Audition: Kennedy Center – Contemporary Dance Class Series Auditions for Students

Audition

Kennedy Center

Contemporary Dance Class Series Auditions for Students

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 10:30-12:30 or 1:00-3:00

Kennedy Center
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566

http://tkc.co/danceclasses

The Kennedy Center Contemporary Dance Series offers advanced dance students in 10th grade through freshman in college who are interested in a performance career the unique opportunity to learn from a variety of nationally and internationally recognized contemporary dance companies and artists performing this season at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s companies include Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Alvin Ailey, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and more. In addition, students will be given the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with local Washington, D.C. dance choreographers selected for the Kennedy Center’s Local Dance Commissioning Project, meet members of the team behind dance at the Kennedy Center, attend ballet open rehearsals, and participate in additional workshops or masterclasses for a discounted fee.

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Audition: Kennedy Center Ballet Class Series Auditions for Students

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Kennedy Center
Ballet Class Series Auditions for Students
Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10:30-12, 12:30-2, or 2:15-3:45
Kennedy Center
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566
www.kennedy-center.org/balletseries
The Kennedy Center Ballet Class Series offers advanced high school students the unique opportunity to learn from nationally and internationally recognized ballet companies performing this season at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s companies include San Francisco Ballet, Ballet West, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and more. In addition, students will be given opportunities to attend optional open rehearsals, participate in a Q&A with a professional artist, and to take additional contemporary dance master classes for a discounted rate.
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Audition: 36th Annual Choreographers Showcase Auditions

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M-NCPPC Arts and Cultural Heritage Division

36th Annual Choreographers Showcase Auditions

November 10, 2018 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
November 11, 2018 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Dance Theater, The Clarice
8270 Alumni Dr
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-1625

http://arts.pgparks.com/2397/Arts-in-Your-Community

Any modern work, not exceeding 15 minutes in length, created within the last two years may be submitted for live audition before adjudicators Nelly van Bommel and Nejla Yatkin. Work must be auditioned in finished form with props, sets, and costumes. Audition by appointment only. No video auditions will be considered. Choreographer must be aged 18 or older and reside in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Selected works may not be revised prior to Showcase.
Six finalists will be selected for cash prizes and an Audience Choice Award.
Concert Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 3 pm and 8 pm Dance Theatre, The Clarice at University of Maryland, College Park. Choreographers selected must commit to the performances and all technical rehearsal dates.
Apply online by November 5, 2018, at arts.pgparks.com
Direct all questions to christel.stevens@pgparks.com

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Job Posting: ChoreoNova — “The Freudian Trinity” Performance and Film Call for Contemporary Dancers

Job Posting

ChoreoNova — “The Freudian Trinity” Performance and Film Call for Contemporary Dancers

Date and Time:TBD, Either this fall or (most likely) January into March for rehearsals with filming summer 2019

Pittsburgh performance will be January or March

Bricolage’s Theater
Rehearsals at Ballet School
2409 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Performance at Bricolage
937 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

http://www.choreonova.org

ChoreoNova is an award-winning contemporary dance company. Our works empower people. We perform regionally and produce innovative multidisciplinary works that make people feel.

We are looking for a third dancer for “The Freudian Trinity” for a performance in Pittsburgh, PA and a dance film shoot near Richmond, VA. “Trinity” depicts the war for the human soul between the Id, Ego, and Superego. “Trinity” is being developed via contact improvisation.

Rehearsals will be on Sundays and possibly also on Saturdays/a single weeknight every week at the Ballet School (compatible with FT work schedule) in Charlottesville, VA, and run for one-two months.

If you can make audiences live and breathe with you, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Accommodations available.

All body types and races and ethnicities welcome!
You must have partnering and improvisation experience.
Performance in Pittsburgh, PA next year. Travel and accommodations provided.
Two-day film shoot on-location near Richmond, VA, date TBD

You will receive professional film and images for your reel. Pay possible, dependent on performance receipts.

Future paid work available. Let’s start a relationship!

If interested, please send resume’/video to:
Davida Rae, AD
choreonova@gmail.com
(412) 452-3956

Don’t worry about video quality. Please identify yourself in footage.

Thanks

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Audition: Classical Repertory Dance Ensemble Audition for 2018-2019 Season

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Classical Repertory Dance Ensemble
Audition for 2018-2019 Season
Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 1:15-2:45PM
Dance Loft on 14
4618 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20011
www.classicalrepdance.org
Classical Repertory Dance Ensemble (CRDE) is seeking dancers for its 2018-2019 season! CRDE is a DC-based ballet company comprised of adult dancers. The company aims for artistic integrity in its programming, which includes a mix of styles centered on classical and contemporary ballet. CRDE is an active participant in DC’s artistic community, rehearsing at local studios and commissioning works from local choreographers.
Please bring flat shoes and pointe shoes (if you have them). For more information, visit www.classicalrepdance.org.
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Audition: SOLE Defined

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Audition for SOLE Defined
September 16 at 10am
Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017
www.soledefined.com
SOLE Defined 2018-2019 Company Audition
September 16, 2018 10:00am
Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC
For audition consideration, please email your headshot and resume to Artistic Director Ryan Johnson, soledefined@gmail.com
Registration/Warm-Up: 10:00am- 10:30am
Audition: 10:30am
SOLE Defined is a professional percussive dance company in residence at Dance Place in Washington, D.C. The company is seeking emerging and professional percussive dancers for their 2018-2019 season, who are passionate about the arts, its impact on the community and arts education.
Dancers should come prepared to learn a combination fusing tap and body percussion, while adding their individual flair. Please bring your headshot, resume, tap shoes, boots or sneakers.
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 Audition: Vaught Contemporary Ballet

