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RNZB Company Auditions

RNZB Artistic Director, Patricia Barker, holds live auditions annually in Wellington, New Zealand. Auditions are by invite only.

RNZB welcomes expressions of interest from dancers all year round. Please email a current resume, headshot, 2-3 dance photos (.jpg format) and a link to video footage to auditions@rnzb.org.nz

Video footage should include a known classical variation (pointe shoes for ladies) and an excerpt from a contemporary work, and excerpts from a classical and contemporary pas de deux for males.

 

Philanthropy Manager 

The Royal New Zealand Ballet seeks applications from experienced fundraisers for the role of Philanthropy Manager.

This established, full-time role, based in the RNZB’s Wellington office, is part of a development team of five, and actively and strategically manages relationships with personal supporters of the RNZB. The Philanthropy Manager is responsible for the progression from ‘grass roots’ philanthropy, such as that undertaken by the Friends of the Royal NZ Ballet, through to high level regular giving, major gifts and legacies.  This role develops, manages and maximises the potential of the RNZB’s relationships with private supporters, increasing income from this source both through the scale of gifts and the number of supporters.

If you would like to know more, please request a position description from our recruitment team by emailing us at recruitment@rnzb.org.nz or telephone us on 04 381-9006.

Applications close Monday 29 January 2018

 

Expressions of Interest  – Wardrobe Assistant (Touring)

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is seeking an experienced Wardrobe Assistants to work with our Production team in 2018.
You will need to have:
• previous experience with live performance dressing
• an ability to maintain our costumes to a very high standard from pre to post production
• confidence in delegating tasks to other dressers when necessary
• an ability to work independently as well as within a team
• an ability to travel
To apply or request a detailed position description, please contact the Human Resources team on email: recruitment@rnzb.org.nz or telephone: (04) 381-9006

 

Expressions of Interest  – Deputy Stage Manager (Touring)

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is seeking an experienced Deputy Stage Manager to work with our Production team in 2018.
You will need to have:
• previous experience in a similar role
• experience with running live performances
• experience with producing and developing prompt copy
• an ability to communicate effectively
• experience managing employees
• an ability to travel
To apply or request a detailed position description, please contact the Human Resources team on email: recruitment@rnzb.org.nz or telephone: (04) 381-9006.

 

 

 

 

S&G Main RNZB dancer Abigail Boyle. Photo by Ross Brown RNZB dancer Abigail Boyle. Photo by Ross Brown