Atlanta is home to a thriving arts scene with a plethora of opportunities. This page is updated weekly to reflect currently available opportunities including jobs, internships, auditions, calls for proposals, and engagement activities offered by various companies and organizations in the metro Atlanta area. Know of an opportunity you’d like featured? Email us at email@example.com.
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South Arts Hiring Director, Arts Partnerships
The Director, Arts Partnerships, will be responsible for programs that focus on engaging arts and cultural organizations and their leaders in ways that build capacity and participation among historically underserved groups/communities with rich and dynamic cultural identities; strengthen the organizational capacity of arts and cultural entities; expand peer networks; and include diverse voices among all who participate in and lead this work.
TADA Hiring Teachers for 2023-2024 Season
The Atlanta Dance Academy (TADA) is currently seeking teachers to join their faculty for the 2023-2024 season. Applicants can submit their information online at: https://www.tadaatlanta.com/about-us/careers
Covington Regional Ballet Hiring Teachers for Summer 2023 and 2023-24 Season
Covington Regional Ballet seeks dance teachers for this summer and fall. Interested educators can share resumes, availability, areas of dance expertise, and desired hourly rates to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about CRB, visit https://www.covingtonregionalballet.com/
Jump Start Gym Seeking Ballet Teacher
Jump Start Gym in Sandy Springs is looking for a ballet instructor to teach basic ballet and flexibility skills to kids ages 5-16, who participate in the competitive gymnastics program. We are looking for someone who can be available 2 and possibly 3 days a week during the early afternoon hours. Days and times are flexible. If interested, please contact Coach Courtney Smith at 646-734-9562 or email email@example.com
More listings added weekly
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American Dance Festival- Seeking Graphic Designer + Marketing Associate
The Graphic Designer & Marketing Associate works with all departments at ADF to provide uniform and professional materials for communication purposes. This position oversees digital and print projects from conception to delivery. Also responsible for maintaining the ADF website and supporting ADF’s marketing efforts as needed.
This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. Salary hiring range is $40,000-$50,000 depending on experience and qualifications. ADF offers an excellent benefits package that includes PTO (holidays, vacation, sick time, and personal time), plus health, long and short-term disability, dental, and life insurance, and a 401K with a 4% match.
Atlanta Ballet Company and Atlanta Ballet 2 Auditions
Accepting Submissions Now
Must have strong classical technique and prior performance experience. We look for ladies between 5’3” and 5’6” and gentlemen between 5’7” and 6’4” in height.
Atlanta Ballet Company: 36 Week Full-time Employment Contract (Typically Aug-May), Base Salary: $700.00 per week with increase over base rate commensurate with abilities and/or experience. We have 40 Company Dancers and no ranking. There are additional opportunities available for teaching and/or choreographing with the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education.
Atlanta Ballet 2: We are also auditioning professionally trained students for Atlanta Ballet 2, our newest initiative that represents the highest level of training in the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education. Please click here to learn more.
AUDITION MATERIALS SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Email the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
RESUME OR CV Accepted formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf files
Must include your email address, height in feet/inches, date of birth, citizenship (please specify your legal status in the US if applicable), and training and performance experience
HEADSHOT & DANCE PHOTO Accepted formats: jpg, .pdf files
One headshot, One or more full-body dance photographs
LINKS TO VIDEO(S) Accepted formats: YouTube and Vimeo links
Videos should include a classical variation and contemporary work
Provide passwords for links as necessary
Email applications missing any of these materials will not be considered. Following the submission of your acceptable materials to email@example.com, you will receive an email message confirming receipt.
Dancers who are considered to be potential candidates for Atlanta Ballet will be invited to attend an audition class, by separate email.
Site Specific Dance Hub Audition
June 17 | 11:30AM – 1PM
Decatur School of Ballet-Sams St, 141 Sams St #4133, Decatur, GA
A Bautanzt Here program.
