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Dance Teachers



Dance Place’s New Releases Choreographers Showcase

Friday, June 13 @ 4:00-8:00pm

Saturday, June 14 @ 4:00-8:00pm

Artists must bring the following information to the audition:

·        Biography of choreographer & performer(s) and/or company

·        Photo image for marketing purposes

·        Brief written description of the work to be performed

·        Technical requirements or special needs

·        Program information including music credits, costume credits, etc.

If a choreographer must cancel her/his audition, please do so by Monday, June 9 so that artists on the waiting list may have audition slots allocated to them.  Artists who fail to do so resulting in a “no-show” audition slot will be ineligible for next year’s New Releases showcase audition.

Please email Ben Levine (benl@danceplace.org) with questions or call Dance Place at (202) 269-1600.

Sign up for an audition slot here!

Attack Theater (Pittsburgh, PA) – May 14, 2014 at 10am

Attack Theatre seeks one male and one female modern dancer for a 32-38 week full-time contract with health benefits. Seasonal production and artistic internship positions are also available. The male and female dancer positions for the 2014-15 season begin in Pittsburgh, PA. With a strong cultural community, thriving restaurant scene, accessible greenspace and low cost of living, Pittsburgh has been chosen as one of the most livable cities in the US. 

Attack Theatre is seeking dancers with strong modern technique and performance skills, the desire to collaborate within the creative process, the ability to work in a variety of performance styles and venues, and the competence and interest in working in community and educational environments. 

Registration is requested. Please email a cover letter and resume to: Lindsey Kaine (Production and Artisitic Administrator), lindsey@attacktheatre.com. For more information, call (412) 281-3305. 

Jane Franklin Dance – May 5, 2014 at 5pm 

JFD is seeking experienced performers fluent in collaborative work, strongly motivated and willing in rehearsal and dynamic and creative in improvisation. Rehearsals take place MOndays and Thursdays. Rehearsal stipends and performance payment. 

Send resume and head shot/photo to Jane: info@janefranklindance.com


Arts Management

Telephone Rep, American Ballet Theatre

Be a voice for the American Ballet Theatre (ABT)! DCM Inc. invites you on behalf of ABT to join its team of telephone representatives for the exciting 2014 season! Do you want to share your love for the ballet? Do you enjoying talking on the phone? Are you articulate, friendly, and enthusiastic? Do you have sales experience? If this sounds like you, DCM Inc. and ABT would love to meet you!

DCM Inc. is currently hiring approx. 10 representatives for ABT’s 2014 season. Telephone reps would work 20 hours per week (at minimum) with more hours available based on performance. There are afternoon (1:00-5:00PM) and evening 5:00-9:00PM) shifts 7 days a week. The start date is immediate, and you are paid a base salary, commission, and bonuses. This position does not require cold calling; ABT provides all leads.

Interested? Contact Carol at 212.564.5396, and leave a voice mail if unable to answer. She will return your call ASAP!

Department Coordinator, Office of Communications, Ford Foundation

The primary role of the Department Coordinator is to proactively assist two Directors and the management team. The Department Coordinator will help facilitate the daily processes and planning of the department, coordinate and manage budget tracking activities, and provide core support to the director and management team. The Department Coordinator will manage a heavy workload, working closely and proactively across departments in order to facilitate forward planning, prioritize activities, and appropriately represent the department and the foundation.

For more information, click here.


Dance Teachers

Hip Hop Teacher, The Dance Academy of Loudoun

Experienced Hip Hop teacher for competition choreography and recreational recital classes.

Wednesday evenings, starting this summer. Call (703) 443-1093 or email danceloudoun@verizon.net. 

Children’s Dance Instructors Needed for Summer/Fall 2014 Sessions

Greenbelt Dance Studio, a program of the Greenbelt Department of Recreation, is accepting applications for teaching opporutnities during the summer and fall of 2014. We are looking for dedicated, energetic dance instructors who love working with students ages three to twelve. Must be able to teach one or more of the following classes: ballet, jazz, musical theater, tap, hip hop, contemporary and/or creative movement. Multiple positions are available with possible working hours between 8:30am-6:30pm Monday through Friday between June-August 2014 and September-December 2014. All classes take place at the Greenbelt Community Center (15 Crescent Road Greenbelt MD).

Preference to candidates with a college degree in dance and/or musical theater with previous teaching experience but will consider students currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in dance and/or musical theater. Pay commensurate with experience ($10-$25 per hour).

To apply, email resume to Angella Foster at afoster@greenbeltmd.gov along with the contact information (phone / email) for three professional references. Past or current educators are acceptable references. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Dance Instructor, Bowen McCauley Dance

Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) is seeking a dance instructor to facilitate classes for children grades 1st through 5th on Tuesdays from 3:45 – 4:45pm. Classes will be held at an elementary school in Arlington beginning January 14 though March 11. The dance instructor must follow BMD’s method and program for  “Studio to the Stage!” BMD is looking for a candidate who:

  • Has several years of teaching experience in ballet, modern, and jazz;
  • Is charismatic, and an energetic leader and instructor;
  • Is organized and resourceful; and
  • Holds a Bachelor’s in dance, and/or has a background in dance instruction, preferably one who has worked with children.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ricki Marion, executive director. Additional opportunities may arise.

Outreach Teachers and Site Managers City Dance Ensemble (Washington, DC)

As our programs expand and grow we are always looking for qualified, enthusiastic teachers for our Community Programs. If you are a professional youth worker and dance teacher interested in joining our staff, please email your resume with cover letter to Kelli Quinn at kelli@citydance.net. In your cover letter, please outline your education, training, and experience working with youth, as well as motivation for working in a community program.

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Dance Teachers Joy of Motion (Washington, DC)

To apply, submit a cover letter, resumé and 3 professional references to:
Heidi Schimpf, Director of Programs and Services
Fax: (202) 399-6761



Internships & Workshops

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