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Vaught Contemporary Ballet
Audition
October 7, 2018 at 9am. Come 8:30am for registration.
Joy of Motion on H Street, Meyer Studio
1333 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
vaughtcontemporaryballet.com
Paid performance opportunities available.
Come at 8:30 to register and stretch. There will be a short warm-up and then phrase work from our repertoire. Be prepared to dance barefoot and in ballet shoes. Bring pointe shoes if you have them, they are not required.
We are looking for male and female dancers proficient in ballet and contemporary.
Email vaughtcontemporaryballet.com with questions. (If you’re unable to attend this date, send an email with headshot and bio to arrange an alternative audition time.)
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Audition: DanceInTime Fusion Company Audition

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DanceInTime
DanceInTime Fusion Company Audition
Friday October 19, 2018 at 8:30 pm
Bossa Bistro
2463 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
DanceInTime.com
DanceInTime is seeking new company members for a Fusion Dance presentation.
Dancers trained in at least three of these styles are sought: Modern, Ballet, African, Latin, Ballroom, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Indian or other World Dances etc. Applicants should be interested in learning new dance styles. Auditions are in DC and team rehearsals are in Silver Spring on alternate Sunday evenings for two hours. Dancers will be paid a modest amount for rehearsal time.
If interested, please email Barb@DanceInTime.com and include your dance background, time availability, phone, email, and a short video that showcases your talent. You will receive a letter back confirming your audition slot for that date. For more information please visit: http://www.danceintime.com/.
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Audition: Fusion Dance Company

Audition

DanceInTime

Audition for Fusion Dance Company

Saturday 9/29/18 at 11:15 pm
Saturday 10/6/18 at 11:15 pm
Saturday 10/13/18 at 11:15 pm
Saturday 10/20/18 at 11:15 pm

Emergence Community Arts Collective (second floor)
733 Euclid St. NW; Washington DC

DanceInTime.com

DanceInTime is seeking new company members for a Fusion Dance presentation.
Dancers trained in at least three of these styles are sought: Modern, Ballet, African, Latin, Ballroom, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Indian or other World Dances etc. Applicants should be interested in learning new dance styles. Auditions are in DC and team rehearsals are in Silver Spring on alternate Sunday evenings for two hours. Dancers will be paid a modest amount for rehearsal time.

If interested, please email Barb@DanceInTime.com and include your dance background, time availability, phone, email, and a short video that showcases your talent. Please request the audition date that is best for you. For more information please visit: http://www.danceintime.com/.

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Job Posting: Dance Instructor at La Zooz

Job Posting

La Zooz

Dance Instructor girls age 7-9

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 starting in October

Girls Yeshiva
2010 Linden Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20910

https://www.lazoozdance.com/

Email Michelle Penn at lazoozdance@gmail.com if interested and for more information.

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Audition: CityDance School and Conservatory Audition for the 2018-2019 Season

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CityDance School and Conservatory Audition for the 2018-2019 Season

Saturday, Sept 8th

AGE RANGE + TIME
7-10 years old
Modern Technique Class: 11:00am-12:00pm
Ballet Technique Class: 12:00pm-1:00pm

AGE RANGE + TIME
11-16 years old
Ballet Technique Class: 9:00am-10:30am

Jazz/Contemporary Technique Class: 12:30pm-2:00pm

CityDance School and Conservatory at Rockville
1570 East Jefferson Street

Rockville, Maryland 20852

https://www.citydance.net/Training-Classes/School-and-Conservatory/School/Auditions-Registration

Led by Artistic Director Lorraine Spiegler, The CityDance School and Conservatory offers a well-rounded curriculum of Vaganova ballet training and contemporary dance techniques rounded out by jazz, hip-hop and world dance forms. Our world-class faculty are excited to welcome new students for the 2018 – 2019 season! All students ages 7 and up are required to audition. Faculty will observe students in a class setting to provide them with them with the best placement and to set them up for a successful year! Every student who auditions will receive an individual class placement for the 2018 – 2019 season.

Dancers who have the interest, talent and experience may be considered for the highest level of placement, the CityDance Conservatory. The CityDance Conservatory offers students specialized training, rich performance opportunities and strong connections to the professional dance world. Graduates have gained acceptance at some of the country’s most prestigious dance colleges, summer programs and professional companies.

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Opportunity: Jane Franklin Dance Seeking Members – Volunteer Board of Directors

Opportunity

Jane Franklin Dance

Seeking Members – Volunteer Board of Directors

Sept 18, 2018 7:00 pm
Oct. 30, 2018 7:00 pm
Dec 11, 2018 7:00 pm
Jan. 22, 2019 7:00 pm
Mar 5, 2019 7:00 pm
Apr 16, 2019 7:00 pm
May 28, 2019 7:00 pm

Cultural Affairs Bldg
3700 S Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington VA 22206

https://www.janefranklin.com/contact/volunteer

Share the enjoyment of movement, participation and performance with the community.  Fine projects await plus outreach for youth and activities for older adults.  Provide guidance and experience and help us make logical choices to better serve the community.  If you have the time to offer your expertise, join Jane Franklin Dance Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors:
• networks with business and non-profit organizations in Alexandria & Arlington;
• cultivates donors and promotes individual giving;
• aids in marketing, development and financial management

Expected Time Commitment: The board meets every 6 weeks on Tuesdays evenings at 7 pm at 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive in Arlington.  Board of Directors Packet: http://www.janefranklin.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/BOD-Packet-June2018.pdf
janefranklindance@gmail.com.

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Creative Development: Movement and Meaning – a one-day conference on the Laban/Bartenieff Movement System

Special Event

Washington Area Certified Movement Analysts (WACMA)

Movement and Meaning: a one-day conference on the Laban/Bartenieff Movement System

Saturday, October 13, 9:30am-4:30pm

Towson University Center for the Arts
7700 Osler Drive

Department of Dance Room 1003
Towson, MD 21204

https://WACMAConference2018.eventbrite.com

The Laban/Bartenieff Movement System (LBMS) offers a framework for understanding patterns in movement. Deepen your embodied awareness! Improve your own movement efficiency and enhance your expressive abilities; and use skilled observation to support clarity in communicating and interacting with others.

