Ohio Positions

Momentum’s Advanced Teams Coordinator

Job Description – Advanced Teams Coordinator
Overview – Part-time, 10 to 15 hours/week, starting rate $12.50/hour The Advanced Teams Coordinator assists the Artistic Director administratively in executing Momentum’s Advanced Teams programs — XL, XO, Community Dance Troupe, and Momentum University. S/he must be available to assist during rehearsals on Sundays during the school year (September through May), during show week (May 8 – 12, 2017), and during Momentum University (July 17 – 27, 2017). A background check is required before beginning work (paid by Momentum).

Responsibilities ? Parents/Students
– Keep advanced teams’ parents updated with relevant information, paperwork, and schedules via email and phone calls/text every week. Monitor student arrival/departure for all rehearsals and run outs, including tracking absences. Coordinate costumes/proper attire for students. ? Administration
– Create, distribute, and organize all Advanced Teams documents and forms to parents and students. Regularly use Google Drive to create, share, and update Momentum paperwork. Use a personalized Momentum email and Google Voice phone number to professionally communicate with parents and Momentum staff.  ? Run-Outs
– Coordinate schedules and assist during all rehearsals for Momentum performances with other area arts organizations such as the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and Harmony Project.  ? Year-End Show
– Assist with identifying/training volunteers, organizing the student thank you card project, distributing costumes, and coordinating show week logistics with Advanced Teams students and their parents.  ? Other
– S/he must attend monthly Momentum team meetings, and meet weekly with the Artistic Director. Other duties as assigned by the Artistic Director.

Desired Qualifications Dance, theatre, or music experience, or a great appreciation for the arts. 1+ years professional experience with children 1+ years office experience Spanish and/or Somali fluency a plus  Familiarity with Google Docs/sheets Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license Flexible schedule and ability to work independently Must be able to lift 50lbs, bend, stretch, and stand for extended periods of time.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until March 26, 2017 on a rolling basis. Please email a cover letter explaining how your experience relates to this position, and a resume to

Powell Dance Academy Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus) Part-time job

Powell Dance Academy
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, &/or musical theatre a plus.

Applicants with significant classical ballet training, who welcome a leadership role in our ballet 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.

459 Village Park Dr
Powell, Ohio 43065

MamLuft&Co. Dance Position: Summer Camp Dance Instructor

MamLuft&Co. Dance
Position: Summer Camp Dance Instructor
Reports to: Education and Outreach Director
Hours: Camps are scheduled for July 10-14 and July 17-21.Sunday July 9: Mandatory load-in 9am – 1pm
Sunday July 16: Mandatory load-in 9am – 3pm?Mondays –Thursdays: 8am – 3pm Fridays: 8am – 7pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)
Location: July 9-14 will be at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. July 16- 21 will be at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum. Compensation: $850 lump sum Position Overview:?MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks two dance instructors for our 2017 Summer Dance Camp for Kids. Applicants must be able to teach Modern Dance or Ballet to children ranging from 5 to 10 years of age, and MUST be able to commit to the entirety of both weeks of camp. Instructors will also be required to attend a meeting/training session. Skills and Experience:?Must have at least two years teaching experience?How to Apply:?Send resume, including experience and dance training, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at No phone calls, please.?Full application details
Full Job Description Attached

Friends at Footsteps Family Dance Center: Dance

Friends at Footsteps Family Dance Center: Dance Instructors Needed
We are an established dance studio in Columbus, Ohio, searching for instructors for summer 2017 and the 2017-18 season. The right people will be knowledgeable about dance, able to convey that knowledge to kids ages 7-18, challenge but not overwhelm both recreational dancers as well as advanced competitive kids, run an efficient classroom, command respect while maintaining a fun atmosphere, work with
an existing syllabus, and possibly choreograph competition pieces for solos, duet/trios, as well as groups. We’re looking for a team player who believes in not just developing great dancers, but great human beings too!
We have positions open for specialists in BALLET,TAP, ACROBATICS, LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY, and JAZZ. Please list all genres that you are qualified to teach (even if they’re not listed above) in your cover letter, as we may be able to schedule you for a variety of classes.
Must have one or more of the following:

  • Prior teaching experience
  • Professional dance experience
  • Certification in dance education
  • College degree in dance or a dance-related field

This position is part-time, but scheduling will be flexible until the class schedules are published (March for summer, late-April for next season). Summer classes run June 26-July 28. Next season runs August 28, 2017-June 3, 2018. In your cover letter, please include your availability (days/times).
Pay is competitive & dependent upon what’s on your resume and how you connect with our dancers. If you are interested & qualified, please email the following:

  • Cover letter (see above for items that should be included)
  • Dance resume/references
  • Links to videos of you and/or your students dancing and/or you teaching

