Overview

Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) is a classically-based professional ballet company, established in 1989, in Portland, Oregon. The company performs an annual season of programs at the Keller Auditorium and Newmark Theatre while participating in many community events as well as regional and national touring.

OBT has grown from being a respected regional company to one of national significance, as evidenced by the invitation to perform at the Kennedy Center in 2008, as part of the “Ballet Across America” series in 2013 and Wolf Trap in 2014. The recent additions of Artistic Director, Kevin Irving, and Executive Director, Dennis Buehler, position OBT for significant growth opportunities in the years to come.

In addition to the performing company, The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre is recognized as one of the premiere ballet schools in the country. OBT’s mission also includes a far reaching dance education and outreach program throughout Portland and Oregon. OBT is supported by an annual budget of more than $5 million. Learn More


Job Openings

Dancer Auditions | Musician Auditions


Wellness Coordinator and Physical Therapist

Regular Part-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Effective Date:Upon Hire

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Oregon Ballet Theatre is seeking an experienced Wellness Coordinator and Physical Therapist to join our Dancer Wellness Program to provide therapy and rehabilitation services to our dancers at our studios and performance venues. The ideal candidate shall be passionate about our dancers and committed to helping them maintain and/or recover their independence and mobility. We are looking for someone with experience working with a wide range of dance related injuries, and who is always ready to learn new techniques to further our dancers’ care. The role would serve to partner with each professional dancer to create a Wellness Plan consisting of the appropriate exercises, procedures and techniques required to promote and maintain effective wellness and strength, and safe recovery. The position is also responsible for managing and coordinating the program and with any healthcare professionals or practitioners that are working with our dancers, and referring the dancers to specialists when appropriate. The right candidate is a patient, compassionate professional who will encourage and inspire our dancers to work towards greater independence and recovery. The Wellness Coordinator is part of the Human Resources team and reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Interested parties are required to send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Human Resources at jobs@obt.org


Ballet Accompanist

Regular, Part-time, Non-Exempt

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Oregon Ballet Theatre seeks an experienced accompanist with excellent piano and improvisation skills who, under the direct supervision of the class instructor, can provide musical accompaniment of various styles for dance classes and other dance related performing activities.

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RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
We seek candidates who have experience as a ballet accompanist in a professional setting with a strong musical sense and ability to adapt and be flexible in a class environment.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Interested parties are required to send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Human Resources at jobs@obt.org