• Morning movement workshops, taught by LBMS master teachers, will cover the basics of current LBMS theory to provide a review for Certified Movement Analysts and an introduction for curious movers new to the work.
Come dressed to move!

• Afternoon panel discussions with Movement Analysts from the DC/MD/VA region will offer a glimpse of the many applications of LBMS in various realms, including the arts, education, sports, somatic practices and more.

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Audition: Jane Franklin Dance Audition

Jane Franklin Dance

Audition

Thursday Sept 6, 2018 8 am – 11:00 am;
Monday Sept 10, 2018 4 – 8:00 pm

Cultural Affairs Building
3700 S Four Mile Run Dr
Arlington VA 22206

https://www.janefranklin.com/contact/get-involved

We are looking for male & female artists for the 2018-19 Season. The artistic process is collaborative and includes improvisation, spoken word, manipulation of movement and partnering. You may audition for a single project or for an ongoing commitment. To audition, please let us know the date you will attend and send a photo, resume and references via email.

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Call for Choreographers – Small Plates Choreography Festival

Small Plates Choreography Festival – Call for Choreographers

Deadline: December 1
Notification: December 31
Performance: February 8 and 9, 2019

Workhouse W3 Theatre
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079

www.smallplatesdance.com/apply/nova

Applications are open for Small Plates Choreography Festival, a curated dance performance series to be presented on February 8 and 9, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. Any choreographer of any genre interested in presenting work in an intimate venue in Northern Virginia is welcome to apply.

The Friday performance will highlight pre-professional dance created by student choreographers, or by professional choreographers performed by students.

Saturday’s performance will mainly feature professional artists with limited space by invitation only for pre-professional work.

Small Plates creates a growth environment by providing an opportunity for dialogue with the audience after each performance. This artist/audience interface is what makes Small Plates truly special.

An application fee of $25.00 per piece is required with an additional production fee of $25 for each accepted dance. Artists are expected to help populate the audience by promoting their involvement in the festival and by bringing at least two paid patrons to each performance in which their work appears.

Artists are compensated with a complimentary ticket to each performance and photo and video documentation.

More details are available on the online application page, www.smallplatesdance.com/apply/nova.

Email any questions to smallplatesdance @ gmail.com

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Job Posting: Call for Teachers for CityDance DREAM Community Connections Program

Job Posting

CityDance DREAM

Call for Teachers for CityDance DREAM Community Connections Program

Fall 2018

The DREAM Center
2001 10th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

https://www.citydance.net/About-City-Dance/Opportunities

Call for DREAM Community Connections Teachers
CityDance DREAM Community Connections is a 20-week after-school dance program providing classes throughout DC. Candidates should have a passion for youth development, extensive experience teaching and training in various dance styles and an excitement working with students ages 7-10.
What you’ll do:
● Teach a variety of dance genres in DC Public Schools
● Monitor students
● Use an Advanced Youth Development approach in the dance classroom
● Develop and maintain strong relationships.
● Be a team player and contribute to the growth of our programs.
● Enjoy working for an organization that uses dance as a pathway for youth to graduate from high school, discover their potential and pursue their dreams.
About you:
● You are a resident of the USA.
● You have a Bachelor’s Degree  or equivalent experience in a relative field.
● 1-3  years of experience in similar position preferred.
● You have strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written. Any other languages are a plus.
● You are able to diagnose and solve problems with varying complexity with a youth-focused mindset.
● You have a sense of humor.
● You are passionate about dance and its transformative power.

Physical demands that must be met in order to successfully complete the essential functions of the job:
● Requires the ability to speak, hear, see and use music/dance related equipment.
● Requires the ability to sit, stand and move around the studio and building for extended periods of time and lift up to 25 lbs.
● Requires ability to get to and from classes in various DC communities
CityDance is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

How to Apply:
1. Please send resume PDF Format only to tobi@citydance.net
2. Subject of email: Job Post_ DREAMCCTeachers18  – “applicant last name”
3. Title resume document: Resume_DREAMCCTeachers18 – “applicant’s last name” or include in email a link to LinkedIn or other online CV or resume.

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Job Posting: Momentum Dance Theatre – Teachers: Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop

Job Posting

Momentum Dance Theatre

Teachers: Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop

Momentum Dance Theatre, Capitol Hill’s professional dance company and dance training school is hiring 2 teachers for our upcoming fall term August 28- December 15th.

Momentum Dance & Fitness Studio
534 8th St SE, Barracks Row, Capitol Hill.
Near Eastern Market Metro.

momentumdancetheatre.com

Momentum seeks skilled, enthusiastic teachers for our Jazz Hip Hop Academy Fall 2018 term. We need teachers for Ballet 3 level (Intermediate) and Tap (Beginner-Beginner 2).  Momentum’s Jazz Hip Hop Academy provides professional level training in a nurturing, intimate setting to children age 6-16 at our Barracks Row studio, Momentum Dance & Fitness.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please send resume, jpgs (dance shots) and video links to momentumdancetheatre@gmail.com.

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Job Opening: Lead Hip Hop Instructor at The Ballet Studio

Job Posting: The Ballet Studio

Job Title:  Lead instructor – Hip/Hop

Fall 2018

The Ballet Studio
2107 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301

theballetstudio@delraydance.com

Job Description: Seeking a high energy dance instructor to plan and teach Hip Hop classes for youth and adult classes at The Ballet Studio.(located in the Delray community of Alexandria Virginia)
Qualified applicants are artist-teachers with the knowledge and creativity necessary to provide a stimulating class environment that delivers sound technique and promotes self-expression through dance. This is a Contract Position with scheduling flexibility available (afternoons/evenings) and competitive compensation based on experience. To apply, email resume and letter of interest to theballetstudio@delraydance.com.

