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Openings: Dance Teaching Artist | Intern

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre/Notes in Motion is seeking experienced Dance Teaching Artists for immediate placement in ongoing dance and movement residencies and after-school programs in the NYC Public Schools. Teaching artists lead in- school or after-school dance programs in schools throughout the five boroughs of NYC. Since 2000, Notes in Motion has worked with over 120,000 students across the 5 boroughs. Currently we have partner schools in Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn. Our programs occur within the school day (between 8am-3pm) or after school (3pm-6pm).

Qualified candidates should have:
  • At least 1-5 days per week available between 8am-3pm (in-school programs) and/or 2:30pm-6pm (after-school programs) for immediate placement experience in a variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, jazz, tap, ballroom, hip hop, Latin and African Diasporic styles, and/or creative dance training
  • Bachelors Degree in Dance or Dance Education Professional dance background and experience teaching in NYC public schools (or similar settings) with elementary, middle, and/or high school populations
  • Choreographic experience in a variety of settings for youth Experience teaching theater, yoga, martial arts, and/or gymnastics a plus
  • Spanish, Arabic, or Chinese speakers a plus!
Compensation: $45-$50/hr and include paid time for curriculum and professional development.
To apply, please send a substantive cover letter and resume to SUBJECT LINE: Dance Teaching Artist

The Intern is a parttime role for Notes in Motion/Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre that will support the administrative work
flow of our dynamic, inclusive, and robust dance education programs as well as Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre’s performances and events 1015 hours/week. The Intern is passionate about advancing our goals of equity, racial justice, and inclusion through the arts. They are an advocate for change, an imaginative problem solver, adept at anticipating challenges, resolving conflict, and moving through red tape to keep programs running throughout the busy school year. This position involves excellent organization and communication skills, and conscientiousness when working with public agencies, theaters, dance presenters, and funders. This is parttime contractor position that involves regular travel to schools throughout the NYC public school system and supporting companywide events, fundraising efforts, and marketing initiatives



  • A Bachelor’s degree in dance, arts administration, education, or related field or working towards a degree.
  • Highly organized, technologically savvy, detail oriented
  • Self-managed, ability work remotely and independently
  • Possess a vibrant passion for dance and dance education
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Work directly with Executive/Artistic Director, Director of Education, Program Assistant, and Company Manager to support the daily operations (reporting to Executive/Artistic Director) including:
  • Support the administrative flow of new and continuing dance education programs
  • Assist with marketing/social media, support evaluation and assessment of programs
  • Support planning and execution of company performances, culminating events, and tours 

Compensation: Intern is paid $16/hour – invoice submitted monthly on the 20th of the month.


To apply, please send a substantive cover letter and resume to SUBJECT LINE: Intern

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