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  • Misty Copeland Joins 'On the Town' Misty Copeland, the ballerina who made history last week when she became the first African-American woman to be named a principal dancer with American Ballet Theater, is taking on a new challenge this summer: She is heading to Broadway. Ms. Copeland plans to join the cast of “On the Town” for two weeks beginning on Aug. 25, stepping into the ...
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  • Choreographer Phil Black Has Died Emmy-Winning Choreographer Phil Black Has Passed Away. On the morning of June 5 at the Actors Fund Nursing Home in Englewood NJ, the Jazz and Tap teacher Phil Black passed away after fighting Parkinson's disease for over 20 years. For over 40 years there wasn't a Broadway dance musical produced that didn't have at least half of its dancers trai...
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  • Kochetkova to Split Time w/ ABT & SF San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Maria Kochetkova will join American Ballet Theatre in New York as principal dancer, effective September. Kochetkova (known as Masha) will remain a principal dancer at SFB, and, according to the company, will split her time between the two cities. She has been a guest artist with ABT since 2013. A Moscow nat...
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  • Complexions to Move to ATL Complexions Contemporary Ballet is leaving New York and moving to Atlanta. The company considered several other cities including San Diego, Los Angeles and Houston, but decided Atlanta was the best choice. According to Atlanta-based board member Su Longman, Complexions is planning a fundraising event in the fall and will perform October 8-10...
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  • ABT Promotions including Misty! STELLA ABRERA & MISTY COPELAND PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER. Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Luciana Paris, Arron Scott & Cassandra Trenary Promoted to Soloist Maria Kochetkova & Alban Lendorf to Join Company as Principal Dancers; Jeffrey Cirio to Join as Soloist
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  • Royal Ballet Promotions Announced Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16. Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced. Francesca Hayward and James Hay have been promoted to First Soloists. Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Luca Acri, Nicol Edmonds, and Marcelino Sambé are promoted to Soloists. Camille Bracher, Mayara Magri, Leticia Stoc...
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  • Carla Körbes Joins L.A. Dance Project Carla Körbes, who recently retired as a principal dancer at the Pacific Northwest Ballet, has been appointed associate artistic director of the L.A. Dance Project, the company announced on Wednesday. She will oversee daily rehearsals, casting and programming, and report directly to Benjamin Millepied, the former New York City Ballet principal an...
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  • Colette Marchand, Glamorous Int'l Ballet Star, ... Colette Marchand, a French ballerina whose long-legged glamour made her an international star in Roland Petit’s ballets in the 1940s and 1950s, and who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in John Huston’s “Moulin Rouge,” died on June 5 at her home in Bois-le-Roi, France. She was 90. Ms. Marchand played a highly visible role in the postwar...
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  • Congrats! Jared Matthews, Houston Ballet Princi... Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch promoted Jared Matthews to the rank of principal dancer after a well-received performance as Lucentio in John Cranko’s production of The Taming of the Shrew on Saturday, June 20. “Jared has proven to be of principal caliber time and time again this season. As a member of Houston Ballet he has tac...
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  • Albert Evans Dies at 46 The New York City Ballet is reeling from the untimely death of one of its stars: Albert Evans, 46, a retired principal dancer and a current ballet master. Evans, tall and dignified with a playful streak, was one of the highest-profile African American ballet dancers. He was the second black principal dancer at NYCB, following in the footsteps of...
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Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami, FL

 

 

Miami City Ballet is seeking a Special Events Manager (SEM) who will be responsible for leading the planning, logistics, and execution of all special events and other special fundraising projects.  The position requires superb time management, communication skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task.  The SEM reports to the Director of Development.  This position is Non-Exempt.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience preferably in a performing arts organization. S/He must have excellent communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal, and project management skills.

This is a full-time position and requires the ability to work nights and weekends, with travel in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. Please click here for a full job description. Email a resume and cover letter here.