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Casting Extras for Romeo Castellucci's "Democracy in America"

Peak Performances is seeking 12 female dancers to perform as extras in Romeo Castellucci's Democracy in America performing at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ.

Dates: Monday, May 6 - Sunday May 12 (Performances May 9, 10, 11, 12) Costumes and shoes are provided by the company, therefore, there are guidelines for height and clothing size.

Height: 5' 4" to 5' 7" Clothing Size: 4 to 6. There will be a maximum of three rehearsals prior to performances and the performer will be compensated $1000 for their time and they will also receive a pair of comp tickets for the production.

Each candidate will need to submit a full figure photo along with a video submission (no longer than 3 minutes) in which the candidate will perform a folk dance of their choosing. The candidate should have prior dance experience, either professional, nonprofessional or academic.

***Please note that in one scene of this production the extras will be wearing a skin-colored tulle body and a skin-color slip. The fabric is see through but the dancers will be in dim light and haze, and behind a scrim. ***

The requested materials should be emailed and submitted no later than Monday, April 22nd at 6:00pm to mottaj@montclair.edu

Production Coordinator, Office of Arts + Cultural Programming

The Office of Arts + Cultural Programming at Montclair State University is seeking a full time Production Coordinator. The Production Coordinator supports the realization of performances, events and programs held within the Alexander Kasser Theater and the MSU Amphitheater as well as the ongoing maintenance of those facilities according to the mandate given The Office of Arts + Cultural Programming (ACP) by the College of the Arts at Montclair State University (MSU). The Production Coordinator serves as a key member of ACP’s Production Department. The Production Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Director of Production (DoP) in all aspects of running the department. This shall include providing administrative support to the DoP, while maintaining a place at the center of communications between production department heads, incoming artists, and other departments within ACP and MSU. ACP is producer and presenter of MSU’s internationally acclaimed series PEAK Performances.

For a full job description and to apply please visit: https://app1.montclair.edu/xf/hr_jobpostings/details.php?id=1587


Media and Marketing Director, Office of Arts + Cultural Programming

By virtue of its internationally acclaimed series PEAK Performances, the Office of Arts + Cultural Programming (ACP) has become a leading advocate for contemporary artists worldwide. By producing and presenting international artists at Montclair State University, ACP ensures that diverse performance ideas are fully realized without compromise. Integral to its mission is its mandate to encourage audiences on and off campus to be adventurous and responsive to unconventional performance experiences. The Media and Marketing Director is responsible for the promotion of each of ACP’s programs by effectively communicating those activities locally, regionally, nationally and often worldwide. The position will oversee Audience Services and the Alexander Kasser Theater Box Office. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Create, manage and implement a comprehensive media and marketing strategy, including budget and associated earned income goals in support of PEAK Performances annual season at the Alexander Kasser Theater • Provide marketing support for ACP’s varied Creative Campus initiatives including the Creative Thinking course and the Performing Arts Research Lab (PeARL). • Collaborate regularly with key ACP staff and related campus units to ensure clear and accurate interpretation of the organization’s vision and direction. • Expand audience awareness of PEAK Performances within New Jersey and beyond through targeted digital and conventional marketing strategies. • Coordinate digital and social media initiatives across multiple platforms, including administration of program’s website. • Plan and disseminate e-marketing tools. • Oversee the development of marketing materials for performances under the auspices of the College of the Arts. • Enhance public profile of the Alexander Kasser Theater as a unique state of the art performance facility. Cultivation of relationships with community and campus public information sources, optimization of the patron and donor experience. • Manage the day to day activities of staff supporting marketing and media services including professional vendors, service providers and consultants. • Direct market research process to assess customer and community perceptions and determine new markets for PEAK Performances. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time. Qualifications & Requirements REQUIRED: • Applicants must have graduated from an accredited college with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree • Proven knowledge of the performing arts with emphasis on current trends in the fields of Dance, Music, Theater and Opera • Minimum six years of experience in marketing and media relations especially for the performing arts • Recent examples of media and marketing campaigns undertaken and completed and its results • Management experience with media and marketing budgets • Experience and knowledge of working with New Jersey performing arts media outlets and their practices • Hands-on creation and execution of web-based social networking and internet marketing campaigns • Copy writing experience • Pro-active problem solving ability in the face of changing conditions • Excellent communications skills • Experience supervising people • Night and weekend work in accordance with ACP performance and event schedule • Comfortable in fast paced work environment PREFERRED: • Advanced degree or certificate in arts management, communications, marketing or related field of study • Experience working with a major university performing arts program, or with a large scale performing arts organization • Direct experience with ticketing services and systems Salary Range Commensurate with experience

