Tulsa Ballet News

Outbound Sales Associate

General Description:

The Tulsa Ballet Outbound Sales Associate will serve the organization in meeting sales goals for:

  • Ticket Sales (single tickets, group and corporate discounted tickets, and season ticket packages)
  • Program Ad Sales
  • Leaps & Grounds Merchandise Shop

The position will work closely with the entire Tulsa Ballet marketing and sales team to proactively promote and sell special group and corporate packages, programs and services to targeted groups through direct marketing, telemarketing and face-to-face selling.

This position is also responsible for obtaining merchandise and managing inventory in the Tulsa Ballet Gift Shop, Leaps & Grounds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Marketing Team as needed, working closely with the Box Office Coordinator
Implementation of All Group Ticket Sales Programs:

  •             Planning
  •             Sales
  •             Service all Group and Corporate Sales Customers
  •             Group Ticket Sales Database Maintenance
  •             Ticket Printing
  •             Ticket Delivery
  •             Group Sales Follow-Up Program

Assist Tulsa Ballet Ticket Office

  •             Season Ticket and Individual Ticket sales
  •             Ticket packet preparation

Manage Leaps & Grounds merchandise shop

  • Recommend and order ballet related merchandise designs and quantities
  • Manage inventory for onsite, offsite and online points of sale
  • Set up merchandise displays, and stock shelves
  • Prepare reports for the Finance Department
  • Assist with scheduling volunteers to staff the shop
  • Organize and manage off-site selling opportunities at performances and other events (trade shows, expos, etc.)

Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong understanding and utilization of Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and Outlook.  Experience utilizing ticketing software, customer relationship management software and/or retail experience a plus. Positive team-oriented, proactive individual that is able to sell with both enthusiasm and professionalism. Needs to be comfortable making cold calls. Ability to work flexible hours as required.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to lacy.applegate@tulsaballet.org.  No phone calls please.

HARDESTY CDE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH MANAGER

Tulsa Ballet is looking for an engaging and energetic individual to join our Center for Dance Education Team.  Our Hardesty CDE Education and Outreach Manager serves as the site manager for our Broken Arrow campus.

Primary Purpose of Job: To increase awareness and grow enrollment at our Broken Arrow Hardesty Campus. This position is primarily responsible for the administration of school and outreach programming, implementation and tracking of budgets and departmental/enrollment goals, and facility management.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Support the artistic vision and strategic plan of Tulsa Ballet Theatre, Inc. and the Artistic Director, through the development and growth of TBCDE and the fulfilment of its mission and objectives.
  2. Assist in the planning and implementation of financial goals and objectives for CDE in cooperation with the Artistic Director, Managing Director, General Manager and Director of Education.
  3. Provide support for all efforts necessary to foster the continual growth and development of TBCDE in size, scope and efficacy.
  4. Communicate effectively with parents and students and provide excellent customer service. Provide information regarding all administrative aspects of the school. Provide building tours to potential students as required.
  5. Build and manage outreach relationships to ensure support of our outreach efforts and enrollment initiatives. Be an ambassador for Tulsa Ballet in the Broken Arrow community.
  6. Train, supervise and function as a manager for CDE Administrative Assistant(s).
  7. Work with the company’s Marketing Manager, General Manager and Education Director to support all marketing needs of the school and education programs.
  8. Maintain building, scheduling service calls, coordinate cleaning and landscaping needs, audio and visual equipment in Studios and EntraPass keycard system.
  9. Maintain inventory and ordering of supplies needed for HCDE.
  10. Manage merchandise sales.

Ideal candidates will have experience with Tessitura and/or CRM databases, school administration, budgeting and basic accounting skills, and knowledge of or interest in dance.

Tulsa Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to arlene.minkhorst@tulsaballet.org.  No phone calls please.

Creations in Studio K

September 8-19, 2021
Studio K
Single tickets go on sale August 2nd

Our Creations in Studio K is known for commissioning incredible new works from the most in-demand choreographers in the world. This year’s lineup includes world premieres from internationally known Yury Yanowsky and rising superstar choreographer Katarzyna Kozielska. Yanowsky is known for his visually stunning masterpieces while for Kozielska, nominated for “Best Choreographer of the Year” in 2018 by Dance for You Magazine, this World Premiere will mark her American debut. Plus, we are changing things up this year: TBII, the second company of Tulsa Ballet, will be integrated in this program with a World Premiere by multiple award winning choreographer Stephanie Martinez.

