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.




Assistant Professor of Dance: West African/Diasporic Dance

Organization: Goucher College
Application Deadline: April 1, 2021

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of West African and/or African Diasporic dance. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach West African classical and/or contemporary dance techniques, with a secondary expertise in African diasporic dance techniques (including, but not limited to Afro-Caribbean, Dunham, Jazz, Hip Hop, or any other African diasporic dance practices determined by area(s) of specialization). Contributions to other areas of the curriculum (e.g., improvisation, composition, and dance studies) and the ability to teach dance history from Black, critical, and de-colonial centered perspectives are considered assets.

To learn more and to apply, click here.


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Pina Bausch Fellowship

Organization: Pina Bausch Fellowship for Dance and Choreography, A programme of the Arts Foundation of North-Rhine Westphalia and the Pina Bausch Foundation
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

The Pina Bausch Fellowship is a scholarship of the Pina Bausch Foundation and the Arts Foundation NRW, which gives dancers and choreographers the time and space to define and develop their individual artistic signature together with a cooperating partner. Due to the global pandemic, a virtual fellowship will allow fellows to exchange ideas with their cooperating partners in a digital format.

To learn more and apply, click here.


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2021 Summer Festival Internships

Organization: Jacob's Pillow
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

Summer Festival internships run May 24 through September 4 and are part of a structured program decades in the making. Jacob’s Pillow internships offer invaluable training and mentorship towards your professional career. By interning with Jacob’s Pillow during the summer, you join a team of seasoned arts professionals and assist with multiple programs pertaining to the Festival, The School, the Archives, and Community Engagement.

This year, in response to the COVID pandemic, and restrictions placed on live performance and gathering opportunities, the program was cut back for 2021, with fewer internships offered than has been customary in the past. In addition, in order for Jacob’s Pillow to prioritize the health and safety of all community members as they pass through campus this summer, we will be investing in medical staffing, COVID-19 testing, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), and implementing extensive protocols in consultation with medical professionals and in accordance with local laws and regulations. All interns will be asked to commit to these guidelines as a condition of their appointment, the details of which will be available prior to acceptance.

To learn more, click here.


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The International Association of Blacks in Dance Auditions

Organization: The International Association of Blacks in Dance
Registration Begins Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00pm, ET
Location: Virtual

Dancers ages 10 and up are invited to register for the 2021 IABD audition season on IABD's new audition platform - ACCEPTD! The registration portal will opened on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00pm ET.

The audition/submission fee is $20 per audition type - Ballet (Women and Men of Color), Summer Intensive Scholarship (Youth and Artists), and Multi-Dance Company.


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Marketing Director

Organization: Grand Rapids Ballet
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Design and implement comprehensive marketing strategies to increase awareness among key demographics both existing and new. Plan, execute, and track success of all marketing campaigns. Produce valuable, rich content that is representative of the company (website, social media, press releases, internal and external publications, emails, etc.). Control marketing budgets and allocate resources amongst projects accordingly. Be the company’s representative for external parties such as media, new and existing patrons, and strategic community partners. Build and maintain strategic partnerships with community organizations to build and maintain brand awareness and reinforce the company’s mission. Provide marketing direction for existing products and identify new growth opportunities. Maintain a consistent brand image via art direction and graphic design of all company marketing, advertising, and communication materials. Maintain a firm grasp on the competitive landscape in order for company to remain relevant and ahead of industry trends.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance (Africana/Black Dance Studies)

Organization: Barnard College
Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: August 1, 2021

The Department of Dance at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in Dance Studies with a research and teaching focus on African, African-diasporic, and/or African-American dance. Other desirable areas of scholarship and teaching include feminist theory, post-colonial theory, and/or critical race studies. While we primarily seek a scholar dedicated to an active research agenda, we welcome applicants who also possess teaching expertise in any discipline of performance practice (dance technique, choreography, community art/activism, etc.) Candidate may join the faculty of the Columbia University Ph.D. Program in Theatre and Performance. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in dance or related discipline at time of appointment (July 1, 2022), a distinguished record of scholarly publication or promise of such, proven capacity for teaching excellence at the college level, and ability and desire to perform service within the department, college, and university.

