AUDITION: CALL for Deep Vision Dance Company

Audition

Nicole A. Martinell / Deep Vision Dance Company

Audition CALL for Deep Vision Dance Company

Sunday, June 10th at 4pm

Center for the Arts, Towson university, room 1006
8000 York Road, Towson MD 21252

http://www.deepvisiondancecompany.org

Baltimore-based Deep Vision Dance Company seeks dancers for their upcoming 2018-2019 performance season. Candidates must show advanced proficiency in modern dance, partnering, and improvisation and love immersion in collaborative processes.

Full company and apprenticeship positions available. Performance stipends offered.

Accepted dancers begin immediately.
Rehearsals: Mondays (6:15-10PM) & Sundays (4-9PM) at Towson Univ. Center for the Arts.

**RSVP by sending headshot and resume to nicolemartinell@deepvisondancecompany.org

Audition hosted by Towson University Community Dance

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The Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (AHFP) of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities invites individual dance artists and choreographers who live in the District to apply to the 2019 Individual Artist Fellowships

Application Deadline:
Friday, June 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm ET

Grant Period:
October 1, 2018 – September 20, 2019

Award Amount:
Individuals may receive up to $10,000 (Maximum Award)

Read the Guidelines and Apply

The Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (AHFP) seeks grant applications from qualified individual artists and humanities practitioners who significantly contribute to the District of Columbia as a world class cultural capital. AHFP recognizes the impact of individual artists and humanities practitioners within the District and supports the vitality that those individuals bring to the local community.

CAH will award select applicants (“grantee”) a grant of funds to support the delivery of their proposed program. Grants funds are applicable only to CAH’s Fiscal Year 2019 (“FY 2019”), which occurs from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019, and which is referred to as the “Grant Period” in this document. Grant award funds cover expenses made only within CAH’s Grant Period.

Grants are competitive and applications will be organized for review in cohorts listed under the program description. By making its AHFP grant awards, CAH endeavors to meet the following goals, and an applicant’s submission should offer consideration to these goals:

▪ Encourage the contributions of individual artists and humanities practitioners to the District.
▪ Highlight the professional accomplishments and creative excellence of artists and humanities professionals residing in the District;
▪ Provide support to individuals who demonstrate exceptional creativity;
▪ Cultivate a city with a dynamic cultural sector and a large contingent of artists and humanities practitioners.

Read the Guidelines and Apply

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Audition: Open Audition for The Collective Dance Company, Baltimore, MD

Audition

The Collective
Open Audition for The Collective Dance Company, Baltimore, MD
June 3, 2018
10:00am-1:00pm
The Bryn Mawr School — Main Dance Studio
109 West Melrose Ave, Baltimore, MD 21210
https://www.facebook.com/events/182439569063316/
The Collective Dance Company
Annual Open Audition
June 3, 2018, 10AM-1PM
@ The Bryn Mawr School, Main Dance Studio
109 West Melrose Ave, Baltimore, MD 21210
Position Description & Qualifications:
The Collective, Baltimore’s hub for professional dancers and choreographers, seeks a diverse body of dancers for the 2018-2019 performance season. Candidates must have strong roots in modern dance technique and be willing to work in a collaborative environment. Preference is given to candidates who can demonstrate and express their artistic potential. Seeking dancers with varying perspectives and experiences. Full-time member and apprenticeship positions are available.
The Collective holds bi-weekly dance classes year round and generally performs once per month. Additionally, company members have opportunities to present their own work, participate in community-based projects, and collaborate with other artists/arts organizations.
Audition Location & Time:
Sunday, June 3rd, 10AM-1PM
The Bryn Mawr School — Main Dance Studio, 109 West Melrose Ave, Baltimore, MD 21210
Ample free parking available on campus.
Rehearsals and Start Date:
Rehearsals are Tuesdays (6:30PM-9:30PM) and Sundays (10AM-2:30PM) at The Bryn Mawr School. Dancers cast for the 2018-2019 performance season will work with the co-directors of The Collective to set a start date in June/July 2018. Dancers must be available on both Sundays and Tuesdays.
Salary:
The Collective offers performance stipends. Company members also receive 2 complementary classes per week.
Contact Person:
RSVP and send resume and headshot (if available) to collective@collective-dance.com prior to the audition on June 3rd.
URL:
www.collective-dance.com
Founded in 1999, The Collective houses professional dancers and choreographers in the Baltimore region. Under the co-direction of Alyson Jacques and Sonia Synkowski, The Collective works as a collaborative ensemble in order to further dance as an art form, provide opportunities for artists to collaborate and present work, and to promote dance in Baltimore and the surrounding region.
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Job Posting: Seeking Part-Time Bi-Lingual Dance Instructors fluent in Spanish, French or Chinese

Opportunity

Dance Loft on 14

Seeking Part-Time Bi-Lingual Instructors fluent in Spanish, French or Chinese

7/9/2018
7/16/2018
7/23/2018

Location: DC International

http://www.danceloft14.org

Dance Loft on 14 is seeking bi-lingual instructors to cultivate a one hour dance class for both middle school and high school students to teach both age groups once a week (2 classes per week) for 3 weeks for DC International’s Inaugural Summer Camp. We are seeking traditional dance lessons native to each language ie: Traditional Chinese Dance, Mexican Folklorico and or a Ballet class taught solely in French. Please send resume and letters of interest to danceloft14@gmail.com

There are no set times except it would be during regular school hours with no set day of the week at this time.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Job Posting: Dance/USA Membership Internship

Job Posting:

Dance/USA

Membership Internship

Dance/USA is seeking a Membership Intern to join their Membership department for the Summer term: May – Aug 2018.

