Submit Jazz and American Social-Inspired Work for RS’ Cohort 2023

Rhythmically Speaking, a Twin Cities-based dance company with a 15-year history and a national reputation for excellence in jazz, seeks works for stage and screen for presentation as a part of our program The Cohort 2023.

Submissions are due today – November 30. For full information about important details, dates and compensation, and to access the submission form, visit this link.

The program includes a live stage production in the Twin Cities in summer 2023 and dance film screenings in Colorado (summer 2023) and the Twin Cities (fall 2023). The call for works for screen is in partnership with the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (CO), one of the longest-running and most reputable screen dance festivals in the nation. Our 2022 film screening partners were the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop (CO) and the Twin Cities Film Festival (MN).

Submitted works must explore jazz and/or American social dance ideas from forms including but not limited to tap and hip hop styles. Join the ongoing conversation around the connections between and sociocultural impact/s of these styles by submitting! Artists 21 and older at any point in their careers are welcomed to submit.

We look forward to seeing your work, and thank you for your interest!

Zenon Dance School – Call for Movement Instructors for Young Dancers

Calling movement instructors for young dancers!

Zenon Dance School provides instruction for dancers of all genders, orientations, abilities and levels of experience. A key part of our mission is providing quality dance classes for adult professional, community dancers, and youth in Minneapolis.

Zenon is seeking multiple new instructors to teach youth classes for our 2023 Winter Session. If you are passionate about working with young dancers and have experience teaching movement classes we would love to hear from you.

Winter Session: This is a contracted position from January 9-March 19, 2023 (ten weeks).

Seeking instructors to lead Creative Movement and various other technique forms between an age range of 3-14 years. Preferred class times: Sunday mornings/early afternoons.

Zenon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

To express your interest in teaching with Zenon’s Youth Program for the Winter Session, please send a resume to Hunter Batterson, Zenon’s Youth and Outreach Coordinator, at hunter@zenondance.org by Friday, December 2. In your interest email, please also include your preferred movement styles and ages to teach, along with your ideal teaching rate.

New Year’s Eve “Showgirl” – Walk-Around Model

Thin biological female between 5’4″-5’6″ preferably, comfortable with minimal coverage costume and casino atmosphere.

Duties: Walk around, stroll, and participate in photo ops with guests on the casino floor in the provided “showgirl” costume from 7:00pm-12:00am with breaks.

Pay: $500 with a $50 food allowance

Provision: Own hotel room

The 3-Women Project by TU Dance

Headshots of the three black choreographers

Audition Deadline Extended!
We are accepting video-only submissions until December 3, 2022.

Featuring choreographers Yusha-Marie Sorzano, Alanna Morris, and Stefanie Batten Bland.

TU Dance seeks dance artists for The 3-Women Project featuring choreographic works from a group of three internationally renowned black female artists who will each work individually within their own creative processes while simultaneously seeking to explore and discover synergistic and unifying themes throughout the process. The project will incorporate educational opportunities and culminate in live, in-person performances on May 12 and 13, 2023 at The O’Shaughnessy in St. Paul. Through this 11-week creative process, TU Dance seeks to create artistic space for these three dynamic and award-winning dance artists to share their distinctly strong voices in choreographic work and their deep investment and investigations into their own artistic practice and identity as black women. TU Dance looks forward to engaging with local and national dance artists and our community to share and celebrate the perspectives of these three women through this exciting and ambitious project.

We have a strong interest in cultivating a culturally diverse group of dance artists for this project and creating a cast that represents our diverse world. Seasoned professionals to emerging dance artists with a minimum of 5 years of professional dance experience are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the choreographers and how to audition, click here.

Young Dance Seeks Teaching Artists for 2022-23 Session and Beyond

Young Dance is seeking teachers, assistants, and substitutes for 2022-23 and beyond. Teachers with experience in the following styles are encouraged to apply: Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theater, Afro-Modern, Modern/Contemporary, Ballet, Percussive, and Creative Movement. Experience working with dancers of all abilities is a plus, but not required.

Founded in 1987, we believe young people are artists with something important to say and that working across differences is a benefit to all. Our mission is to transform lives through movement. We are an inclusive community where creativity flourishes and healthy risk-taking is encouraged. Our classes are open to everyone of all levels and abilities. Participants enjoy our collaborative and student-led approach to dance education. Our curriculum emphasizes technique, improvisation, and choreography through the elements of dance: body, action, space, time, and energy. Dancers develop skills in observing, participating, and reflecting in a safe and supportive environment that values a commitment to self, to the group, and to lifelong learning.

