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  • Wallace Fdn: $40 Million to Build Arts Audiences The Wallace Foundation will announce a $40 million effort to help performing arts organizations around the country do so. The six-year initiative will provide funding for up to 24 nonprofit organizations — multidisciplinary presenters or those in other nonvisual arts forms, such as opera, theater, music and dance. Over four years, the chosen ...
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  • Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent & Xiomara Reyes Reti... PALOMA HERRERA, JULIE KENT AND XIOMARA REYES TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCERS WITH ABT. Final Performances Scheduled for 2015 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House. 9/30/2014 - Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the...
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  • Japanese dancer Carlotta Ikeda dies BORDEAUX - Japanese dancer and choreographer Carlotta Ikeda has died at her home in France at the age of 73, her dance company said Thursday. Ikeda, whose real name was Sanae Ikeda, was a leading proponent of butoh, a form of contemporary dance or silent theatre typically performed by white-painted dancers. She died at her home in the southwe...
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  • City Ballet Gala Raises $2.2 Million Sarah Jessica Parker, the ballet company’s biggest celebrity supporter and the mastermind behind the ongoing fashion designer collaborations, wouldn’t have missed it for the world. “I have to hurry, I want to run around and take pictures and see everybody,” the actress, who wore a gown by Katrantzou, told Style.com, as she dug in her bag for h...
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  • Ratmansky, Wheeldon New Work for Whelan Farewell Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon, two of the world’s most sought-after ballet choreographers, will create a new work for Wendy Whelan’s farewell performance with New York City Ballet on Oct. 18, the company said. The ballet, which will feature Ms. Whelan, Tyler Angle and Craig Hall, is set to excerpts from Max Richter’s 2012 score “R...
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  • Bill Bragin at NYU Abu Dhabi On Monday, New York University Abu Dhabi — the institution’s four-year-old branch in the capital of United Arab Emirates — will announce that Mr. Bragin, 47, will become the first executive artistic director of the new university’s performing arts center, giving him command over a 700-seat theater, two smaller performance halls and a screening r...
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  • PNB's Carla Körbes to Retire June 2015 Carla Körbes, at 33, Announces Retirement From Ballet. A principal dancer at Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle and well known in New York as a former soloist with New York City Ballet, Ms. Körbes announced on Thursday that she would retire from Pacific Northwest on June 7, at the end of the 2014-15 season. In a statement, the troupe’s artistic...
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  • 2014 MacArthur Genius Grants MacArthur Foundation surprises 21 fellows with 2014 ‘genius’ grants and $625,000. A poet, a cartoonist, a labor organizer and a physicist working to understand the organization of the human brain are among the 21 people chosen as this year’s MacArthur Fellows, a distinction that bears the affectionate title “genius grant” and comes with a $625,0...
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  • Ventriglia is New RNZ Ballet Artistic Dir The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company’s new artistic director. Francesco Ventriglia was appointed after an extensive international recruitment process. "The calibre of applicants was extremely high," says RNZB Chair Candis Craven. "Francesco greatly imp...
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  • Cincy Ballet's Michael Sharp Dies at 60 Michael Sharp was not only Cincinnati Ballet's fiercest Captain Hook, he was also the funniest. And when he took on the outlandish drag role of Mother Ginger in "The Nutcracker," even the stagehands lined up in the wings to see what hilarity Mr. Sharp would unleash on the audience that day. Mr. Sharp, 60, died Sept. 2 of a pulmonary embolism.
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Organization: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet  
Job Location: New York, NY


This is an exciting full-time opportunity for an individual looking to be involved in many aspects of an internationally acclaimed dance company. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills, be proactive, detail-oriented, and well organized, with 2-4 years of experience in fundraising and marketing.

Job Description/Duties:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director to develop innovative, multi-platform sponsorship proposals for corporate partners, foundations, government, and individuals
  • Plan, manage, and implement the yearly fundraising calendar and ensure timely execution of proposal and reporting requirements
  • Design and craft all materials for the department, including: proposals, informational presentations, contracts, and donor appeal and acknowledgement letters
  • Conduct new prospects research maintain development calendar
  • Work in conjunction Executive and Artistic Directors and any consultants to develop marketing/advertising strategy and oversee the implementation of marketing initiatives throughout the year
  • Serve as in-house designer and copywriter for print and web. Design materials include fundraising collateral, merchandise, posters, flyers, educational and programming one-sheets, and mailings
  • Manage all online materials and web presence through e-newsletters (through MailChimp), website (WordPress), social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, and YouTube)


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