Dance/USA’s Membership Internship will:

  • Connect the intern to the national dance community
  • Raise the intern’s awareness of dance in America, the business of dance,  and field-wide trends
  • Provide practical, hands-on work experience in arts administration

This position works alongside the Director of Member Services and the Finance and Membership Associate and is an integral part of the Membership Department’s operations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with Dance/USA’s annual retention campaign
  • Processing membership payments (includes some database work) for new and returning members
  • Assist in planning Council and Affinity group meetings
  • Communicating with and engaging current and new members (via personalize communications, etc.)
  • Responding to member needs and requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Creating and publishing – monthly – the Dance/USA Bulletin

Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and possess a strong sense of service and professionalism. Strong verbal and written communications skills, resourcefulness, and ability to work both independently and as a team are vital.

Knowledge and/or interest in a member-based organization will be helpful. A background in and/or passion for marketing and communications as well as website/HTML management, a plus. Must be proficient in all Microsoft applications, and comfortable with and/or eager to learn database management skills. 

To apply, interested candidates must complete our online application. Please email Dance/USA’s database manager Ashon Mask amask@danceusa.org 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.

 

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Audition: Capitol Movement – CMI Pre-Professional Company Audition

Audition

Capitol Movement

CMI Pre-Professional Company Audition

July 6 from 6:30-9:15 pm

Sport & Health – Capitol Hill
315 G St, SE, Washington, DC

https://capitolmovement.org/pre-professionals/

Calling all aspiring dancers, ages 11-17!  Elevate your training and performance quality, surrounded by other dancers who share your passion!

The Capitol Movement Pre-Professional Company is comprised of versatile, ambitious guys and girls, looking to accelerate their training and performance opportunities. Under the direction of Nicole Klett, CMI Pre-Pro train at an elite level in hip-hop, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, tap, and choreography development, preparing for local performances and the next steps in their careers. This Company is structured to provide dedicated dancers with extra training on top of their weekly classes at studios, dance teams, and school programs. The season runs from July through December each year, culminating in a large final production.  Dancers have performed throughout the DC area at prestigious events and venues including the Anthem, the Kennedy Center, the Fillmore, the Howard Theater, the Shakespeare Theater, the Cherry Blossom Festival and more!

Please Note: Once in the Company, dancers are required to attend at least two monthly classes at Capitol Movement Studio on Friday nights and rehearse on some Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays to prepare for Capitol Movement events and special guest performances.  **Results will be announced immediately following auditions. All selected dancers and a parent must be available for a Company Meeting on Saturday, July 7th followed by a rehearsal that afternoon.**

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Audition: Capitol Movement – CMI Kidz Audition

Audition

Capitol Movement

CMI Kidz Audition

June 8 from 6:30-8:00 pm

Sport & Health – Capitol Hill
315 G St, SE, Washington, DC

https://capitolmovement.org/auditions/

Calling all kids, ages 5-13, who love to move!  No previous dance training is necessary!  The CMI Kidz are inspired boys and girls, with a love for dance, but not necessarily prior dance training. Under the direction of London Myrick, the CMI Kidz learn hip-hop and basic technique fundamentals from experienced and talented choreographers year-round.

The CMI Kidz Program began as the Junior Wizards Dance Team and Mystic Mayhem Dance Team. In 2012 The CMI Kidz were founded and performed for the Olympic USA Basketball Team exhibition in Washington, DC, where President Obama and Vice President Biden were in attendance. Since then dancers have performed throughout the DC area, at venues ranging from the Anthem and Fillmore, to WNBA basketball games and local charity events.

Once in the company, dancers are required to the take Kidz Hip-Hop classes from 6:30-7:30 pm on Friday nights, followed by rehearsals from 7:30-8:30 pm.  Join our movement!

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Creative Development: Dance Educators Training Institute (DETI) 2018 @ University of Maryland, Baltimore County

ClancyWorks Dance Company & The Baltimore County Public School System
Dance Educators Training Institute (DETI) 2018
Monday, August 6th, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday, August 7th, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday, August 8th, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Thursday, August 9th, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, August 10th, 9:30am – 4:30pm
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
UMBC Department of Dance, PAHB 231, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore MD 21250
http://www.clancyworks.org/deti/
Join us at UMBC for a week-long summer dance education experience like no other!
We believe that outstanding teaching takes place when educators are passionate and engaged in their own artistic growth! ClancyWorks Dance Company and Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Dance co-present intensive professional development programs for artists teaching dance, called the Dance Educators Training Institute (DETI).
This week-long series of workshops is designed to enable participants to delve deeper into their artistic pursuits and to enhance their pedagogical techniques in a challenging and supportive environment.
What is covered: Curriculum Designs, Assessments, and Arts Integration; Dance Science and Somatics; Dance Technique Classes (Modern, Jazz, Salsa, African Forms); Composition, Improvisation & Partnering, and more!
TUITION: $350: Full week registration; $90: Single day rate; $25: Single workshop rate; Work-study options available. SAVE $100: Early Bird Registration due by June 15th
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Audition: Making Moves Pride Dance Team

Audition

Making Moves Pride

Making Moves Pride Dance Team Auditions

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 6:30pm (Please arrive at 6pm to check in and stretch).

