Job Posting: Seeking Dance Teaching Artists for summer dance camps

Job Posting

Arts & Cultural Heritage Division

Seeking Dance Teaching Artists for summer dance camps.

March 14, 2017 4;30 pm

Name of Venue: Arts & Cultural Heritage Division
7833 Walker drive, Suite 200
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Seeking Dance Teaching Artists for summer dance camps. We are looking for qualified candidates to teach dance classes operated by the Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.  Looking for teachers with experience in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, or cultural dances such as African, Indian, Step etc.  

Camps run in two or four-week sessions from June 18 to August 10, 9 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday, excluding July 4, with before/after care beginning at 7 am and ending at 6 pm. Students are ages 8–12 or 12–16. Instructors may teach one or more camp sessions, and must be available for all of the days in the camps for which they are hired. Instructors must also be available for trainings on evenings TBD the week of June 4, as well as two additional planning dates to be scheduled depending on staff availability.

Ideal candidates will have at least one year of teaching or choreography experience in their discipline, preferably with ages 8–15. Compensation ranges from a $13 to $25/hour, depending on experience and the responsibility level of the position.  Please send a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Malone, Arts Specialist, at No phone calls please.

Posted in Job Postings, Opportunities

Performance: Call for Dancers- Arte Y Moda: a fashion show

Arte Y Moda, a fashion show of Cuban visual art designs.  The models for this fashion show are unlike typical fashion models and the creator of the show has asked that we hire dancers instead of models to showcase the designers’ work here in Washington, D.C.  We are looking to cast 10 female dancers and 6 male dancers.


About Arte Y Moda

Arte Y Moda is an extraordinary combination of imagination, fine art, and design featuring costumes created by Cuban designers who take their inspiration from paintings and sculptures by Cuban masters.


Request/Event Overview

Request:  To hire dancers for Arte Y Moda Fashion Show at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage.

Event Date: Monday, May 14, 2018

Event Duration: 6 pm-7 pm

Event Venue: Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Overall Time Commitment:

Day 1 (May 13)

Day 2 (May 14)

Full Day Rehearsal (approx. 6 hours)

Arte Y Moda Show (approx. 6 hours; incl hair/make-up/prep)


Fee: Nominal fee

Parking: Yes

Changing Room: Yes

More information email:


Posted in Auditions & Performances

Performance: Call for Submissions: Open Marley Night 2018


The Collective

Call for Submissions: Open Marley Night 2018

Submissions due by March 17, 2018 at midnight

Baltimore’s Theatre Project
45 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21204

Calling all artists, choreographers, dance studios, dance schools…share your work at one of the 2018 Open Marley Nights hosted by The Collective at Baltimore’s Theatre Project.

The Collective will host two “Open Marley Nights” as informal showings of work or work-in-progress with facilitated feedback from the audience. This is a great sharing/networking opportunity for local artists and dance schools as well as way to get feedback about your work as it develops.

Open Marley Night: Artist Edition

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Reception @ 6:30pm; Performances @ 7pm

For Open Marley Night: Artist Edition, submissions will be accepted for works or works-in-progress featuring regional, professional artists only.

Open Marley Night: Open Call

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Reception @ 2:30pm; Performances @ 3pm

For Open Marley Night: Open Call, submissions will be accepted for works or works-in-progress featuring both regional, professional artists and/or pre-professional students.

Tickets for Open Marley Nights are $7/general admission.

Submissions are due by March 17, 2018. Notification will go out by March 31, 2018.

To find out more about the easy, free submission process and to download a submission form, visit this page:

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Creative Development

Job Posting: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy – Hiring for Part Time Program Assistant

Job Posting

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy

Hiring for Part Time Program Assistant

To start April 1st.

Name of Venue: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy
220 Perry Parkway, Suite 8
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre is currently accepting applications for a Program Assistant to start April 1st. Position is a part-time, permanent position, with potential to move to full-time in late summer 2018.  Role is largely administrative. However, candidates with dance education experience who might also like to teach in the Academy are encouraged to apply. Candidates with development/marketing experience are also especially encouraged to apply. An ideal candidate will be well-organized, a self-starter, and customer-focused. An ideal candidate also will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be interested in arts administration.

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland (exit 10 from I-270 north bound, exit 11 south bound). Programs are held at the Academy in Gaithersburg as well as several county locations off-site.

MBT is a non-profit ballet school that prides itself on excellent training, professional performance opportunities, and  a robust community outreach program. Applicants for the position should submit the following to

-CV or Resume

-3 References

-Availability in schedule starting April 2018

Expected compensation for Program Assistant position is $15-$17, commensurate with experience.  Compensation for any teaching hours would be set separately at a competitive hourly rate for professional dance instructors, commensurate with experience.