Pay rate is $48/hour for lead teaching, $24/hour for assisting.

Contact Anat Shinar, anat@youngdance.org, with a resume and brief introduction.

Work with BCL

Seeking Accompanist Artists

Ballet Co.Laboratory is seeking an experienced accompanist, skilled in piano, to play for ballet classes. This is a part-time position, for which candidates must have at least 1-3 years experience accompanying ballet classes, as well as hold a Bachelors or Masters degree in music or equivalent experience.

The ballet accompanist selects and plays appropriate music for ballet technique classes. The accompanist shall choose and play at a moment’s notice music to match the tempo, meter, musicality, and length of various ballet exercises; and/or must be able to spontaneously compose/improvise to the movement appropriately. If you are primarily a reader, you should have some improvisational skill to accommodate instructions, extended endings and to edit/alter music (possibly in real time) to meet phrasing needs of given exercises.

This position is part-time, starting at $25/hour.

To learn more, head to our website, or contact us at info@balletcolaboratory.org

Submit Jazz and American Social Dance-Inspired Work for RS’ Cohort 2023

Rhythmically Speaking, a Twin Cities-based dance company with a 15-year history and a national reputation for excellence in jazz, seeks works for stage and screen for presentation as a part of our program The Cohort 2023.

Submissions are due November 30. For full info about important details, dates and compensation, and to access the submission form, visit this link.

The program includes a live stage production in the Twin Cities in summer 2023 and dance film screenings in Colorado (summer 2023) and the Twin Cities (fall 2023). The call for works for screen is in partnership with the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (CO), one of the longest-running and most reputable screen dance festivals in the nation. Our 2022 film screening partners were the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop (CO) and the Twin Cities Film Festival (MN).

Submitted works must explore jazz and/or American social dance ideas from forms including but not limited to tap and hip hop styles. Join the ongoing conversation around the connections between and sociocultural impact/s of these styles by submitting! Artists 21 and older at any point in their careers are welcomed to submit.

We look forward to seeing your work, and thank you for your interest!

Zenon Dance School – Call for Movement Instructors for Young Dancers

Calling movement instructors for young dancers!

Zenon Dance School provides instruction for dancers of all genders, orientations, abilities and levels of experience. A key part of our mission is providing quality dance classes for adult professional, community dancers, and youth in Minneapolis.

Zenon is seeking multiple new instructors to teach youth classes for our 2023 Winter Session. If you are passionate about working with young dancers and have experience teaching movement classes we would love to hear from you.

Winter Session: This is a contracted position from January 9–March 19, 2022 (ten weeks).

Seeking instructors to lead Creative Movement and various other technique forms between an age range of 3-14 years.
Preferred class times: Sunday mornings/early afternoons.

Zenon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

To express your interest in teaching with Zenon’s Youth Program for the Winter Session, please send a resume to Hunter Batterson, Zenon’s Youth and Outreach Coordinator, at hunter@zenondance.org at your earliest convenience. In your interest email, please also include your preferred movement styles and ages to teach, along with your ideal teaching rate.

75% Time Communications Associate Position at Northrop

The Communications Associate performs a broad range of internal and external communications work in support of Northrop’s communications, marketing, sales, fundraising, campus and community engagement, and K-12 arts education for Northrop programming, Northrop’s Gallery, the rental of Northrop spaces, The Bistro at Northrop, U of M Tickets and Events, and the U of M Twin Cities Campus Events Calendar.

This position collaborates closely and communicates with colleagues in all areas of Northrop, campus and community partners, media, and the general public.

The Communications Associate will write, edit, and proof an expansive variety of materials from a large volume of information for all digital and print platforms and channels, ensuring clear, consistent and effective messaging and branding following Northrop and U of M brand and editorial standards. In partnership with and under the direction of the Marketing Systems Manager and Communications Manager, the Communications Associate will build content on Northrop’s website; build, test, and send email communications to targeted audiences; and support the U of M Twin Cities Campus Events Calendar by communicating with and assisting users and executing communications tactics for its promotion and expansion.

This position reports to the Communications Manager and is a 75% time (30 hours per week) currently hybrid (remote and and on-site work) position, primarily working weekdays, and occasionally weekend and/or evening hours as needed based on the schedule of Northrop’s events. Salary: $38,000 per year.

External applicants apply at https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/352785

Current UMN employees apply at https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/int/352785