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Audition: ReVision dance company at Dance Place

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ReVision dance company
Audition for ReVision dance company
Tuesday, September 11
TIME: 9:30am-12:30pm
Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017
http://www.danceplace.org/news/audition-for-revision/
Attention Dancers! ReVision dance company is seeking professional modern dancers (male and female) for upcoming Dance Place performance, Garage Sale.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 11
TIME: 9:30am-12:30pm
CALL BACKS: Thursday, September 13 9:30am-1pm
LOCATION: Dance Place, 3225 8th St NE Washington, DC 20017
**Audition will consist of a modern technique class and learning company repertory. Please bring resume and head shot**
If selected, dancers must be available for paid rehearsal on Tuesdays 9:30am-12:30pm and Thursdays 9:30am-1pm for company class and rehearsal.
Interested dancers must be available to perform in upcoming show at Dance Place on November 16-18.
ReVision dance company is a resident company of Dance Place.
ReVision dance company is a contemporary modern dance company committed to artistic excellence and community building. Through performances, workshops and teaching residencies, ReVision works with diverse populations of professional dancers and novice movers. A unique aspect of our work is our dedication to engaging people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Learn more about the company at danceplace.org
To sign up in advance or for further information contact: Elizabeth Zinni at elizabethz@danceplace.org or 202.269.1600
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Audition: CityDance School and Conservatory Auditions

Audition

2018-2019 CityDance School and Conservatory Auditions

July 29, 10:30 am – 6:30 pm

CityDance School and Conservatory at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Ln
N Bethesda, MD 20852

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3556000

Led by Artistic Director Lorraine Spiegler, The CityDance School & Conservatory offers a well-rounded curriculum of Vaganova ballet training and technique-based contemporary dance, rounded out by jazz, hip-hop and world dance forms.

CityDance strives to meet the needs of each individual according to his or her ability and goals, and a student’s level is determined by these factors rather than age.

The Conservatory is a pre-professional training track with a curriculum designed to develop the next generation of performers, artists and innovators. Graduates have gained acceptance at some of the country’s most prestigious dance colleges, summer programs and professional companies.

AUDITION SCHEDULE
Sunday, July 29:
Strathmore, Studio 304

Ages 7-9
Registration: 10:30am-11:00am
Audition (Ballet/Contemporary): 11:00am-12:30pm

Ages 10-13
Registration: 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Audition (Ballet/Pointe/Contemporary): 12:30-3:30pm

Ages 14-19
Registration: 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Audition (Ballet/Pointe/Contemporary): 3:30pm-6:30pm

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Audition: Joy of Motion Dance Center Auditions: Youth Dance Ensemble & American Dance Conservatory

Audition

Joy of Motion Dance Center
August 2018 Auditions: Youth Dance Ensemble & American Dance Conservatory
Saturday, August 25, 4:30-6:30 PM
Joy of Motion Dance Center – Friendship Heights
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015
(On the second floor)
 https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=4077&stype=-15&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=08/25/18
Audition for Joy of Motion’s Dance Institute programs for the 2018-2019 school year! Dance Institute programs both follow structured curriculums that provide training and performance opportunities for well-rounded dancers that are prepared to pursue collegiate dance programs. Students will take technique classes in their area of focus as well as supplemental dance styles. The audition will consist of a ballet class, modern and jazz combinations, and improvisation. American Dance Conservatory candidates who have tap experience will have the chance to perform tap skills/combination as well.
More information: https://www.joyofmotion.org/dance-institute/youth-dance-ensemble/
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Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks Individual Giving Manager

Job Posting

Dance Place Seeks Individual Giving Manager

Open Application

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

http://www.danceplace.org/uncategorized/dance-place-seeks-individual-giving-manager/

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural center in Washington, DC, is seeking an Individual Giving Manager. This is a 40 hour per week, salaried, year-round position with benefits. Individual Giving Manager supports all efforts of the fundraising team, working under the supervision of the Development Director.

The manager has the primary responsibility in donor tracking, reporting and donor communications/solicitations, as well as managing all fundraising events. This includes the annual Gala, other ticketed special events and donor cultivation receptions both on and off site. The manager has a close relationship with board members and provides the Executive Artistic Director with support in board management, development and communications. The Individual Giving Manager serves as a supervisor of an intern as part of a four-person development team. Dance Place is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities include:

Coordinate and assist in the design, implementation and evaluation of integrated fundraising campaigns to meet annual revenue goals
Manage all communications with donors in all forms of media
Help to lead and manage the scheduling, organizing and executing of a wide range of fundraising and stewardship events throughout the year including an annual fundraising gala, two other ticketed special events, ten private receptions and annual donor trip
Serve as external spokesperson for the organization and primary contact for individual donors
Actively work to cultivate new donors and provide stewardship for existing donors
Manage all donor records in Patronmanager database and work closely with Financial Director in donor reconciliation
Manage all logistics for Board of Directors meetings every two months
Provide editing and assistance in writing Dance Place’s individual fundraising appeals including six annual appeals
Manage the Individual Giving Budget, including tracking actuals throughout the year
Create detailed financial and statistical reports on donor giving and trends
Gather information and stories from Dance Place participants for fundraising purposes

Required Skills/ Qualifications

Friendly, calm and outgoing personality
Comfort in variety of settings and engaging in dialogue with a variety of stakeholders
Passion for Dance Place’s mission
Strong self-management and motivational abilities
Team member
Highly organized and detail oriented
Strong writing and proofreading skills
Creative
Experience with donor databases
Understanding of the workings of development office and non-profit operations
Bachelor’s Degree
Prior experience in organizing events a plus
2-3 years of experience in a non-profit/ arts setting preferred

