Auditions / Employment


COMPANY AUDITIONS

Tulsa Ballet is always seeking male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique.  Tulsa Ballet supports the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines.  To be considered for an audition by company class, please send a video link with the IAP Guidelines to companymanager@tulsaballet.org

International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines (IAP Guidelines)

An applicant is required to submit the following material only:

  • a video with no introduction or fancy editing, consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for women and  tight fitting dance attire for men:
    • a short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants
    • a short contemporary variation (that could consist of something drawn from repertoire, phrases from classwork or an applicant-created work) that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movement different from that demonstrated  in the classical variation
    • 3-5 minutes of barre work, incorporating both sides,  danced in soft shoes by male applicants and pointe shoes by  female applicants
    • 3-5 minutes of centre work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced  in pointe shoes by female applicants
  • a CV
  • a head shot
  • 2-3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportions and line

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EMPLOYMENT

Tulsa Ballet is a vibrant and growing non-profit arts organization that seeks to achieve excellence in all its artistic endeavors.  We are known for the great care we take in producing excellent dance performances and being one of the most well-run ballet companies in the United States.

  • Our focus on excellence and achievement makes for an enriching work environment where you will be challenged every day to produce your best work.
  • We believe in delivering the best product for our audiences and understand that it takes the hard work and dedication of each and every team member within the organization to accomplish that.

Tulsa Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tulsa Ballet is currently seeking a qualified individual for the following positions:

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Tulsa Ballet is seeking a creative, highly organized, detailed individual to handle all graphic design needs for the organization.

Please do not submit your application through automatic systems (Linked In, Indeed, etc.) as it will not be considered and include a link to your design portfolio..

Tulsa Ballet, one of the nation’s top ballet companies, is a vibrant and growing non-profit arts organization that seeks to achieve excellence in all its artistic endeavors. We are known for the great care we take in producing excellent dance performances and being one of the most well-run ballet companies in the United States.

Our focus on excellence and achievement makes for an enriching work environment where you will be challenged every day to produce your best work.

We believe in delivering the best product for our audiences and understand that it takes the hard work and dedication of each and every team member within the organization to accomplish that.

Graphic Designer Position Description

This position is responsible for design, layout, copy writing, production and trafficking of all publications, print materials, signage and other promotional materials for various departments. The Graphic Designer and Marketing Associate will collaborate with the Director of Marketing & Communications and the Marketing team for the creation and implementation of both digital and traditional campaigns. This position must work from our Tulsa office.

Required Education and Experience

Must possess a degree in design, graphic arts, or a related field; plus a minimum of two years’ experience as a graphic designer (outside of educational institutions). Must have experience in layout, traffic coordination, editorial and/or copy writing. Candidate is required to have experience with website content management systems and be proficient in graphic design software. Experience with print and media agencies, advanced photography and video skills a plus.

Mac OSX Platform *
Adobe InDesign *
Adobe Photoshop *
Adobe Illustrator *
Adobe Premiere #
Adobe Lightroom or Bridge #
Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) *
Dreamweaver #
WordPress *
HTML #
* = Required

# = Skill is a plus, but not required

Additional Skills:

Superior written and interpersonal communication skills
Computer experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office
Excellent clerical, organizational and time-management skills
Friendly personality and positive outlook
Proven and demonstrable track record of being able to work under pressure while managing multiple deadlines

\Work Environment/Physical Demands:

The Graphic Designer/Marketing Associate must:

Be able to work nights and weekends when required.
Be able to lift up to 25 pounds and participate in physical activity required for events.
Have reliable transportation, as some errands will occasionally be necessary.
Work from the Tulsa Ballet offices – no remote work

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume (plus PDF portfolio or link to design work) to Dan Meagher, Director of Marketing & Communications, at dan.meagher@tulsaballet.org.

Applications without a cover letter that is relevant to this position, resume, and design examples will not be considered. NOTE – We are interested in seeing examples featuring text over photos, such as postcards, posters, ads, and typography.

No phone calls, please. Re-location package is not offered.

Tulsa Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HEAD OF COSTUMES

Tulsa Ballet is seeking a Head of Costumes. The Head of Costumes is responsible for the overall operation of the costume shop including design integration, construction, fitting, repairing, cleaning, storing, and cataloging of costumes. The Head also manages all aspects of wardrobe and theatrical costume during all performances, including presentations by the main company, educational and marketing services. Click HERE to read the full job description. To apply, email your resume and references to Jack Mehler: jack@jackmehlerdesign.com .  No phone calls please.

DANCE TEACHERS

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education is seeking qualified Ballet and Jazz Instructors (part-time) to teach at our Brookside and Hardesty campuses. Click HERE to read the full job description. To apply, please send your resume to education@tulsaballet.org. No phone calls, please.