Jobs, Auditions, & Internships

While Dance/USA completes an organizational database transfer, please contact the membership department at membership@danceusa.org to post your jobs, auditions, and internship / fellowship information here. This listing is updated weekly. Scroll all the way down to see when the last update was made.

Dance Teaching Artist 

Organization: Halestone Foundation/Halestone Dance Studio
Location: Lexington, VA
Contact: Mauri Connors, director@halestone.com
Application deadline: 08/10/2020
Halestone Dance Studio, a nonprofit dance studio run by the Halestone Foundation in Lexington, VA, seeks a part-time dance teaching artist starting August 2020. Halestone seeks to hire a teaching artist who is both an active artist and also a practiced educator. While experience with a variety of forms is a plus, for this role we seek someone who has experience teaching and performing tap and jazz to a variety of ages (ages 7 through adults). Experience teaching and/or performing any or all of the following dance forms would also be helpful: hip-hop, African dance forms, step, partner forms such as swing or ballroom, and/or clogging.

Halestone is a community dance organization that teaches 20+ classes per week at a studio location and teaches dance in the public schools and preschools. Halestone students perform at various events throughout the year and typically have a culminating performance each spring. Teaching artists are expected to work with the artistic director to choreograph for students and prepare students for performing at events. More information about Halestone’s mission, history, class descriptions and philosophy is available on our website: www.halestone.com.

In compliance with all applicable laws and in keeping with its history of an inclusive community of dance that honors all body types, Halestone Dance Studio does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, or genetic information in its dance programs and activities, admissions, and with regard to employment.  Students, instructors, and staff have the right to be free from prohibited discrimination, harassment, and retaliation within the Halestone community.

This opening is for approximately 4 hours of instruction per week. Pay is commensurate with past teaching experience.

For questions and information contact Mauri Connors at (540) 463-7444 or director@halestone.com.

To apply please send a short statement of interest, a resume, and 2-3 examples of teaching and/or choreography (video, photos, sample lesson plans, etc.) to Mauri Connors at director@halestone.com

Operations Supervisor 

Organization: Steps on Broadway
Location: New York, NY
Contact: Human Resources 
Application deadline: 07/13/20

Steps on Broadway, the internationally-recognized dance training center, is searching for an organized team-player for the position of Operations Supervisor to support online, virtual classes. Working in a fast-paced environment, candidates should be detail-oriented, have a passion for dance, and have retail experience, including excellent database and customer service skills. MindBody experience a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hr@stepsnyc.com. Please enter “Operations Supervisor” in the subject line. No phone calls please. EOE.

General Manager

Organization: Milwaukee Ballet
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Contact: Beth Hohenfeldt 
Application Deadline: July 17, 2020

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy (MBSA) is seeking a General Manager. Our vibrant School & Academy, consisting 600+ dedicated families across Milwaukee, is undergoing transition. The General Manager works in partnership with the Director of the School & Academy. Current Director, Rolando Yanes, is relocating at end July after many years in this role. The Director role is a longer-term search process. In the interim, the new General Manager will work in collaboration with Artistic Director Michael Pink. 

To apply for this position, click here

Executive Director

Organization: Ballet Memphis
Location: Memphis, TN
Contact: The Aspen Leadership Group
Application deadline: 7/30/2020

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Ballet Memphis in the search for an Executive Director. Reporting to, and in partnership with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the present and future success of Ballet Memphis. The Executive Director will act as a facilitator, coordinator, and counselor to the entire organization and serve as the visible champion and spokesperson for the organization. The Executive Director will serve as a partner with the Artistic Director in the implementation of the artistic vision and the achievement of the short- and long-term goals of the organization. The Executive Director will lead the organization to financially sustainable results, addressing challenges promptly, creatively, and effectively, partnering with the Board of Directors in fundraising and resource management.