In the course of 2 weekends, 8 dancers will create dance material in collaboration with each other and 2 choreographers: Nadya Zeitlin will oversee the research and site-specific element of the program; a guest choreographer and musician Xay Zoleil will create a Hip-Hop based dance work and a soundtrack. After each day of research and study, participants will apply new material to the specific sites: urban park, nature preserve, playground, TBA.
Seeking professional dance artists 18 years and older with background in various styles interested in site-specific dance, comfortable creating choreography as well as learning, and comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
Fill out Google Form to register for Audition.
Metropolitan Studios Seeking Masc-presenting Performers for Fundraiser Performance
Metropolitan Studios is looking to 1-2 masc-presenting modern dancers for a fundraiser we are doing at 7 Stages. Since this is a fundraiser, performers are donating their time. There is no pay.
Show date: July 9
Dress rehearsal: July 8
*Dancers must be available for at least 5 of the section rehearsals, and the full rehearsal on the 9th. All rehearsal at Metropolitan Studios in EAV.
6/12: 8:30 – 9:30pm
6/13: 8-9 pm
6/22: 8-9 pm
6/26: 7:30 – 8:30pm
7/6: 7-9pm (full runs w/ costumes)
Please contact Roula Roulette at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dance Canvas + Atlanta Contemporary Summer Choreographic Residency
Application Deadline | June 9th
Residency Dates | July 7- August 26
Both Dance Canvas and Atlanta Contemporary are strong believers in the power of art and the strength of artists’ voices to heal, make commentary, lift spirits, inspire hope, and demand change. The residency is designed to provide metro Atlanta-based choreographers with a platform for creation and presentation of works reflecting our communities and to be a creative outlet for dance artists while supporting and amplifying diverse voices.
We are seeking choreographers to create new works as a response to the social/cultural current climate in our communities. We are looking for unique, diverse perspectives from all genres of dance/movement artists. Successful applications include a thorough description of the project, clear plan for use of the residency time and space (ie. please visit Atlanta Contemporary prior to applying), and innovation in concept/choreographic lens. Selected proposals will be between 10-15 minutes in length. There is no limit on the size of the cast, however please consider your rehearsal process and the ability of a large cast to meet during the outlined time. (*The majority of the residency rehearsals should take place on the Atlanta Contemporary campus.)
- Open to metro Atlanta area professional choreographers
- Professional applicants must be at least 18 years old, and not currently enrolled inan undergraduate college, university or conservatory program
- Graduate/Doctoral candidates may apply
- Choreographers and casts must be available for the entire residency
For additional questions please contact email@example.com
Summer Studio Rental Offer at Core Dance
This year Core Dance would like to offer the following deal to anyone who would like to book a regular, recurring summer class schedule. This offer is good for recurring daytime class bookings that are designed to create income for the teacher.
Offer is available May 30 -August 31.
$15 per hour base rental rate.
Access to the following services for an additional $5 per hour:
Marketing and promotion of individual classes via the Core Dance e-blast as well as all our social media platforms, manage registration and collect payment for all attendees, issue full payment of all income from the classes less the rental fees, cover the financial obligation of merchant fees when an attendee uses a credit card to pay for class.
Interested teaching artists contact Core Dance Executive Director Elizabeth Labbe-Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applause Board 2022
DanceATL wants to celebrate YOU!
Part of our mission as an organization is to provide support for artists in the community, and to celebrate their wins, big and small. Our annual Applause Board is an opportunity to share your accomplishments and reflect on the incredible work made by and within our community over the past year. Submit for yourself, or share on behalf of someone you want to celebrate.
Atlanta Green Theatre Alliance
We’re seeking your input! Our annual Sustainability Survey is open until April 10th. Theater makers, venues, artists, educators, arts administrators…we need your input to further develop our programming and educational outreach.
