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  Ballet Accompanist

Ballet Accompanist (piano)

The School of Richmond Ballet is seeking to hire a part-time accompanist for weekly ballet classes as scheduled.  Accompanists support The School faculty in presenting ballet classes by providing inspirational accompaniment for dance classes.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:    Pianists with experience accompanying ballet classes are preferred, but The School is willing to train qualified applicants.  Applicants need to possess a strong technique, good musicianship, and have the ability to follow musical direction.  A ready grasp of classical repertoire is essential and sight-reading, while not entirely necessary, is very helpful.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accompany weekly ballet classes as scheduled:  2-3 afternoons/evenings per week and Saturday mornings.
  • Prepare appropriate music for classes and rehearsals as requested.
  • Be available as a substitute accompanist

Requirements:

  • Choose music with appropriate meter, rhythm, and tempo by observing the movement of the dancers.
  • Ability to adapt/improvise in order to best fit the music with the quality of the dance movement.
  • Always be prepared and consistent in the studio
  • Must be diligent, reliable, and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff and students.

Pay commensurate with experience.

To Apply for this position, please email resume to jobs@richmondballet.com with “Accompanist” in the subject line.

  Posted: Jul 22, 2016

  Part-time Custodial Position

Richmond Ballet is hiring for two, part time custodians. This is a great opportunity to work with a terrific organization. We are flexible with scheduling options that may include days, evenings, and Saturday coverage. Schedules will depend on individual’s availability.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment; and perform related work as required.

The Custodian has the primary responsibility for cleaning the building in such a way as to promote health and safety. It is the role of the custodian to follow daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules including, but not limited to, the classrooms, kitchen, office areas, bathrooms, storage areas and entrances. The Custodian performs custodial and maintenance duties in and around building facilities; troubleshoots, performs minor repairs, and responds to emergency calls for service; implements setup and take-down for a wide variety of building events; works closely with employees and the public to meet the custodial needs of the area; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

EOE

Please Contact: sferguson@richmondballet.com.

  Posted: Jul 22, 2016

  Wardrobe Supervisor

Richmond Ballet (The State Ballet of Virginia) is seeking a Wardrobe Supervisor for the 2016-2017 season. Candidates with a background in wardrobe supervision, wigs and makeup, and craft skills are preferred. Advanced stitching skills are required. The Richmond Ballet is a year-round Costume Shop working with internationally renowned Choreographers and Costume Designers to bring both classic ballets and new works to the stage. Hourly compensation DOE with overtime opportunities, paid holidays, vacation, and sick-days. This position has a flexible start date in either August 2016, or January 2017. Must be available for pre-holiday work in December. Some travel is required. The Richmond Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit resume and references to the Richmond Ballet Costume Director, Emily DeAngelis: edeangelis@richmondballet.com

  Posted: Jul 6, 2016