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Full-Time Lecturer in Jazz Dance

Organization
UMass Amherst
Workplace street address
1 Campus Center Way
City
Amherst
State
MA
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Full time, regular
Description

The Dance Program in the Department of Music and Dance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a highly motivated, dynamic dance artist and educator with an established reputation in jazz technique, to teach multiple, advanced-level studio and academic courses in jazz/vernacular dance styles.

This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track lecturer position to begin on September 1, 2020. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal.

The ideal candidate will be at the front of the jazz dance form, connecting to the historical, contemporary, cultural, and African Diasporic aesthetics that are central to today’s dance studies. With an emphasis on Jazz training that complements the existing curriculum, the position supports expanded dance styles found at the heart of popular culture, commercial dance, and concert dance.

See link for full job description. http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/502667/lecturer-in-jazz-dance

Posted On
October 18, 2019
For More Information
http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/502667/lecturer-in-jazz-dance

Dance Instructor with Apollinaire Play Lab

Organization
Apollinaire Theatre Company
Workplace street address
187 Winnisimmet Street
City
Chelsea
State
MA
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Temporary or contract assignment
Description

Apollinaire Theatre Company’s youth program, Apollinaire Play Lab, seeks a Dance Instructor to teach a Ballet & Jazz class (ages 6-9) from 5:30-6:30 on Fridays, October 25 to December 13 (No class on November 29).

Classes will be held at the Riseman Family Theatre in the Chelsea Theatre Works building.

Responsibilities include:
– Curriculum development
– Communication with parents as needed
– Preparing students for and being a part of the end of session showcase on Saturday 12/14.

Compensation:
$500 Stipend

To apply please send a resume and links to work samples to: Alison@apollinairetheatre.com

Apollinaire Play Lab empowers children and supports their development—strong dancers, empathetic actors, thoughtful creators that draw on personal experiences. We currently serve children ages 3-16 and offer a variety of classes including: acting, dance, filmmaking, art, and play production.

Posted On
October 13, 2019
For More Information
alison@apollinairetheatre.com

PERFORMERS NEEDED FOR QWOC CANCER AWARENESS BRUNCH

Organization
FENWAY HEALTH
Workplace street address
1340 BOYLSTON STREET
City
BOSTON
State
MA
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Performance opportunity
Description

The 21st annual Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch, sponsored by Fenway Health (a global leader in LGBTQIA+ health), is taking place Saturday, October 19th, from 10am to 1pm. Each year, queer women of color from around the Boston area gather together for this amazing event, which features music, dancing, and storytelling moments that soothe the body, soul, and mind.

We invite performers and performance groups, especially those led by or comprised primarily of queer women of color and their allies, to join us in celebration on that day and contribute 30-60 minutes of performance time. Performers offering low impact, participatory dance opportunities or contemplative pieces are especially welcome to apply.

Fenway Health will provide performers with financial compensation, mention in the brunch program, and complimentary food/drink.

Please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Alex Gonzalez with questions.

Email = agonzalez@fenwayhealth.org
Phone = 617.927.6131

Posted On
September 23, 2019
For More Information
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/21st-annual-audre-lorde-cancer-awareness-brunch-tickets-70030313553 , AGonzalez@fenwayhealth.org

Hyde Square Task Force Dance Programs Coordinator

Organization
Hyde Square Task Force
Workplace street address
30 Sunnyside Street
City
Jamaica Plain
State
Massachusetts
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Full time, regular
Description

The Dance Programs Coordinator will oversee all Afro-Latin dance offerings at HSTF, specifically Jóvenes enAcción’s dance team and Learn Through Dance (LTD) program. The coordinator will work as an integral member of the Jóvenes en Acción (JEA) Team. Under the guidance of the Director of Arts and Education Programs, the coordinator’s main responsibility will be to work with 8th-12th grade participants who are part of JEA’s Ritmo en Acción dance team, including fostering a cohesive ensemble of youth ambassadors of Afro-Latin arts in Boston’s Latin Quarter and beyond; cultivating young people’s dance and performance skills; and teaching the cultural history and traditions of various Afro-Latin dance styles. The Coordinator will also oversee dance instruction for LTD, which brings Afro-Latin dance instruction into Boston Public Schools during the school day. Project does not include paid performance opportunities. Background in Afro-Latin dance preferred but not required.

Posted On
September 20, 2019
For More Information
https://www.hydesquare.org/wp-content/uploads/Dance-Programs-Coordinator-Job-Description.pdf , Danceprogramscoordinator@hydesquare.org

JMBT School/Studio Administration Internship

Organization
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre
Workplace street address
400 Harvard Ave
City
Cambridge
State
Massachusetts
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Internship
Description

Interns at JMBT gain a general understanding of arts management and the operations of non-profit organizations as well as how school/ studio administration plays an important role in the success of our non-profit organization.
Interns will work on a variety of projects in support of the activities of Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre.
School/ Studio Administration tasks include:
· General Reception desk tasks including answering the phone and assisting students, parents, faculty and staff and renters as needed.
· Signing in adult open class students.
· Mind and Body database management for all school programs including registration input, class management and attendance.
· Assisting families with registration into the Young Dancers Programs, including administering placement classes trial classes and the Open House.
· Assisting students with enrollment into the Teen and Adult Introductory programs.
· Studio Management and care of the facilities.

Posted On
September 19, 2019
For More Information
gdomb@ballettheatre.org
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