Job Opening: Choreographer & Dance Instructor for Amateur Student Musical Foundation

Are you a dance enthusiast with a passion for creativity and a knack for guiding amateur performers? We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Choreographer & Dance Instructor for our amateur student musical foundation. This exciting opportunity entails collaborating with a team of four other creatives, including two theatre directors, a conductor, and a vocal coach, to bring our chosen musical, “The Prom!” to life.

Position Details:

  • Time Frame: September 2024 to June/July 2025 (project-based), rehearsals on Friday evenings.
  • Early Availability: Required for decision-making processes (e.g., audition plans)
  • Target Audience: Amateur students with an average age range of 18-30
  • Compensation: 5.000€ for the duration of the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a creative vision for the choreography and dance elements of the selected musical.
  • Guide participants through the rehearsal and staging process, ensuring a cohesive and engaging performance.
  • Maintain open communication with the foundation’s board to align on project goals and expectations.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Preferably, experience working with beginner or amateur dancers.
  • Creativity: Ability to bring original, innovative ideas to the table.
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal skills and approachability are essential.
  • Formal Training: While formal dance teaching training is not mandatory, practical experience in the field is highly valued.

We’re looking for someone who can inject a breath of fresh air into our productions and inspire our performers to reach new heights. If you’re ready to embark on an exciting journey of creativity and collaboration, we encourage you to apply! We will first hold an interview with you, and if this works out, you will be asked to create and teach 2-3 8-counts of choreography at a later point. More information regarding the second part will come before the interview.

[To apply, please submit your resume, a short motivation letter, and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and creative approach to choreography to secretary@stichtinginspe.nl by the 3rd of June.]