Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
January 31, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Boston Ballet School Arts Administration Summer Intern


Description of Organization:

Boston Ballet is a non-profit organization committed to excellence and access on stage, in the studio and in the community. Boston Ballet School, the official school of Boston Ballet, is dedicated to making a quality dance education available to students and families from greater Boston.

Boston Ballet School serves over 5,000 students annually through 4 core programs in three state-of-the-art dance facilities located throughout the greater Boston area: the original home in the South End of Boston, in the MetroWest town of Newton and in the North Shore community of Marblehead.

Boston Ballet School offers programs for students of all ages, including young children (starting at 16-months), youth (8-18 years old), and adults.

Description of Position:

An internship with Boston Ballet School is an opportunity to be exposed to the inner workings of a complex dance school. Interns will learn school administration and management. Internships are offered in our Boston and Newton locations. Primary roles and responsibilities may include:

  • Recruitment through marketing campaigns including direct mail, grass roots, online and special events

  • Provide customer service through various channels including in person, phone, email, social media, and written notifications

  • Special event support in the preparation and execution of annual events including the winter SDP audition tour, Fall Back-to-School Open Houses and Spring student showcase performances.

  • Create and maintain student records using Tessitura, a premier arts management software database

  • Assist customers through online and offline registration processes

  • Support Managers and Directors with executive projects in accordance with Boston Ballet’s mission

  • Opportunity to attend and participate in staff meetings across departments

  • Interest in arts education and administration

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with constituents of all levels, from small children to adults

  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a discreet and professional manner

  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Flexibility, positive attitude, and good work ethic

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team

Boston Ballet is an equal employment opportunity employer

How To Apply:

To apply, email cover letter and resume – please include the name of the internship and location for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

Apply by:
March 28, 2019
About this Organization:
Since 1963, Boston Ballet has been one of the leading dance companies in the world on stage, in the studio and in the community. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Max Hodges, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire and the largest ballet school in North America, Boston Ballet School.

Boston Ballet maintains a repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works, ranging from full-length story ballets to new works by some of today's finest choreographers. Boston Ballet's second company, Boston Ballet II, is comprised of pre-professional dancers who gain experience by performing with the Company and independently, presenting lecture-demonstrations and special programs to audiences throughout the Northeast.