For more information and to learn how to apply, click here.


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Academy Principal

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Location: Nashville, TN
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

Nashville Ballet invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Academy Principal and NB2 Rehearsal Assistant. The qualified individual will have a passionate and deep understanding of classical ballet and its role in a well-rounded dance education as well as a diverse and expanding vision of how the art form is relevant to 21st-century communities, particularly that of Nashville. The Academy Principal and Second Company Rehearsal Assistant will play a vital part in ensuring that School of Nashville Ballet trains dancers for Nashville Ballet's professional company and second company, while also ensuring that students find and cultivate their own personal artistry and a lifetime love of dance. The ideal candidate will have experience with a professional ballet company, leading a team, and working in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Nashville Ballet has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this important search. Interested candidates may click here to learn more and to apply for this position.


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Associate Production and Rentals Manager

Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

PBT is seeking an associate production and rentals manager. The associate production and rentals manager will primarily manage and execute the technical requirements for all Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School and PBT Education productions, runouts, performances, etc. In addition, this person will manage the organization's rental inventory, including liaising with external constituents, preparing rental agreements, and managing logistics around rental activities. This individual should be highly organized and exhibit excellent interpersonal communication skills.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Resident Housing Supervisor

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Each summer, Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy hosts students from across the country at their six-week Summer Intensive training program. Housing opportunities for students traveling to the area are provided at a local university and the Otto M. Budig Academy is in search of a Resident Housing Supervisor for the summer of 2021 (June 21, 2021 – July 30, 2021). The Resident Housing Supervisor is the on-site individual responsible for Cincinnati Ballet’s Summer Residence Program at the local university. The position’s primary focus is to provide leadership and compassionate care in crafting a summer home away from home for visiting Summer Intensive students with a focus on safety and engagement. The Resident Housing Supervisor acts with the on-site support of Resident Assistants as well as support from the Ballet’s Student Services Manager and residence hall staff. The Resident Housing Supervisor resides onsite in the residence hall (private room) for the duration of their engagement.

For more information, click here and to apply, click here.


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Digital Content Manager

Organization: Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts
Location: Albuquerque, NM

The Digital Content Manager will advance Keshet’s mission and support Keshet’s programming and operations by managing Keshet’s digital messaging and positioning, working on both strategy and execution, as a thought partner with Keshet’s leadership team, and in partnership with Keshet’s Communications Director, Artistic Director, and Director of Business Advancement, cultivating clients, partners, and community engagement across Keshet’s multiple intersecting initiatives.

For more information and to learn how to apply, click here.


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Artistic Director

Organization: Salt Creek Ballet Company
Location: Chicago, IL

The Salt Creek Ballet Company and School is seeking an Artistic Director to conceive, develop, and implement the artistic vision and focus of Salt Creek Ballet. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, professional, and visionary individual prepared to lead a long-standing, highly reputable dance organization to a new era of dance education and performance.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Academy Administrative Coordinator

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

As the Academy Administrative Coordinator, you’ll assist our Ballet school (the “Academy”) with data entry and maintenance, programming support, and customer service. This position supports the Registrar’s Office and Academy Programs Manager and serves as a primary point of contact for parents and students. Great customer service and responsiveness is a must! You’ll need to be well-organized and have a strong attention to detail. You should also have a strong interest and experience working in a database.

For more information and to apply, click here.


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Director of Marketing and Communications

Organization: Celebrity Series of Boston
Location: Boston, MA

Celebrity Series of Boston (CSB) seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications to provide leadership, strategic direction, and overall management for the daily operations of the marketing and communications efforts of the organization. The Director is responsible for maintaining and growing the CBS audience through the design, measurement and management of the marketing, communication, graphic design, ticketing, and revenue strategy, and oversees box office functions.

