Employment

Welcome to Boston Ballet's career opportunities page, which features our open, non-performing positions and internships.

Boston Ballet is one of the largest arts employers in the Boston area with more than 700 full-time, part-time and temporary staff. Most full-time staff vacancies are posted here, as well as many part-time opportunities and all internships. Boston Ballet is the fourth largest ballet company in the United States and offers an exciting and dynamic place to work.
 
Boston Ballet has offices and studios in Boston, Marblehead, and Newton, Massachusetts with our Boston location serving as our main headquarters.
 
Please be sure to read the application instructions carefully. Hiring managers will be looking for applicants who clearly express interest in their respective positions, so it is important that you include the name of the position in the subject line of your email.
 
Boston Ballet is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package to its full-time and full-time seasonal employees.

Part-Time Employment | Full-Time Employment | Internships

 

Open Part Time & Seasonal Positions 

Accompanist, Education and Community Initiatives
Lead Teacher, Adaptive Dance, Education and Community Inititives
Teaching Assistants, Education and Community Initiatives
Studio Administrator, Boston Ballet School 
 

Open Full Time Positions 

There are no open full-time positions at this time.
 

 

Benefits 

Boston Ballet offers a robust benefits package for its full-time, non-union employees.
Health Care Coverage
Comprehensive medical coverage, including copays for Primary Care Physician visits, hospital and emergency coverage, prescriptions, and mental health coverage; costs shared between employer and employee.
Dental Care Coverage
Comprehensive dental coverage with diagnostic/preventative procedures covered in full for services from in-network providers.  Premiums covered by Ballet for employees on individual plans.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tax-favored program offered that allows employees to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care, dependent care, parking and transit expenses with pre-tax dollars.
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Provides a portion of income to employees out of work due to injury or illness.
Life Insurance and AD&D
Basic life insurance equivalent to one times one’s base salary up to $50,000.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Confidential assistance with a wide range of personal issues and concerns.
403b Retirement Saving Plan
A qualified deferred compensation plan to which employees may contribute a portion of their pay on a pre-tax basis or an after-tax (Roth) basis.
Commuter Choice Benefit Plan
The ability to purchase monthly mass transit passes via payroll deductions on a pre-tax basis, up to the monthly IRS limit.
Paid Time Off
Employees are entitled to a variety of paid time off based on their category of employment and years of service.

  • Holidays

  • ​Vacation Days

  • Personal Days

  • Sick Time

Miscellaneous Boston Ballet Benefits include:

  • Complimentary tickets to Boston Ballet performances, including The Nutcracker.

  • Free or discounted tickets to external performing arts available on a first-come, first-served basis

  • Free open adult dance classes for employees or one family member.

  • Full-time employees who have completed one year of service, and who matriculate to Northeastern University’s College of Professional Service for a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Certificate Program are eligible for an award equal to 25% of the per credit charge for the duration of the student’s program of study while they remain a Boston Ballet employee

Internships

Boston Ballet offers internships for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in arts administration and an opportunity to experience a nonprofit organization. Internships are unpaid and are available in the Fall, Winter/Spring, and Summer.
 
The Ballet asks for a commitment of 12-15 scheduled hours per week. The number of internships varies according to departmental and seasonal needs. Interns may receive academic credit for participation in Boston Ballet’s internship program. Active interns in the Fall or Winter/Spring semesters are eligible for complimentary tickets to season performances and discounted dance classes.
 
Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter via email to internships@bostonballet.org. The cover letter should include the internship(s) of interest and whether the applicant is requesting academic credit. It is very important to include the name of the internship for which you are applying, in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please.

***open internships are noted with a link leading to the internship description.

Boston Ballet School

Arts Administration/Education Intern
School Marketing Intern 
Summer Dance Program Intern
 

Costume Shop

Costume Shop Intern
Craft and Dye Intern

Development 

Annual Giving
Corporate Relations
Special Events

Marketing & Communications

College Ambassadors
Marketing & Group Sales Intern 
PR & Social Media Intern 
Boston Ballet Street Team
Retail Intern
Digital Asset Archive Management

Production

Stage Management Intern

Great dance will take you on an emotional journey and recharge your spirit.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director
Donate