Making Moves Dance Collective

5640 Sunnyside Avenue
Suite E
Beltsville, MD  20705

www.makingmovesdc.org

Making Moves Dance Collective (MMDC) is holding open auditions for individuals interested in becoming a part of the regional and national award winning Making Moves Pride Dance Team!

Our auditions are scheduled for Friday, May 4, 2018 and are open to the public for interested dancers ages 4 and up!

Making Moves Pride affords dancers the opportunity to take advanced classes in multiple genres, compete regionally and nationally, and participate in some amazing performance opportunities!

The audition fee is $10 per dancer; however, you can receive a $3 discount by adding your dancers name and age to our no obligation pre-registration list!

Making Moves Pride competes in ALL genres of dance!

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Job Posting: Instructors for Making Moves Dance Collective Summer Dance Intensive

Job Posting

Making Moves Dance Collective (MMDC)

So In10se – MMDC’s Summer Dance Intensive

Monday 08/06/18 -7am – 7pm
Tuesday 08/07/18 – 7am – 7pm
Wednesday 08/08/18 – 7am – 7pm
Thursday 08/09/18 – 7am – 7pm
Friday 08/10/18 – 7am – 7pm

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

www.makingmovesdc.org

Each summer, Making Moves Dance Collective (MMDC) offers a 1 week Summer Dance Intensive.  During this intensive, we like to expose our dancers to multiple genres and multiple instructors.

This year, our intensive is being held Monday, August 6, 2018 – Friday, August 10, 2018 from 7am – 7pm each day!

We generally book instructors in 1 to 2 hour blocks and on multiple days if the instructor is interested in doing so.  We run 2 rooms (Our minis room ages 4-10) and our Junior/Senior Room (ages 11 and up).

Interested parties are asked to submit a resume and salary requirements via email to makingmovesdc@gmail.com

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Job Posting: CityDance – Dance Conservatory Managing Director

Job Posting

CityDance

Dance Conservatory Managing Director – Experience the power of dance in an award-winning dance conservatory where talent meets training!

Applications Deadline: June 30, 2018

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

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

Brief Description (200 words or less): Do you have top-of-the-line organization skills? Can you create and manage complex schedules to meet the needs of several parties?  Are you a clear and effective communicator? Do you have a background in high quality dance education? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to use and develop these talents, and make an immediate impact on our evolving dance organization.

We’re looking for a passionate and self-motivated Conservatory Managing Director who can serve as an anchor for our award winning conservatory program in ballet and contemporary dance. This role focuses on parent and student scheduling and communication, performance/event logistics, program management and rehearsal assistant responsibilities.

What you’ll do:

– Manage Conservatory performances including Creating the Magic, Annual Conservatory Concert  and Additional Conservatory Special Performances
– Create and maintain weekly schedules for students, coaches and parents
– Track, manage and communicate casting with fairness and inclusion
– Manage Summer Intensives
– Develop and maintain strong relationships.
– Be a team player and contribute to the growth of our School & Conservatory programs.
– Enjoy the recognition and reward of seeing students develop into some of the best young dancers and performance talents nationally.

About you:

– You are a resident in the USA.
– You have a Bachelor’s Degree  or equivalent experience in a relative field.
– 5-7 years of experience in similar position prefered.
– You have experience working in customer-facing roles.
– 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 customer-focused mindset.
– You’re able to prioritize, multitask, and perform effectively under pressure.
– You have strong planning and organizational skills.
– You are flexible and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
– You have a sense of humor.
– You are passionate about dance and its transformative power through high caliber training and performance.

How to Apply:

– Please send resume PDF Format only to opportunities@citydance.net
– Subject of email: Job Post_ SACMDC18  – “applicant last name”
– Title resume document: Resume_SACMDC18 – “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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Job Posting: Studio Manager at Joe’s Movement Emporium

Job Posting

Joe’s Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Road
Mt Rainier, MD 20712.

A warm, friendly, flexible arts-based environment where work is collaborative and creative!

Studio Manager

The Studio Manager at Joe’s plays a critical role in facilitating artist and community member enjoyment of creative experiences at our performing arts center.  The Studio Manager is sensitive to artists needs and supportive of patrons and participants engaging in the arts.  Duties include reception, including but not limited to answering the phone and greeting all who enter the space, space use management, and revenue collection for several programs.  This position works to ensure that everyone has the best experience possible at Joe’s while providing information to the public.  The Studio Manager is responsible for all activities scheduled during a shift and, at times, will be supervising another staff member or volunteer.  

Click to learn more: http://www.joesmovement.org/studio_manager_job

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Job Posting: Arts Education Program Assistant at Joe’s Movement Emporium

Job Posting

Joes Movement Emporium

A warm, friendly, flexible arts-based environment where work is collaborative and creative!

3309 Bunker Hill Rd
Mt Rainier, MD 20712

Arts Education Program Assistant 

Position Overview 

The Arts Education Department provides year-round service in the visual and performing arts that meets after school and during the summer. The Arts Education Program Assistant position assists in daily service delivery to 60-75 children ages 5 – 12.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

An excellent candidate has an ability to motivate children through positive reinforcement, conflict resolution, collaboration, and leadership skills.  Knowledge and experience in class management is required. Knowledge of one or more arts education areas is essential to supporting participants. Program Assistants are expected to play, create and participate as an example to students actively engaged in the creative process.     