Benefits and compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with experience
Dance Place offers benefits including health insurance, a 401(k) plan, and pre-tax public transit
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free
Flexible schedule and vacation

To apply:
Please send resume, cover letter and two references attention Development Director Judy Estey to employment@danceplace.org

Position will be open until filled; applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible

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Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks Audio and Video Manager

Job Posting

Dance Place Seeks Audio and Video Manager

Open Application

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

http://www.danceplace.org/uncategorized/dance-place-seeks-audio-and-video-manager/

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks an Audio and Video Manager for our Cafritz Foundation Theater. This is a 35 hour per week, salaried, year-round position with benefits. The Audio and Video Manager will report to Dance Place’s Director of Production. The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years of professional theater experience and interest in working with dance and experimental performance. Dance Place is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Overview:

The Audio and Video Manager serves as a key member of the Cafritz Foundation Theater tech staff to assist all artists in the Dance Place season to realize their artistic visions and to maintain Dance Place audio-visual equipment in working order.

Responsibilities:

Personally setting up and / or leading crew to assist with set-up of all audio-visual needs for Dance Place performances
Serving as Qlab programmer for most Dance Place performances
Serving as sound board / Qlab operator for most Dance Place performances
Maintaining networking of Cafritz Foundation Theater equipment
Assisting with light hang and focus, scenic build, deck moves, and general theater operations and maintenance on a regular basis
Assisting to keep Cafritz Foundation Theater, technical booth, backstage and storage areas neat and organized
Assisting Director of Production to maintain Audio-Visual wishlist
Training interns, work/study, and staff on Dance Place’s audio-visual equipment
Leading technical interns and work/study as needed
Setting up lobby live feed camera and maintaining performance archive
Assisting with event and performance rentals in the Cafritz Foundation Theater

Required Skills / Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in a related field
Attention to detail with excellent time management skills
Ability to work autonomously and in teams in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized and creative with deep enthusiasm for the arts

Benefits and compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with experience
Dance Place offers benefits including health insurance, a 401(k) plan, and pre-tax public transit
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free

How to apply: To apply, send cover letter, resume, and two references to Director of Production Ben Levine at employment@danceplace.org.

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Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks Energizers Afterschool Manager

Job Posting

Dance Place Seeks Energizers Afterschool Manager

Deadline to Apply: July 25

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

http://www.danceplace.org/uncategorized/dance-place-seeks-energizers-afterschool-manager/

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a part-time (20 hours / week) manager for its Energizers Afterschool Club program. This position reports directly to Dance Place’s Education Director Shannon Quinn.

Energizers Afterschool Club Program Description:

Youth (ages 7-12) participate every day after school in a creative education curriculum that includes dance, cooking, arts & crafts, horticulture, reading, writing and math. The program provides physical play, weekly dance classes, community service, homework help and more. The Energizers Afterschool Club meets Monday through Friday 4-6pm.

Areas of Responsibility

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Create and execute daily lesson plans with colleagues based on a set curriculum
Oversee and manage Energizers Afterschool Club youth leaders
Create and follow a program budget
Evaluate program using established tools
Work closely with Education Director on curriculum and evaluations
Keep track of program data for program reports
Attend weekly staff meetings
Organize and process monthly tuition payments
Communicate and build relationships directly with participants and their families

Required Skills/ Qualifications:

Creative
Works collaboratively
Kind and caring with youth
Good communication skills
Can show and give respect
Can control a group with a gentle approach
Highly organized
Strong leadership qualities
Be able to set and demonstrate high standards of performance including punctuality, dedication and follow through.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelors degree or comparative experience in youth education
Experience in youth leadership (grades 1-6)

Benefits:

20 hours per week, 10 month position (with possibility of full year employment and increased hours for summer camp)
Dance Place offers benefits including a 401(k) plan and pre-tax public transit
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free

How to apply: To apply, send cover letter, resume and two references to employment@danceplace.org

Deadline to apply: July 25, 2018

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Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks a Facilities Manager

Job Posting

Dance Place Seeks a Facilities Manager

Open application

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

http://www.danceplace.org/uncategorized/dance-place-seeks-a-facilities-manager/

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a part time Facilities Manager to help to maintain, clean and support our arts campus.  This is a 20 hour per week, year-round position, paid hourly, with opportunities for additional hours in other departments.  The Facilities Manager will report to Dance Place’s Operations Manager. Dance Place is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Overview:

The Facilities Manager is a new position, responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of our arts campus, comprised of the Dance Place main building (including of our theater, lobby, dance studio, and offices), public spaces of the Brookland Artspace Lofts (including our dance studio, Creative Education Center, and office space), the 8th St Arts Park, and our intern housing.

Responsibilities:

Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards
General maintenance of all spaces
Coordinate and schedule Dance Place’s part time cleaning staff
Complete additional cleaning shifts
Coordinate supply orders with Operations Manager (paper goods, cleaning supplies, etc.)
Maintain relationships with all facilities vendors including HVAC, fire alarm, security, plumbing, roofing, etc.
Schedule seasonal and annual maintenance of HVAC, sprinkler, and other major systems
Ensure that the facility maintains compliance with fire code and other city regulations
Review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs
Manage waste disposal
Manage building security
Manage repairs and renovations to the facility

Required Skills / Qualifications:

Experience in property management and maintenance
Well-versed in facilities management best practices
Attention to detail with excellent time management skills
Ability to work autonomously and in teams in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized and creative with deep enthusiasm for the arts

Benefits and compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Pay will begin at $14 per hour.
Dance Place offers pre-tax public transit and a 401(k) plan
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and two references to employment@danceplace.org

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Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks a Production Associate

Job Posting

Dance Place Seeks a Production Associate

Open application

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

http://www.danceplace.org/uncategorized/dance-place-seeks-a-production-associate/

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a Production Associate for presenting series.  This is a 35 hour per week, salaried, year-round position with benefits. The Production Associate will report to Dance Place’s Director of Production and Artistic and Community Program Manager.  The ideal candidate will have 2 or more years of professional theater experience and interest in working with dance and experimental performance.  Dance Place is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Overview:
The Production Associate serves as a support person to the Dance Place programming team and Cafritz Foundation Theater tech staff to assist all artists in the Dance Place season to realize their artistic visions.

