The Kennedy Dancers Seek Dance Companies to Share A Winter Holiday Split Bill Performance
The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company is looking for prominent dance companies to share a Winter Holiday split bill performance in Fair Lawn, New Jersey on Friday, November 3, 2017. Dance companies must have been established for at least 2 years. Choreography should be Winter Holiday themed and between 15 to 20 minutes in length.
Those interested may send a letter of inquiry to: Kennedydancers@aol.com with the Subject: Winter Holiday Performance. Please provide video links to your intended dance submission.
Rental rates will be shared and box office sales will be dispersed accordingly upon discussion.
Location: Fair Lawn, NJ
American Repertory Ballet seeks Executive Director
Overview of Position:
American Repertory Ballet’s Executive Director is the chief operating officer for American Repertory Ballet (“ARB”), the preeminent contemporary ballet company in the state and Princeton Ballet School (“PBS”), one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation, with responsibility for all financial, development, personnel, and legal aspects of the operations of ARB and PBS. The Executive Director leads the team of Program and Administrative Directors to form and execute budgets, manage daily operations, and other business matters. The Executive Director serves as the spokesperson of the organization, promoting the mission and vision of American Repertory Ballet while spearheading and executing its strategic plan. Excellent written and oral communication abilities are required.
The position reports directly to the Board of Trustees and directly supervises the Artistic Director, School Director, and Director of Educational Programming (Program Directors); Marketing Director, Development Director, and Finance Director (Administrative Directors).
Roles and Responsibilities:
BOARD GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT: Leads ARB and PBS to support the organization’s mission and vision, as defined by the Board of Trustees. Reports to the Board of Trustees and its Executive Committee on all matters relevant to his or her activities on a periodic basis, but no less frequently than at each regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees. Assists Board Chair to engage Trustees actively in ARB fundraising, audience development, advocacy, and board development.
STRATEGIC PLANNING: Develops clear long-range operational strategy with the Board of Trustees, and ensures consistent and timely progress for implementation in this regard.
FINANCIAL AND BUDGET: Responsible for managing the creation of budgets and implementing financial plans working collaboratively with directors to monitor budgets.
FUNDRAISING: Responsible for the design and proactively implementation of fundraising strategies, participating in the building of productive relationships between ARB/PBS and their prospects, audience, and supporters.
COMPANY ENGAGEMENT: Responsible for company bookings, tickets sales, fair practices, contracts, and other business matters.
AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT: Leads audience development and marketing initiatives to create and maintain a growing audience base for all ARB and PBS programming, including company performances, school activities and educational programming.
MANAGEMENT: Hires and manages department heads in all programmatic and administrative areas. Provides leadership in managing all administrative aspects of the organization, including finance and administration, personnel management, strategic planning, fundraising, education, audience development, and public advocacy.
A Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited university or college;
A minimum of 5 years of arts management experience;
Strong planning, strategy, analytical abilities and communication skills required, with the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task;
Ability to effectively manage diverse teams in multiple locations;
Experience working with high-level corporate and individual donors;
Experience booking art performances and responsibility for tickets sales
Ability and willingness to work evenings/weekends to attend organization performances, fundraising and other events.
Compensation: Compensation, including benefits, is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
How to Apply: Submit the following materials in MS Word or PDF electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not mail hard copies. All materials must be received by April 30, 2017.
Resume with salary requirements;
Three (3) development or other writing samples;
Three (3) professional references, who will not be contacted without the approval of the candidate.
About American Repertory Ballet:
The organization’s vision is to entertain, educate, enlighten and inspire New Jersey and beyond with the beauty and passion of dance. Our mission is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and beyond through artistic and educational programs, presented by a financially responsible organization.
The organization is comprised of: American Repertory Ballet, the preeminent contemporary ballet company in the state; Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation; and the Access and Enrichment initiatives, ranging from the long-running and acclaimed DANCE POWER program to the popular On Pointe series. The professional company is a classical and contemporary ballet company committed to presenting ballets from the 19th and 20th century alongside new and existing works by choreographers from today. ARB has been designated a "Major Arts Institution" by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts consistently for the past two decades, and has repeatedly been awarded a Citation of Excellence by the Council
Princeton Ballet School has gained a national reputation for its excellent dance training since its founding in 1954 by Audrée Estey. Princeton Ballet School currently enrolls approximately 1500 students annually from age three through adult. PBS has studios in Cranbury, New Brunswick, and Princeton.
DANCE POWER, established in 1986, is a partnership between ARB and the New Brunswick Board of Education. ARB places DANCE POWER Teaching Artists into second and third grade classrooms, providing dance education throughout the New Brunswick Public School District. Additionally, ARB awards 32 scholarships to DANCE POWER graduates each year to study year-round at ARB’s affiliated PBS. DANCE POWER remains the longest running arts/community partnership in New Jersey.
