Position Offered: Southold Dance Theater
Job Title: Artistic Director
Forty-year-old non-profit ballet school with 175-200 students seeks an artistic director to lead the school and pre-professional training company. Potential candidates should have extensive knowledge of all forms of dance with a strong emphasis on classical ballet training and teaching, choreographic and staging skills, as well as administrative and leadership abilities. SDT is interested in individuals capable of creating a positive, nurturing environment and who have an interest in community involvement.
The school is situated in the northern Indiana community of South Bend, ninety miles east of Chicago. The city is home to the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and a regional campus of Indiana University. The lovely beaches of Lake Michigan are forty-five minutes a way. A full range of classes from creative movement through adult open ballet are offered. The pre-professional company presents a full-length Nutcracker every year at the Morris Performing Arts Center. Additional ballets performed include Swan Lake, Giselle, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, and for the first time, Don Quixote in spring 2017.
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Candidates submitting a cover letter, resume and some form of video demonstrating teaching, choreography or a production by March 1, 2017 will be given priority consideration.
By mail to:
Southold Dance Theater
Attn.: Search Committee
914 Lincoln Way West
South Bend, In 46616
Electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org