Dance Careers

Butler’s Department of Dance has alumni who have served as apprentices, corps de ballet, soloist and principal dancers, artistic directors, school directors, ballet masters/mistresses, executive directors, general managers, production managers, rehearsal directors, touring directors, co-artistic directors, and more on Broadway and in dance companies including:

Atlanta BalletJoffrey Ballet
Alabama BalletJoseph Holmes Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheatreKim Robards Dance Company
American Repertory BalletLes Grands Ballets Canadians
Ballet ArizonaLexington Ballet
Ballet AustinLouisville Ballet
Ballet InternationaleMemphis Ballet
Ballet IowaMilwaukee Ballet
Ballet MagnificatNevada Ballet Theatre
 Ballet MetropolitanNew Jersey Ballet
Ballet Theatre PennsylvaniaOhio Ballet
Ballet Theatre of BostonOmaha Theatre Ballet
Berkshire BalletPacific Northwest Ballet
Boston BalletPascal Rioult Dance Theater
Canton BalletPaul Taylor Dance Company
Charleson BalletPennsylvania Ballet
Cincinnati BalletPeoria Ballet
Cleveland BalletPortland Ballet
Colorado BalletPortland Ballet Theater
Columbia City BalletRichmond Ballet
Corpus Christi BalletSan Diego Ballet
Dance KaleidoscopeSan Francisco Ballet
Dance Theatre of HarlemSouthern New Hampshire Dance Theatre
Dayton BalletSt. Louis Ballet
Eugene Ballet CompanySpringfield Ballet
Fort Wayne BalletState Ballet of Rhode Island
Gdansk Opera House – PolandStaatstheater Kassel
Georgia BalletThresh
Greensboro BalletTulsa Ballet
James Sewell Ballet

Other Careers

Administrators for Washington, Houston and Kansas City Schools of Ballet
Administrator UMKC College Conservatory
American Dance Festival
Associate Provost, Butler University
Assistant Dean of Admissions, Walnut Hill School
Artistic Director, Kids Dance Outreach
Broadway Performers
Dancers, Actors, Entertainment and Commercial, Los Angeles
Dance Critic for Dance Magazine
Chairperson, Eastern Michigan University Dance Dept.
Choreographer, Broadway & off-Broadway; Theatre in the Round, Minneapolis; Indiana Pacemates
Director, Academy of Dance, Bangkok, Thailand; Dance Arts Unlimited, Michigan City, IN
Director of Productions, Tulsa Ballet
Education and Development Assistant, Thodos Dance, Chicago
Executive Director, Pacific Northwest Ballet
Faculty, Brooklyn Yoga Collection
Faculty, Duncan Center Conservatory
Faculty Member/Choreographer, Point Park College
Faculty Member, Centre de Danse du Marais, Paris
Faculty Member, Cornish Institute, Seattle, WA
Faculty, National School of Ballet – Poland
Faculty, Northern Plains Dance
Faculty, University of Texas, Austin
Professor, Butler University and Temple University Dance Dept.
Registrar/Faculty Member, Virginia School of the Arts