They have experience in managerial and leadership roles, including work in core functional areas of marketing and communications. They embrace the quickly evolving role of digital media, as both a marketing vehicle and as a platform for delivering artistic content to existing and potential audiences. They think nimbly and are adaptable, as the return to live, in-person concerts (anticipated in late 2021) will require a marketing and sales effort unlike previous seasons.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director is a key member of the senior management team (Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Advancement Officer, and Artistic Programmer), and will develop strategies, allocate staff resources, and employ technology to advance CSB’s mission consistent with the organization’s strategic plan, goals, and values.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Ballet 5:8
Location: Orland Park, IL

The Ballet 5:8 Board of Directors is seeking a qualified full time Executive Director with a deep passion for Ballet 5:8’s mission and the practical skills to lead Ballet 5:8’s business operations and fundraising development into its 10th Anniversary Season and beyond. Ballet 5:8 has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings, having doubled in budget size over the past five years, now impacting thousands of audiences through professional performances nationwide and serving nearly 500 aspiring artists each year. An ideal candidate will be a strong leader, adept manager and a team player, with the expertise, discernment, and creativity to see Ballet 5:8 adapt and thrive through continued seasons of growth.

Learn more here or inquire here.


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Communications Director

Organization: Ballet 5:8
Location: Orland Park, IL

Ballet 5:8 is seeking a Communications Director for a uniquely challenging role. We maintain dozens of channels of communication, including print, social media, email, multiple websites, direct mail, public speaking and radio advertisements. Ballet 5:8 communications facilitate ongoing relationships with multiple constituent groups across the company’s programs and supporters. The ideal candidate will resonate strongly with Ballet 5:8’s mission and vision and be able to utilize each element of the communication ecosystem to represent that to the public and stakeholders. The job requires an attention to details with strategic and logistical planning, copywriting, scheduling and management, as well as a vision to move the communication strategy to a new level of engagement and clarity.

Learn more here or inquire here.


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Individual Giving Manager and Board Liaison

Organization: ODC/Dance
Location: San Francisco, CA

ODC is seeking an experienced, energetic, and highly organized individual to join our Development team. Working alongside the Director of Development, the Individual Giving Manager and Board Liaison develops and implements strategies for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors capable of major and/or deferred gifts of $15,000 or above. As Board Liaison, the role facilitates the organization’s positive and productive relationships with its Directors by serving as a dedicated point-of-contact and facilitating Directors’ friend and fundraising efforts as well as their own on-going engagement with ODC.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to build constructive and effective relationships with Artistic and Executive leadership, Board and Advisory Board, donor community, Development team, and ODC’s administrative and program staff.

This position is based in the San Francisco, CA office with arrangements for remote work during pandemic/shelter-in-place mandates. The position reports to the Director of Development and meets weekly with the Executive Director and Founding Artistic Director.

To learn more and how to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Dance Kaleidoscope
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Indiana's longest-dancing professional contemporary dance company will be marking its 50th season with a new executive director. DK is looking for a creative and thoughtful leader – one who inspires others with their passion – to advance artistic vision that furthers the organization's role as a premier hub for cultural engagement in central Indiana and continues the growth of strong education outreach programs. This leader will work in collaboration with Artistic Director David Hochoy and guest choreographers as they explore the limits of the human body as a means of expression creating rigorous and powerful performances. DK is governed by a 20-member Board of Directors. DK's annual budget is $1.35 mil with an endowment of $5 million. DK has 4 administrative employees, including the Executive Director, who partner with the Artistic Director, his production team, and 13 full-time dancers. Please respond by February 12, 2021.

Qualified candidates with questions are encouraged to contact Charitable Advisors: Kathleen Poland or Bryan Orander. For more information or to apply, click here.


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Executive Director

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Indianapolis Ballet seeks a seasoned, motivated executive leader with a proven record of successfully securing financial resources to lead the next stage of IB’s growth and advance classical ballet in our community. Reporting to the Board of Directors but working closely with the Artistic Director, this position is responsible for developing and managing all funding functions for the company, school of ballet, and productions, as well as managing and overseeing all financial, administrative, facility, and human resource functions. Duties include planning, budgeting, supervising, tracking and reporting donation results, soliciting corporate sponsors, and managing future capital campaigns. Exceptional time management, communications, and writing skills are requirements of the position. Knowledge of classical ballet is preferred, but not required.

For more information and how to apply, click here. All required materials may be sent here.


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Audition: Professional Male Dancers

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Ballet is currently seeking professional male dancers for upcoming company performances in the current 2020/21 season. Please visit our website for information regarding video audition requirements. If you are interested in joining Indianapolis Ballet, please submit the required materials to this email address as soon as possible.


