Ohio Positions

MamLuft&Co. Dance

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks qualified, motivated, experienced dance instructors.
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Columbus City Ballet School & Conservatory

Columbus City Ballet School & Conservatory seeing a part time Professional ballet teacher for 2019-2020 school year.  Teach 8-9 classes a week plus Nutcracker Rehearsal and Private coaching for YAGP
Will teach: Pre professional level Ballet technique and Pointe
                Ballet 1A, 2 A level and Early Childhood Primary Ballet
Send resume and photo before May 20th,2019
Qualification: 10 years + professional teaching in Russian Vaganova method, positive and teamwork personality.

CoMo Dance: Summer Kids’ Class Instructor

Columbus Modern (CoMo) Dance seeks an instructor. Teaching will be on Monday nights. Degree in dance or equivalent experience is preferred. Class takes place at Bloom! Music & Movement Centre in Grandview. Compensation will be hourly, based on experience. Please send a resume to

Manager, Dance Institute The University of Akron

Akron, OH
Application Instructions
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, 1 video sample of teaching, and a list of three professional references to your profile.
After submission of your application, return to the “My Activities” link and upload the required documents under my Cover Letters and Attachments section.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Angie Kerley in Human Resources at 330-972-6547.
The University of Akron invites applications for the position of Manager of its highly acclaimed Dance Institute. Founded in 1967, the Dance Institute is a pre-professional preparatory program for the children ages 3 through 18. The Institute also offers recreational classes for ages 7 – adult. The manager position is continuing, 12-month, non-tenure-track with full benefits.
This position will coordinate all functions of the pre-professional dance programs and supervises faculty, staff and students. Coordinate the budget, syllabus, and production of publicity and advertising. Teaches credit courses during fall and spring semesters for the School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration.
The responsibilities for this position include:
Direct and evaluate faculty, staff, and students at the Dance Institute. Coordinate all class and rehearsal schedules. Oversee the yearly budget and coordinate regularly with the School of Dance Director.
Produce all publicity and advertising. Plan and facilitate all student theatre productions. Advise and assist in organizing auditions for graduating Dance students.
Writes grant and raise funds for scholarship students, exchange programs and master classes.
Research other professional programs and maintain the syllabus according to National Association of Schools of Dance Students.
Teach the Advanced Dance Institute classes and instruct students majoring in dance at the University.
Required Qualifications
Requires a relevant Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of four years’ experience performing professionally in ballet or modern dance. Previous administrative responsibilities directing staff, budgets, and projects is required. Knowledge in the areas of dance, education, child development, and evaluation is necessary to carry out the functions of this position. Incumbent should possess marketing skills and fundraising capabilities.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Dance or other appropriate area preferred. Fundraising experience and community outreach experience preferred.
Application Deadline
Open until filled.
Background Check Statement
The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees. The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus. As such, the university will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment.
About UA
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you’ll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We’re committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We’re also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
For complete position details, visit
Job ID #11563

BalletMet seeks Company Manager

Send resume, cover letter and references to Jamie Lara, BalletMet Columbus, 322 Mt Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215 or E-mail, EOE.
Full job description attached

Momentum seeks Operations Manager

Momentum seeks a full-time Operations Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of Momentum administration to include: finances, personnel, marketing, programming and production support. Please send your professional resume and list of three references to
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BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Accompanist roster. Eligible candidates should have a desire to play in public schools and/or studios working with a variety of age groups.  Accompanists need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. A degree in music or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Work hours are primarily during school hours but may include some evenings. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Accompanist

  • Receive training and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education or email documents to:

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Seven Dance Academy

Seven Dance Academy is seeking well rounded dance instructors for the 2019/20 season. Please send resumes and availability to Cassia Cramer,

Assistant Professor of Dance, Non-Tenure Track (NTT) effective Fall 2019


The Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance seeks an engaging and collaborative musical theatre individual who appreciates and respects a diverse academic environment and who shares our commitment to inclusivity in classrooms and on stage for a 9-month, non-tenure track renewable position in Musical Theatre Dance starting August 19,  2019. The School offers a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre, a B.F.A. in Dance Performance, a B.A. in Dance and serves over 1000 non-majors annually. Candidates with strong abilities in musical theatre tap, jazz and ballet would work collaboratively within both the dance and the musical theatre curricula. The Dance faculty comprises six full time and four-five part time members. The School produces eight productions annually. Opportunities exist for employment at Porthouse Theatre, the School’s professional summer theatre


Teach musical theatre tap, jazz and ballet to dance and musical theatre majors. Choreograph for faculty dance concerts and/or musical theatre productions. Teach two or more of the following: partnering, jazz styles, professional aspects in musical theatre/commercial dance, and commercial dance. Candidate will share creative advising and student mentorship.


