Get Involved

Cincinnati Ballet offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. Get involved and support Cincinnati Ballet while meeting new people and learning more about ballet. Volunteering for Cincinnati Ballet is fun, educational and a great way to support the arts.

Administration Support:   Administrative Volunteers are vital team members of this organization. Administrative Volunteers are responsible for providing clerical assistance for the Cincinnati Ballet staff. This is a also a great opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience in a professional arts environment. Some examples of service include:

  • Filing
  • Typing Correspondences
  • Data Processing
  • Mailings
  • Office Organization 
  • Answering Phones

 If you would like to learn more about administrative volunteer opportunities, please contact msantomo@cballet.org

Performances:  The busiest time of the season for staff is during performances. Cincinnati Ballet needs 5 - 15 volunteers to assist staff with Front of the House duties at each performance. Performance volunteers opportunities include:

  • Selling Merchandise
  • Distributing Seat Cushions
  • Greeting patrons 
  • Ushering at the Cincinnati Ballet Center Performances 

 If you would like to learn more about performance volunteer opportunities, please contact thonebrink@cballet.org

Special Events: BRAVO! creates spectacular fundraising opportunities in support of Cincinnati Ballet. Events are festive and dance inspired, connecting company dancers, patrons and the Cincinnati community. BRAVO! events leap off the stage into surprise spots though out the city.  These events and programs are successful due to strong volunteer participation.  An important way of supporting Cincinnati Ballet is by not only attending BRAVO!’s fantastic fundraising events, but also to help organize the events. BRAVO! volunteer opportunities include:

  • Host or Hostess
  • Planning and Organizing Events
  • Obtaining Sponsorships
For more information, please visit https://www.cballet.org/bravo/events

If you would like to learn more about BRAVO! volunteer opportunities, please contact mscott@cballet.org

Academy Parents:  AVO is the Academy Volunteer Organization that provides volunteer service and support to the Cincinnati Ballet Academy. AVO also provides a network of communication amongst Academy parents and students, and serves as a liaison of communication to the Academy staff.

 If you would like to learn more about academy volunteer opportunities, please contact nhess@cballet.org