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Company Auditions for the 2018-2019 Season

Charlottesville Ballet has now completed auditions for paid positions. If you are interested in auditioning for the Trainee Program, please email Company Manager Caitlin Lennon to arrange an alternate audition. Email [email protected] with “Audition” and your name in the subject line. Please include the following audition materials: resume, head shot, and YouTube/Vimeo video footage.




Piano Accompanist

Charlottesville Ballet is looking for part-time accompanists for weekly ballet classes. Pianists with experience accompanying ballet classes are preferred, but Charlottesville Ballet is willing to train qualified applicants. Pay is $20-$25 per hour based on experience.

Applicants must possess strong classical piano technique, good musicianship, and have the ability to follow musical direction. A strong grasp of classical repertoire is essential and sight-reading is helpful.



• Choose music with appropriate rhythms and tempos by observing the movement of the dancers.

• Adapt/improvise in order to best fit the music with the quality of the movement.

• Always be prepared and consistent in the studio

• Maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, and students

To apply for this position, please email resume to Co-Director Emily Hartka at [email protected] with “Accompanist” in the subject line.



Experienced Ballet Instructor

Charlottesville Ballet is seeking an experienced ballet instructor to join our Artistic Team. Instructor will give an advanced ballet class to the professional company once per week.

Interested candidates may send a resumé to Co-Director Sara Jansen Clayborne: [email protected]



Internship: Administrative Assistant

Charlottesville Ballet is seeking administrative interns the Academic Year 2018-2019 and Summer 2019.

Charlottesville Ballet offers customized internships that can be geared toward a student’s areas of interest (marketing/PR, production & lighting design, graphic design/photography, etc.).  University of Virginia students may apply for college credit through the University Internship Program (UIP). All interested students should complete the CB Internship Interest Form.

For more information, please send resume to Sara Clayborne: [email protected]


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