  • M.F.A. preferred and/or professional equivalent in Musical Theatre Dance
  • Experience teaching Musical Theatre Dance and choreography at the university and/or equivalent professional level
  • Additional competencies will be considered

Application Materials

  1. On-line:
  • Detailed letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Link to video of choreography (two complete works and clips as desired)
  • A diversity statement
  • List of five phone references with email and telephone contact information.
  1. To the School of Theatre and Dance
  • Three current, confidential letters of recommendation

Dance Search Committee
Kent State University
D101 Kent Center for the Performing Arts
1325 Theatre Drive
Kent, OH 44242-0001

Additional Information

Contact Barbara A. Verlezza at 330-672-0125 or 

Applications considered starting November 15, 2018 Apply online at (position #XXXXX). A complete application includes letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to choreography (two complete works and clips as desired), a diversity statement, and a list of five references with email and telephone contact information.

In addition, three current, confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to Barbara A. Verlezza via email ( or post:

Dance Search Committee
D101 Kent Center for the Performing Arts
Kent State University
1325 Theatre Drive
Kent, OH 44242-0001 

The School of Theatre and Dance is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and excellence in performance, production, and creative and academic scholarship. The faculty place high value on mentoring individual students for success in the classroom, on stage and in the profession. Our stages serve as laboratories for learning, collaborative practice, and a commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups for all open positions. Accredited by NASD, NAST, and a member of URTA, the School offers five undergraduate degree programs (BA, BFA) and five MFA graduate programs to approximately 290 majors. Year-round production opportunities provide students with quality educational experiences in state-of-the-art facilities including three performance venues in the 70,000 square foot Roe Green Center of Performing Arts, and a fourth in the URTA tier II Porthouse Theatre.

The mission of Kent State University is to transform lives and communities through the power of discovery, learning and creative expression in an inclusive environment. Kent State University supports a student-centered agenda and provides opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. Together, these core values are at the center of all that we do across eight campuses. The region offers outstanding arts programming and a culturally enriched community nestled on the Cuyahoga River near Cleveland and world-class performing arts organizations and facilities.


Assistant Teaching Artist Momentum


Momentum seeks part-time assistant instructor. Applicants should have a strong dance background (ballet, jazz, musical theatre, modern, hip hop), love of children, energetic personality, strong work ethic, and performance experience. Main responsibilities include supporting professional teaching artists in the classroom by assisting in warm-ups, review of choreography, and maintaining a great classroom environment. All Instructors receive training in Momentum’s unique dance style based on the National Dance Institute. Must be available to teach during school hours. Requires frequent travel within central Ohio. Pay couresermate with experience. Reports to the Artistic Director.