Please email with questions.

All applicants are subject to a background check. Metropolitan Ballet Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted in Job Postings, Opportunities

Audition: Fusion Team of DanceInTime and Sinclair Dance


Academic Information Service, Inc. DBA: DanceInTime and Sinclair Dance

Audition for Fusion Team of DanceInTime and Sinclair Dance

March 3, 2018 at 11:45 am
March 10, 2018 at 11:45 am
March 17, 2018 at 11:45 am

Please call Barbara Bernstein (443.77DANCE) in advance to secure an audition time slot.

Emergence Community Arts Collective
733 Euclid St NW; Washington DC  and  Sinclair.Dance

Two dance companies, DanceInTime & Sinclair Dance, are collaborating on a project and are seeking new company members.  The work will be a Fusion presentation so dancers with experience in at least three of these styles are sought: Modern, Ballet, African, Latin, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Indian, other World Dances, etc.

We will be re-creating some dances in our repertory. If interested, please email and include your dance background, time availability, phone, email, and a short solo video.  You will be contacted for an audition with either Mr. Sinclair Emoghene or Dr. Barbara Bernstein.

Questions?  Call Dr. Bernstein at 443.77DANCE.

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Opportunities

Job Opening: Community Education Director at Joy of Motion Dance Center

Job Description Community Education Director

Founded in 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center is one of Washington’s leading dance education institutions, with four pillar programs:

  • Dance Institute (DI) provides rigorous conservatory-style training programs to youth and adult students that are dedicated to dance;
  • Community Dance School (CDS) provides dance classes and workshops for people at all ages and stages of development;
  • Motion Exchange (ME) reflects Joy of Motion’s commitment to youth development in schools and communities throughout the greater Washington, D.C. area;
  • Center Stage (CS) is Joy of Motion’s performance programming, including Studio to Stage, Resident Companies, commissioning programs, and presented performances.

With three studio locations in the DC area, Joy of Motion Dance Center seeks an experienced and dynamic dance education professional to lead and oversee the Community Dance School and Motion Exchange.


  • In collaboration with program directors and the teaching faculty, plan, implement and supervise classes and workshops in the CDS.
  • Establish and maintain a performance review process that provides teaching faculty with continuous direction and feedback.
  • In partnership with other program directors, develop the teaching faculty, building a culture to steward their best work, creating a shared commitment to provide excellence in dance instruction.
  • Oversee Motion Exchange programs, including the supervision of the School Programs Coordinator and Step Ahead project manager.
  • Plan and maintain annual budget of the CDS to ensure prudent fiscal management.
  • Clearly define, monitor and evaluate the CDS program, mapping curriculum goals and outcomes, reviewing progress and reporting on the success of the program.
  • Develop communication systems with students, parents and other stakeholders to deepen their relationship to Joy of Motion and provide accurate, ongoing information about each student’s progress.
  • Other duties as required.



  • Minimum five years’ experience as a recognized leader in dance education.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dance required; Master’s degree in Dance Education preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the sophisticated management needs of a broadly designed community dance school, which includes multiple styles serving a diverse student body.
  • Established track record in recruiting, hiring, supervising and coaching teachers and staff.
  • Proven success in collaborative work with a team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Prior experience working with MindBody, PatronManager, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office software is preferred.
  • Complete understanding of financial issues in managing community-based dance education programs.
  • Strong knowledge of the dance industry and dance education in the United States, with a working knowledge of the National Dance Education Standards.

Position Details

  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Employment Status: Full Time Exempt
  • Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefit package.
  • Target Start Date: February 15, 2018

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Steve Barberio, Executive Director Joy of Motion Dance Center
1638 R Street NW, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20009

SBarberio @

Joy of Motion Dance Center is an equal opportunity employer. This position requires extensive travel throughout the DC metropolitan area.


Posted in Job Postings, Opportunities



Dance Loft on 14


Dance Loft on 14 is thrilled to offer subsidized weekday, daytime rehearsal rates for local choreographers, dancers, and dance companies. Generously funded by contributions from our Board of Directors, the DC Commission on Arts and Humanities, and Dance Metro DC, subsidized rates will be available to choreographers for rehearsal space Mondays-Fridays before 5pm.

Pricing:  Studios 1 & 2: $15/hr.  Studio 3: $11/hr.  Studio 4: $8/hr.

See the Studios >>

Learn More and Request Space >>

Posted in Funding, Opportunities