Careers & Opportunities

Milwaukee Ballet is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Administration & Operations

Part-Time Receptionist

The Part-Time Receptionist will primarily support administrative and school operations at Baumgartner Center for Dance in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, with possible work at the School & Academy branches in Fox Point and Brookfield. The ideal candidate will be a friendly, professional, and service-oriented individual.

This is a part-time, non-exempt position working 15-20 hours per week, with a pay range of $11-$15 per hour. Hours may vary based on scheduling needs and availability, including evenings and weekends.

Production

Assistant Stage Manager

Milwaukee Ballet is seeking an Assistant Stage Manager to begin September 16, 2024. This position reports to the Stage and Company Manager and works closely with the Production Manager, Artistic Staff, and all production areas to support Milwaukee Ballet productions. This position provides production support to Milwaukee Ballet Company, School & Academy, and Community Engagement.

This is a full-time, seasonal, exempt position with benefits and a salary of $649.20 weekly. A typical season includes approximately 35 weeks and spans mid-September to late May. 

School & Academy

Faculty, Part-Time

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy seeks part-time instructors for all three locations; Fox Point, Brookfield, and Third Ward. Part-time faculty are responsible for delivering high-quality instruction to students aged 2 – 21 years old in a variety of levels in classical ballet technique. Teachers may be scheduled for the traditional school year (fall through spring), Summer Intensive, and summer camps and classes.

This is a part-time hourly position with competitive pay based on experience.

Click below to apply.

Accompanists, Part-Time

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy is seeking dependable musicians with strong piano skills to accompany ballet classes. Classes are held late in afternoons/evenings and Saturdays. Instruction provided for newcomers to the ballet class environment. Especially encouraged to apply are those with backgrounds in improvisation, composition & arranging, musical theatre (including opera), and/or collaborative piano.

Openings in Milwaukee, Fox Point, and Brookfield.

Contact Colin DeJong for more information and to arrange an audition/interview.

Resident Assistants, Seasonal Full-Time or Part-Time

Milwaukee Ballet is seeking Full-Time Live-In Resident Assistants and Part-Time Resident Assistants for the 2024 Summer Intensive Program. Applicants must be mature, responsible, dependable and demonstrate sound judgement and good decision-making skills. Prior resident assistant, camp counselor, or teaching experience is required. For more information and employment details, please download and review the application packet.

Board of Directors & Committees

Our Board of Directors and various Committees, including Advancement, Community Engagement, Events, Finance, School & Academy, Operations, and the newly formed Emerging Leaders Council, bring together groups of community volunteers and professionals to be a part of shaping our future.

If you are interested in sharing your talents to further Milwaukee Ballet's work and mission, we would love to connect with you to determine whether the Board or a Committee may be a good fit.  We believe that diversity of thought and experience strengthens our organization, and we encourage individuals from all backgrounds to consider joining us in our mission! 

Please click the buttons below to learn more about each committee or to fill out an interest form.

Internships

Milwaukee Ballet is proud to offer hands-on learning experiences for undergraduate college students across several departments.

Summer internship positions are open now.

Marketing & Advancement Intern

The Advancement department is seeking an intern to support the team while receiving hands-on workplace experience that correlates to the intern’s education program and/or coursework. The Advancement department encompasses Marketing, Development and Patron Services and is responsible for generating earned and contributed income to support Milwaukee Ballet’s mission and operations.

This is an unpaid, part-time seasonal internship position. Hours are flexible based on availability and class schedules, with an anticipated 10-20 hours per week in-person at Milwaukee Ballet’s downtown offices. Candidates must be eligible to receive academic college credit. 

Community Outreach Intern

The Community Engagement department is seeking an intern to support the team while receiving hands-on workplace experience that correlates to the intern’s education program and/or coursework. The Community Engagement department promotes confidence, a healthy lifestyle, and creativity through performances and accessible, hands-on workshops. By introducing ballet to audiences of all ages, we bring the power of movement to life and inspire everyone we reach. These programs strive to break down traditional barriers so more people can share in the power of dance.

This is an unpaid, part-time seasonal internship position. Hours are flexible based on availability and class schedules, with an anticipated 10-20 hours per week in-person at Milwaukee Ballet’s downtown offices. Candidates must be eligible to receive academic college credit. 

School Administration Intern

The Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy (MBSA) is seeking an intern to support the team while receiving hands-on workplace experience that correlates to the intern’s education program and/or coursework. The School & Academy provides year-round dance instruction to over 600 students across three branch locations. The School & Academy administrative team helps to support our students, parents, and instructors in their dance education and coordinates all classes, performances, and school events.

This is an unpaid, part-time seasonal internship position. Hours are flexible based on availability and class schedules, with an anticipated 10-20 hours per week in-person at Milwaukee Ballet’s downtown offices. Candidates must be eligible to receive academic college credit. 

Digital Media Intern

The Marketing department is seeking a Creative Content intern for spring semester to support the team while receiving hands-on workplace experience that correlates to the intern’s education program and/or coursework. The ideal candidate will be creative and social media fluent with practical skills to participate in photography, videography, graphic design, and content creation.

This is an unpaid, part-time seasonal internship position. Hours are flexible based on availability and class schedules, with an anticipated 10-20 hours per week in-person at Milwaukee Ballet’s downtown offices. Candidates must be eligible to receive academic college credit. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Love the ballet and looking for ways to get involved? Join our volunteer corps and help us by selling merchandise at our Ballet Boutique, assisting at our annual Ballet Ball and other events, ushering at our in-house shows and student productions, or providing administrative support throughout the year.

Apply today to become volunteer and join #TeamMB!

Auditions

For more information regarding auditions with Milwaukee Ballet, please see our Company Auditions page below.