Dance instructor MamLuft&Co. Dance

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks qualified, motivated, experienced dance instructors. Applicant must be able to teach children ranging from 3 to 12 years of age. Instructor will be working remotely in a school or community center in the Cincinnati area, and thus must be able to work independently with little or no onthe-job direct supervision. This includes having excellent communication skills. Additionally, instructor must have reliable transportation to and from assigned location. As this is not a traditional studio setting, ideal candidate would have experience teaching in a variety of settings to children from a variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience. Hours in most demand are weekday afternoons starting sometime between 2-4pm and ending sometime between 4-6pm. Times vary by location and program. Mandatory staff meetings are paid. Education: Considerable dance training. Although this is not a traditional studio setting, expectations are high: Instructor is expected to provide students with high quality and sound technical training, possess effective class management skills, and maintain clear and consistent communication with parents and with MamLuft&Co. Dance. Skills and Experience: • At least two years teaching experience • Must be able to effectively discipline while maintaining an encouraging and supportive environment. Teaching in school and community settings
often involves behavioral and class management issues that are not as prevalent in traditional studio settings. • Must be able to work with students who have little to no dance experience and who may not yet be familiar with “dance etiquette.” • Must be able to work remotely and manage class time effectively with little to no on-the-job direct supervision. • Must be able to create recital pieces for December and May performances and utilize costumes in MamLuft&Co. Dance’s inventory. Desired Traits: • Must possess excellent communication and collaborative skills. • Must be able to respond to emails in a timely manner and readily communicate via text message and phone. • Must be able to attend mandatory monthly staff meetings and work respectfully alongside other staff under the direction of MamLuft&Co. Dance. • Must be responsible, reliable, and able to maintain regular attendance to all assigned classes. • Must be self-motivated and passionate about educating children in the art of dance. Background Checks Must pass local, state, and federal background check at own expense (~$72), and obtain the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Security Badge (required of anyone entering CPS buildings on a regular basis.) This badge is useful outside of this job position, as it is required for any guest teacher at CPS. http://www. How to Apply: Send resume of experience and dance training and cover letter (addressing above requirements), along with scheduling availability to dance@ No phone calls, please

Terres Dance Workshop

Seeking Experienced Jazz/Modern Teacher in Dayton Ohio. We are looking for engaging, nurturing, energetic, and motivational teachers for the 2018-2019 year.

Job Purpose & Goals

To inspire and instill the love of dance in each student so that they look forward to returning each week.
To challenge students through dance education and discipline.
To communicate to the students via examples and terminology the goal for the class.
To create a comfortable atmosphere for a diverse population.
Create original choreography for the end of year performance.
Be part of future growth and change by making a difference in the lives of students and families.

  • We are looking for those who can teach the following:
    • Jazz /Contemporary IV
  • Modern IV
  • Advanced Modern
  • Dance Team Instructor
    • Draw out their performance qualities to shine
    • Refine and clean each piece
  • Applicants should be
    • 20 years and older
    • Have previous teaching experience
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Available Tuesday/Wednesday Evenings
    • Available weekends for Team rehearsals and competition

Please forward your resume to TerresDanceWorkshop0503@gmail.comYou may contact the director, Terre at 937.435.0503 for further information and to set up an appointment to discuss this opportunity.

North Columbus (Lewis Center, OH) NorthPointe Dance Academy-Part-Time Dance Instructor

NorthPointe Dance Academy
500 Orange Point Drive
Lewis Center, OH . 43035
Do you LOVE teaching young children? Are you playful, kind and do you love dance? We an opening for August, 2019 for Hip Hop and Dance Team classes, as well as subbing opportunities. Contact us today!
P 740-548-4600
F 740-548-7007

Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus) Part-time job

Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus)
Part-time job
Seeking qualified educators to teach dance classes to students ranging in age from 2 – 18 yrs, at a fast-growing, family-friendly studio in the Powell area. Applicant must be experienced teaching ballet, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, preschool dance &/or creative movement classes in a studio atmosphere. Experience teaching tap, hip-hop, gymnastics/acro, &/or musical theatre a plus!

Applicants with significant tap &/or musical theatre training, who welcome a long-term role in our program are encouraged to apply.

Applicants experienced with choreographing/rehearsing competitive dance teams in any/all genres mentioned are encouraged to apply.

Applicants with management &/or marketing backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Morning, Evening & Weekend hours available.

Qualifications: Applicant should have significant experience & training in teaching dance to children of all ages. Candidate should be outgoing, patient & creative and be able to keep a group of children engaged during class.

Seasonal contract available – typically runs Fall thru Summer.

Compensation: Competitive based on experience

Start date: Open

Procedure: Please submit resume, references & availability to be considered. Links to performance or choreography videos are also welcome. Visit the Jobs tab on our Facebook page for a direct link to Apply.


