OhioDance inclusively supports the diverse and vibrant practice of dance of all cultures and for all capabilities.


Ohio Positions

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

Director of Development (Lincoln Theatre)

Primary Function 

The Director of Development is responsible for supporting the Lincoln Theatre Association’s Executive Director and Board in all aspects of fundraising and donor cultivation.

Full job description here – Lincoln Director of Development Job Posting

Assistant Professor-Dance Africanist, University of Akron, OH

Assistant Professor-Dance Africanist, University of Akron, OH

The University of Akron School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration seeks a dance practitioner in African Diaspora dance with the skillset to drive UA Dance to new heights. Candidates should possess expertise in multiple African diasporic dance forms such as hip-hop, African-inspired jazz and / or tap, contemporary African dance, dances from any region / country in Africa, Afro-Caribbean, street jazz, or urban dance. This position requires the candidate to possess qualifications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Fall Semester 2022.


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


Momentum seeks part-time, experienced pianists who are available to play for dance classes during school hours at central Ohio area elementary schools. Through a mix of reading, improvising, and playing from memory, Momentum accompanists provide energetic, adaptive, and collaborative musical accompaniment, drawing from pop, rock, classical, and jazz styles. Momentum pianists attend monthly full team meetings as well as training sessions with Music Director Luke Holmes as needed. Pay rates are competitive, with opportunities for increases. To apply, contact Luke at luke@momentum-excellence.org. To learn more about Momentum, visit momentum-excellence.org.

Hixon Dance

Hixon Dance is looking for highly-qualified, progressive, and collaborative dance educators in modern/contemporary dance, ballet, and musical theatre dance to join us for the 2021-2022 season. We are expanding our community dance program in our new space in the Clintonville/Beechwold area of Columbus. Our classes serve children and adults of a variety of abilities and experience levels. We are all about collaboration over competition; progress over perfection; diversity over conformity; and encourage students to be curious and creative through a brave and nurturing environment.To apply, email resumé and cover letter to Education Director, Dr. Rachael Riggs Leyva at education@hixondance.com.
Full details attached


BalletMet Job Opening-Hip Hop or Afro-fusion Dance Teachers
Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement or email documents to: aemory-maier@balletmet.org
Full Job Description Attached

Mutual Dance Theatre and Arts Centers

Mutual Dance Theatre and Arts Centers seeks a part-time Marketing Manager and Programs Assistant. Info: https://www.mutualdance.org/2108marketing/

BalletMet Job Opening-Dance Teachers 

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.
BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to elementary- high school students during the school year. Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement or email documents to: aemory-maier@balletmet.org
Full Job Description Attached

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Westerville

Now Hiring! No experience necessary. Must be able to work second shift. Must have reliable transportation. Send your resume and references to westervillecareers@fredastaire.com.

The Ballet Academy in Newark seeks Ballet Instructor

The Ballet Academy in Newark, Ohio is looking for a new Ballet Instructor to join our Dance Community! Must have a ballet background and have a willingness to work with children of all levels and abilities as well as working with children from all socio-economic backgrounds. Should be able to be flexible in teaching as well as learning.
This is a part-time, contracted position. The Ballet Academy is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to bring high-quality dance education to children of every economic and diverse background. Please email resume to office@balletnewark.org.

NorthPointe Dance Academy

A large dance studio just north of Columbus is looking to hire an enthusiastic, committed and passionate dance instructor to join our Rockstar faculty. You will be responsible for teaching and training a dynamic group of students in a range of techniques and dance styles, ensuring that all students are engaged, motivated, and inspired to achieve their goals in a safe and positive environment. If you love dance and enjoy working with children of all ages, we encourage you to apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to info@dancenda.com

Opening Night seeks Retail Sales Associate

Dublin and Gahanna
Please call or stop in to one of our locations to fill out an application.

Out of State Positions

Dance Administrative Assistant

Dance Administrative Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

Job Code/Title 82363 – H – Coordinator MS 3 Position Number HU1480 Working Title VCU Dance Administrative Assistant Department Dance Choreography Organizational Overview. This position works closely with the Administrative Coordinator, Associate Chair, and Chair to support the daily activities of the Department of Dance and Choreography.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre

Visiting Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre, State University of New York at Potsdam, NY

Oversee the various production elements of the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Crane Opera Ensemble and teach in one’s area of expertise.



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



Jacob’s Pillow


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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