Please expect to teach a 45-minute trial class as part of the interview process.?Lv, Jennifer Curren &Your Friends at Footsteps Family Dance Center 614-883-5599
80 Dillmont Dr, Columbus, OH 43235


The Department of Dance at The Ohio State University seeks a dance professional who is actively engaged in a combination of physical practice, creative activity, and theoretical inquiry. We welcome an artist/teacher working in Africanist traditions who brings 21st century approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives. We value an individual who will continue their relationships with the professional field nationally and internationally, as well as with the local community. We expect additional contributions in core choreography courses and other areas, creating an effective webbing of movement practice, theory, and creative activity, and advancing the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Full job description attached

MamLuft&Co. Dance

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks a Dance Instructor for 2016-2017 After School Programs.
MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks a qualified, motivated, experienced dance instructor for our 2016-2017 afterschool programs beginning as soon as possible. Applicant must be able to teach Modern Dance and Ballet to children ranging from 3 to 12 years of age (jazz and tap are pluses but may not be required at this time). Instructor will be working remotely in a school or community center in the Cincinnati area. Additionally, instructor must have reliable transportation. Must pass local, state, and federal background check at own expense, and obtain the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Security Badge (required of anyone entering CPS buildings on a regular basis.)
How to Apply:

  • Send resume of experience and dance training, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at No phone calls, please.
  • Apply ASAP

Job Description Attached
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Dancing Wheels Company & School: Department of Education and Outreach

Dancing Wheels Company & School: Department of Education and Outreach
Job Title: Teaching Artist, Dance
Department: Education and Outreach
Direct Supervisor: Manager of Education and Outreach
Position Summary: Seeking qualified dance teaching artists to join the Department of Education and Outreach at the School of Dancing Wheels, on an as-needed contracted basis to join our team of active and substitute teachers.
To Apply: Please send cover letterresume2 references, and weekly availability to, Please include “last name_TA_application” in the subject line of your email.
No phone calls, please. Dancing Wheels Company & School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.
Full Job Description Attached

Artistic Director Needed: Ballet Western Reserve

Artistic Director Needed: Ballet Western Reserve, Youngstown’s premiere dance school is in need of a full or part time Artistic Director. The Artistic Director is responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing the artistic vision and focus of the organization in collaboration with the board of trustees, faculty and administrative staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in ballet, act as a spokesperson for the organization’s artistic purpose via speaking engagements, public and social appearances, and at fundraising events and donor solicitation events. They must be committed to BWR’s mission, have proven leadership and executive skills. Must be able to teach when needed and produce at least two major performances per year. email –
Address: 218 W. Boardman St. P.O. Box 1684
Youngstown, OH  44501

Columbus City Ballet School

Columbus City Ballet School is seeking a professionally experienced modern teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.  Graham and Paul Taylor based style/technique preferred.

Columbus City Ballet School is seeking a high profile and experienced professional ballet teacher to teach Pre-professional level classes, Vaganova based teaching preferred.

Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Westerville

Do you have a degree in Dance or Theatre? Or have a passion to
teach Dance?
Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Westerville is currently seeking
enthusiastic and ambitious individuals who have an interest
in becoming certified dance instructors. If you have a background
in dance, theatre or are just passionate about people
and are looking for a rewarding career path with unlimited financial
opportunity then we want to hear from you.
Please contact Amy Jordan at (614) 890-9790 or email inquiries
to including your resume and a head shot.

Dance teachers and accompanists

Dance teachers and accompanists
Dance teachers and accompanists are invited by Momentum, an in-school program of dance education for Central Ohio elementary-aged boys and girls presented, to attend Momentum classes to observe and discuss employment opportunities.  Please check us out online at and then contact Janine Lawson, Managing Artistic Director, at for more information.

Opening Night!

Opening Night! Find out about the “Other” dance career.  Central Ohio’s premiere dance retailer is currently looking for 2 full-time and 2 part-time employees at their stores in Dublin and Gahanna.
Dance and/or some retail background is very helpful. Friendly, outgoing personality and strong work ethic are a must.  Pay commensurate with experience and availability. Benefits include great employee discount, health insurance* and 401K plan for full-time employees.  Great work environment with flexible hours.  Must be available week days and weekends.  Serious inquiries only.  Please contact Margi at Opening Night Dublin or Gahanna to fill out an application.
Dublin Store 6371 Sawmill Rd, Dublin, OH  (614) 764-0033 or Gahanna Store 163 Granville St, Gahanna, OH (614) 337-9733

Medina Centre for Dance Art

Medina Centre for Dance Art
Classical Ballet Instructors Wanted   &   Tap and Jazz Instructors Wanted
Well established dance school in Medina, Ohio is seeking to hire for a few positions.