Click to learn more: http://www.joesmovement.org/arts_education_job

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Audition: Audition for Fusion Dance Company

Audition

Sinclair Dance & DanceInTime

Audition for Fusion Dance Company

April 21, 2018 between 11:20 am and 12:30 pm
May 5, 2018 between 11:20 am and 12:30 pm
May 19, 2018 between 11:20 am and 12:30 pm
June 2, 2018 between 11:20 am and 12:30 pm
June 23, 2018 between 11:20 am and 12:30 pm
July 21, 2018 between 11:20 am and 12:30 pm

Emergence Community Arts Collective
733 Euclid St NW; Washington DC

Sinclair.Dance    also   DanceInTime.com

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. Applicants should be interested in learning Salsa/Latin dancing if they don’t already dance that style.  The audition is in DC but team rehearsals are in Silver Spring, MD on alternate Sunday evenings.  We will be re-creating some dances in our repertory.

If interested, please email Barb@DanceInTime.com and include your dance background, time availability, phone, email, and if possible, a short video that showcases your talent.  You will be contacted for a specific audition time by either Mr. Sinclair Emoghene or Dr. Barbara Bernstein.

Questions?  Call Dr. Bernstein at 443.77DANCE.

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Audition: Vaught Contemporary Ballet 

Audition

Vaught Contemporary Ballet Auditions

March 24th, 3-5pm

March 31st, 10am-12:30pm

Chesapeake Arts Center
194 Hammonds Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

https://www.facebook.com/events/2092552627629905/

Vaught Contemporary Ballet seeks dancers with strong technique (pointe work is a plus but not necessary). We have 2-3 paid performing opportunities through the year and will premiere a new evening-length work this summer. The company is developing plans for a tour in Spring 2019. Rehearsals are 1/week in April, then 2/week May-July.

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Job Posting: theatreMAMA / Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia Street Team

Job Posting

theatreMAMA / Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia Street Team

April 6th: Time TBD
April 7th: 2:15pm-7:15pm
April 14th: 9am-8pm
April 28th: 11:15am-3:15pm
April 29th: 11:15am – 3:15pm

Actors who are available for all are preferred but will accept actors available for one or more dates.

Various locations throughout DC Metro area.

Website Link for Information / Tickets: www.theatremama.com

Are you an active, outgoing, people person, capable of talking to anyone?  Do you have a love for all things Cirque du Soleil? Do you have a talent and drive that sets you above all the rest? MAMA is seeking a street team of Ambassadors, Actors, and Dancers for an upcoming Cirque du Soleil activation in various locations throughout the D.C. area.

Street Team Ambassadors will theatrically promote the show by distributing fliers at designated high traffic areas and local events. Dancers and actors are encouraged to apply for this lively activation. Performers will be costumed in looks that reflect characters from the show! We are looking for two petite female dancers and two male dancers (Dancer styles can include but are not limited to partnering, acro/stunt, ballet, modern, etc. Couples are encouraged to apply). These performers will be performing in pairs. To see the style of promotion, go to https://vimeo.com/235622950. Auditions will be done by video submission. For specifics on your audition, please send resume, color headshot/pic and, a link to any previous promotional or performance experience to the contact Tatiana Birenbaum: jobs@theatremama.com.

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Job Posting: The Washington Ballet Administrative Program Coordinator 

Job Posting: The Washington Ballet Administrative Program Coordinator 

Department:                         THEARC
Position Title:                       Administrative Program Coordinator
Reports to:                            Director of The Washington @ THEARC (School Director)
Classification:                      Full-time
Location:                               Washington, DC

Scope:

Administrative (60%): Provide administrative support to the staff of The Washington Ballet (TWB) located at Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC). Position serves as the main point of contact for the staff, parents, and students of TWB. Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project-based work. Project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.

Marketing (40%): T. This position will collaborate with the Marketing Department at the NW campus of The Washington Ballet. 

This position maintains both Administrative and Marketing general responsibilities. The hours of this position are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12PM-9PM, and Saturdays from 8AM – 6PM.

 Administrative:

  • Respond to public inquiries on the telephone and in person; provide information and assistance to the public in a courteous manner.
  • Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member
  • Accept payments from parents, provide receipts, and help maintain payment accounts.
  • Oversee security by monitoring door and arrivals
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.
  • Assists designated staff with projects as needed
  • Assist School Manager with sale and inventory of merchandise in The Washington Ballet @ THEARC
  • Input and retrieve data and text
  • Organize and maintain document filing
  • Receives and distributes packages as they arrive
  • Assist in maintaining internal calendars and all bulletin boards in the office and the general area; maintain front desk information
  • Assist with other duties as assigned
  • Coordinate and communicate with off-site dancewear suppliers to facilitate the order of dancewear items.
  • Coordinate, communicate and provide data for the THEARC database system.

Marketing:

  • Create flyers, brochures and other informationals for distribution
  • Help upload and distribute this information through social media platforms, print media, and person to person communication.
  • Respond to public and community inquiries and brief TWB@THEARC director and school manager on matters of public interest and
  • Communicate with local businesses, day care centers, churches, THEARC partners and other non-profits on upcoming events.
  • Attend public events, meetings, open house information sessions, etc. as a representative for TWB@THEARC.
  • Attend weekly collaboration meetings with TWB marketing department presenting experience, successes, and upcoming TWB@THEARC events.
  • Attend bi-weekly meetings with the marketing department at THEARC and with other partners on the campus of THEARC.
  • Create mechanisms for internal and external evaluation of marketing and engagement initiatives;
  • Distribute information to TWB staff and faculty regarding marketing and engagement activities;
  • Successfully integrate engagement work into many TWB Departments such as marketing and development and enlist the support of TWB staff to do so;
  • Compile collected information for Director of TWB@THEARC to regularly present to TWB Board and

senior staff.