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Vice President of Production + Operation (VPPO)

Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
Location: Cincinnati, OH

The Vice President of Production + Operation (VPPO) will oversee management in the execution of all aspects of Cincinnati Ballet’s (CB) productions, including, but not limited to, financial planning and oversight, contract administration, management of staff and guest artists, logistical coordination, long-term strategies, and planning, and serving as liaison to all outside vendors. The VPPO will oversee operations management and related staff of the Michael and Margaret Valentine Center for Dance (Ballet Center), including Events, Security, Janitorial, intra-departmental facilities scheduling, and maintenance.

For more information, click here. To apply, click here.


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Dance Instructor

Organization: Houston Christian High School
Location: Houston, TX

Houston Christian High School (HC) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Dance Instructor to begin in August 2021. This position reports to the Performing Arts Department Chair and Principal and works in collaboration with other Visual and Performing Arts Teachers. Experience in teaching different levels of Dance is preferred and/or department leadership is beneficial.

For more information, click here.


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Indianapolis Ballet Company Auditions

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Ballet is in search of both male and female professional dancers for the upcoming 2021/22 season. Candidates for the professional company must have at least three years of professional dance experience, and training in the Balanchine technique is a plus. The audition consists of a ballet class and repertoire. Dancers must prepare a classical variation and contemporary work. Providing your own music for variations in CD format is required. For more information, audition dates, or to register to audition, please visit the website.


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Indianapolis School of Ballet Summer Intensive Auditions

Organization: Indianapolis Ballet
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Experience unparalleled training and instruction during the Indianapolis School of Ballet’s Summer Intensive. The ISB Summer Intensive aims to further dancer’s training and improve essential skills required to advance to their desired level of excellence. Our five-week program includes classes Technique, Pointe, Variations, Adagio, Modern, Jazz, Tap, and Pilates. All students will participate in weekly lectures on nutrition, physical therapy, foot care, and more.

For more information, audition dates, or to pre-register to audition, please visit the website. We hope you join us this summer, June 14-July 16, 2021!


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Executive Director

Organization: DANCECleveland
Location: Cleveland, OH

DANCECleveland, one of the only stand-alone dance-only presenters in the United States, has reopened its search for the Executive Director position pending the retirement of its current director. DANCECleveland remains in a strong financial position and is creating a strategic plan that continues building on its leadership position not only in northeast Ohio, but throughout the international dance world. The attributes of the ideal candidate are strong executive leadership and relationship building skills to maintain DANCECleveland’s growth. While a dance background is not a requirement of this position, preference will be given to applicants with nonprofit and/or arts presenting experience. The successful candidate will be the public face of DANCECleveland, working collaboratively with presenting and funding partners. The Executive Director leads all programming, administrative, financial, development/fundraising, and marketing functions, working together with a small and highly talented professional staff.

Driven by a highly inclusive mission, Dance Cleveland embraces its vision of diversity, inclusion, and equality in its programming, operations, and the individuals with whom it works.

To submit your application, please send a cover letter and resume to this email address by February 12, 2021. For the full job description, click here.


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Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)

Organization: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University (JMU) invites applications and nominations for Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). Reporting to the Provost, and serving on the senior academic leadership team, the Dean provides academic, intellectual, administrative, strategic, and budgetary leadership for the College, and supports academic unit self-governance. In collaboration with academic unit heads, the Dean promotes and fosters a highly stimulating and creative learning environment for an accomplished faculty and student body, embracing diverse artistic expression and scholarly activity. The Dean champions the arts at JMU through recruitment, development, inclusion, mentorship, and retention of diverse and highly qualified faculty, students and staff. The Dean represents the College to internal and external constituents and advocates for faculty and student interests through external fundraising. As a transformative leader, the Dean works with colleagues throughout campus and surrounding communities to facilitate innovation, creativity, collaboration, entrepreneurship, and engagement in teaching and learning, scholarship, and service. Working collaboratively with University Advancement, the Dean is an active partner in developing philanthropic resources to support the college.

Click here for more information.