American Repertory Ballet is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and an equal opportunity employer. ARB provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employee for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disabled status.
Carolyn Dorfman Dance 2017-2018
Carolyn Dorfman Dance is holding auditions in NYC for our 2017-18 Touring Season, including creation of new work, performance and teaching residencies.
Full-time and part-time positions are available. Seeking male and female dancers with strong modern dance technique, bold athleticism and theatrical range. Hispanic, bilingual men are especially encouraged to audition.
Dancers must be available all three days of auditions (May 2, 3, 4).
Gina Gibney Dance Studios
890 Broadway, Studio 4
New York, NY 10003
Paul Taylor Dance
551 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002
More information is available: HERE
Dance New Jersey Seeks Administrative
The Dance New Jersey Administrative Assistant Intern will work closely with the Executive Director. They are the point of contact for all email inquiries regarding the organization. The Administrative Assistant Intern is an integral in organizing and managing yearly 8 – 10 events. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the dance community in New Jersey and is ideal for anyone interested in nonprofit arts management.
General tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Providing administrative support and assistance to the DNJ staff
- Maintaining the DNJ website, including calendar and event submissions
- Creating and managing event forms
- Organizing the Show Up and Dance shows
- Managing the DNJ email account
- Researching funding opportunities
- Attending and Managing DNJ Events
- Taking minutes at board meetings
- College Undergraduate with Administrative Experience or Graduate from an accredited institution
- Roughly 8- 10 hours per week. This includes office hours one day a week and working remotely Office location – Farmstead Arts - 450 King George Rd. Basking Ridge.
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Highly organized and attentive to details
- Ability to multi task and work efficiently
- Must be a self- starter
- Knowledge of the dance scene in New Jersey
- Must have reliable transportation and technology
Please send cover letter and resume to Lisa Grimes at email@example.com
Location: Farmstead Arts - 450 King George Rd. Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Dance Administrator Wanted for NJDTE
New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE), a non-profit in Summit, NJ seeks a self-motivated, detail oriented and highly driven individual to function as administrator for its expanding year-round training program, four summer intensive programs (in New Jersey and New York City), international exchange and performing company.
Key qualifications include:
- B.F.A. or equivalent experience; Background in Dance preferred
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience working and communicating with all levels of employees, students, parents, donors and investors, and choreographers and quest artists;
- Proficient multi-tasker who delivers on the intracacies of day-to-day planning to ensure smooth operations and successful results;
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Google applications and online databases software.
Daily responsibilities vary but will include working closely with the Artistic Director Position - Part-Time or Full Time based on qualifications.
Send Resume and letter of intent to:
Nancy Turano firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: 315B Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
Dance Instructor Needed
For our 2017-2018 season, we are looking to hire committed faculty for various disciplines and programs listed below. Teacher must have a BA/BFA or higher in dance/ professional dance experience may be considered, and committed to grow with the organization.
Creative Movement, Ages 5-7 - Wednesday’s 5:15pm-6:30pm
Students are introduced to the basic concepts of space, time, and energy, engaging in activities that expand their individual creativity. Students will learn spacial awareness, listening skills, group socialization and structure, while strengthening their bodies, and coordination.
Conservatory Program -Level 1, Ages 8 & Up -
Monday’s & Wednesday's 5:15pm-8:00pm
This program is designated to give students in depth training in ballet, modern, jazz,and repertory. Level 1 meets twice a week, allowing students to gain in depth knowledge of fundamentals. Each month students participate in a movement exam in each discipline , evaluating benchmarks set by faculty. The faculty looks deeply at student growth, and revisits any areas of weakness. Students move onto level 2 by faculty recommendation.
Conservatory Program -Level 2, Ages 8 & Up -
Tuesday’s & Thursday’s 5:15pm-8:00pm
This program continues to give students in depth training in ballet, modern, jazz, and repertory. Level 2 meets twice a week, allowing students to dive deeper into their technique. Each month students participate in a movement exam in each discipline , evaluating benchmarks set by faculty. The faculty looks deeply at student growth, and revisits any areas of weakness.
Conservatory Program Class Outline
Modern (Monday’s and Tuesday’s) 7pm-8pm
Jazz (Wednesday’s and Thursday’s) 7pm-8pm
Negotiable with teaching experience
Location - Paterson,NJ
Please submit Dance Resume/ CV, Hourly Rate to email@example.com
Visit our website for more info. youthdanceensemble.com
2017 LOWER RARITAN WATERSHED PARTNERSHIP RESIDENT ARTIST
coLAB Arts is looking to hire a trained and experienced artist, not discipline-specific, for a nine month residency with local partner environmental advocacy organization, Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership (LRWP) in 2017. This individual should have a passion for community engagement and creating local impact through their work.
