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Monday, September 18, 2023

Dance Teaching Artist AUDITION - Wednesday September 20

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Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre/Notes in Motion is seeking experienced Dance Teaching Artists for immediate placement in ongoing dance education programs during the school day and after-school in the NYC Public Schools. Teaching Artist Audition will take place at Gibney Studios at 890 Broadway on Wednesday, September 20th at 2:30 p.m.

Teaching artists lead in-school or after-school dance programs in schools throughout the five boroughs of NYC. Rates start at $45/hr and include paid time for curriculum and professional development. 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 

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

Learn more about our programs at

To reserve an audiiton slot, submit a detailed TEACHING RESUME (no performance resumes please), a sample LESSON PLAN in any style (45-60 minutes) and indicate what age/grade it is targeted for, and a COVER LETTER as a separate attachment highlighting your dance training and teaching experience. Send these three items to: Alana Urda, Director of Education at with subject line DANCE TEACHING ARTIST. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

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