To apply for this position, click here

Dean, College of Fine Arts

Organization: The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Contact: Storbeck Search & Associates
Application Deadline: 7/2/2020

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Dean, College of Fine Arts (COFA). The University is seeking a dynamic and experienced administrator with an established record of effective, inclusive, and collaborative leadership across disciplines and professions, an outstanding record of teaching and creative activity, and a demonstrated commitment to the arts. Adept at complex decision-making in an ever-changing society, the next Dean of the College of Fine Arts should be a forward-thinking, congenial leader with outstanding abilities in communication, team-building, research and scholarship; equitable and progressive administration; fund-raising; teaching; and community engagement. The new Dean should be well-versed in and deeply committed to centering the core values of equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of the College of Fine Arts. To see the full position profile for this position, click hereFor best consideration, please send all nominations and applications by email:

Sue May, Partner
Susan VanGilder, Partner
Alyssa Perez, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search & Associates

The University of Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Teacher

Organization: Naples Ballet and Company Inc.
Location: Naples, FL
Application Deadline: 7/15/2020

Vaganova teacher needed must teach all levels and ages full time position with benefits. Must have experience and references. Email to apply

Executive Director

Organization: Orlando Ballet
Location: Orlando, FL
Application Deadline: 7/31/2020

Orlando Ballet invites applications and nominations for this important co-leadership position, working closely with Artistic Director Robert Hill. Orlando Ballet has seen significant growth, both artistically and operationally, over the past several seasons including the opening of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, a beautiful, new, state-of-the-art facility. The next Executive Director, working collaboratively with the Artistic Director, the staff, and the Board, will help craft a future vision for Orlando Ballet while ensuring financial stability and operational excellence. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the chosen candidate will have a strong passion for building a great cultural institution that can grow significantly with the community as well as demonstrated success in personally securing philanthropic support in a not-for-profit arts environment. Orlando Ballet has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this search, and interested candidates may apply for this position by visiting this link and email here.

Dance Director/Elementary Performing Arts Teacher

Organization: Shanghai Huaer Collegiate School
Location: Kunshan, China
Contact: Stephen Woolbert 
Application Deadline: 7/1/2020

Shanghai Huaer Collegiate School in Kunshan is a new school development project by Dipont Education. This is Dipont’s third independent school project, following the successful establishment of RDFZ King’s College School Hangzhou and Nanwai King’s College School Wuxi. The campus in Kunshan is nearing completion and, at capacity, will provide an outstanding learning environment for 2,800 scholars and feature state-of-the-art science laboratories, a performing arts center with an 800-seat theater, and first-class sports complexes.

The school will employ a blended Chinese and American curriculum, combining a drive for academic excellence with a whole child education program designed to nurture healthy, well-adjusted young adults. All faculty will participate in a student advisory system in which they act as ‘school parent’ to a small group, providing daily support and guidance. Scholars will be encouraged to explore a broad range of interests outside of the classroom while developing the social skills and strength of character that will empower them for a future of resilient, ethical leadership anywhere in the world.

The position comes with a competitive salary and benefits package including flights for spouse and dependents, medical and accident insurance for spouse and dependents, and a housing allowance.

General Manager

Organization: Sarasota Contemporary Dance
Location: Sarasota, FL
Application Deadline: 7/1/2020

Sarasota Contemporary Dance (SCD) is seeking a self-motivated and driven General Manager to continue the dynamic growth of the company through a dedication to the mission and vision of SCD. The General Manager is the administrative leader of SCD and will oversee a small administrative staff, work closely with the Artistic Director, supporting artistic operations, and will report directly to the Board of Directors. The position is tasked with oversight of all key administrative functions. Responsibilities include budget planning and management, accounting, human resources (e.g. Payroll and independent contractors), grant writing, donor engagement, performance management, and educational programming support. The ideal candidate will be focused, articulate, and possess strong problem-solving skills. Click here for more information and email here for more information or to apply.

Entrepreneur-In-Residence

Organization: ODC
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contact: Kirsten Kurth, Executive Associate and Board Liaison

Entrepreneur-In-Residence to design and drive ODC’s Digital Transformation (June - August 2020). ODC is a ground-breaking contemporary arts institution, dance company, presenting venue, and dance school. This role will help ODC drive growth and strategic renewal by transforming the organization’s mission delivery (traditionally achieved through dance classes, contemporary dance performances, theater presentations, Healthy Dancer Clinic offerings, and special activities) from exclusively in-person, live experiences to digital experiences, with focus on creating sustainable new value through the use of digital tools, platforms, technologies, services, and processes. Click here for more information

Last updated on July 1, 2020