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  Minds In Motion Teaching Artist- Charlottesville

Richmond Ballet’s acclaimed outreach program, Minds In Motion, is seeking a qualified dance professional for a full time teaching artist position in Charlottesville City. Minds In Motion is an inclusive program that brings dance to all fourth grade students in Charlottesville City Schools during the school day. The Minds In Motion methodology has been crafted over the last two decades and the curriculum that the students receive changes each year based on the thematic content of the culminating performance. Students attend weekly 30 minute classes beginning in September and culminating with a professionally produced performance that is shared by all students at the end of May. Teaching artists should have a strong background in dance and performance as well as a desire to connect with students and bring them positive communication skills. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter that includes what inspires them about sharing dance with students and will also need to be available for training in the methodology and curriculum in the spring or summer. The position is seasonal with a 41 week contract running from the last week in August through the first week in June. Candidates will need to be willing to travel to Richmond one day a week throughout the season. This is a salaried position that includes benefits.

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and letters of reference to Human Resources Department, 407 E. Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or email to jobs@richmondballet.com.  Please no phone calls.  EOE

  Posted: Feb 2, 2018

  Richmond Ballet INTERNSHIPS- 2018-2019 Season

Richmond Ballet INTERNSHIPS for the 2018-2019 Season

Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, is hiring interns for the 2018-2019 Season (August/September – May/June).

The following intern positions will be full time and will include a weekly stipend. Housing will also be available. Applicants should email their cover letter and resume to Gretchen at ghemmer@richmondballet.com

Reception and Box Office Intern
Beginning LATE AUG/EARLY SEPTEMBER 2018: This intern position will work at the receptionist desk and in the box office. Primary duties include answering phone calls, assisting patrons and school parents, processing ticket orders, data entry, etc. Candidates should be aware that this position has Box Office hours which means nights and weekends are part of the normal schedule.

Costume Production Intern
Beginning EARLY AUGUST 2018: This intern position will work with the Costume Production team to organize, repair, and create costumes and props for the professional company, the School of Richmond Ballet, and Minds In Motion. This position will work in the costume shop, warehouse, and also backstage during productions.

Technical Production Intern
Beginning MID AUGUST 2018: This intern position will work with the Technical Production team to organize, repair, and create all technical aspects (lighting, sound, sets, etc.) for the professional company, the School of Richmond Ballet, and Minds In Motion. This position will work in the office, warehouse, and also backstage during productions.

Reception and Education Programs Administrative Intern
Beginning LATE AUG/EARLY SEPTEMBER 2018: This intern position will work with the School of Richmond Ballet and Minds In Motion. Primary duties will include date entry, filing, general office work, and communicating important information to families and school administrators of participating students. Half of the weekly hours will be at a Reception Desk as the face of our education programs. Candidates should be aware that this position has Dance School hours which means nights and weekends are part of the normal schedule.

 

 

  Posted: Feb 9, 2018