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.
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.
- 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
Masks are required for on-site classes. Classes sizes will be limited.