  • Sell tickets for TWB performances at THEARC Theater

 

Internal Contacts:

School Director, THEARC School Manager, Faculty, Marketing Department 

External Contacts:

Administrative: Students, parents, faculty, accompanists

Marketing: Local business, churches, daycares, local bloggers, community-based organizations

 

Positions Supervised:

Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Must have office/administrative experience
  • Cash-handling experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, QuickBooks etc. and must be able to learn quickly to use program software
  • Must have or be able to acquire knowledge of Ward 7&8
  • Ability to speak effectively to the public and to compose concisely and clearly
  • Willingness to learn new things and eagerness to acquire new skills
  • General knowledge of dance and the performing arts preferred
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding work performed
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experience and success working in partnership with residents and community organizations
  • Available to attend evening and weekend community events and meetings
  • Bilingual-Spanish skills a plus

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Expertise in videography, editing and production

Professional and Technical Competencies:

  • Support the philosophy and mission of The Washington Ballet and The Washington School of Ballet
  • Must assist the Marketing Department in the search to produce new media outlets and contacts for the promotion of The Washington Ballet, The School, and The Ballet’s community engagement activities; the ability to think creatively in efforts to widen the Ballet’s exposure locally, nationally, and perhaps internationally is a definite plus
  • Must be familiar with all social media platforms (search, monitor, post, edit content)
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, good collaborator
  • Communicates conflicts, concerns or matters of urgency to appropriate supervisor or company director
  • Work in a detail-oriented manner, is resourceful and flexible, and able to handle tasks simultaneously
  • Work independently and as part of team

 

Equipment Knowledge and Use:

  • PC and software
  • Standard office equipment

 

 

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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

arts.pgparks.com

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 elizabeth.malone@pgparks.com. No phone calls please.

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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: SCStevens@kennedy-center.org

 

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Performance: Call for Submissions: Open Marley Night 2018

Opportunity

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

 http://collective-dance.com/current-news

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: http://collective-dance.com/current-news

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

www.mbtdance.org/about/jobs

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 paula@mbtdance.org:

-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 paula@mbtdance.org 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

Audition

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

DanceInTime.com  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 Barb@DanceInTime.com 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • 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 @ JoyofMotion.org

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

JobDescription-CommunityEducationDirector2018

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Opportunity: Dance Loft on 14 CHOREOGRAPHER SPACE SUBSIDY PROJECT

Opportunity

Dance Loft on 14

CHOREOGRAPHER SPACE SUBSIDY PROJECT

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

Performance: Dance Loft on 14’s Springboard Performance Series

SPRINGBOARD PERFORMANCE SERIES

Apply to Dance Loft on 14’s first fully presented spring performance series! As part of the Dance Loft’s commitment to serving the professional dance community in DC, Dance Loft will present a quarterly performance series in its stunningly renovated 1920’s theater. SPRINGBOARD takes place this March and April, 2018, and applications are now available.

The goal is to provide a platform for DC dance artists and companies through both formal and informal formats. Artists should apply for the Performance Series with works that are complete now or will be in fully polished form by March 30th. Unpolished or in-process works should apply for Open Marley nights.

Application Deadline: Monday, February 12 at 5 pm

Learn About SPRINGBOARD >>

Open Marley: Thursday & Sunday

March 29, April 15

Open Marley Application >>

Performances: Fridays & Saturdays

March 30-31, April 6-7, April 13-14

Performance Series Application >>

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Opportunities

Audition: DanceInTime Fusion Team

Audition

DanceInTime

Audition for DanceInTime Fusion Team

Feb. 3, 2018 at 11:30 am
Feb. 10, 2018 at 11:30 am
Feb. 17, 2018 at 11:30 am

Emergence Community Arts Collective
733 Euclid St NW; Washington DC

www.DanceInTime.com

Auditions are open for this dance team.  Dancers need audition only one of the dates listed.  We are looking for dancers who know at least three different dance styles such as Latin, Hip Hop, Modern, Ballet Contemporary, Indian, African, or any other world dance style.  Those interested should be interested in learning Salsa/Latin dancing if they don’t already dance that style.  The audition is in DC but team rehearsals are in Silver Spring, MD.

More information about the DanceInTime Dance Company can be found on the website:  DanceInTime.com.

Please submit a video of dance that showcases your talent or a letter detailing your background and interest. Please include your email and phone number.  Age: over 21.  Send to:  Barb@DanceInTime.com.

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Opportunities

Performance: APPLY FOR THE INCUBATOR CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE 2018

THE INCUBATOR CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE 2018

CURATED AND DIRECTED BY MIYA HISAKA

JUNE 9-10, 2018

PERFORMANCE AT THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF BALLET JOSEPH C. COLEMAN STUDIOS

 

APPLICATION AND AUDITION PROCESS:

 

If you are a dance maker/choreographer and interested in presenting your work at the 3RD ANNUAL INCUBATOR SERIES CHOREOGRAPHERS PROGRAM, please fill out the following application and sign up for your audition slot now.