Responsibilities:

Provide artist services for in Dance Place’s presentation series (approximately 40 weekends annually).
Serve as point person for artist communication
Serve as liaison between production and programming departments
Schedule production meetings between artists and production staff
Schedule and coordinate hotels for all touring artists
Assist in management of Dance Place’s Artist in Residence program
Administrative/ event assistance in programming department
Grow Dance Place’s event rentals program.
Additional hours in related departments might emerge as the position develops.

Required Skills / Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in a related field
Attention to detail with excellent time management skills
Ability to work autonomously and in teams in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized and creative with deep enthusiasm for the arts

Benefits and Compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with experience, a minimum of  $24,000 annually
Dance Place offers benefits including health insurance, a 401(k) plan, and pre-tax public transit
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free

How to apply: To apply, send cover letter, resume, and two references to employment@danceplace.org.

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Audition: AVAdance Open House & Audition

Audition

AVAdance Open House & Audition
Sunday July 22 11:45am-1:30pm
Joy of Motion Dance Center Friendship Heights
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC
AVAdance.com
Michelle Ava & AVAdance Co LAB invite you to an
 Summer Open House/ Community ImproV/ Auditions for AVAdance co-LAB
** Have you been considering collaborating with creative performance artists. This is an opportunity to learn more!
**Meet & Greet current & former ADC friends, fans, colleagues & collaborators!
** ADC news about upcoming performances, programs & how to get involved behind the scenes or sign up for audition should you want to!
** Open Intergenerational ImProV with live music for those who want to participate!
**Refreshments & fun creative peeps!
** Drop by for a short time to say hi, stay for the entire time or anything in between!
**FREE & open to all**
RSVP @ AVAdance1@aol.com or 301-704-2935
www.AVAdance.com
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Job Posting: Immediate Instructor for Summer Musical Theatre Training at ATMTC Academy.

IMMEDIATE

Adventure Theatre MTC just had an opening present itself for our upcoming session of Summer Musical Theatre Training at ATMTC Academy. It is our 6-12th grade program and we are looking for someone to step in quickly. It is our Summer Stock Production session but the students get technique based training in the morning for the first two weeks of the session. So, you are not preparing specific repertoire for this session but are focusing on technical training. We will have 41 students and will level/place them through classes on the first day.
 
Session II: Student Production: Les Miserables, School Version
·         Core Training July 16-July 27
·         Three sections of Ballet/Jazz Combo
·         Hours are 9 am – 12:05pm
·         No final showcase for core training portion
     Pay is $60 per day.
 
Please email Melynda Wintrol, Director of Education at mwintrol@adventuretheatre-mtc.org
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Job Posting: CityDance Front Desk Administrator

Job Posting

CityDance Front Desk Administrator

Application Deadline: July 31, 2018

CityDance School & Conservatory
5301 Tuckerman Lane
N. Bethesda, MD 20852

https://www.citydance.net/About-City-Dance/Opportunities

Are you an outgoing person with excellent customer service skills? Are you organized and detail-oriented?  Are you a clear and effective communicator? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to use these talents to make an immediate impact on our evolving dance organization.
We’re looking for a passionate and self-motivated Front Desk Administrator who can serve as an anchor for our Strathmore location for our award-winning school and conservatory dance program. This role focuses on effective communication to parents, students and staff; data entry; studio facility support; and performance support/event logistics.

What you’ll do:
– Ensure studio maintenance- studios are prepped for classes and music equipment is working.
– Front-line customer service- answering phones, emails, etc.
– Monitoring of students who are in the facility.
– Develop and maintain strong relationships.
– Be a team player and contribute to the growth of our School & Conservatory programs.

About you:
– You are a resident in the USA.
– You have a Bachelor’s Degree or 1-3 years of equivalent experience in a relative field.
– You have strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written. Any other languages are a plus.
– You are available evenings and most Saturdays.

To apply:
– Please send resume PDF Format only to opportunities@citydance.net
– Subject of email: Job Post_ SACFDA18  – “applicant last name”
– Title resume document: Resume_SACFDA18 – “applicant’s last name” or include in email a link to LinkedIn or other online CV or resume.
– Include salary requirements in email. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Audition: ClancyWorks Dance Company Audition

Audition

ClancyWorks Dance Company Audition
Sunday, July 22nd 10am-12:30pm
Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017
http://www.clancyworks.org/get-involved/audition/
Join for an audition to be a part of DC-based ClancyWorks Dance Company, Sunday, July 22nd in Washington D.C. @ Dance Place: BAL Studio; Registration/Warm-Up: 10 am – 10:30 am | Auditions: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Now in our 18th season, ClancyWorks is seeking professional dancers and/or teaching artists for 2018/2019. Auditions will be held for positions to start late-August to mid-September, 2018.
The Washington Post has described Dr. Adrienne Clancy as a “wizard of invention,” and her choreography as “a tour de force of unpredictable partnering.” With a heavy focus on contemporary dance & partnering technique, auditions will include ClancyWorks’ repertory material and movement exercises essential to our company’s ongoing & future creative projects, aesthetic, etc.
Dancers should have a strong background in contemporary/modern dance with an interest in partnering and exploring ideas analytically, as well as physically, the ability to improvise is also important, and a diverse dance background of multiple forms is preferred.
>>> RSVP via Email with a resume and cover letter to: info@clancyworks.org. Walk-ins are welcome, but space is limited! <<<
LEARN MORE: http://www.clancyworks.org/get-involved/audition/
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Job Posting: The Washington Ballet – FULL TIME DANCE TEACHER/TEACHING ARTIST IN PUBLIC SCHOOL

