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Assistant Professor of Practice in Ballet Technique

Styles: Ballet

Description:

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Ballet Technique. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach all levels of ballet technique for undergraduate dance majors, non-majors, and minors. Successful candidates will have significant professional and/or university-level experience in teaching ballet technique, men’s ballet technique, classical male variations, classical partnering and contemporary partnering as well as teaching and/or staging classical and/or contemporary masterworks. Experience in teaching other areas of dance is desirable but not required. Additional duties include student mentorship; non-major program oversight; collaborating with faculty on student evaluation, grading and assessment; participating in recruitment and selection of prospective student dancers; facilitating visiting artist residencies; assisting in rehearsals; directing dance productions on a rotating basis with other faculty; and serving on departmental and university committees. Applicants will be expected to represent USC Kaufman at the University as well as within local, national and international dance communities. The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is interested in recruiting candidates who have demonstrated an ongoing, successful engagement with the highest standards of scholarship and/or creative activity, consistent with the expectations for excellence in a Research I university. For additional information and to apply, please visit the website below.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

State: California

Contact:
w) usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-practice-in-ballet-technique/1209/5051342
e) uscdance@usc.edu

Associate Artistic Director

Styles: Ballet, Pas De Deux, Contemporary

Description:

New Ballet Ensemble & School (NBE) is a nationally acclaimed Community Arts Education organization founded in 2001 to provide quality training and opportunities to all youth, regardless of their ability to pay. NBE is seeking a full-time Associate Artistic Director to teach and coordinate the training of NBE Ensemble artists, trainees, and advanced ballet students. Likewise, this position will work in partnership with the Artistic Director to engage guest artists and choreographers. Specifically, the Associate Artistic Director will be responsible for the logistics surrounding education and outreach performances and programs, and will schedule all rehearsals for the core program students as they relate to main stage and community performances. Lastly, the position requires the ability to be adept at working with diverse personality types in order to forge meaningful relationships with current and potential constituents, and help advance an environment of inclusion and professionalism in all NBE programs. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Carrie Vaughan, Managing Director. Email: carrie@newballet.org Mail: 2157 York Avenue |Memphis, TN 38104 Fax: 901-274-5370

Location: Memphis

State: Tennessee

Contact:
e) carrie@newballet.org

Dance Instructor

Styles: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Musical Theatre

Description:

We are looking for a reliable, fun and professional part time dance teacher to work with young children, ages 2-12. Ballet background required; tap, jazz, hip hop and musical theater skills a plus. Saturday hours available at our Alexandria studio. This position is perfect for someone looking for an opportunity to use their skills, but currently works in another profession, or someone who is looking to pick up additional hours. Training starts immediately, classes start in September and run through June.

Location: Alexandria, VA

State: Virginia

Contact:
e) krissie@tinydancers.com

Dance Instructor, Hip Hop

Styles: Hip-hop

Description:

Part Time Dance Instructor: MiraCosta College is accepting applications to teach Hip Hop in Spring 2018. Class hours: Fridays, 10am – 12:05pm. This position will remain open until filled but applications are continually reviewed as they are received APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To view complete listing including minimum qualifications, apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system.

Location: Oceanside CA 92015

State: California

Contact:
w) jobs.miracosta.edu
e) jobs@miracosta.edu

Dance Instructors

Styles: Jazz, Tap

Description:

Experienced Jazz & Tap Instructors needed for Non-Profit after school enrichment program. This individual is established in the entertainment industry with life experience and a desire to mentor students grades K-12 through the dance classes. The instructor will teach 3 45-minute multi-level jazz or tap classes every Wednesday afternoon and will be required to be present in the classroom from 3:45 PM to 6:30 PM as well as all-school performances/events. Instructors are expected to know the content of the student handbook to understand the philosophy of Ovation. All staff members must be fingerprinted.

Location: Upland, CA

State: California

Contact:
e) info@ovationperformingarts.com

Fitness Dancers Wanted

Styles: Hip-hop, Salsa, Cultural, African, Flamenco, Worship Dance

Description:

Fitness dancers wanted for Christian fitness video.

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Contact:
e) fitadelphia@gmail.com

Freelance Production Manager/Lighting Director

Description:

Position available immediately. Forward resumes to Carolyn Dorfman, Artistic Director, cdorfman@carolyndorfman.dance Reports to the Artistic and Associate Artistic Director. Expected to attend rehearsals as necessary. Responsibilities during local, regional, and national tours with Carolyn Dorfman Dance including main stage performances, school residency performances and community appearances. Job Duties include: -Scheduling, budgeting, contracting and execution of all aspects of physical production including: scenery, lights, costumes, props, paint, sound and projections for all productions. -Negotiating and advancing the technical needs, logistics, and schedules for all performances with each venue including freight needs with Company Manager. -Recreating the lighting repertoire for all performances and oversee all theater production elements including sound, set. -Chronicling and continually revise all cue and design concept sheets for the repertoire. -Maintaining and revising the company's technical rider, as needed. -Running load-in, focus, and load-outs on behalf of the company. -Maintaining the company’s technical equipment, stock scenery, and production supplies. -With assistance from the Production Stage Manager, Company Manager/crew transporting scenery, flooring, wardrobe, and personnel as needed per performance, with the company’s Zip Car account or other rental vehicle. -Advising when additional materials need to be acquired or rented. -Hiring additional production support staff in coordination with Artistic Director and Executive Director. -Providing additional support to the AD, AAD, ED and CM and other staff as needed. -Potentially design the lighting for any new work. This position requires someone with excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills and who can effectively work in various performance, educational and community settings. Minimum 3-years of experience required. Fee commensurate with experience. Carolyn Dorfman Dance is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the performing arts field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

