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Dance Instructor for Musical Theater Class

The Stage School is currently seeking Dance Instructor/Choreographers for our upcoming Musical Theater Dance class in Park Ridge.

Program Description

Musical Theater Dance-In this new class for Winter 2022, students will work on a variety of dance styles used in musical theater, including modern, jazz, hip hop, ballet, folk, plus many more! We will learn choreography from a variety of classic and contemporary Broadway musicals and present a showcase of our work on the last day of the session.

Winter Term Dates:

January 12-March 16

4:15pm-5:15pm (ages 5-8 years) and 5:30pm-6:30pm (ages 9-14 years)

Location: Centennial Activity Center

100 S. Western Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068

The ideal candidate would be available for both classes.

Strict capacity limits will be observed based on local Covid-19 recommendations. Currently classes are limited to 15 students per age group.

The Dance Instructor will be responsible for:

  • choreographing dance numbers
  • teaching choreography to dancers of many experience levels and preparing students to give their best performance
  • teaching general dance technique and movement skills through fun and engaging games and activities
  • collaborating with the Stage School owners on a showcase for students.

Ideal teaching candidates will

  • be motivated, energetic, and organized
  • have a strong professional background in the performing arts
  • have experience teaching children ages 5-14
  • have experience in choreographing for and rehearsing musical theater
  • have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

Covid-19 Procedures

  • Face masks will be required for all students and staff when indoors
  • Social distancing measures
  • Capacity limits with small student groups
  • Opportunities to hold portions of class outside as weather permits

Please note, the class location is not easily accessible by public transportation. Reliable transportation is required.

Please submit a cover letter detailing your relevant experience along with your resume.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $40 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks are required for on-site classes. Classes sizes will be limited.

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Park Ridge