Job Posting

The Washington Ballet
FULL TIME DANCE TEACHER/TEACHING ARTIST IN PUBLIC SCHOOL

7/5/18, 4:00PM

TWB@THEARC
The Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) 1901 Mississippi Ave., SE Washington, DC 20020

https://www.washingtonballet.org/employment

The Washington Ballet (TWB) seeks a DanceDC Instructor for TWB’s education outreach program called DanceDC; TWB@THEARC is the headquarters of TWB’s education department and the Southeast Campus of The Washington School of Ballet. This full-time faculty position will be assigned to teach classes at partnered DanceDC schools, and also as needed at The Washington School of Ballet (Southeast DC campus).
The candidate will possess 3 to 5 years teaching experience in ballet to children of varying levels especially in outreach setting. The candidate must possess and demonstrate classical ballet knowledge, a willingness to embrace The Washington School of Ballet’s curriculum and demonstrate proficiency in choreography. The candidate will have an understanding of practical forms of dance education including arts experience and arts integration which are essential to the company’s educational mission.
Successful candidates will lead classes and instruct students in ballet at The Washington School of Ballet and in public school settings through the DanceDC program. Collaboration with students, parents, and school and company administration is required. The candidate’s knowledge of community engagement training is a plus. Previous experience in the non-profit sector is preferred. Additional duties include preparing and rehearsing dance routines for a variety of school and community performances.

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Job Posting: District Dance Arts

Job Posting

District Dance Arts
Deadline: Monday, July 16, 8pm EST

District Dance Arts
at The Capoiera Spot
2008 Rhode Island Ave. NE
WDC, 20018

http://www.districtdancearts.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Were-Hiring-1.pdf

District Dance Arts is hiring for the upcoming season! We’re looking for these class times:
-Mornings: Mon.-Thurs., 9:00-11:00am
-Daytime: Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 12:00-3:30pm
-After School: Mon.-Thurs., 3:30-6:00pm
-Evenings: Mon.-Thurs., 6:00-8:30pm
-Saturday: 9:00-12:00pm

…and for these dance styles:
-Ballet
-Tap (rhythm tap a plus)
-Jazz
-Hip Hop
-Creative Movement

Check out the full job description here: https://bit.ly/2MGDid1  The deadline to apply is Monday, July 16, 8pm EST…the new season starts on September 4!

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Madeforkobina- Dance Explosion

Special Event

Madeforkobina- Dance Explosion

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
10am-10pm

The Salsa with Sylvia Studios
3232 Georgia Ave NW #104
Washington, DC 20010

madeforkobina.com and madeforkobina.eventbrite.com

The Explosion is a full day of dance, focusing on different urban styles, from Afro-beats to dance hall to Hip hop. The event will be held on August 25, 2018 from 10-10 pm. 10 Back to back dance workshops by 10 different instructors will be hosted between 10:30 am-7:30 pm, and the night will end with a dance social from 7:30 pm-10:00pm. Each Ticket purchased includes a raffle ticket so people who purchase tickets are able to win a raffle prize.

OPEN TO EVERYONE AT ALL LEVELS. OPEN TO ALL AGES! COME WORK OUT, MEET NEW PEOPLE & LEARN NEW MOVES!

Visit madeforkobina.com or Instagram.com/madeforkobina to see which instructors will be teaching! Email madeforkobina@gmail.com for additional information.

Posted in Creative Development, Opportunities

Job Posting: Making Moves Dance Collective – Hiring Summer Dance Intensive Instructors

Job Posting

Making Moves Dance Collective

Hiring Summer Dance Intensive Instructors

08/06 – 9am – 7pm
08/07- 9am – 7pm
08/08 – 9am – 7pm
08/09 – 9am – 7pm
08/10 – 9am – 7pm

Making Moves Dance Collective
5640 Sunnyside Avenue
Suite E
Beltsville, MD 20705

Www.makingmovesdc.org

BMaking Moves Dance Collective (MMDC) is looking for Dance Instructors to join their Summer Intensive Team.  MMDC is a multi award winning studio catering to both competitive and recreational dancers.

We are seeking instructors in all styles to include, but not limited to:  Ballet, Technique, Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, African, Contemporary, Toning and Conditioning, Fitness and Conditioning, Gymnastics, Turns, Leaps and Tricks and Hip Hop.

Ability to work with various age groups is a plus.  Candidates are also required to provide excellent customer service to students and parents, enforce studio rules and communicate with Studio Directors as necessary.

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Audition – Maryland Youth Ballet: Contemporary Division Auditions

Audition

Maryland Youth Ballet

Contemporary Division Auditions

July 20 at 3:30p ages 12-17
August 18 at 11:00a ages 9-11, 12:00 ages 12-17

Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Dr. Silver Spring, MD 20910

www.marylandyouthballet.org

$25 Audition fee. Pre-Registration required.

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Audition: Joy of Motion Dance Center – OMINOUS (the interactive dansical of terror!)

Audition

Joy of Motion Dance Center

Auditions: OMINOUS (the interactive dansical of terror!)

Saturday, 6/30/2018 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Joy of Motion – H Street

Joy of Motion Dance Center
1333 H Street NE.
Washington, DC 20002

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/main_enroll.asp?studioid=4077&tg=&vt=&lvl=&stype=-15&view=day&trn=100000082&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=6%2f25%2f2018&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0

Note: please fill out the audition form in advance:
https://www.joyofmotion.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Audition-Registration-Form-Ominous-June-2018-.pdf

Joy of Motion announces the 1st annual FEAR FESTIVAL, featuring OMINOUS, the dansical of terror, choreographed and directed by DEREK BROWN.
All persons auditioning must have a valid ID and should prepare a one-minute routine that showcases their specific dance style.

