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Autumn 2016 Brochure

Northern Ballet Dancers

Summer holidays are here!

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.

Casual Receptionists

We are now looking to recruit three Receptionists to work with us on a casual basis. You will work as part of the Reception Team to provide the highest level of customer care to all callers and visitors to Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre. You will be a confident communicator and comfortable in dealing with a range of people and situations.  You will be passionate about providing excellent customer care and you will take a professional and flexible approach to your work.

Casual Position

Potential shifts:

  • Saturday appx. 8.30am – 2.00pm
  • Sunday appx. 9.00am – 3.00pm
  • Thursday appx. 5.30pm – 8.30pm term-time
  • Friday appx. 5.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Other weekdays and evenings as and when required

£8.07 per hour

Closing date for applications Friday 5 August 2016.

Interviews will take place in Leeds week commencing 15 August 2016.

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.