Choreographer/Movement Instructor

Choreographer/Movement Instructor

Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for an experienced Choreographer/ Movement Instructor to share their knowledge in our fall courses. This individual will choreograph musical numbers and provide movement instruction to participants in our adult classes. In addition, he/she will provide choreography and movement instruction for our youth participants as they rehearse for a junior musical. The courses will culminate with two performances: a musical revue for our adult students and a junior musical for our youth students.

Duties:

  • Prepare course materials
  • Act as a movement coach for movement classes
  • Make casting decisions in collaboration with the Director/Acting Coach and Music Director/Vocal Coach
  • Develop choreography for final performances
  • Lead choreography and movement rehearsals
  • Teach participants how to execute choreography

 Skills:

  • Knowledge of dance styles and history
  • Previous dance training in multiple styles is an asset
  • Strong choreographic skill
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people
  • Willingness to work with a number of people with a range of age, experience, and abilities
  • Enthusiasm for the project

 Availability:

  • Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. from September 12 to November 28, 2019
  • Dress Rehearsal on November 30, 2019 from 3:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Performances November 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and December 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

*Schedule will rotate with 2 out of 3 instructors per week so you may not be required every Thursday*

 Compensation:

$50 per hour

Apply:

Submit your resume to our Artistic Director via email at artisticswampdonkeytheatre@gmail.com.  The deadline for applications is Friday, August 16, 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check at his/her cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.