Classical Ballet Teachers
Monday and/or Thursdays evenings.   Must be available from August 31- June 9th
Personable, good with kids, enjoy teaching. Some choreography and performance work/ participation is required.

Tap and Jazz Instructor
Wednesday and possible Monday or Thursday. .   Must be available from August 31- June 9th.   Personable, good with kids, enjoy teaching. Some choreography and performance work/ participation is required.

Send resumes to
Medina Centre for Dance Art
129 North Court Street
Medina, Ohio 44256

Out of State Positions

Dance Instructors, Local Motion Project, Alexandria, VA

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Dance Instructors for Studio Classes and After School Programs

Local Motion Project, located in Alexandria, VA, is looking to build
our teaching staff for studio classes and after school clubs for the
2016-17 school year.

Our Dance Education Philosophy:
At Local Motion Project, our goal is to give every child a fun and
supportive place to move, dance, and explore. The curriculum is
designed to stimulate both a child’s mental and physical development.
Encouraging individual creativity, teaching proper alignment and
technique, and placing importance on collaboration are all important
building blocks to our well thought-out and fun movement program.

Our approach to dance technique stems from the belief that everyone
can dance, and that creating in every class is a major component to
developing the “whole dancer”. We offer a supportive and professional
environment that encourages the recreational and aspiring professional

Applicants must have experience performing and teaching one or more of
the following dance styles – modern, ballet, hip-hop, and jazz. Strong
classroom management skills are a must. Applicants should have the
ability to include fun and creativity in classes while teaching
technique and etiquette.

Submit cover letter and resume to

Dance Integration Teaching Artist, Local Motion Project, Alexandria, VA

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Dance Integration Teaching Artist

Local Motion Project, located in Alexandria, VA is looking for dance
instructors to join our dance integration team. Teaching Artist will
plan and implement 30-minute dance lessons based on social studies,
science, and additional subjects for elementary students. Training
will be provided.

Applicants should have at least one year experience teaching dance and
excellent classroom management skills. Additional experience working
with elementary age children is preferred.

Submit cover letter and resume to

Director of Education, Louisville Ballet, Louisville, KY

Director of Education
Position: Director of Education
Department: Education
Reports to: Louisville Ballet Artistic & Executive Director
Status: Salaried, Exempt
The Director of Education is responsible for overseeing the operations of The Louisville Ballet School and Louisville Ballet Outreach Programs ensuring excellence and relevance in the organization’s dance education efforts. Working closely with the Artistic & Executive Director, Board of Trustees and Louisville Ballet Leadership Team, the Director of Education will shape the business of the education programs, create sustainability and drive strategic goals.
• With the Artistic & Executive Director, implement the Strategic Plan for The Louisville Ballet School to create a world-class dance training institution that delivers vocational, recreational and early education programming, in alignment with the Strategic Plan for Louisville Ballet.
• As a member of the Louisville Ballet Leadership Team, ensure that dance education and outreach are represented in all operations and activities of Louisville Ballet.
• Establish and/or maintain relationships with Louisville, Kentucky, and national education institutions for the benefit of The Louisville Ballet School.
• Work closely with Louisville Ballet’s Director of Development to establish a committed and generous philanthropic support base for The Louisville Ballet School through a comprehensive development plan.
• Work with the Registrar to manage and track all budgets relating to The Louisville Ballet School and Outreach Programs.
• Work with the School Administrator to oversee all school calendars and schedules to maximize operations and synchronize with Louisville Ballet calendars.
• Manage all marketing activities for The Louisville Ballet School to promote the school and to communicate with stakeholders effectively and efficiently.
• Work with Program Managers, individually and as a group, to ensure best practice teaching and the highest standard of care and security for students.
• With the Artistic & Executive Director, report to the Education Committee of the Louisville Ballet Board to ensure adequate and appropriate governance, and work to mobilize the resources of this committee for the long-term benefit of The Louisville Ballet School.
Must possess impeccable communication skills, be highly detail oriented, self-motivated and a strategic thinker. This position requires significant team building and maintenance skills and abilities across a wide variety of jobs. This position requires significant attention to the needs of families as related to the well-being of their children in a challenging physical activity. This position requires a high-degree of responsibility and productivity, successfully juggling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. The Director of Education is expected to work occasional late and weekend hours.
The Director of Education must possess:
• Minimum Bachelors Degree in Dance Education, Education and/or Education Administration.
• Minimum 5 years experience in leadership of a dance education institution.
• Familiarity and/or existing relationship with RDA/SERBA would be a plus.
• Education/experience in counseling and family communications would be a plus.
Range of benefits includes:
Medical, dental, vision, life, accident, critical illness insurance, 403(b) or HSA plan, PTO
Applicants to this position should email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
No phone calls, please.
Louisville Ballet and The Louisville Ballet School are committed to recruiting and fostering a diverse community of staff, dancers, students and trainees. Individuals from traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure-Track, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Assistant Professor – Dance (Non-Western, Urban) (Tenure Track)
Department of Theatre and Dance
Full Time

