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Dance Instructor for Summer Camps / The Stage School

The Stage School is currently seeking Dance Instructor/Choreographers for several of our 2023 Summer Camps. The camps are held in Park Ridge, IL.

All camps are held Monday - Saturday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Performances take place on the Saturday of camp at 2 PM. Instructors will be required to stay till 5 PM on Saturday to assist with student check out and performance strike.

Summer Camps-Park Ridge (ages 6-16)

  • The Lion King Jr (July 10-July 15)
  • My Son Pinocchio Jr (July 17-July 22)

Compensation: $800/wk

An instructor who can do multiple weeks of camp is preferred but not required. We are open to candidates who can only commit to one full camp week.

Camp runs from 9 AM to 3 PM each day. Campers range in age from 6 to 16.

Our summer camp team consists of a separate Singing Teacher, Dance Teacher, and Acting Teacher, along with our school Principal.

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
  • working with the production team to ensure all camp/production needs are addressed
  • assisting backstage during performance, and with set up and strike as needed.

Ideal teaching candidates will

  • be motivated, energetic, and organized
  • have a strong professional background in the performing arts
  • have experience teaching children ages 6-16
  • have experience in choreographing for and rehearsing musical theater
  • have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

Please note, the camp 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. For more information, please visit

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