 

Performances

Thursday, September 97:00 PM
Friday, September 107:00 PM
Saturday, September 113:00 PM
Saturday, September 117:00 PM
Sunday, September 123:00 PM
Thursday, September 167:00 PM
Friday, September 177:00 PM
Saturday, September 183:00 PM
Saturday, September 187:00 PM
Sunday, September 193:00 PM

Location

Studio K

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Breakin’Bricks (with Flight of Fancy)

October 28-31
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Single tickets go on sale August 2nd

In collaboration with the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, this multimedia experience combines dance with documentary film to explore the events of 1921 and the path forward to hope and healing. This year, on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, choreographer Jennifer Archibald is telling this tragic story through dance, captivating visuals, and footage from the actual event for an important and unforgettable theatrical experience. This program will also feature the return of Flight of Fancy, fast-paced and lively piece by Ma Cong. For more information on the historical significance about Greenwood, please visit our partner Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission.

Please note: since this piece is still in the creation process, we do not have a detailed synopsis at this time.

Performances

Thursday, October 28 7:00 PM
Friday, October 29 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 30 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 31 2:30 PM

Location

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

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The Nutcracker

December 10-23
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Single tickets go on sale August 2nd

With brand-new choreography by Tulsa Ballet’s past and present Resident Choreographers, and spectacular new sets and costumes by Tracy Grant Lord, Tulsa’s holiday tradition returns with an all-new blockbuster production of The Nutcracker. Taking audiences back to the original setting of 19th century Germany, this larger than life production brings the Victorian era to life with lavish visuals to tell the story of a young girl’s magical journey on Christmas Eve. From the epic battle between the Nutcracker Prince’s army of toy soldiers and the Mouse King’s rodent minions, to the enchanting land of the Snow Queen followed by the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Kingdom of Sweets, a cast of close to 100 local children joins the dancers of Tulsa Ballet to create a lifetime of memories for young and old. The Nutcracker is sponsored by The HA and Mary K Chapman Foundations and the Suzanne and Jim Kneale Family Foundation. 

 

Performances

Friday, December 10 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 11 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 11 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 12  2:00 PM
Friday, December 17 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 18 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 18 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 19 2:00 PM
Wednesday, December 22 7:00 PM
Thursday, December 23 7:00 PM

Location

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

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Vendetta, a Mafia Story

If you have Vendetta tickets with a March, May, or October 2020 date, you will be reissued tickets with the new corresponding date.

February 10-13
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Single tickets go on sale August 2nd

A performance we’ve all been waiting for, and one definitely worth the wait! The Carbone family and their rival mob families will pull you into their captivating world full of drama, passion, and even a little humor for a performance that takes you from Chicago to Las Vegas. Join Rosalia Carbone as she takes her place as the new mob leader in this story full of secrets. Whatever happens in the mob…..

PERFORMANCES

Thursday, February 10 (Preview Night) 7:00 PM
Friday, February 11 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 127:30 PM
Sunday, February 132:30 PM

Location

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

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Swan Lake

March 24-27
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Single tickets go on sale August 2nd

Odette, a young maiden trapped in the form of a swan due to an evil curse, must find eternal love to break the spell. Considered the most iconic classical ballet of all time, Swan Lake is an enchanting tale of love, sorcery, and deceit that critics praise as “effervescent and breathtaking.” Featuring iconic music and stunning sets and costumes, see for yourself why Swan Lake is the most performed ballet around the world.

 

Performances

Thursday, March 24 (Preview Night) 7:00 PM
Friday, March 25 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 26  7:30 PM
Sunday, March 27  2:30 PM

Location
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

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Signature Series

May 12-15
Lorton Performance Center
Single tickets go on sale August 2nd

We will close our season with the highly anticipated return of  Remember Our Song by Hamilton choreographer and three time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler. Itzik Galili’s O Balcão de Amor will have you tapping your toes and laughing out loud with a tribute to the culture of Cuba; plus, another exuberant World Premiere from superstar British choreographer, Andrew McNicol.

Performances

Thursday, May 12 7:30 PM
Friday, May 13 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 14 2:30 PM
Saturday, May 14 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 15 2:30 PM

Location

Lorton Performance Center

Have questions about attending a Tulsa Ballet performance? Visit this helpful guide.   Traveling to Tulsa? Stay with our preferred hotel partners! Click the links below for a special rate for Tulsa Ballet supporters.