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  • Big Staff Changes at PA Ballet Pennsylvania Ballet fires longtime artistic leaders, administrators. With a single swing of the ax, the new leadership of Pennsylvania Ballet has cleared out the longtime artistic pillars of the company. Jeffrey Gribler is gone. The energetic personification of the company, who arrived in 1975 as an apprentice and quickly worked his way thr...
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  • Louisville Ballet Names Artistic Director The Louisville Ballet Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Curran as Artistic Director for the organization. He will begin his duties with the season-opening production of Giselle. The Board worked closely with previous Artistic Director Bruce Simpson to put in place a transition plan to ensure the search proces...
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  • David Hallberg Needs Ankle Surgery David Hallberg, a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater, and the first American to join the Bolshoi Ballet as a principal, has withdrawn from his performance commitments through the fall because of an injury, Mr. Hallberg announced through a spokeswoman on Tuesday. Mr. Hallberg had danced with both companies during the summer, but ha...
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  • Met Opera & 2 Unions Reach Deal In Surprise Finale at Metropolitan Opera’s Labor Talks, Both Sides Agree to Cuts. A tentative deal was reached Monday in negotiations between the Metropolitan Opera and the unions representing its orchestra and chorus.In the end, the Metropolitan Opera and two of its unions agreed that to avoid the calamities that have silenced swaths of the cla...
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  • Symphony Spaces Names New Artistic Dir Symphony Space Names Andrew Byrne as Artistic Director.Symphony Space, the Upper West Side arts center, is expected to announce on Monday that it has appointed Andrew Byrne as its artistic director. The space has been without a director since January, when the composer Laura Kaminsky left the post in a disagreement over programming. Mr. Byrne ta...
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  • Misty Copeland Book Optioned for Movie The real-life tale of ballet dancer Misty Copeland, who grew up in San Pedro, has all the trappings of an inspirational Hollywood film, and now it will become one. In March, Copeland’s book with journalist and author Charisse Jones, “Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina” (Touchstone, $16), was published. This week it was announced that the effo...
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  • 2014 Princess Grace Award Winners The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) has announced the winners of the 2014 Princess Grace Awards . In total, the Foundation is awarding nearly $1 million to artists in theater, dance performance, choreography and film.. This year, David Hallberg, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre and the first American to join the Bolshoi Bal...
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  • Guillem Announces 2015 Retirement Internationally renowned ballerina Sylvie Guillem has announced she will retire at the end of 2015. Guillem said in comments released Thursday by the Japan Performing Arts Foundation that she will stop dancing at the end of 2015, and plans to give her farewell performance in Japan.
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  • Angela Lane is Houston Ballet Chief of Dev Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Angela Lane has joined its senior management team as Chief Development Officer. Ms. Lane will be responsible for developing comprehensive strategic fundraising plans and overseeing the development department at the company. A Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), Ms. Lane brings fifteen years of ex...
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  • ABT Exhibit at Library of Congress American Ballet Theatre Collection: Touring the Globe for 75 Years to be Exhibited at Library of Congress, August 14, 2014-January 24, 2015. American Ballet Theatre, America’s National Ballet Company®, has announced the donation of its archival holdings, to be known as the American Ballet Theatre Collection, to the Library of Congress in Washing...
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Organization: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 
Job Location: Becket, MA

 

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the National Historic Landmark and world-renowned dance organization located in Western Massachusetts, seeks a full-time Development Assistant. This position is responsible for processing, recording, acknowledging, and reporting on Jacob’s Pillow’s annual donations. The Development Assistant also assists in donor cultivation and communication and special events execution.  One to two years of development experience and familiarity with database software preferred.  Passion for the performing arts and interest in fundraising are required. 

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