Location: Union, NJ

State: New Jersey

Contact:
e) cdorfman@carolyndorfman.dance

Institutional Advancement Manager

Description:

Job Title: Institutional Advancement Manager Reports To: Director Status: Staff, Full-time Salary: $25-$30K + Medical/Dental Benefits Description: Urbanity Dance is looking for an Institutional Advancement Manager to start mid-September. The position is full-time. A pivotal new addition to the growing team, the Institutional Advancement Manager will be focused on communications, marketing and development. The Manager must be an excellent writer, have superb interpersonal skills, ability to multitask, work independently, and to be a self-starter. Candidate must be fully invested in the continued growth of the company, inspired and enthusiastic about the vision of the company. Strong potential for continued growth within the organization. Core Responsibilities: - Thinking creatively to grow Urbanity's three pillars: 1) audience/press for the professional company and performances 2) student population (adults and children) and 3) raise awareness about our community programming. Development: - In collaboration with the Board and Executive Director, build a robust annual fundraising plan that includes individual giving, events, corporate partnerships, and foundation grants - Manage the organizations database to ensure data integrity. This includes, data entry, gift tracking, list and report generation - Create systems for gift processing from gift receipt through to gift acknowledgment - Serve as the organization’s main contact with donors, including communications regarding Urbanity news and events - Foundation research, prospecting, and proposal generation - Serve as the organization’s representative at artistic and cultural events-- - Manage 3-5 fundraising/awareness events throughout year and working with Board of Directors and to organize responsibilities Marketing and Communications: - In collaboration with the Board and Executive Director, create an annual marketing and communications plan that includes a message and communications calendar to track all social media and email communications, press strategies, website updates, as well as a plan for evaluation of communications and marketing efforts - Writing press releases and responding to press inquiries in a friendly, timely, and effective manner - Facilitating (along with graphic designer) a website overhaul & new print materials - Writing blog entries and contributing as a dance writer to news publications - Managing social media and email communications - Managing team of 2-3 arts administration interns Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have/be: - Dance background is not necessary, but a passion for arts and community education is essential - Strong preference for 1 year of work-related experience - Bachelors degree required - Marketing competency and demonstrated experience in marketing, including market strategy, demand generation, market research, and marketing communications - Efficient multi-tasker - Delivering effective presentations - Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Strong attention to detail - Excellent communications, writing and customer service skills - Interest and/or experience in non-profit management and/or arts administration - Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite - Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) not required but is a plus. An aesthetic sense for web design (website, newsletter) is a plus. - Interest and/or experience in photo, video, web editing - Friendly personality, able to represent Urbanity in the press and media - Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team - Flexibility, positive attitude, and good work ethic To apply: Email cover letter and resume to urbanitydance@gmail.com or Urbanity Dance, 280 Shawmut Ave, Boston MA 02118 Urbanity Dance exists to inspire, engage, and empower individuals and communities through the art of dance and movement.

Location: Boston

State: Massachusetts

Contact:
e) urbanitydance@gmail.com

School at Peridance Rehearsal Assistant Wanted!

Description:

The School at Peridance is looking for a work-study Rehearsal Assistant for its 2017-2018 school year to work with their student Tap companies. The Rehearsal Assistant will work in tandem with the Student Company Director/Choreographer to prepare The School at Peridance’s student tap companies, SynKopate and SynKopate II, students for their performance season. Responsibilities may include weekly tasks such as: Coaching and cleaning new and existing work Running rehearsals/supervising performances as needed Taking and giving artistic notes during rehearsals A qualified candidate will have a strong background/training in Tap Dance specifically. Training in any and all other forms of dance, experience teaching/assistant teaching and performance experience are all a plus! This is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining experience in the field of Dance Education and pre professional student companies. Interested applications must be available Sundays 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM and as needed for additional performance opportunities and rehearsals September 2017 – June 2018. This is an unpaid position available for work-study credit to Peridance Capezio Center open adult classes. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter tocolleen@peridance.com by August 25th, 2017. Completion of a criminal background check will be required for chosen candidate. Position will be available until filled by a qualified candidate.

Location: 126 E 13th st.

Contact:
w) www.peridance.com/peridance-SynKopate.cfm
e) colleen@peridance.com

WORK STUDY Positions Available at Brooklyn Ballet

Description:

Brooklyn Ballet seeks WORK-STUDY candidates at our dance studio in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. We are looking for reliable, friendly, mature, and responsible workers to commit a shift on at least one day/week (Monday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Friday afternoon, Saturdays or Sundays). To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume to info@brooklynballet.org. Positions will start immediately. In exchange for 4 hours of work at our front desk, workstudy staff may participate in one FREE adult ballet class per week. We currently offer Open Level Ballet classes: -Tuesday (Advanced Beginner Ballet) 7:30-8:45pm -Wednesday (Intermediate/Advanced Ballet) 7:15-8:30pm -Thursday (Advanced Beginner Ballet) 7:15-8:45pm -Saturday (Ballet Fundamentals) 5:15-6:30pm Responsibilities include but are not limited to: --Desk work, greeting clients --Registering clients on MindBody --Answer phone, email and in-person queries about programs and classes, write down messages with the date --Restocking papers on front welcome tables, making copies where need be --Assisting School Director and Administrator with daily tasks --Assist with projects regarding Brooklyn Ballet productions --Interacting with students, making sure they are ready for class --Clean up at the end of the day--tidying lobby area, bathrooms, studio --Attend to the organization of files, supplies, etc. We look forward to hearing from you! Nia Brantly, Brooklyn Ballet School Administrator.

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Contact:
e) info@brooklynballet.org


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