Volunteer with the Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Atlanta Community Food Bank, one of the nation’s largest hunger-relief organizations, is seeking volunteers this summer to join the fight against food
insecurity. It has made opportunities available for youth 12 years and older
starting June 1st. A wide variety of opportunities to make a difference exist, from completing important tasks such as sorting and packing food donations, to
lending a hand to administrative work and more.
Those interested in volunteering can lend a hand either alone or with a group of
family, friends, or teammates and make a difference
To learn more about volunteering for the Atlanta Community Food Bank go to https://www.acfb.org/volunteer/
Promenade, a digital newsletter created by the DanceATL Writing Committee, features local artists and professionals, their artistic contributions to the community and their perspectives on dance in Atlanta. Nominate an outstanding individual or organization that you believe is creating unique work in the Atlanta area!
Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis. Go ahead and give us a shoutout to let us know who you think deserves some recognition! Feel encouraged to fill out the form more than once. Self-nominations are accepted.
Day of Dancer Health 2023
Register by June 5
Team Rehabilitation, 1495 Northside Dr NW A, Atlanta, GA
All professional dancers are invited to join us for this Day of Dancer Health. The event will be health fair style, and will include a musculoskeletal screen developed by Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health. There will be physical therapists, athletic trainers, physicians, mental health professionals, dietitians, fitness professionals, massage therapists, and representatives from dance service organizations, including Dance ATL. This event is free to the Atlanta dance community.
To take advantage of this incredible opportunity, register by June 5 by filling out this Google Form. Want to be involved in making this day happen? Email us to volunteer!
SheNYC Arts Gender-Equity Survey
SheNYC Arts is a non-profit organization that supports and showcases the talents of writers, composers, producers, directors, and other theater artists who are part of a marginalized gender group, including cis women, trans, and non-binary people. They host theater festivals in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta featuring works exclusively by gender-marginalized artists. SheNYC Arts is conducting a gender-equity survey and is asking for your input! The goal of the survey is to gain a better understanding about areas of success and improvement within the entertainment industry in regards to gender equity. To learn more about SheNYC and their programming visit their website.
Dance/USA Conference- On-site Registration and Discounted Rates for Independent Artists
Atlanta-area independent artists are eligible for a special discount for attending this year’s Dance/USA conference. Same day registration will be available on-site beginning June 13. For details about registration rates, click here.
Looking for a press release, interview, or coverage of your show? Fill out the form on the website, and we will do our best to pair you with a qualified writer.
We are asking choreographers to offer one complimentary ticket to the individual writing about your work. If this is not possible for you at this time, but still want coverage, please email email@example.com.
Calling all writers! Writers will be part of our core team, putting out long-form articles as well as highlighting works. Anyone can write, anyone can be reviewed.
Into the Proscenium (ITP) provides coverage of Atlanta’s dance scene – interviews, press releases, and criticism. Created in response to the dwindling commentary of other arts publications in the city, ITP is the area’s newest and most inclusive reporting of Atlanta dance.
ITP values impartiality, inclusivity, and diversity. We will work to cover anything that is submitted to us. Our mission is to keep Atlanta in the know about their dance community, and to keep the world in the know about Atlanta.
Donate2Dance collects gently worn dance shoes, costumes, and dancewear to give to schools in need. Materials can be hand delivered or shipped, and there is a local ambassador in Atlanta to facilitate. Reach out via email firstname.lastname@example.org if your organization is in need.
Dance Canvas Summer Internships
Apply by May 1
Applications are now open for Dance Canvas’ 2023 Summer Internship! Dance Canvas is looking for three summer interns to assist with two areas of our programming. Applications are due May 1, 2023! Keep reading below to learn about the roles of each internship position.
Summer Choreographic Intern (Two positions to fill): In this month-long internship (July 3-28, 2023), you will serve as “camp counselors” for our DC NEXT students. Our Summer Choreographic Interns will take class daily and participate in the choreographic opportunities during the DC NEXT program. All Summer Choreographic Interns will work with the Dance Canvas Staff to complete a summer project. Please note that there is a reduced tuition involved with this internship to pay for classes during the month; tuition is due to Dance Canvas upon acceptance to this internship.
