Performing Arts: Dancers & Choreographers

Dance Teachers for Urbanity Dance Company Community Outreach Program

Casting notice expires: August 9, 2014

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Company

Urbanity Dance Company
Betsi Graves, artistic dir.

Production Description

Urbanity Dance is seeking enthusiastic and experienced individuals for the 2014-2015 school year to join our community teaching team. Ideal candidates will have diverse backgrounds and experience with a natural ability to engage, inspire, and empower children and youth through dance. Instructors who specialize in urban dance, world dance, or contemporary/hip hop dance will be highly considered.

*Urban Dance: Hip Hop, Popping/Locking, Break Dance, Krump
*World Dance: African Dance, Latin Dance, Bollywood Dance, Contemporary Dance
*Contemporary/Hip Hop Dance: fusion of contemporary and hip hop styles

Availability: 2-3 weekdays during school hours (8am-2pm). Specific times and hours TBD based on assigned community center and/or Boston Public School.

Responsibilities:
-Lead inspiring dance classes at the elementary, middle and/or high school levels
-Develop class content to suit students’ interests and needs based on Urbanity’s curriculum
-Teach students how to use dance technique to explore their own choreographic voice
-Collaborate with students, co-teachers, and schools/community centers throughout school year
-Attend Urbanity teacher trainings 3x per year (September, February, and June)

Qualifications:
-Degree/specialization in dance and/or dance education
-Experience teaching dance in community settings and working with youth of various ages
-Knowledge of various dance styles and dance history, along with the fundamental techniques of movement (choreography, improvisation, and composition)
-Exceptionally strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills!

How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Jerusha Aman, Community Relations Manager, at jerusha@urbanitydance.org

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Works 2 or 3 days per week (during school hours 8 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays) for the entirety of the school year in various schools throughout Boston, MA. Specific times and hours TBD based on assigned community center and/or Boston Public School.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Boston, MA Sign up or Log In to apply.

Dance Styles

*Urban Dance: Hip Hop, Popping/Locking, Break Dance, Krump
*World Dance: African Dance, Latin Dance, Bollywood Dance, Contemporary Dance
*Contemporary/Hip Hop Dance: fusion of contemporary and hip hop styles