant to your suitability for the post, by the closing date to;

Barry Collarbone
Orchestra & Concerts Manager
Northern Ballet
Quarry Hill
Leeds LS2 7PA

Tel 0113 220 8000, Fax 0113 220 8001
Email barry.collarbone@northernballet.com