Thrive Arts Center is seeking a part-­time dance instructor

Thrive Arts Center is seeking a delightful and committed Dance Instructor who is passionate about their studio work with children and their families, diligently student-focused in their pedagogy, organized, reliable, and an outstanding communicator, and a dedicated team player.
In this role, you will be a key part of Thrive’s “Leap ’N Learn” pre-ballet Dance offering, and you will support Thrive’s vision by contributing collaboratively to our dance schedule, with warm and flexible dance classes facilitated by our licensed Leap ‘N Learn dance curriculum, and by keeping family connections warm.

If this feels like an opportunity that would make your heart sing, please complete the application found here.
Job Recruitment Posting – Dance Instructor


Seeking Experienced Hip-Hop Teachers Cleveland City Dance

Cleveland City Dance is looking for a new Hip-Hop teacher for this summer and the 2019-2020 year. CCD is located at Historic Shaker Square.
Cleveland City Dance is looking for engaging, energetic, nurturing, patient, and motivational teachers.

Job Purpose & Goals
To inspire and instill the love of dance in each student so that they look forward to returning each week.
To challenge students through dance education and discipline.
To communicate to the students via examples and terminology the goal for the class.
To create a comfortable atmosphere for a diverse population.
Create original choreography for the end of year performance.
Be part of future growth and change by making a difference in the lives of students and families.
The teachers should be able to engage students ages 7 and up including intermediate dancers.

Summer Classes are held July 8-August 10 on Monday or Thursday evenings
o Beginning Children ages 7-9
o Children ages 10-13
o Teen and Adult
2019-2020 academic school year on Thursday evenings 5:00-8:00pm
o Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and run through mid-June.
o Teachers would be expected to set choreography for the annual Spring
Concert for classes.

Classes begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and run through mid-June.
You may contact the director, Courtney at 216-295-2222 for further information and to set up an appointment to discuss this opportunity.

Please forward your resume and our employment application which can be found on our website or to


Opening Night

Opening Night, Central Ohio’s premiere dance store is hiring.  Looking for part-time and full-time with weekday and weekend availability.  Great job for dance mom looking to get back in to the work force, a dance student with good availability or a dance teacher with free daytime and weekend hours.  Great employee discount for all employees and benefits for full-time position. Contact Margi at either our Dublin or Gahanna Location.  Dublin Store 6371 Sawmill Rd, Dublin, OH  (614) 764-0033 or Gahanna Store 163 Granville St, Gahanna, OH (614) 337-9733

The Arts Castle- Delaware Ohio

The Arts CastleDelaware Ohio is seeking dance teachers for the summer and fall 2019 dance season. Applicants should feel comfortable instructing students between the ages of 2.5 – adult, be energetic, work well with a team, run an efficient and fun class. We have positions available for instructors that are proficient in tot dance, preschool dance, ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop and tumbling. Daytime and weekend availability is a plus. Please submit your resume and availability to to apply.

Miami Valley Ballet Theatre Seeking Dance Educators

Miami Valley Ballet Theatre, located in downtown Hamilton, is looking for dance educators!
We are looking for faculty to teach dancers ages 6-early teens.  We are in need of educators with background in modern, jazz and ballet.  We are also looking for someone interested in helping to develop and grow our tap / musical theater program.
MVBT is a community dance school and company that is experiencing enormous growth.  We offer ballet, pointe, jazz,   modern, tap, musical theater and a rhythm percussion class.  We perform a full length Nutcracker every December (2 weeks, 8 shows), as well as a full length ballet every April.  Our contemporary dance program is showcased in May at a local theater.  We also have a program called “without limits” for dancers (children through adults) with disabilities take classes.  Some students are integrated into our typical classes and some are in their own classes.
We are currently building out a new studio space, still in downtown Hamilton, and expect to be there early fall.
Please email resumes or call Michelle Davis directly at

Seeking Experienced Ballet Teachers Cleveland City Dance

Seeking Experienced Ballet Teachers Cleveland City Dance is expanding its programs and looking for engaging, nurturing, patient, and motivational teachers for the 2019-2020 year.

Job Purpose & Goals

To inspire and instill the love of dance in each student so that they look forward to returning each week.
To challenge students through dance education and discipline.
To communicate to the students via examples and terminology the goal for the class.
To create a comfortable atmosphere for a diverse population.
Create original choreography for the end of year performance.
Be part of future growth and change by making a difference in the lives of students and families.

