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Updated March 14, 2019

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AileyCamp Dance Instructor

Cal Performances is seeking AileyCamp Dance Instructor - Ballet (4134U) #26527. Go to http://jobs.berkeley.edu/ for more details and to apply.


Smuin Contemporary Ballet Company Audition: 2019/20 Season

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Academy of Ballet
2121 Market Street, San Francisco

1:00-1:30 pm • Registration

1:30-4:30 pm • Audition: Includes ballet class (women en pointe), partnering, and repertoire.

Women 5’6” and under; Men 5’ 8” and over
Candidates must be eligible for employment in the United States
Please send CV, photo, and video link to audition@smuinballet.org prior to audition. Include name/audition 2019 in subject line (i.e. Tina Ballerina/audition 2019).
We accept applications via email from November 1, 2018 – March 24, 2019.

Smuin Ballet offers 35-40 week competitive dancer contracts, presenting approximately 70 performances per season.

A staple of the San Francisco dance community for 25 years, Smuin pushes the boundaries of contemporary ballet within a distinctly American style, combining classical ballet training, technique, and artistry with uncommon physicality and expression. Recent repertoire includes works by: Michael Smuin (founder), Amy Seiwert, Jirí Kylián, Trey McIntyre, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Helen Pickett, Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, Garrett Ammon, Adam Hougland, Darrell Grand Moultrie and others.


CounterPulse Open Positions

Program Manager

You’re enthusiastic about the arts and seamlessly move from behind-the-scenes to interacting with a diverse public. You’re experienced in bringing works from vision to stage, and it comes naturally to you to think of issues before they arise. Your penchant for creative problem solving is only rivaled by your urge to check things twice. You understand the high-pressure flow that comes with organizing the many moving parts of event production. Building and maintaining relationships with all walks of people brings you joy. Download Position Description

Development Director

As the CounterPulse Development Director (DD) you leverage the story of CounterPulse to the funding community. You advance the development and fundraising goals that support the mission of the organization. You’re the mastermind behind CounterPulse’s grants strategies, special event, capital campaign, and development strategies. By ensuring that CounterPulse succeeds you help make the world a more hospitable place for arts and culture. Download Position Description


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