Rehearsals will be held on Saturdays from July 14-October 27 from 2:30-4:30 PM at Joy of Motion Dance Center, 1333 H Street NE.

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Audition: Ngoma Center for Dance / Dissonance Dance Theatre 2018-2019 Private Company Audition

Audition

Ngoma Center for Dance / Dissonance Dance Theatre
DDT 2018-2019 Private Company Audition
July 7th, 2018 2:30pm-5:30pm
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (UMD)
Dance Dept Studios – School of Theatre, Dance, & Performance Studies
8270 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742
http://ngcfddt.org/ddt-auditions/
For audition consideration, please email your headshot, bodyshots, performance reel and resume to Artistic Director Shawn Short at sshort@ngcfddt.org.
Fee: $20
Registration/Warm-Up: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Audition: 3:30pm-5:00pm
Private Audition/By Invite Only
Company dancers receive performance stipends and pointe shoe allotments. Apprenticeships are non-paid positions.
Dissonance Dance Theatre is seeking male and female company, and apprentice contemporary ballet dancers. Auditions will be conducted in Washington, D.C. Season includes engagements in Washington, DC, and Maryland. The season runs from mid-July 2018 through May 2019.
We are looking for emerging dance artists, who are hungry, open, and talented. Is that you? Then we want you.
Company dancers receive performance stipends and pointe shoe allotments. Apprenticeships are non-paid positions.
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Audition: Nomad Dancers Open Audition

Audition

Nomad Dancers
Open Audition

July 28, 2018
4 – 6 pm

Seber Method Academy
4908 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

nomaddancers.com

Do you love cultural dance? Do you enjoy performing world dances at traditional celebrations and festivals? Nomad Dancers are looking for dedicated dancers to join our organization. Prepare a one-minute solo in any style, and join a group class to learn a short choreography. Call for more information 703-799-0282.

Nomad Dancers is an educational and cultural organization, bringing international understanding and mutual respect among diverse communities, through artistic expression of world dance heritage. Based in Washington DC, Nomad Dancers specializes in performance of dances from Iran, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, India, and Turkey.

They have performed in numerous universities, cultural festivals, and prestigious venues including the Smithsonian Institution, The Kennedy Center, and The White House.

Posted in Auditions & Performances

Job Posting: Dance/USA Internship Opportunities

Dance/USA Internship Opportunities

Dance/USA, the voice for the professional field of dance, offers internships to aspiring arts administrators based at the national office, located in Washington, DC.

Dance/USA is committed to honoring, nurturing, and advancing dance through the lens of diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in all aspects of its programming, services, and organization.

Internships are available in the following departments (click on the links below to view intern descriptions):

 

To apply, interested candidates must complete our online application. Please email Dance/USA’s database manager Ashon Mask with any questions.

Recent college graduates, current college juniors/seniors, and graduate students are eligible to apply! Those accepted will receive professional, on-the-job experience that is needed in today’s job market by working with and assisting our national office staff.

Stipends and university credit are also available.

With questions, call the Dance/USA national office at 202.833.1717.

Posted in Job Postings, Opportunities

Job Posting: Dance Place Seeking Fall Interns

Opportunity

Dance Place

Dance Place Seeking Fall Interns

Due June 15th
Internship from September 4 – December 17

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE Washington, DC 20017

http://www.danceplace.org/get-involved/internships/

Founded in 1980, Dance Place builds a community of artists, audiences and
students through high quality performances, commissions, training and
educational programs. We are committed to enriching the field of dance locally, nationally and internationally. Our thriving arts campus serves as an anchor in the development of our Brookland/Edgewood neighborhood in
Washington, DC.

Dance Place is seeking college students and recent graduates interested in learning how a thriving dance center operates from the inside out. The experience will enhance participants’ abilities to shape sustainable, creative careers. Interns are selected for specific departments including: technical theater, production, development, arts administration, marketing and youth development. Internships are available with housing provided, or if you are located in the DC area consider the non-housing option!

BENEFITS OF A DANCE PLACE INTERNSHIP
Dance Place’s internship program provides employment experience that has helped hundreds of individuals
begin a professional career in the non-profit arts sector. Other benefits include:
• Dance classes. Unlimited free classes during your internship.
• Performances. See performances with complimentary tickets during your internship.
• Gain valuable work experience. Gain hands on work experience in the arts and dance community.
• Have an edge in the job market. Hands-on internship experience sets you apart from others.
• Transition into a job. Many interns have transitioned to jobs at Dance Place and other arts
institutions!
• Networking opportunities. Meet arts leaders, presenters, teachers, choreographers and professional
dancers in the field of dance.
• Gain confidence. If an interviewer asks if you know how to do something, you won’t say, “I think I
would be able to do that” but can say “absolutely” and supplement your assertion with examples.
• Decide if this is the right career for you. Doing an internship is a great way to find out if working in
the arts is for you.

REQUIREMENTS OF A DANCE PLACE INTERNSHIP:
Internship with housing provided:
• 20-25 hours per week (M-S between 9am-10pm)
• Must be available Mondays 12-2:30pm for staff/intern meetings
• Work week includes at least 1 shift of studio management
• Assist with front of house management at least once a month for performances
• Actively participate in multiple Dance Place departments and programs and volunteer for special events
Internship non-housing:
• 13-15 hours per week (M-F between 10am-6pm)
• Work week includes at least 1 shift of studio management
• Actively participate in multiple Dance Place departments and programs and volunteer for special events

HOW TO APPLY:
Email the following materials to
internships@danceplace.org
• Cover letter- Specifying 2 areas of interest
and housing or non-housing option
• Resume (if applicable also submit your
dance resume)
• One letter of recommendation

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