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Dance Faculty for Middle and Upper School

Organization: The Hockaday School
Location: Dallas, TX

The Hockaday School invites applications for the full-time position of Dance Faculty for Middle and Upper School. Qualified candidates should complete an online application for employment under How To Apply at the website and attach a cover letter and résumé. Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of your application and additional details to complete the application process. Contact The Hockaday School with any questions and click here to learn more.


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Company General Manager

Organization: Gina Gibney Dance, Inc.
Location: New York, NY

The Gibney Company General Manager is a new, full-time, executive leadership position at Gibney. Reporting directly to Founder, Artistic Director and CEO Gina Gibney (“Founder”), the General Manager will be responsible for the administrative direction of every aspect of the organization’s resident Company. The General Manager will directly supervise the Company Manager, Company Logistic Manager, and Company Administrative Associate.

Entrusted to drive the dynamic expansion of the Company, the General Manager will work with the Founder to implement and build on a five-year expansion plan, develop new relationships and partnerships, advance entrepreneurial initiatives, and build a sustainable model with robust revenue sources. Essential aspects of the position include planning, budgeting, and operations, as well as supervision of booking and marketing.

The Company General Manager will be a focused individual who is both strategic and action oriented. A natural entrepreneur possessing outstanding business skills, this individual will be an experienced cultural leader with a proven record of effective management.

To learn more, click here.


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Director of Education and Training

Organization: San Francisco Ballet
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Director of Education and Training will provide strategic leadership and financial oversight of all parts of the education and training programs. Reporting to the Executive Director, this individual will partner with the SF Ballet School Director to implement the artistic vision and educational mission. Supervising and mentoring an experienced team of administrative staff, the Director of Education and Training will collaborate regularly with other departments, particularly Marketing Communications and Development, to support the overall goals and objectives of the SF Ballet School and education programs. A member of the executive leadership team, the Director of Education and Training will also serve as the Education and Training Department liaison to the board finance committees in advocating strongly for the SF Ballet School and overall education programs. This individual will demonstrate a staunch commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access throughout the organization, as well as in and with the communities and constituents that SF Ballet serves.

To learn more, click here.


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Institutional Giving Coordinator

Organization: Houston Ballet
Location: Houston, TX

Reporting to and working closely with the Institutional Giving Manager, you’ll collaboratively support the Institutional Giving team in cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding corporations, foundations, and government agencies. The Institutional Giving team oversees a portfolio of 70+ dedicated funders and is responsible for raising $3-5 million annually to support the mission, work, and goals of Houston Ballet.

You’ll need to have strong communication and writing skills, interest in the arts, understanding of fundraising practices and principles, and excellent attention to nitty-gritty detail. You should have the proven ability to be flexible when dealing with challenges, take initiative to get things done, and work collaboratively in a team environment.

For more information, click here.


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Part-time Studio Receptionist

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Pennsylvania Ballet Studio Receptionist is a part-time position. The Receptionist will greet, assist, and provide direction and information to parents, students, dancers, staff, visitors, and other guests of the Pennsylvania Ballet. Additionally, the Receptionist will ensure compliance with health and safety protocols required for entry to the facilities. The Receptionist will also provide administrative support to other Departments including Operations, Artistic Staff, and the School of Pennsylvania Ballet (SPB).

For more information, click here, and to apply, click here.


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Company Manager

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Working closely with the General Manager, the Company Manager is primarily responsible for all administrative and logistical matters involving Company dancers, PBII, guest artists, artistic contract administration, and Company touring. The Company Manager provides support to the General Manager in artistic planning and administrative duties.

For more information, click here. To apply for this position, click here.


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Career Counselor

Organization: The Actors Fund
Location: Chicago, IL

The Career Counselor plays an important role in helping individuals in the performing arts and entertainment community develop and manage work-life skills and strategies to address the episodic nature of unemployment in the industry. Specifically, the Career Counseling Team works with clients to develop new or supplemental income streams as well as an entrepreneurial framework to their career management. These individual career plans are accomplished via self-assessment, career exploration activities, and labor market research, all focused on meeting career and economic goals. The Career Counselor will also work with dancers who are exploring training and education to transition beyond performing. Additionally, the Career Counselor will contribute to research and implementation of best practices in guiding individuals in the performing arts and entertainment community towards greater economic stability. The Career Counselor will provide backup for the Central Region Social Services staff and serve as a trusted representative of The Actors Fund.