This is a part-time position, consisting of 20 hours per week, both in office, and in the field. Salary will be set at $300 per week. The position is administered by coLAB Arts, and managed by coLAB Arts’ Producing Director and LRWP’s Executive Director.
Candidate will be responsible for coordinating and participating in existing creative engagement projects between coLAB Arts and LRWP, and developing new ones, including:
1. Watershed Sculpture Project – New public sculpture works are commissioned and created from refuse collected during local stream clean ups with the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership. These sculptures create greater awareness of our watershed and the need for community involvement to restore its health.
2. Trash Troubadour – Stream clean ups are treated as spaces for creative and cultural festivals. Candidate will coordinate musicians, storytellers, performers, and visual artists to create these varied and unique experiences.
3. Rail-Arts-River – A creative placemaking initiative that looks at how wayfinding and creative engagement can reconnect urban communities with their respective water sources. This project particularly looks at communities with large transit hubs.
Candidate will support promotional activities for LRWP and coLAB Arts, including creating materials for distribution and display, social media coordination, and providing tabling presence at events.
Candidate will coordinate community outreach efforts around creative engagement and environmental advocacy, to build capacity regarding community participation and awareness.
Candidate will serve as a teaching artist for participating school residencies.
Applicant should have a portfolio of new work, with recent professional credits indicating continuous production. Applicant doesn’t have to have a background in a specific creative discipline, but should have experience in creating organized and spontaneous creative events and happenings.
Applicant should have demonstrated experience with community engagement and community organizing, and will be expected to lead workshops, classes, and outreach events.
Applicant should have strong writing and communication skills, as a large part of the position will be coordinating creative engagement and advocacy-based events.
- BFA or BA degree
- 3 – 5 years professional experience, or MFA degree
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Social Media management
- Driver’s License
- bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus
- Graphic design experience with Indesign or Adobe Creative Cloud, or a comparable graphic image program is a plus
To submit, applicant should send resume with references, portfolio, artist statement, and cover letter to coLAB Arts’ producing director, Dan Swern at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information click HERE
Capezio Clark Now Hiring Part Time Associates
Capezio, the leading dance specialty retailer, is searching for part time associates in Clark, NJ.
Applicants should possess both a retail and dance background.
Apply by sending your resume to email@example.com
Location: Capezio Clark
77 Central Ave, #1D
Clark, NJ 07066
Nimbus Dance Works Seeks a Grant Writer
Nimbus Dance Works (NDW) is seeking a Grant Writer who is eager to make a meaningful contribution to an arts organization.
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Grant Writer works to strengthen and participates in a comprehensive foundation and government fundraising program for Nimbus Dance Works’ education and community engagement initiatives, performance series, and special projects. Specifically, prepare proposals, applications, reports, and other written materials related to foundation and government funding in a timely and accurate manner, effectively communicating Nimbus Dance Works’ mission and reason for support. The Grant Writer is a project-based, part-time position; hours of work will vary based on the grant calendar - position may be performed remotely. Ideal candidates should have proven experience with arts grantwriting, be self-motivated and able to manage time deadlines.
Nimbus Dance Works is a non-profit dance company based in Downtown, Jersey City that focuses on artistic excellence and community impact. Comprised of the professional dance company, the School of Nimbus Dance Works, NimbusPRESENTS a newly-launched presenting series, and community educational programs, Nimbus’ is one of the fastest growing contemporary dance organizations in the NY/NJ area. Founded in 2005 by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, NDW is currently undertaking initiatives to move itself into the national touring marketplace, to consolidate development/fundraising and to advance the presenting wing of the organization in Downtown Jersey City.
I. Primary Responsibilities
- Work with Nimbus staff to identify and complete Grant Applications from major city, state and federal government agencies, corporate entities, and foundations in the areas of art project funding, educational program funding, capital projects, and general operations.
- Coordinate with appropriate Staff to develop thorough understanding of Nimbus programs in order to build descriptive language and other materials as required for proposals
-Attend/Participate in grant webinars and information sessions
-Maintain Nimbus Dance Works’ grants calendar and funding prospect research
-Minimum 2 years of grant writing experience required, preferably in the arts
-Bachelor's degree in communications, English, writing or similar field
-Excellent grammar and strong research skills needed
-Demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize multiple deadlines
-Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
-Working knowledge of research resources for foundation and government fundraising
-Knowledge of the performing arts and nonprofit dance field, particularly in New York City, preferred but not required
III. Submission Procedure
Please submit the following: resume, work samples, and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Nimbus Dance Works) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please list: Grant Writer Application Submission in the subject line. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Location: 209 Third Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
For more information contact email@example.com
Nimbus Dance Works is an equal opportunity employer.
