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Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Assistant Ballet Master or Mistress

 

The Artistic Director of West Australian Ballet, Aurélien Scannella, is searching worldwide for an exceptional, passionate and enthusiastic person with exemplary experience in the art-form of ballet, to join our company in the role of Assistant Ballet Master or Mistress, in Perth, Western Australia.

 

About West Australian Ballet 

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

 

About the position

The Assistant Ballet Master is responsible for providing assistance to the Artistic Director and Artistic Team in the implementation of the Artistic Vision of the Company and in the preparation for and mounting of all performances and events. All employees of WAB must demonstrate a commitment to the company’s mission “to enrich people’s lives through dance”, and the company’s values of “access, excellence, innovation and integrity”.

 

How to apply

Download the position description and selection criteria here.

 

Suitably qualified applicants should apply to Mr Hilary McKenna, Artistic Administrator, via hmckenna@waballet.com.au (with Assistant Ballet Master Application in the subject line). The application should include a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and must be received by Friday 15 February 2019. Applications received after the closing date or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

 

If required, assistance will be provided by West Australian Ballet for the successful candidate to obtain an appropriate working visa for Australia. Engagement in this role is subject to the granting of an appropriate working visa by the Australian government.

Executive Assistant

 

West Australian Ballet (WAB) Executive Director Jessica Machin is seeking an Executive Assistant (EA) who is responsible for enhancing the ED’s effectiveness by providing business, administration, information and communications management support; representing the Executive Director to others both internally and externally.

 

About West Australian Ballet 

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

 

About the position

The Executive Assistant (EA) is an extension of the Executive Director (ED) whose purpose is to lead, shape and un-lock our organisation’s full potential through clear direction, purpose and an unwavering focus on West Australian Ballet’s deliverables as well as the longer term company ambitions.

The EA is responsible for enhancing the ED’s effectiveness by providing business, administration, information and communications management support; representing the Executive Director to others both internally and externally. The EA is also responsible for maintaining systems, policies and practices to enable the ED to carry out the role in a professional and timely manner.

 

The role includes written communications, research and report preparation including board and annual reports, minute taking, funding acquittals, advocacy and business development support, event and relationship management, meeting coordination, and travel organisation as required.

 

It is incumbent on the Executive Assistant to demonstrate commitment to the mission of West Australian Ballet: “To enrich people’s lives through dance” and to the objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan and to demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of West Australian Ballet: “Access. Excellence, Innovation and Integrity”.

 

How to apply

Download the position description and selection criteria here.

 

Suitably qualified applicants should apply to Ms Jessica Machin, Executive Director , via recruitment@waballet.com.au (with Executive Director Application in the subject line). The application should include a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and must be received by Friday 9 February 2019. Applications received after the closing date or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Company Dancers

 

Auditions for positions at West Australian Ballet are by invitation of the Artistic Director only.

 

Suitably experienced candidates may apply at any time to audition@waballet.com.au, 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)

 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

We are always on the lookout for energetic, innovative and passionate artists to join our team. Western Australian applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Principal Dancers

 

Artistic Director, Aurélien Scannella, is inviting exceptional artists to submit their interest in being considered for a Principal position at West Australian Ballet from 2019.

 

Suitably trained, highly-experienced candidates, preferably with a broad experience in principal or soloist roles at acclaimed ballet companies are asked to apply to audition@waballet.com.au which must includePRINCIPAL AUDITION APPLICATION – <Your Name>” as the Subject Line. Please note that receipt of an application, does not guarantee that an invitation to audition will be furnished.

 

Your application should please include the following:

 

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

 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

We are always on the lookout for energetic, innovative and passionate artists to join our team. Western Australian applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.