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Jobs at Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet is a powerhouse for inventive dance, creating and touring narrative dance at various scales nationally and internationally. Bold and confident in our approach, we engage, involve and move our audiences. We reach a diverse range of people through passionate storytelling, a mastery of classical dance technique and an absolute commitment to our leading role as an international ambassador for world-class dance.

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.

Wardrobe Manager

We are looking for a Wardrobe Manager to run the efficient operation of Northern Ballet’s Wardrobe department on tour and to assist in the running of the department at base to the highest possible standards.

You will have exceptional interpersonal skills and two years’ touring experience at a similar level.

  • Closing date Friday 16 October
  • Interviews W/C 26 October
  • Start Date Mid-January 2016 with the possibility of a week’s handover to be arranged prior to starting

Salary £27,000

To apply please complete the application form, downloadable below.

Work Experience at Northern Ballet

Work experience could inspire you to pursue a career in the arts.   At Northern Ballet we aspire to offer this opportunity to more young people across Leeds and Yorkshire.

Work experience is for young people of school age (usually in Years 9, 10 and 11) and can take place at any time in the academic year.

It provides you with an opportunity to spend a week at Northern Ballet gaining a broad experience of working in an arts organisation.

The focus of the experience is on the non-performance areas of the company and during the week you will spend time in different departments including; Technical, Communications, Development, Wardrobe, Learning and the Academy.

We are looking for young people who are enthusiastic about the arts and want to learn more about working behind the scenes at a cultural organisation.

To apply please fill in the application form here and send it to or to know more about work experience please call Dawn on 0113 220 8000

We also offer apprenticeships and internships.