Male Dancer Needed for Spring Show
Looking for a male dancer to perform in a production of Paquita (Grand Pas) in April 2017. Adagio and Finale required, male variation optional. Rehearsals are on weekends in Flemington. Rehearsal times are flexible. Pay is based on experience. Partnering experience necessary.
Location: 20 Commerce St. Flemington, NJ
Send resume and any link to performance video or your professional website to Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part time public relations position available
Position is needed to promote performances through press releases and social media
Location: Dance Innovations
Chatham, NJ 07928
Submit resume and availability to Linda Frasciello email@example.com
Ballet and Modern Teacher beginning February 13, 2017
Seeking an experienced part time dance faculty member to take over classes currently in session to teach beginning ballet and intermediate/advanced Ballet Classes including a young men's ballet class and a Horton/Graham mixed class. Would like someone that is passionate about teaching and making a positive difference in the lives of his/her students.
Salary: Commensurate with teaching experience. Please submit cover letter, resume including rate of pay for teaching jobs along with three references.
Location: InSpira Performing Art & Cultural Center
987D Jersey Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Proud to be celebrating it’s 15th Anniversary, InSpira is a dance and music center for children and adults.
• To provide high quality dance and music training while evoking a unique cultural experience.
• To instill integrity, self-determination and purpose to prepare for success in all life endeavors.
• To positively influence our Faculty, Administrative team, and our families to encourage them to believe they can achieve.
• To encourage all facets of our organization to use his/her creativity
• Educate our families and the community about the performing arts.
• To promote higher education because ultimately our students are our future leaders.
• To encourage faculty and administrative team to continue personal development growth opportunities
• Integrity is at the core of a person.
• We must have Honesty to exist
• Giving back locally to impact the lives of others
For more information on InSpira, please visit our website at www.InSpiraArts.com
Kennedy Dancers Inc. Seeks Experienced Dance Teacher
Seeking an Experienced Dance Teacher for Kennedy Dancer's Spring and Summer Sessions in Jersey City.
This is a part time position, 3-4 classes a week in both studio and public school settings, Kennedy Dancers Inc. has residencies in Jersey City Public Schools. Candidates must be experienced teaching yoga, zumba, ballet, hip-hop, modern, and jazz. Must enjoy teaching a variety of levels and ages- patience with beginners is a plus.
This is a paid position for reliable dance teachers. Click HERE for more information
Email resume and cover letter firstname.lastname@example.org and please call (201) 659- 2190.
Location: 79 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306 (studio is a 5 minute walk from the Journal Square PATH Station)
Kennedy Dancers Inc. is a 501(c)3 professional dance company and school based in Jersey City.
Roxey Ballet Professional Dancer Auditions
Roxey Ballet Company seeks dancers for the 2017 season. All dancers should be prepared to take class, perform choreography, improvise, and take part in a short interview. Ladies should bring pointe shoes. 18- 20 week annual contract.
To apply send a letter of inquiry, headshot, full body photo, and video link to email@example.com
If Roxey Ballet has further interest, you will be contacted. No Phone Calls
For more information click HERE
Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 1:15- 3:00pm
Location: Roxey Ballet Canal Studio Theater
243 N. Union St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530
Immediate opening for a hip hop or acro dance teacher
For more information contact Kathy Pucci at 973- 851- 3843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: Monday afternoons and evenings and Saturday
Location: Pucci Performing Arts Center
19 West Mount Pleasant Ave.
Umoja Dance Company Internship
Umoja Dance Company is seeking 2-3 highly motivated interns. Internships are 8 to 12 month appointments. Learn the ins and outs of our Dance Company and studio, while gaining valuable experience in arts management. If you are interested in developing administrative skills within the arts, please consider joining our committed team!
Applicants must have excellent writing/editing and organizational skills. They also must have experience with both PC and Mac, which includes knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with all Social Media and MailChimp is preferred. Those who apply should expect to be involved with following job responsibilities.
Interns will serve as one of the following:
Umoja Dance & Drum Residency Director
Umoja Dance Company Program Coordinator
Umoja Dance Studio Outreach Coordinator
• Assist both the Artistic Director and Assistant Artistic Directors with all marketing and communications;
• Attend and take minutes for meetings;
• Email correspondents and voicemail
• Represent UMOJA by attending member performances when possible;
• Provide general support for all other events sponsored by UDC.
• Interns have the option to work from home or the dance studio in Vauxhall
• Must have reliable transportation
Please send Questions and Resume to Lisa Morris: Dancediva504@gmail.com
Location: 2120 Springfield Ave Vauxhall, NJ
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