 

This annually presented Choreographers Showcase, curated and directed by Miya Hisaka (Founder/Artistic Director of DC Contemporary Dance Theatre/El Teatro de Danza, Faculty at TWSB, Catholic University) features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers in the DC metropolitan area in a theater lab setting. It is also a strong marketing tool and means to present local choreographers to a select audience of funders, dance supporters, and potential new patrons. An adjudicated panel of dance experts will select up to 7 choreographers to be presented on June 9-10, 2018 at the The Washington School of Ballet’s new state of the art Coleman’s Studios (TWSB). Choreographers will receive a $300-$600 stipend to be determined by the complexity and level of the work and number of dancers, and may be selected to be included in future programming as well as part of TDC’s 2018-2019 Season. Applicants must be at 18 years and older and at least be at a pre professional level of their development. This program is funded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

 

-Application Deadline – Feb. 2, 2018 at 5 pm. Send to miyahisaka@gmail.com

-Audition – Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, 7-10 pm (15 minute timeslots) at Dance

                       Institute of Washington (DIW),   3400 14th St. NW. DC 20010

-Notification Date – Feb. 19, 2018 via email

-Performance Dates – June 9-10, 2018 (Sat. 8 pm and Sun. 7 pm) TWSB

-Tech – June 9, Sat. 3-6:30 pm (30 minute timeslots), TWSB

 

Requirements to be considered:

  • Works must be between 6-12 minutes
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years or older and be at a minimum of a pre professional level of their work as a choreographer
  • Works must be presented in audition as they would be performed (finished works including music and at least one final costume)
  • Applicants must be dance-makers, and must reside within DC/MD/VA metropolitan area. A majority (more than half) of dance artists/company dancers performing in the proposed works must reside within this area.
  • Choreographers and all performers must be available for technical rehearsal on Sat. June 10, 3-7:15 pm.

Step 1 + 2: Fill out application and sign up for audition timeslot (Attachment A)

 

For the Application and more information, please contact: Miya Hisaka, miyahisaka@gmail.com.

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Creative Development, Opportunities

Audition: CityDance Summer Intensives with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Koresh Dance, ICONS and Bruce Wood Dance

Audition

CityDance

Audition for CityDance Summer Intensives with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Koresh Dance, ICONS and Bruce Wood Dance

Feb. 10, 9am-5:30 pm (DC Location)

CityDance DREAM Center for Dance
2001 10th St, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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

Spend a dynamic summer studying with directors and artists from Dance Theatre of Harlem, Koresh Dance Company, Bruce Wood Dance and ICONS, as well as, award-winning contemporary choreographers, CityDance Conservatory Ballet Master Stanislav Issaev and other renowned Vaganova teachers.

Led by Artistic Director Lorraine Spiegler, CityDance prepares young dancers for 21st century careers with specialized training, rich performance opportunities, and strong connections to the professional dance world.

Intensives are ideal for serious dancers, ages 8-20, interested in a challenging exploration of classical and contemporary training with daily classes in ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, contemporary, jazz, and African culminating in an end of intensive performance.  Other highlights include masterclasses with guest artists and choreography workshops.

Posted in Auditions & Performances

Job Posting: Ballet Teacher @ Momentum Dance Theatre

Job Posting

Momentum Dance Theatre

Ballet Teacher

Ballet 2/3 class Tuesday afternoons either 4-5:15 or 5-6:15pm for Momentum’s Jazz Hip Hop Academy Winter/Spring Term beginning immediately.

Momentum Dance & Fitness Studio
 534 8th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

 momentumdancetheatre.com

 Momentum Dance Theatre seeks a Ballet Teacher for our Jazz Hip Hop Academy for a Ballet 2/3 class Tuesday afternoons. Class is advanced beginner-intermediate level for our young dancers who are intermediate-advanced in jazz, hip hop and contemporary but need more foundational work in ballet. This is one class to be held either 4-5:15 or 5-6:15pm.

We seek an experienced teacher who can work independently in a warm professional community environment.  Pay is commensurate with experience.  

Please submit resume and photo. Preferred but not required: links to samples of teaching, dancing and choreography.

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Audition: Kista Tucker Insights – Dancers Needed!

Audition

Kista Tucker Insights

Dancers Needed!

Sunday, February 11, 2018  •  10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

The Russell School of Ballet
14119 Sullyfield Circle
Chantilly, Virginia 20151

 https://KistaTuckerInsights.org/auditions-1

Dancers Needed! We are creating new work, have performance

opportunities and need additional dancers.

KTI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization. This audition will include the KT Warm-Ups, some repertory, and an improvisation component.

Posted in Auditions & Performances

Performance: The Field/DC – Winter Fieldwork @ Dance Place

Workshop / Master Class

The Field/DC

Winter FIeldwork

February 6, 2018 8pm – 10 pm

Dance Place
3225 8th Street NE
Washington DC, 20017

https://danceplace.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F4A00001fh23aUAA

Fieldwork is a process that support the development of new artistic works. At each session, artists of any discipline show works-in-progress and exchange feedback with their peers in a format designed for artists by artists. Fieldwork meets for 8 weeks on Tuesdays, 8pm – 10pm, February 6 – March 27.

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Opportunities

Job Posting: Adagio Ballet School of Dance Hiring Full-Time Administrator

Job Posting

Adagio Ballet School of Dance

Dance School hiring Full-Time Administrator

Interviewing In January

Start Date February 1, 2018 or sooner

Position open until filled.

