Milwaukee Ballet seeks talented and passionate people to join our world-class company.

Milwaukee Ballet

  • Grants Manager

    Under the direction of the Development Director, the Grants Manager provides support to the organization by cultivating and maintaining foundation, government, and corporate relationships; overseeing the grants calendar; preparing grant proposals; and taking the leadership role in researching new prospects.

    In addition to three years in a fund development role, two years of which involving proposal writing, plus a Bachelor’s degree, our ideal candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:
    • Strong, confident communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals;
    • Must be a highly organized individual who concurrently sees details and the big picture;
    • Creative approach to planning and problem solving including the ability to generate new ideas and approaches;
    • Ability to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines;
    • A passion for the art form of dance;
    • Self-motivation;
    • Sense of humor;
    • A variety of writing samples are mandatory

    • Prepares, completes, reviews and submits all grant applications for Milwaukee Ballet;
    • Maintains an accurate yearly grant calendar;
    • Prepares grant budget and financial monitoring/reporting;
    • Records institutional grant gifts into donor database and acknowledges grants in a timely manner;
    • Manages the stewardship and recognition of institutional donors;
    • Researches, discovers, and approaches new prospects with the help of the Development Director and Board of Directors
    • Works with various constituent groups (internal and external) to promote the organization’s mission;
    • Assists Development Director and associated committees with annual fund, special events, performance sponsorship, capital projects, etc.;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Milwaukee Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals  with disabilities to apply. Please submit your resume and 3 writing samples to

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy

  • Accompanists – Part-Time

    Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy is seeking musicians with high intermediate/advanced level piano skills who are prompt, responsible, and interested in collaborating with teachers and students to accompany classical ballet classes. Training provided. Benefits include free tickets to Milwaukee Ballet Company performances.

    Immediate openings in Milwaukee, Fox Point and Brookfield.

    Contact Dan Boudewyns at for more information and to arrange and audition/interview.

  • Teachers – Part-Time

    Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy seeks part-time instructors for a variety of levels.

    Applicants must have prior teaching experience in at least one of the following areas:

    • Creative Movement and pre-ballet for students ages 3-6 years
    • Beginning classical ballet for students ages 7-10 years
    • Intermediate classical ballet which includes experience teaching beginning pointe
    • Pre-professional classical ballet, pointe, variations, and Pas de Deux

    Instructors must attend teacher training in Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy curriculum, participate in required staff meetings, attend Milwaukee Ballet performances (complimentary ticket provided), instill proper classical ballet etiquette in the classroom, and teach to students at an age-appropriate level of fun and enjoyment.

    Resumes and references should be sent to Rolando Yanes, Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Director, at


Milwaukee Ballet is currently auditioning male and female dancers for both Milwaukee Ballet Company and Milwaukee Ballet II for the 2018-2019 season.

You can submit a full resume and photograph with online link or DVD showing recent classical and contemporary work to Materials submitted will not be returned. Qualified applicants may obtain more information by calling (414) 643-7677, options 7, 1. Auditions are by invitation only.

Milwaukee Ballet is an AGMA company offering 31 week contracts with benefits.  The Company contract runs from September 17, 2018 through May 26, 2019. For questions please call the Milwaukee Ballet at (414) 643-7677, options 7, 1 and email inquiries to

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