Primary Responsibilities:
The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor of dance beginning Fall 2017. The candidate will join an energetic 16-person theatre and dance faculty and staff, teaching the equivalent of 12-credit hours per semester in the areas of non-western dance technique (African, Afro-Cuban, Caribbean, Indian, or Polynesian) and urban dance styles (hip-hop, breakdancing, etc.), additional technique courses based on areas of expertise and departmental needs (ballet, modern or jazz), and dance theory courses: Performance and Perspectives on World Dance, Dance Technology, Dance History, Aesthetics of Movement, and Dance Appreciation. The candidate will also choreograph at a professional level for all main stage dance concerts, mentor both BFA and BA dance student choreographers, assist in department recruitment activities, as well as advise dance majors and serve on department and university committees as assigned, while continuing outside professional endeavors.

The program maintains approximately 170 BFA and BA majors and operates in the world-class River Campus as part of the prestigious Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts. The university is NAST-accredited and is middle stages of seeking accreditation from NASD.

Required Qualifications:
• MFA or Ph.D. in Dance (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
• Experience teaching in a college or university program as a graduate assistant, instructor, assistant professor or above
• Proven record of successful teaching in non-Western dance techniques (e.g., African, Afro-Cuban, Caribbean, Indian, Polynesian)
• Proven record of successful teaching urban dance styles (e.g., urban, breakdancing)
• Evidence of ability to teach jazz, modern, or ballet
• Evidence of ability to teach dance theory courses (e.g., Performance and Perspectives on World Dance, Dance Technology, Dance History, Aesthetics of Movement, Dance Appreciation)
• Proven record of significant professional experience as a choreographer
• Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated desire to recruit and retain dance majors
• Demonstrated ability to organize and manage university and outside professional committees
• Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
• Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Required Information & Deadline:
Application Deadline: This position is available August 1, 2017 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by September 30, 2016.

To Apply:
Go to

Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page

• Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
• Current curriculum vitae
• Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
• Online link to personal or other websites demonstrating quality work as a choreographer and dancer
• Names, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three professional references

Additional Information:
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.


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.

MamLuft&Co. Dance Position: Summer Intern

MamLuft&Co. Dance
Position: Summer Intern
Intern Supervisor: Education and Outreach Director
Hours: Part-time
Compensation: This is an unpaid position.
Summer Internship Overview: MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks an intern for Summer 2017 who is eager?to learn about and participate in various aspects of non-profit arts administration, education, and outreach.?Intern supervisor is willing to negotiate assigned projects and duties?to cater to the intern’s interests and career goals. However, intern may be required to assist with following:
Preparation for Summer Dance Camp for Kids which may include planning the camp themes and pre- paring crafts for each week
Both weeks of Summer Dance Camp for Kids (July 10-14 at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center and July 17-21 at the Carnegie Center of Co- lumbia Tusculum)?Camp Hours:?Sunday July 9: Mandatory load-in 9am – 1pm?Sunday July 16: Mandatory load-in 9am – 3pm?Mondays –Thursdays: 8am – 3pm Fridays: 8am – 7pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)
To Apply:?Send resume, including any experience and training in dance, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at No phone calls, please.?Full application details
Full Job Description Attached

National Dance Education Organization Internship Program

Please go to the website for full application details

Application Dates: The application process is highly competitive. Prospective interns are encouraged to submit their applications six months before the projected start date. Submission dates are January 15th for summer internships, April 15th for fall internships, and August 15th for winter internships.

For more information, call the office at 301-585-2880.

  • National Dance Education Organization
  • NDEO
  • 8609 2nd Avenue
  • Suite 203-B
  • Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • 301-585-2880 (ph)
  • 301-585-2888 (fax)

Ohio Dance Theatre

seeks Intern candidates for professional dance company. Candidates interested in learning about Arts Administration will get a broad overview of the company through work involving various special projects and events. Areas of concentration: Development and sponsorships, and Marketing, specifically PR and social media networking. Internship is June to August.  Beginning / End dates will be mutually agreed upon on an individual basis. A commitment of 15-20 hours a week for 10 – 12 weeks is required. All internships offer a small stipend. If interested please contact ODT at 440-774-6077.


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.

The US Library of Congress

The US Library of Congress seeks applicants for its Junior Fellows Summer Program — a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline is January 27, 2017

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