Adagio Ballet School of Dance
4720 Lee Highway, Suite E
Arlington, VA 22207

www.adagioballet.com

Adagio Ballet School of Dance is looking for a full-time Administrator with a positive, professional work attitude to join our Administrative team. This position requires excellent customer service and administrative skills in an educational, family-friendly environment. Interest or experience with dance and dance educational organizations preferred.

Responsibilities:

• Work 40 hrs/wk at the front desk at the Arlington and McLean locations
• Maintain high standard of customer service & upsell program offerings in person, by phone and email correspondence while adhering to external communication policy and tone.
• Perform required administrative tasks related to email correspondence, registrations, trial students, projects and performances.
• Assist with apparel sales, ordering, and inventory maintenance.
• Assist with events and performances.
• Function as liaison between students, management, and teachers.
• Function as reliable resource to students and families across all aspects of their experience. Involve management as needed to ensure an all-around positive and successful customer experience.
• Project management in one or more areas- Event coordination, Marketing & Social Media, Location supervision, Registrar & monitor reports.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree and relevant work experience
• Administrative and customer service experience required.
• Excellent communication/written skills, strong customer service, and skilled with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Skilled with Excel and statistical analysis
• Marketing and Event coordination in non-profit or for-profit a plus.
• Experience in dance, education, and work with children is preferred.
• Must be able to commit for a minimum of one calendar year.
• Must be open to some work on weekends and weekday evenings until 8pm.

Salary Commensurate with experience

Full-time benefits:

100% covered Health Care Insurance

Retirement plan with employer match

Paid Time Off

Potential for Advancement and Bonuses

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to management@adagioballet.com.

Posted in Job Postings, Opportunities

Audition: Teen Dance Audition

Teen Dance Audition

Perform at the 2018 ATLAS Intersections Festival

 Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018

3-5 PM at Dance Exchange
7117 Maple Ave Takoma Park, MD

2 blocks from metro (Red Line – Takoma), Metro & RideOn bus, free parking

 

Teen Exchange seeks dancers 13-18 years old for a performance opportunity called 100 Ways to Remember Me at the Atlas INTERSECTIONS 2018 Festival Youth Summit at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C. Inspired by the spirit and work of Leonard Bernstein and building on Liz Lerman’s Dances from a Cocktail Party100 Ways to Remember Me centers around the lives of young people to reflect on how we bring the past into the present and considers the legacy we leave behind. This will be an original work and devised in collaboration with the participating youth. We welcome movers all of levels of experience, styles of dance, and physical capacities.

Performance date is Saturday, March 10 at 11 AM at the Atlas Performing Arts Center at 1333 H Street NE. It is part of the 2018 Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival. Rehearsals are Thursdays beginning Jan. 11 and additional Sundays beginning Feb. 4.

Click here for audition registration (required) and rehearsal information

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Opportunities

Job Posting: CityDance School & Conservatory Program Administrator

Job Posting

CityDance School & Conservatory Program Administrator

Applications due: January 31, 2018

CityDance School & Conservatory
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852

www.citydance.net/About-City-Dance/opportunities

Do  you  have  top-of-the  line  administrative  skills?   Do  details  matter?  Are  you  helpful   by  nature  and  always looking  to  solve  the  next  problem?  Are  you  self-motivated,  driven,   and  ambitious?  If  so, we  have  an  excellent  opportunity  for  you  to  use  and  develop  these  talents,  and  make  an  immediate  impact  on  our  growing  dance  organization.

We’re  looking  for  a  committed  and  organized  Program  Administrator  to  support  and  bolster our dance school.

What  you’ll  do:
– Provide  detailed  and  meticulous  administrative  support  for  programming  at the School   & Conservatory.
– Support  calendar  and  schedule  management.
– Serve  as  Assistant  for  Concerts  and  Performances.
– Support  communication  to  school,  parents  and  teachers.
– Support  payroll.
– Take  detailed  notes  in  meetings,  communicate  necessary  decisions  and  follow  through   on  action items.
– Develop  and  maintain  strong  customer  relationships.
– Coordinate  and  organize  flow  of  communication  and  information  in  support  of  school  operations and  activities.
– Receive  visitors,  parents,  students,  teachers,  etc.  and  provide  assistance  or  direct  to  appropriate staff  and  provide  technical  information  related  to  programs, events, timelines,   requirements, rules, regulations, policies and  procedures.
– Be a  team  player  and  contribute  to  the  growth of our  School & Conservatory programs.
– Enjoy the recognition  and  reward  of  seeing  the  students  develop  into  some  of  the  best   young  dancers  and  performance  talents  nationally.

About  you:
– You  are  a  resident in  the USA.
– You have a  Bachelor’s   Degree  or  equivalent  experience  in  a relative  field
– 3 – 5 years of  experience in  similar  position  preferred
– You have  experience  working  in  customer-facing  roles.
– 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  customer-focused mindset.
– You’re able to  prioritize,  multitask, and  perform  effectively under pressure.
– You  have  strong  planning  and  organizational  skills.
– You  are  flexible  and  thrive  in  a  fast-paced  environment.
– You  have  a  sense  of  humor  and  love  of  dance.

How to apply:

Please  send resume  PDF Format   only  to  opportunities@citydance.net
Subject   of   email:  Job  Post_ SACPRAD18  –  “applicant   last   name” Title   resume  document: Resume_SACPRAD18  –  “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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In Motion LLC | DANCE INSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

Job Posting

In Motion LLC | DANCE INSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

We have the following childrens dance classes open for instructor placement this upcoming semester Jan-May! Classes begin the week of Jan 8, and some classes run in a session format (8-10 weeks) while others run weekly Jan-May. Below are the class times, and for more info and all the details plz email me!!