To apply, click here.


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Marketing and Communications Manager

Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) seeks a Marketing and Communications Manager to play a key role in advancing the reputation and brand visibility of Artistic Director/Choreographer Mark Morris and the touring Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, as well as broadening the reach and deepening the engagement with key audiences through the organization’s education and community engagement programs. For detailed job description, please visit this website.


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Director of Advocacy and Engagement

Organization:Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Location: Denver, CO

CPRD seeks to hire a Director of Advocacy and Engagement to lead the organization’s arts-inwellbeing pillar of work. CPRD emerged out of the Freedom and Black Arts Movements - two distinctive and deeply interwoven manifestations of the African American struggle for justice and self-determination. Working along this continuum, the organization is building upon its history of civic engagement, wellness and wellbeing with a sharper focus on job training, mental and physical fitness programs, and advocacy for policymaking. The Director of Advocacy and Engagement is particularly responsible for leading the strategic development and management of the newly established Arts Alliance for Health Equity, an initiative launched in partnership between CPRD and Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center.

For a full description of the job, click here.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to cleodanceresumes@gmail.com. Applications omitting a cover letter and resume will not be reviewed. No phone calls please.


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Claude and Alfred Mann Endowed Professorship in Dance

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for the Claude and Alfred Mann Professorship in Dance. This is a part-time position for an internationally acclaimed artist with expertise in Choreography, Composition, and/or Concert Dance. Selected artist will succeed multi-dimensional artist William Forsythe as holder of the Mann Professorship and will be expected to spend 6-12 weeks in residence at USC Kaufman each year. Initial appointment is for 3-5 years with possibility of renewal. USC Kaufman seeks a visionary, collaborative, dynamic and innovative thought-partner to provide instruction to students in the BFA in Dance program. Involvement may include but is not limited to teaching dance technique, choreography, repertory and performance, improvisation and composition, colloquium, senior seminar, as well as staging and/or creating work.

For more information, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Improvisation and Composition)

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of Improvisation and Composition to major, minor, and elective technique courses. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: all levels of improvisation, composition, and dance technique in one or more of the following forms, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, ballet, tap, commercial dance, and/or vernacular dance forms. Ideal candidates will stage works of a renowned choreographer and/or possess experience in commercial dance. Ability to teach academic courses such as Colloquiums, Seminars , and/or general education courses a plus.

For more information, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz, Tap, and Social Dance Forms)

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of jazz, tap, and social dance forms to major, minor, and elective technique courses. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to provide instruction to students in the BFA in Dance program as well as the BFA in Musical Theater program (a collaborative program with the USC School of Dramatic Arts and USC Thornton School of Music that provides a rigorous, cohort-based, conservatory-style undergraduate program featuring comprehensive training in acting, voice, dance, dramaturgy, script-writing, lyrics writing, and composition). For more information, click here.


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Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz and Dance Studies)

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of jazz dance and dance studies. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to provide instruction to major, minor, and elective technique courses students in the BFA in Dance program as well as the BFA in Musical Theater program (a collaborative program with the USC School of Dramatic Arts and USC Thornton School of Music that provides a rigorous, cohort-based, conservatory-style undergraduate program featuring comprehensive training in acting, voice, dance, dramaturgy, script-writing, lyrics writing, and composition). In addition to teaching practice-based dance instruction at all levels, faculty member will teach academic general education courses such as Introduction to Dance as an Art Form, Origins of Jazz Dance, World Perspectives on Dance, and Dance in Popular Culture. For more information, click here.


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Artist in Residence

Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: uscdance@usc.edu

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for Artists in Residence. USC Kaufman seeks collaborative, dynamic and innovative practicing artists to teach one or more dance techniques and/or dance studies in field(s) of expertise, including the following: Hip Hop and Social Dance, Modern, Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Choreography, Ballroom, Dance Repertory, Dance History, Dance Science, Dance and Media. Teaching will include master classes, lectures, staging of choreographic works and the teaching of repertory. Candidate must currently be professionally active and recognized in the field of dance. For more information, click here.