Summer Administrative Intern (One position to fill): The Administrative intern will work with our staff on our marketing and fundraising efforts. This position will receive a stipend and course credit upon completion. The start date for this internship is flexible but will run between June 1st and July 31st. Please note that this position does not have dance classes attached to them.
For the application or more information, please contact email@example.com.
Core Dance Marketing and Archival Internships
Job Description: The Archival Intern works directly with the Executive Director, on the ongoing project of cataloging the past 45 years of work created by Core Dance. This internship involves 10 hours per week of work, primarily at the office, but may include occasional time offsite.
Over the years Core Dance has engaged in numerous international exchanges, toured works to various cities in the US and abroad, and facilitated many community conversations on relevant social issues. There are many hard copy and digital records that need organizing into a season-by-season archive capturing the history and evolution of this unique contemporary dance company, in preparation for the 40th season celebrations.
In addition to compiling a large variety of archival materials that include administrative documents, promo materials, newspaper clippings, and video-taped performances, the Archival Intern will help organize these materials into an easily searchable archive that can be utilized by the communications and development personnel at Core Dance.
The best candidate for this job is someone whose studies, interests, or experience include library science and archival research.
Compensation: Internships are not compensated financially; however, an intern may complete their internship for academic credit, or may participate in Core Dance classes and utilize studio space in exchange for internship hours. Please specify which of the two options you are interested in pursuing in your application.
This is a seasonal, part-time internship, from (dates are negotiable). To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Misty Foster, Intern Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Description: The Marketing Intern assists with Core Dance’s Marketing and Public Relations efforts, including internal and external communications processes. The position entails 10-15 hours per week of work, primarily remote,
Responsibilities/Learning opportunities include:
-Promoting season events and productions by producing and delivering posters/flyers
-Managing email campaigns and Social Media
-Managing Google Analytics
-Other tasks as assigned
Qualifications: Recent graduates or current students of a variety of disciplines and interests may qualify. Current areas of study or fields of interest include: Dance (and other art forms), Marketing/Communications, Nonprofit Management/Arts Administration, Event Planning, and Project Management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and college-level graphic arts skills are a plus.
Compensation: Internships are not compensated financially; however, an intern may complete their internship for academic credit, or may opt to exchange their hours for participation in Core Dance classes and the utilization of Core Dance studio space. Please specify which of the two options you are interested in pursuing in your application.
This is a seasonal, part-time internship, from (dates are negotiable). To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Misty Foster, Intern Coordinator (email@example.com).
Are you interested in dance, youth development, or gaining experience in the nonprofit sector? Moving in the Spirit is looking for interns to support our staff and positively impact the lives of our young people.
Internships are available in the following areas:
Program – support our program staff and classes
Contact our HR Manager, Kacey Dennis, to join the movement! E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Interested in volunteering your time to connect the Atlanta Dance community through DanceATL programming? Check out our volunteer page!
Email email@example.com to sign-up to be on DanceATL’s volunteer list. We can’t do it without you!
The Georgia Ballet and School.
Volunteers are crucial to the success of the programs and productions of The Georgia Ballet and School. We greatly appreciate all of the support given to us by volunteers.
Volunteer work with The Georgia Ballet is done in the following areas:
- Performance Support;
- Concessions at Theatre performances;
- Merchandise sales at Theatre performances;
- Hospitality; and
- Special Events.
Volunteer opportunities are available in various areas, including production support, administrative support, fundraising support, financial, and marketing support.
Register to volunteer here.
Moving in the Spirt is an award winning creative youth development program that uses the discipline of dance to help children and teens develop the social, emotional and cognitive skills they need to thrive. With that comes a lot of programming – we always need the help of volunteers to have the greatest impact!
To get involved, check out our volunteer page, then e-mail our Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator, Jelani Anderson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.