The Australian Ballet is a globally recognised, leading Australian performing arts company. For over six decades we have delivered exceptional performances to generations of audience members across Australia and the world. Hundreds of dancers, choreographers, designers, teachers, composers, costumiers, and a passionate supporting cast have turned the company into an iconic Australian company on and off the stage.
With a commitment to “Care for Tradition and Dare to be Different” at every level of the organisation, tradition and innovation go hand in hand at The Australian Ballet. Over 250 passionate artists and staff work in this inspiring company.
The Australian Ballet is seeking an experienced ballet pianist to join the Music Team. Applicants must be expert pianists, have considerable experience in playing for professional ballet classes and rehearsals, and a broad knowledge of the classical ballet repertoire. Pianists of The Australian Ballet can be asked to perform orchestral piano and keyboards in the Company’s seasons. Additionally, they may be invited to perform as soloists
The Australian Ballet is based in Melbourne but undertakes extensive touring every year, in Australia and overseas. In particular, the Company spends approximately 12-14 weeks a year in Sydney (one period of approx. 6 weeks in April/May and a second in November/December).
Responsibilities of this role include:
Desired Skills and Experience
A copy of the Position Description is available at Careers | The Australian Ballet
The Australian Ballet is based in Melbourne but undertakes extensive touring every year, in Australia and overseas, so applicants must be willing to spend extended time away from home.
Diversity and Inclusion
At The Australian Ballet, diversity and inclusion are integral to our mission to create an extraordinarily vibrant and successful company, and to present performances that represent Australian culture at its best. We believe that our workforce should reflect the rich diversity of the Australian community.
We embrace difference and diversity of identity, experience and thought, and we actively strive to create an inclusive workplace. By promoting these values, we aim to create a positive work experience that encourages a sense of belonging.
Open Dates: 23 May 2023 - 23 June 2023
Employment Status: Full Time
Location: Level 5, 2 Kavanagh Street, Southbank, 3006
Salary Range: $70,000 - $89,999