Jobs at Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s leading ballet companies and the widest touring ballet company in the UK. Bold and innovative in its approach, Northern Ballet is prolific at creating new full length-work with a unique blend of strong classical technique and world-class storytelling. Our repertoire embraces popular culture and pushes the boundaries of what stories can be told through 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.
Winner of The South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award 2016
EUROPE'S BEST DANCE COMPANY
Winner of Best Company at the Taglioni European Ballet Awards
Northern Ballet tours the UK and overseas extensively. Our repertoire is a varies and imaginative mix of classical and narrative ballets.
We are looking for male and female dancers
You should be open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique, exceptional partnering skills and strength.
Closed audition, by invitation only, will be held in Leeds on Sunday 28 January 2018.
Please submit a full CV (which must include height, weight, date of birth and nationality), recent full-length classical dance photos and DVD (or YouTube/Vimeo link) of centre class work in leotard/tights (ladies on pointe), showing long combinations both sides of adage, pirouettes, small and large jumps, a travelling combination and optional contemporary solo (no costumes please) by Monday 15 January 2018 to:
- By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or by post to Kirsty Airlie, Northern Ballet, Leeds LS2 7PA
You might also be interested in our Professional Graduate Programme, an exciting one-year classical ballet finishing course designed to make the connection between full-time training and professional performance. find out more
The Learning department work inclusively with children, young people and adults in schools, theatres and community venues to make the work of Northern Ballet accessible to all. We are now looking to recruit a Dance Education Intern to join the team. The Intern will support practical dance workshops in educational and community settings and assist in the organisation and co-ordination of workshops and courses.
Salary: In line with National Minimum Wage
Closing date for applications: Friday 24 November at 5pm
An interview day will take place in Leeds on Friday 8 December