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  Production Manager

Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, is looking for a Production Manager to join our team for the 2017-2018 Season, beginning in July 2017.

The Production Manager will be responsible for all technical aspects of each Richmond Ballet production, from inception to completion. This position will be responsible for oversight and coordination of all technical, costume, sound, set and lighting design needs for all Richmond Ballet programs: Richmond Ballet professional company, School of Richmond Ballet, and all education outreach programs.

This position will create and maintain a detailed production calendar for the season, while collaborating with the Design Director and managing all technical staff. The Production Manager will schedule all necessary meetings, and manage all timelines and due dates for all productions/events, while coordinating with all venues and suppliers.  This position will estimate and track production budgets for all shows and departments, as well as, determine all human and financial resources needed.

The candidate must have experience running a crew through theatre load-in, the performances, and theatre load-out. The Production Manager must possess exemplary communication, management, and administration skills.  Strong working knowledge of CAD drafting, rigging, sound, and lighting is required.

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and letters of reference to Human Resources Department, 407 E. Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or email to  Please no phone calls.  EOE



  Posted: Mar 24, 2017

  Richmond Ballet INTERNSHIPS

Richmond Ballet INTERNSHIPS

The Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, is hiring interns for the September through May 2017-2018 Season. These internships are designed for recent graduates looking to gain full-time professional experience in their field. Interns should apply for a specific position; however, opportunities exist to gain exposure to all facets of the organization. Considered crucial members of the staff, Richmond Ballet interns are entrusted with a great deal of responsibility. Furthermore, social and educational outings will be available to all interns regardless of discipline. Internships include a stipend and housing if needed*.

We encourage you to review our internship opportunities and learn more about what The Richmond Ballet and the city of Richmond itself have to offer. The following intern positions will be full time and will include a weekly stipend. Housing will also be available. Applicants should email their cover letter and resume to Gretchen at

Technical Production Intern
Beginning MID AUGUST 2017: This intern position will work with the Technical Production team to organize, repair, and create all technical aspects (lighting, sound, sets, etc.) for the professional company, the School of Richmond Ballet, and Minds In Motion. This position will work in the office, wood shop, warehouse, and also backstage during productions.

Education Programs Administrative Intern
Beginning LATE AUG/EARLY SEPTEMBER 2017: This intern position will work with the School of Richmond Ballet and Minds In Motion. Primary duties will include data entry, filing, graphic design, and communicating important information to families and school administrators of participating students.

Graphic Design Intern
Beginning LATE AUG/EARLY SEPTEMBER 2017- This intern position will work with the Marketing Department. Primary duties will include creating ads for newspaper and magazine, online ads, posters, counter cards, performance programs, updating the website and social media.


  Posted: Jun 20, 2017

  Graphic Designer/ Digital Coordinator

Graphic Designer/ Digital Coordinator

Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, is looking for an innovative, hard-working designer to join our Marketing Department on July 1, 2017.   Job duties for the position of Graphic Designer/Digital Coordinator include creating ads for newspaper and magazine, online ads, posters and counter cards.  There are also design work requirements for the web, in-house patron mail in addition to compilation of performance programs and updating the website.  The Digital Coordinator also works closely with our Public Relations/ Content Manager to keep social media current as well as participate in promotional events and more.

While there are no absolute requirements, the successful candidate will hold a degree in Graphic Design or a related field, however, relevant work experience could be considered in lieu of a degree.  Dance experience is preferred but not required. New graduates are encouraged to apply. Salary based on experience and in the range of $26,000-$30,000.

Working knowledge of SEO and META DATA skills, Word Press, MailChimp, InDesign and PhotoShop are an advantage.

Prospective team members should send a cover letter, resume, PDFs of your five best design samples to Human Resources Dept., 407 E. Canal Street, Richmond VA, 23219 or email to  EOE

  Posted: Jun 1, 2017