For more information and to apply please visit: https://app1.montclair.edu/xf/hr_jobpostings/details.php?id=1574

American Repertory Ballet Director of Development

Reporting to the Executive Director of the American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School, the Director of Development is a key member of the senior management team. Responsible for all fundraising for American Repertory Ballet (ARB), the Director of Development participates with the senior team in strategic decision making for the organization at large and development office specifically. The Director of Development works as a critical partner to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. S/he models exemplary leadership ability not only to the development staff but also to colleagues across the organization. A strong performer as a fundraiser, the Director of Development has experience and a track record as a manager of staff and volunteers. The Director of Development is a skilled writer and communicator who is also a passionate advocate for the arts and the importance of dance. S/he has a sense of humor and is enthusiastic about working as a member of a small arts organization with local, national, and international impact.

The Director of Development will:

Identify, engage, solicit and steward donors Develop a robust major gifts program Plan and execute an acquisition plan for donors at all levels of gift Write grant proposals and evaluations, with possible support from part-time grant writer Collaborate with Development Assistant on bi-annual appeals and work with the team to market the appeals through e-blasts, website, mailings, annual report, and social media Implement the corporate giving program Manage and oversee fundraising events including the Annual Gala, as well other cultivation and stewardship events. Collaborate with the Executive Director and Development Committee on feasibility, planning and execution of a campaign or campaigns for identified needs Manage the Government, Foundations and Corporations program, writing and managing grants as neededOversee annual donor stewardship efforts Develop a state-of –the-art research program to identify new donors; approach those donors using Board and community connections where possible Working with the Executive Director, develop strategic plans for recruiting new Trustees to the Board Work on special projects as needed and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and fundraising experience Experience using fundraising software or a database to generate lists and reports Excellent written and verbal communications skills Previous track record of successful donor campaigns Previous experience in prospect research Previous experience managing fundraising events Must demonstrate proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook Must demonstrate time management skills and ability to work well under pressure, as well as the ability to multi task This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), as well as under any and all applicable state (New Jersey) and local laws, rules and regulations.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to hr@arballet.org.

About American Repertory Ballet The mission of American Repertory Ballet (http://www.arballet.org/) is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through artistic and educational programs, presented by a financially responsible organization. This mission is fulfilled through our preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, programs designed to expose the community to the art form of dance, as well as at Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation. It is through these three branches of ARB that the organization’s vision is pursued: “To Entertain, Educate, Enlighten, and Inspire with the Beauty and Passion of Dance.”

Associate Producer, Office of Arts + Cultural Programming to start ASAP

The Office of Arts + Cultural Programming (ACP) at Montclair State University is seeking to fill the position of Associate Producer. The Associate Producer supports the programs produced and presented by ACP at Montclair State University with emphasis on its acclaimed performing arts series, Peak Performances and co-curricular initiatives connected with it.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://app1.montclair.edu/xf/hr_jobpostings/details.php?id=1547

NJDTE Dance Administrator

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 program administrator for its expanding year-round training program, four summer intensive programs (in New Jersey and New York City), international exchange and performing company. Position Full Time based on experience. Key qualifications include: • B.F.A. or equivalent experience in field of Arts Administration or Business Administration, some Marketing skills and 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 guest artists; • Proficient multi-tasker who delivers on the intricacies of day-to-day planning to ensure smooth operations and successful results; • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, constant contact, photoshop, Illustrator, Google applications and online databases and software.

Daily responsibilities vary but will include working closely with the Artistic Director.

Send Resume and letter of intent to: Nancy Turano nturano@njdte.org

Location: 315B Springfield Ave, Summit NJ 07901 / New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble

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