OhioDance is committed to secure the foothold of dance in Ohio through increasing visibility, firming viability, and elevating the position of dance in Ohio.


Ohio Positions

Audio Describer

OhioDance is looking for an audio describer for completed videos. OhioDance has 1000 hours of video interviews. The videos are anywhere from 5-10 minutes long. The videos are talking heads, with integration of photos and dance video, we have closed captioning. OhioDance is looking for someone who can create audio-described videos. This is a paid position.
Please send a resume of experience with 2 references. Also provide fee requirements.
Send to Jane D’Angelo, executive director of OhioDance at jane@ohiodance.org.

Oberlin College

Please see link, Oberlin College – Instructor in Ballet

Please see link, Oberlin College – Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Dance, African and African Diasporic Dance and Interdisciplinary

Ohio Arts Council Arts Learning Coordinator position open.

Ohio Arts Council Arts Learning Coordinator position open.
Serve within the larger group of program coordinators at the OAC, each with primary oversight of one or more grant programs from among the agency’s roster of offerings. Coordinators work extensively with the agency’s Investment Office on grant-making, with the Operations & Public Affairs Office on events and communication, and in close consultation with the Executive Director. Arts Learning Coordinators also frequently represent the agency in outside partnerships that forward our mission, and lead agency efforts to position the arts as central and vital to the education of all Ohioans.
If you’d like to learn more, details are available at rebrand.ly/WorkforOAC
Applications are due by Monday, January 29, at 11:59 p.m.

Xclaim Centre for the Arts

Xclaim Centre for the Arts seeks qualified Ballet instructor for mixed Intermediate/Advanced Ballet class, and Men’s Ballet skills on Tuesday evenings beginning January. Competitive pay. Convenient central location. Please email Mariah at director@xclaimarts.org with resumé to inquire.

Inlet Dance Theatre is seeking a Donor Relations Specialist (Part Time- posted December 2023)

Job Summary: The Donor Relations Specialist is a core part of the Inlet Administrative Team and an integral part of the overall development effort. The Donor Relations Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing a donor relations strategy that includes overseeing the organization’s Annual Fund, and managing donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities. The Donor Relations Specialist will also provide input and guidance regarding the organization’s general development plan and marketing strategy, as well as execute related tasks as appropriate. He/she/they works closely with the Executive/Artistic Director, Managing Director, Grant Writer and Partnerships Manager to maximize contributed income and ensure development operations meet the needs of the organization.

Reports to: Executive/Artistic Director

Oversees: the Administrative Assistant or Social Media Coordinator on any relevant fundraising tasks, and/or volunteers/Board Members.


The ML Dance Academy

Pickerington – Instructor – Hip Hop
The ML Dance Academy is looking for a Hip Hop instructor to teach
competition and recreation classes for its upcoming 2023-2024 season.
Instructor must be knowledgeable, experienced, professional, responsible
and fun. Contact Joe for more details – 614-632-5985 – mldanesite@gmail.com

Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus) 

Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus)
Compensation: Competitive based on experience
Employment type: Contract

Seeking qualified educators to teach dance classes to students ranging in age from 2 – adult, at a fast-growing, family-friendly studio in the Powell area.  Applicants must be experienced teaching any or all of the following genres in a studio atmosphere: ballet, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, preschool dance &/or creative movement, tap, hip-hop, acro-dance, musical theatre. Experience teaching advanced level tap, hip-hop &/or acro-dance a plus. Applicants experienced with choreographing/rehearsing competitive dance teams in any/all genres mentioned are encouraged to apply.

Morning, Evening & Weekend hours available. Part-time/Full-time

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

Start date: Open

Procedure: Please apply at https://forms.gle/iTrfLMazYUSMGzU76 or submit resume, references and availability to be considered.  Performance &/or choreography reels are also welcome.

Website: www.powelldanceacademy.com
Email: office@powelldanceacademy.com

K Studio

K Studio – a dance studio in Northwest Columbus is looking for an advanced level hip hop teacher to teach middle and high school aged students. This would be one day a week every three weeks for the span of a school year calendar. If interested please send email with resume to kelly@kstudiodance.com.

Dance Cleveland

DanceCleveland is hiring

Momentum Teaching Artists

Momentum Teaching Artists

Momentum is seeking part time Dance Teaching Artists for immediate employment.

Momentum engages children in dance, music, and performance to develop lifelong habits of self-discipline, teamwork, and perseverance. Teaching artists conduct classes with live piano accompaniment during the school day as part of the student’s curriculum. Our program is delivered in neighborhoods of high need to preschool through elementary aged students. To apply, visit: http://momentum-excellence.org/general-interest-employment/

Learn more about the Momentum Experience: https://youtu.be/0U3B4mzIQsY

The Dancing Wheels Company & School

Administrative/Operations Manager
The Dancing Wheels Company & School
is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and enthusiastic individual to fill an immediate position for an Associate Administrative Manager.  Ideal candidate must work in tandem with the management and administrative team.  The diverse duties of this position will support the overall operations of the organization on a day-to-day basis.
Requires a minimum of 2 years of administrative support experience and/or a bachelor’s degree in Business or Arts Administration.  The position will start at 20 -25 hours per week with hourly pay commensurate with experience. Full details attached
Applicants may apply to VFletcher1@aol.com

NorthPointe Dance Academy

NorthPointe Dance Academy Lewis Center – A premier Columbus area dance studio has part-time and full-time teaching positions available for a variety of ages, beginning immediately.  If you love dance and enjoy working with children, we encourage you to apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to info@dancenda.com


Opening Night seeks Retail Sales Associate

Opening Night Stores are looking for full or part-time employment at both our Dublin and Gahanna locations.  Flexible hours, great employee discount, and benefits available for full-time people.  Contact Margi at 614-764-0033 to apply or inquire in person.  Must have weekday and some weekend availability.  Retail or dance knowledge helpful. Fun casual environment. Great for a dance mom, dance teacher or dance student. Come learn the retail side of the dance industry.


Out of State Positions


An OhioDance Internship Opportunity

OhioDance Internship Opportunity

An intern is needed to assist with event planning, social media marketing strategies, operations and programming for the annual spring Festival, held at The Ohio State University, Department of Dance; and the Virtual Dance Collection. The intern would also be able to engage in OhioDance marketing, research and other administrative duties.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, marketing, operations and programming for the annual Festival; as well as other events.
  • Designing and writing content for newsletters, brochures, programs, press releases, and articles.
  • During Events – on site assistance, coordinate volunteers

Desired qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Able to commit to no less than 3 hours per week for a 10-14 week period (1 credit hour per received for each 3 hours per week)

More hours can be added per week if interested in receiving more credit hours

This is an unpaid position, but a small honorarium and parking expenses will be reimbursed.

About OhioDance

Mission: OhioDance is a statewide organization that inclusively supports the diverse and vibrant practice of dance of all cultures and for all capabilities. OhioDance represents a broad statewide dance constituency, supporting pre-professional dance students, dance professionals, teachers, performers, choreographers, presenters, historians, and the general public. OhioDance presents the arts to the community through festivals, conferences, performance opportunities, a groundbreaking Virtual Dance Collection, educational resources, professional networking and a comprehensive website. In addition to these informational and educational services, it provides members with fiscal agency services and representation in state and national arts activities.

Contact: Jane D’Angelo at jane@ohiodance.org

National Dance Education Organization Internship Program

Please go to the website for full application details www.ndeo.org
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 bloikow@ndeo.org:

  • 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.

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