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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance

Organization: The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University
Location: Kennesaw, GA
Contact: Lisa K. Lock, llock1@kennesaw.edu

The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Dance starting August 2021. Candidates must possess a strong academic and/or professional background in Ballet and/or Modern dance and have strong choreographic skills.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, click here!

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Artist Coordinator

Organization: Gina Gibney Dance Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Contact: camille@gibneydance.org

The Artist Coordinator (AC) works to advance Gibney’s presenting function and relationships as part of a coordinated Performance; Residencies team led by the Producer and in support of the Senior Director of Artist Development; Curation. The Artist Coordinator works directly with the Producer and occasionally will assist the Senior Director of Artist Development; Curation with research.

The Artist Coordinator participates in the research, planning, and realization of every aspect of Gibney’s presented performances, providing direct support to the Producer through communication, tracking, and organizational tasks related to dance artists, their creative work and Gibney’s productions. The AC facilitates the vision of the artists in close communication with the Producer and Senior Director of Artist Development; Curation in relation to the season artists of the Performance; Residencies Department;Reporting to the Producer, the Artist Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position.

To be considered for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Camille Byers Deputy Director of HR.

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Director, School of Dance

Organization: 92nd Street Y
Location: New York, NY

The Director, School of Dance is responsible for the effective leadership and daily operations of 92Y’s School of Dance, one of New York’s premier dance institutions offering a range of dance classes for children and adults of all ages and levels.

Working in collaboration with the Director, Harkness Dance Center and the Director, Dance Education Laboratory, the Director, School of Dance will ensure a safe and supportive educational environment for faculty and students that fosters dancers of all abilities from a holistic perspective – from offering classes to master technique, to providing opportunities for students to learn about all aspects of dance and dance history in a studio setting. As a strong leader and a creative dancer and choreographer themselves, the Director will implement a strategic direction for the School, embedded in the values and philosophy of DEL, to ensure the highest level of dance education and fiscal growth is maintained, in addition to providing support, coaching and performance development for the School of Dance administration staff and faculty members.

Under the Director’s leadership, this position will create an innovative and creative learning environment and establish 92Y’s School of Dance as one of New York’s premier dance institutions.

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Executive Director

Organization: Canadian Dance Assembly
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Email

Reporting to the National Council, the Executive Director is charged with leading the Canadian Dance Assembly into the next phase of its journey, with its mission, vision, and community values as a guide. Equity is a central principle for the CDA. The scope of responsibility will include oversight of government, advocacy, right relations with Indigenous peoples, and community relations; membership services; fund development; strategic planning; and the overall internal operational, financial, and administrative responsibility for the organization.

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Marketing Director

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Pennsylvania, PA
Contact: Email

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing will lead a department responsible for reaching a goal of 40% ticket revenue of Pennsylvania Ballet’s $15m annual budget. The Director will manage, recruit, and build an effective department of top-notch digital marketing and promotions, public relations and communications, and web designer marketing, audience engagement and patron services staff scaled to the needs of the Ballet. This staff is assisted by an array of contractors and vendors, with contract negotiation and compliance managed by the department. Budgeting and spending must be responsible, and it is critical that all strategies are sustainable, offer a positive return on financial investment and are consistent with the organization’s overall arts agenda and business objectives. The Marketing group’s prime goal is to maximize each source of earned revenue, while enabling the Ballet to cultivate the love of dance among new audience cohorts.

Success advancing Pennsylvania Ballet’s brand and market position will be measured by a strong triple-bottom-line emphasis that:

  • Honors Pennsylvania Ballet’s artistic vision, excellence and innovation as defined by the Artistic Director;
  • Drives public and audience engagement as defined by attendance of different audience cohorts that are targeted in an overarching Marketing Plan, and
  • Achieves financial targets defined by earned income goals (net of marketing expense).

In addition to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing works closely with the Artistic Director, the Chair of the Board of Trustees, the co-Chair of the Marketing Committee, and the Directors of: Finance, Development, the Pennsylvania Ballet School of Ballet, Community Engagement, the media, and others.

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter here.

