Current Vacancies

Artistic Coordinator


West Australian Ballet (based in Maylands, Perth, Australia) is a leading State Flagship Company, performing a dynamic and extensive series of ballet and contemporary dance works and programs in metropolitan Perth and regional Australia.


West Australian Ballet (WAB) Artistic Administrator (AA) Hilary McKenna has an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly efficient individual to join the company on a part time basis two days per week as an Artistic Coordinator (AC) whose primary role will be to provide support to and enhance the effectiveness of, the AA by providing business, administration, information and communications support.


The AC role will work closely with the AA to provide high-level administrative support on a range of activities supporting the administration, logistics and coordination of contracting company creatives (including seasonal creative teams and company dancers), venues, orchestras and other artistic engagements as well as provide development maintenance and support of scheduling of the company’s annual program of activities, performances, and organising visits of international and national creative guests.


Aspects of this position will require management of personal information of WAB employees and therefore require an administrator with a high degree of discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality.


It is incumbent of the AC to demonstrate commitment to the mission of WAB: “To enrich people’s lives through dance”. At all times, the AC must demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of WAB, “Access, Excellence, Innovation and Integrity”.


View the position description here.


Applications for this position should be addressed to Mr Hilary McKenna – Artistic Administrator and forwarded via email to: recruitment@waballet.com.au


Please state ARTISTIC COORDINATOR in the subject line when sending your application which must include a cover letter of no more than 2-pages addressing the selection criteria, a resume, and the names and contact details of 3 referees.


Applications close Friday 25 October 2019.

Company Dancers

We are always on the lookout for energetic, innovative and passionate artists to join our team.


Auditions for Company Dancers are by invitation of the Artistic Director only. Suitably experienced candidates may apply at any time to audition@waballet.com.au with the subject line “AUDITION APPLICATION” to be considered for an opportunity to audition. Please note that receipt of an application, does not guarantee that an invitation to audition will be furnished.

Your application should please including the following:

  • Resume
  • Photographs (JPEG preferred)
  • Link to online footage of a Classical variation (Youtube or Vimeo)

Western Australian applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.