Mondays 3:10-4:10
Hip Hop
Arlington

Monday’s 4:00-4:45
Ballet/Tap
Herndon (20 min from GMU)

Monday’s 4:00-5:00
Hip Hop
Herndon (20 min from GMU)

Wednesdays 2:45-3:45
Cheer
Ashburn

Thursdays 4:15-5:15
Hip Hop
Annandale

Fridays 3:10-4:10
Arlington

Message In Motion LLC- OFFICE
5509 Holstein Lane
McGaheysville, VA 22940

www.messageinmotiondance.com

If interested/available, plz email dance resumes to messageinmotion@gmail.com ASAP!

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Auditions: World Dance Showcase Auditions

Audition

Arts & Cuiltural Heritage Division of M-NCPPC

World Dance Showcase Auditions

January 14, 2018 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Road
Cheverly, MD  20784

http://arts.pgparks.com/Community_Arts_Services/About_Us/Annual_Dance_Auditions_and_Showcases.htm

Performers of traditional, culture-specific dance styles, ages 16 years and older may audition for the 16th Annual World Dance Showcase.Adjudicators Miriam Phillips and Irina Tsikurishvili will select six groups to perform in concert on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 8 pm, with each group receiving an honorarium of $600.  Those selected will have a custom lighting design created for them using state-of-the-art computerized lighting displays available at the Publick Playhouse. A professional high-definition video recording of each dance is made available to the selected dance companies after the March performance.

-The audition piece may include any traditional work of 15 minutes or less.

-Work must be auditioned in finished form with costumes.                 

-General stage lighting, microphones and CD/mp3 player will be provided. Music may be live or pre-recorded. Apply online now to reserve an audition slot, or call Christel Stevens at 301-446-3238; TTY 301-699-2544.*

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Call for Submissions for CMI’s commUNITY Showcase

Opportunity

Artist / Company Name:

Capitol Movement

Call for Submissions for CMI’s commUNITY Showcase

Deadline to Submit: December 3 at 9 pm

Performance: March 18-19, 2018

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St NW, Washington, DC

 https://capitolmovement.org/event-submissions/

Welcoming dancers, musicians, singers, and poets to join together for one massive commUNITY event! Collaborations encouraged and welcome!  To apply, please complete our online application.

Submission deadline is Sunday, December 3 at 9 pm.

*All applicants must be available March 18 for morning/afternoon tech and 5 pm show.

Final decisions will be announced in late December 2017.

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Job Posting: BalletNova Center for Dance Managing Director

Job Posting

BalletNova Center for Dance Managing Director

11/20/2017 until filled

BalletNova Center for Dance
3443 Carlin Springs Road
Falls Church, VA 22041

www.BalletNova.org

BalletNova seeks a Managing Director to be responsible for the smooth running of the school, company, and business.  S/he works with the Artistic Director (AD) in directing the business of the organization and communications with its stakeholders.  The position directly supervises the Program Manager, Front Desk and Registration Manager, Finance Manager, and Education Coordinator / Development Associate.  S/he works in close conjunction with the Artistic Director and reports to the Board of Directors. For a complete description visit www.BalletNova.org. Candidates should submit resume and cover letter to vicepresident@balletnova.org

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Job Posting: Motion X Dance DC is Seeking Male Dancer

Job Posting

Motion X Dance DC

Seeking Male Dancer

No specific audition date. Interested artists must contact Stephanie Dorrycott via e-mail to set up an audition time at one of our company classes. Classes are held Tuesday or Thursday mornings from 10:15am -11:30am.

Joy of Motion Dance Center – Atlas
1333 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

motionxdance.org

Motion X Dance DC seeks a male dancer for immediate hire starting in January of 2018. The dancer will be contracted from January 1st – August 1st, 2018. Rehearsals are held twice per week in the mornings at Joy of Motion Dance Center – Atlas. Must be proficient in ballet, modern, and partnering, and should be comfortable working in a collaborative setting.

Paid performances included.

Posted in Auditions & Performances, Job Postings

Job Posting: Dance Instructor/Choreographer for the Junior Academy of the Performing Arts

Job Posting

Dance Instructor/Choreographer for the Junior Academy of the Performing Arts

Experienced Dance Instructor/Choreographer needed to teach at an 11 to 12 week musical theatre intensive program for kids ages 8 to 15.   The Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) introduces musical theater to students who have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts and strengthens the knowledge and skill level of students already interested in pursuing theatre as a profession.  The dance instructor is responsible for teaching proper dance technique as it pertains to movement in musical theatre. This encompasses the styles of tap, jazz, hip-hop, modern and contemporary dance. He/she will create choreography and teach it to the students during the rehearsal process. The instructor will create a curriculum that promotes physical health and the use of the body as expression for storytelling through movement.  The dance instructor will also assist during all tech and dress rehearsals as well as the final performances.  

Current program runs on Saturdays from 9am until 1pm. Rehearsals are at University of Maryland.  Rehearsals will begin in February 2018. Dance Instructor/Choreographer will assist with pre-planning and production meetings prior to rehearsal start date.  

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will have at least 1 year in dance instruction or have a degree in dance or equivalent field.  CPR certification is required.  

Salary: $15-$30/hour, based on experience  

To Apply:  Send cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Malone, Arts Specialist at elizabeth.malone@pgparks.com. No phone calls please.

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