Job Posting – BalletNova Center for Dance seeking Artistic Director
BalletNova Center for Dance is seeking an Artistic Director to conceive, develop and implement the artistic vision and focus of the organization, in collaboration with the Executive Director.
BalletNova Center for Dance
The Artistic Director is responsible for the overall artistic direction of the company and school. S/he maintains, in coordination with the staff and Board, the overall vision of the organization and integrates the Mission Statement into all aspects of programming and operations. S/he works with the Executive Director in directing the organization in a joint leadership model, a collaborative structure that facilitates coordination of administrative and artistic efforts in order to ensure the highest quality in all functions of the organization. The Artistic Director supervises the Associate Artistic Director, faculty, Costume Mistress, and (in tandem with the Executive Director) the Director of Programs and Operations. The Artistic Director maintains a teaching schedule in the school, and choreographs for and produces all performances. S/he is expected to have a strong background in classical ballet performance, choreography, and pedagogy. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors. For a full position description, visit www.BalletNova.org
All applicants must submit application materials to: admin. Finalists will be asked to teach a variety of levels of ballet classes.
The application should include:
A cover letter outlining your qualifications and reasons for interest in the position
A current resume
A short statement (no more than one page) describing your teaching philosophy and choreographic style
A 5-10 minute video sample of choreography, performance repertory and/or teaching via web link (or mail DVD to BalletNova Center for Dance, 3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church, VA 22041)