Join our expert team of artists and administrators, committed to the highest standards of excellence.

The Joffrey Ballet is an equal opportunity employer, providing opportunities to candidates and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, national origin citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Full-Time Positions

Digital Strategy Manager

The Joffrey Ballet seeks a full-time Digital Strategy Manager to join our Advancement team to create and implement strategic, multi-faceted digital strategy programs designed to build and strengthen the Joffrey Ballet’s role and reputation as a leader and innovative voice in the performing arts. The Digital Strategy Manager devises program guidelines, oversees implementation process, and provides quality control for digital programs.

TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials. 

Part-Time Positions

Academy Administrative Assistant

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, seeks an Academy Administrative Assistant to be responsible for compiling, analyzing, and organizing information and data related to the Academy. This part-time position supports the Academy Logistics Coordinator with the day-to-day operations of the Academy, including Summer Intensive Tour and year round audition results.

TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials.

Patron Services Associates

The Joffrey Ballet is seeking part-time Patron Services Associates to be responsible for handling all customer service and duties that relate to the Joffrey’s subscribers and box office. This position works closely with the other members of the marketing department.

TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials.

Contracted Positions

Community Engagement Teaching Artists

The Joffrey Ballet is seeking Teaching Artists to join our Community Engagement team. Community Engagement Teaching Artists (TAs) are independent contractors who teach exceptional arts education classes for Chicago Public Schools through in-school programming in multiple styles of dance including African, ballet, hip hop, jazz, and Latin. TAs offer highly structured dance experiences, encouraging students to develop technique, creativity, and life skills. Programs often last the full school year, though shorter residencies occur.

TO APPLY: please visit our Career Center for more details and to submit your application materials.

Company Positions and Auditions

We receive and review audition material throughout the year.  If you wish to be considered for a possible position with the Joffrey Ballet Artistic Team, please complete this form and include your CV, photographs and headshot, and artistic reel.  The Joffrey no longer accepts auditions submitted by postal service or courier delivery.

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