work exchange Program

Enabling dancers in the community to contribute to BBT's mission and participate in the organization's Adult Open Division

Berkeley Ballet Theater is looking for part-time Work Exchange Program volunteers to help facilitate its growing community of dancers. For each hour worked, Work Exchange participants receive one free Adult Open Division Class (regardless of class length). BBT provides more than 35 Adult Classes per week to more than 1,200 dancers of all backgrounds. Participants also receive the Non-Profit/Artist discount on all Studio Rentals.

Available Shifts:

Monday: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-12:30pm, 3:30pm-7:30pm, and 7:30pm-9:30pm
Friday: 8:30am-12:30pm and 3:30pm-7:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am-12:00pm, 12:00pm-4:00pm, and 4:00pm-6:00pm

Alternating shifts available.

Qualified candidates will be able to:

  • Provide great customer service while greeting students as they enter the studios

  • Exhibit professionalism with a pleasant demeanor

  • Assist students as they sign into class using MindBody software

  • Perform basic janitorial and maintenance tasks, including sweeping floors, turning off and on heat, cleaning studios, etc.

  • No prior dance experience is necessary!

To Apply: 

Provide a resume, cover letter, and your two preferred shifts to BBT Operations Manager Courtney King at

BBT Adult Open Division dancer  performing in Rena Guidry’s  Dance or Die , photo by Natalia Perez

BBT Adult Open Division dancer performing in Rena Guidry’s Dance or Die, photo by Natalia Perez