DANCE POWER Teaching Artist

American Repertory Ballet (ARB), New Jersey’s leading professional dance company, is seeking talented, motivated, and qualified dance Teaching Artists (TAs) for our DANCE POWER program.

ABOUT DANCE POWER:

In 1984, ARB and the New Brunswick Board of Education launched a unique collaboration called DANCE POWER. This program is the longest-running, uninterrupted community arts partnership in New Jersey, bringing dance to every second and third grade student in all eight New Brunswick elementary schools – more than 1,500 students in total.

ABOUT AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET:

American Repertory Ballet’s mission is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences and to dance students through artistic and educational programs. The organization is comprised of: American Repertory Ballet, the preeminent classical and 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 in public schools to the popular On Pointe free monthly enrichment series. For more information, visit www.arballet.org.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

ARB is seeking TAs to add to the current DANCE POWER roster. Suitable candidates are energetic, positive, and creative instructors who work with children in a safe and progressive way. Applicants must have strong ballet technique, ability to choreograph and direct large groups, and experience teaching dance to elementary aged children, preferably in a public school environment.

The DANCE POWER program begins in the early fall, runs through the spring, and culminates in a final performance. Compensation begins at $40 per class/$15 per meeting. TA should have access to their own transportation. Public transportation to/from New Brunswick is available by bus or train.

Opportunities may also be available for other residencies, as needed.

For more information about ARB’s Access & Enrichment programs, visit arballet.org/access-and-enrichment.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Beth Vettoso, Director of Educational Programming, at lvettoso@arballet.org

American Repertory Ballet is an equal opportunity employer