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:

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.

COMPANY PIANIST

Tulsa Ballet is seeking a Company and School Pianist. Duties include: playing daily technique classes for the Tulsa Ballet Company and Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education; playing rehearsals for repertory performed live by company; supervising pianists for the Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education; solo pianist for company and school performances; sound board operator for school performances. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in music; previous experience as a ballet class pianist; ability to learn piano reductions of ballet scores; ability to work with other staff amicably under tight deadlines; experience in sound engineering is preferred.  To apply, please email your resume in MS Word or PDF format to Andrew.Lahti@tulsaballet.org. 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.