Houston Ballet Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Statement

Houston Ballet is dedicated to creating meaningful change by cultivating a space that honors what is unique in all of us. Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) are instrumental in the fulfillment of our mission and values. We recognize our responsibility to be an inclusive and open organization for students, artists, staff, trustees, and volunteers of all backgrounds. Join us, together we are Houston Ballet.

 

 

Join Our Team

Development Intern

Part-time

Houston Ballet offers exciting internship opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students throughout the year on an ongoing basis. The Development Intern position provides general office support to the Development Department, and every effort is made to assist the intern in building strong office and fundraising skills. This internship is paid and has flexible hours.

Stage Manager

Full-Time

This position, in partnership with the rest of the Stage Management team, is responsible for calling shows or serving as deck stage manager on all Houston Ballet productions at home or on tour as assigned. The Stage Management team is responsible for providing proactive support to all resident and visiting artistic staff for all of their studio, A/V, and rehearsal needs. The position will also provide support to the Houston Ballet Academy and Houston Ballet II for their rehearsals and performances.

Gift Officer

Full-Time

Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, the Gift Officer contributes to fundraising efforts on behalf of Houston Ballet by managing a personal portfolio of Ambassador-level and Arabesque Society donors and prospects. Highly externally focused, this position engages donors and prospects through personal meetings, stewardship and cultivation events and at performances and other special events. The Gift Officer creates and strengthens relationships between donors and Houston Ballet and is an integral part of the Individual Giving team’s goal to build a community of donor dance enthusiasts.

Nutcracker Market Communications Manager

Full-Time

As the Nutcracker Market Communications Manager, you'll be responsible for handling multiple projects within Houston Ballet's largest fundraising event. This position requires an extremely organized, multi-tasking, self-motivated individual.

Institutional Giving Coordinator

Full-Time

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving, the Institutional Giving Coordinator provides administrative support to the Institutional Giving team and is responsible for timely gift acknowledgment and coordinating benefits fulfillment for donors. A successful candidate will have strong communication and organization skills, as well as an interest in the arts.

 

The Institutional Giving team oversees a portfolio of 70+ dedicated corporate, foundation, and government funders and is responsible for raising $3-5 million annually to support the mission, work, and goals of Houston Ballet.

Associate Director, Student Life

Full-Time

The Associate Director of Student Life oversees all aspects of student life for the Houston Ballet Academy,  including residential life, career planning, health & wellness and student activities. The Associate Director of Student Life communicates regularly with students, their families and the Academy faculty and staff.  The successful candidate is detail-oriented, but flexible, can multi-task in a high-volume, fast-paced environment and has experience of working with teenagers.

Full-time Production Manager

Full-time Production Manager

The Production Manager works as a close liaison to the Head of Production at Houston Ballet with a primary focus on managing and implementing the current company and academy season in one of the world’s most prestigious ballet companies.  The PM is tasked with the dissemination of information, calendaring, scheduling, and assisting with the management of current show budgets and logistics.

Manager, Houston Ballet Academy Costume Shop

Reporting to the Head of Costumes, the Houston Ballet Academy Costume Shop Manager is responsible for the daily management of all Houston Ballet Academy-related activities in the costume workroom.  

Pianist

FULL-TIME

The pianist is responsible for piano accompaniment for Houston Ballet Academy classes and Houston Ballet company class as assigned.

Cutter/Draper

The Cutter/Draper is responsible for patterning and cutting assigned costumes to be built by the costume shop at Houston Ballet. Working in collaboration with the Head of Costumes and Costume Shop Manager, they evaluate materials and labor requirements for each production throughout the season. Their role is centered on supporting the artistic vision and collaboratively bringing costume designs to life. This position operates under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local #896.

Stitcher

Stitchers at Houston Ballet are responsible for the sewing and alterations of costumes. They are integral to bringing the artistic vision of each production to life, working collaboratively and creatively to execute costume designs. This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local #896, ensuring fair and standardized working conditions.

Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associate

Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associate

We are looking for a Seasonal Sales Associate to help in Houston Ballet retail store. In this role, you will greet customers and provide them with product information or suggestions. Your other tasks involve keeping the sales floor clean, organized, and stocked with inventory. Since this is our busy season, we serve a high number of customers throughout the day. Employees must follow company policy and uphold brand standards at all times. Seasonal hourly salary starts at $15.00/ 40 hours per week. 

Part-time Customer Service Representative

Part-time Customer Service Representative

The Customer Service Representative (CSR) is responsible for delivering general Marketplace information to callers. 

Our part-time customer service positions pay $15 per hour.

The CSRs use basic office equipment and technology such as telephones, email, and web browsers to perform their duties. The CSRs assume ticket order responsibility and processing of payments during performances and throughout the work week.

Academy Class Monitor

PART-TIME

This is a part-time, in-person position located in downtown Houston, Texas. The position pays $15 per hour.

Academy Class Monitors will help ensure the safety and security of Houston Ballet Academy students at the Center for Dance, located in downtown Houston. Academy Class Monitors will handle COVID-19 screening and implement Academy health and safety procedures.  All Houston Ballet employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Hours for the position range from 15-25 per week, depending on availability.

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Houston Ballet Orchestra

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Houston Ballet Orchestra's 61 professional musicians provide great music to enhance the experience of a live ballet performance.

Houston Ballet Dancers

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