We are looking for those who can teach the following:
o Preschool Ballet for ages 3-5
o Pre-Ballet for ages 5-7

Summer Classes are held July 8-August 10 on Monday and Wednesday evenings
o Preschool Ballet could start either at 4:30/4:45pm for 45 minutes
o Pre-Ballet class would follow for 45 minutes

2019-2020 academic school year on Wednesday evenings starting at 4:30pm and
Saturday mornings starting at 9:00am
o Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and run through mid-June.
o Teachers would be expected to set choreography for the annual Spring
Concert for classes.

Applicants should be
o 20 years and older
o Have previous teaching experience
o Have reliable transportation

Cleveland City Dance classes begin September 3, 2019 and run through mid-June.
Please forward your resume and our employment application, which can be found on our

website , to

You may contact the director, Courtney at 216-295-2222 for further information and to
set up an appointment to discuss this opportunity.


Out of State Positions

Anderson University Job Posting

Dance:  Full-time, tenure track position in modern dance beginning August 2019.  Responsibilities include teaching in the studio and classroom, advising, choreographing, and collaborating with faculty, students, and local artists.  Teaching ranges from beginning through advanced levels of modern (preferably Graham), contemporary, composition and improvisation.  The ideal candidate will have secondary experience in theory, history, pedagogy or anatomy and kinesiology.

Qualifications:  MFA or PhD preferred; candidates completing graduate degree considered.  Minimum of three years of college teaching experience, an active professional profile, and commitment to developing the mind, body, spirit connection in students.

The dance program, housed in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, has 64 majors and offers a BA in Dance with tracks in Performance, Business, Science, and Pedagogy.  The program also offers a Complementary Dance major, which is designed to be combined with a second major.

Application deadline is January 1.  Send letter of interest, CV, teaching philosophy (1 page), completed faculty application (, three references with contact information, and video links (choreography, teaching) to Dr. Jeffrey Wright, Dean, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at  A background check is required for all finalists for this position.

Anderson University is a private Christian university in central Indiana. It continues to be recognized as one of America’s top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes.  Anderson University is an equal opportunity employer. Persons who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. The University complies with federal and state requirements for non-discrimination in employment with regard to sex, age, race, color, disability, and national and ethnic origin.


Internships at Jacob’s Pillow

  • Gain hands-on experience at an international arts organization
  • Work side-by-side with professional staff
  • Design the focus and length of your internship
  • Work in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts

Internships available in:

  • Archives/Preservation
  • Artist Services/Operations
  • Business
  • Development
  • Education
  • General Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Press

For information, application forms, and application instructions please visit

Questions? Contact us:
The Intern Program is part of The School at Jacob’s Pillow.

National Dance Education Organization Internship Program

Please go to the website for full application details
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We are currently seeking Summer (June-August) interns for 2019.

Who Should Apply
Internships are designed for highly motivated, independent, and mature graduate and undergraduate students and young professionals who seek to understand dance arts education in relation to the national agenda of educational reform and have an interest in arts non-profit management. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be ready to work in a collaborative environment. A dance or arts background is preferred but not required.

How to Apply
Send the following to

  • Cover letter with brief personal statement and outline of career goals
  • Current resume citing the following: dance background, education, work experience, and relevant skills (computer skills, customer service, etc.)
  • Two academic and/or professional letters of reference
  • A writing sample
Application Dates
Internships typically are offered by semester: Fall (September-December), Spring (February-May), and Summer (June-August). However, applications may be accepted on a rolling basis as space permits. NDEO generally accepts only one intern per semester.


An intern is needed to assist with several aspects involved with Ohio Dance.

Depending on intern’s interest, responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting with administrative, research, grant writing, mailings, development, and membership needs, arts advocacy
  • Event planning
  • Designing and writing content for quarterly newsletter, annual directory, festival brochures, festival program, press releases, articles in newspaper or magazines, signs.

Desired qualifications:

– Knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel, photoshop, InDesign

– Able to commit to 6-12 hours per week for a six month period is desired.

This is an unpaid position. There is no specific deadline to apply for this position, applications will be considered on a first-come basis.

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