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Children’s Ballet Faculty

Organization: Pennsylvania Ballet
Location: Pennsylvania, PA
Contact: Email

SPB’s children’s ballet faculty is a part-time position responsible for instructing students ages 2 through 8 in the Children’s Program and lower level Student Program at The School of Pennsylvania Ballet. The full academic year at SPB runs September through mid-June while the summer children’s programming runs for 6-8 weeks during the summer season. Due to COVID-19, the SPB Children’s Program is currently operating via the Zoom platform, with faculty directing the lesson from the PAB studios.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced classical ballet instructor with an extensive background in dance education, preferably with young children. Professional performance experience is a plus. Children’s ballet faculty should possess a strong knowledge of child development and enrichment programming with the ability to develop age appropriate and engaging programming. Enthusiasm for early childhood dance education and appreciation for the art form is a must. Children’s faculty reports to the School Director and the School Principal.

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter here.

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Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Organization: Joffrey Ballet
Location: Chicago, IL
To apply: Joffrey Career Center

The Assistant Director of Annual Giving supports the Director of Annual Giving in all aspects of the Annual Giving Program including preparation and execution of acquisition, renewal, and upgrade appeals, digital and web-based communications to support these appeals, and development and implementation of strategies to aid in the growth of the Joffrey’s annual donor base. Additionally, the Assistant Director provides primary support for special event fundraising, including preparation of mailings, reporting, and personal acknowledgements. This individual also serves as primary liaison for the Women’s Board and Women’s Board committees. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving manages the path to elevate and deepen overall Joffrey engagement with Women’s Board members.

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Client Relations Associate

Organization: ODC
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contact: Email

ODC CRA report directly to the ODC Public Services Manager and are under the supervision of the Front Desk Assistant Supervisors. CRA's represent ODC Commons, ODC Theater and Rhythm Motion to the general public. This position participates in the reception (virtual/online during closure of our physical campus during pandemic restrictions and onsite as we are allowed to return to in-person activities back on our campus) and registration of all clients at the ODC Dance Commons and Theater. CRA's are also responsible for ensuring that studio tenants (ODC School classes, resident artists, renters, etc.) and Theater renters have access to the Theater building and their assigned studios. CRA’s working remotely must be able to provide prompt, professional, accurate and courteous service online, including assisting customers through different communication. See website for full description of job.

Please email here: Resume, Cover Letter

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Executive Director

Organization: Sonia Plumb Dance Company
Location: Hartford, CT
Contact: Email

The Executive Director serves as chief executive of Sonia Plumb Dance Company and, in partnership with the Board and Artistic Director, is responsible for the success of SPDC. Together, the Board, Artistic Director and Executive Director assure SPDC relevance to the community, the accomplishment of SPDC mission and vision, and the accountability of SPDC to its diverse constituents.

The Board and Artistic Director delegate responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Executive Director provides direction and enabling to the Board as it carries out its governance functions.

This is a part-time position that should quickly evolve into a full-time position.

Applicants should apply to: director@soniaplumbdance.org Please supply three (3) writing samples, resume and/or CV plus any links that demonstrate any of the above qualifications. Questions can be directed via phone at: 860-508-9082

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Production Manager

Organization: Tulsa Ballet
Location: Tulsa, OK
Contact:Email

The Production Manager (PM) makes sure everyone has what they need, when they need it, to do their job safely, properly, with excellence and ensure all expectations are communicated and understood. And if any of this is lacking, fix it.

The PM, with the Artistic Director and the Production Stage Manager (PSM), is responsible for technical and production planning and implementation of main company, second company, and education performances for home and touring productions; providing technical support for special events; and scheduling and managing IATSE department heads and crew.

With the PSM the PM also oversees facilities management, including warehouse, studios, and Studio K Theater. Contract negotiating and management includes incoming and outgoing sets, costumes, and props, designer contracts, outside rentals of Studio K.

Strong technical direction background preferred. Proficiency in AutoCAD or Vectorworks, ETC Ion consoles, MS Office, DropBox, Zoom, Q-Lab, projection and video server experience very helpful.

Expected start date March 2021.

Email pdf of letter, résumé, references here

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Last updated on February 22, 2021