Opportunities

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 mondaymoves@danceatl.org.

Use the buttons below to navigate between different opportunities available.

Neighborhood Ballet Seeking Experienced Teachers for Hip-Hop and Toddler/Caregiver Classes
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Neighborhood Ballet, located in East Atlanta and Grant Park, is seeking an experienced teacher for two beginning/intermediate hip-hop classes Thursdays 5-7pm, and a teacher for two toddler/caregiver classes Sundays 11:30am-1pm.

Please send resumés to Emily@theneighborhoodballet.com.
Benefits Include: Complimentary adult classes, yearly shoe allowance, 401K, Health Care for Full-Time employees, studio use for personal projects, teacher training and continuing education opportunities.

Ministry in Motion, Inc Seeking Artistic Director
Immediate Opening

In the role of Artistic Director, the individual will work in collaboration with the Executive Director, ensuring the highest level of excellence in all programs and performances.  They will create,  manage and expand existing programs and diverse performances, while presenting the gospel through  created  art that moves through high-quality dance instruction, music, creative writing and stimulating performances.   

The Artistic Director will assume responsibility for dance company member development,  teaching, managing dance staff , dance theatre  annual productions, class room curriculum,   developing and planning workshops, master classes, community engagement and outreach programs.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance preferred.  Previous experience as a Dancer and Artistic Director with no less than 5 years Experience in teaching Ballet, Modern, African, Hip-hop  and Creative dance, directing and producing., ability to work under pressure, leadership and people skills, risk taking,  excellent communication skills, management skills, creativity., strong math ability for budgets and logistics.

To start application process, please send resume and cover letter to Shealeta Reed, Executive Director, at ministyryinmotion3@yahoo.com. For questions, contact Shealeta via email or call 404.786.8321. 


Core Dance: Marketing & Communications Intern
The marketing & communications intern works under the supervision of the Communications Manager during a typical season of productions. Interns generally work 5-10hrs/week in a combination of virtual and in-person work, which may include time offsite and at performance venues. Academic credit can be provided. Please email resumes and a short interest paragraph to communications@coredance.org

Divine Dance Studio Hiring Teachers
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Are you interested in teaching a weekly adult class? Email info@divinedancestudio.com with the subject line “Adult Class Teacher.” Please include your resume, instagram handle and any footage of you dancing or teaching. 

Choreographic Residency at Kennesaw State University 
Apply by October 30

The Choreographic Residency program at KSU invites two nationally-emerging or mid-career choreographers to the Department of Dance each summer for a four-week residency to create two world premieres on the KSU Dance Company. Invited choreographers will audition and select dancers, preferably for ten students, for which they will create an original choreographic 30-minute group work. The residency culminates in two fully produced pieces, presented as a double bill in our state-of-the-art KSU Dance Theater. A panel of industry and university professionals will review and select choreographers. The department will announce the recipients of this residency in the spring.

The residency is designed to support the creative process of emerging or mid-career artists with an emphasis on innovation and movement invention. The goal of the residency is to increase students’ access to the professional practice of dance while further enhancing and enriching their dance education at KSU. The resident choreographers receive a $5,000 honorarium. Housing, travel, and per diem are included in the honorarium. The Dance Department will provide additional travel funds of up to $1,000 to return to KSU at the beginning of the fall term for rehearsals and performances. 


Moving In The Spirit Seeking Teaching Artists for Fall 2022

Moving in the Spirit has several Dance Teacher positions open for Fall.

  • Classes start Monday, September 12th
  • Seeking Creative Dance, Modern and Hip-Hop Teachers for the upcoming Program Year
  • If interested, applicants should email their resume PLUS a dance reel kacey@movinginthespirit.org

Dance Canvas After-School Program: Seeking Teachers
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Dance Canvas is seeking teachers for an after-school program at City of Atlanta recreation centers. These would run 9 weeks beginning the week of 10/11. Looking for all types of classes/experiences for ages 5-10.
Interested candidates should send resumés and a class description/proposal to aharris@dancecanvas.com. Classes would run 4-6pm Monday-Thursday. Pay rate $30-40/hr depending on experience.

Peachtree Dance Instructor Position
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Peachtree Dance is looking for additional part-time dance instructors for the 2022/2023 season. Our work culture is one of kindness, personal responsibility, and a willingness to work together. Peachtree Dance Staff work well individually as instructors in the classroom, but equally as important, we work well as a team. We are looking for instructors who are qualified to teach Pre-Ballet, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop, and Contemporary. If you are interested in being part of our team, please email us at: edarden@peachtreechurch.com


The Atlanta Dance Academy

TADA is hiring instructors for Classical Ballet pre-Pro, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Tap, and Jazz. Join our amazing team today! Email your teaching reel and resume to info@tadaatlanta.com.


Kennesaw State University Department of Dance: Costume Designer 

Kennesaw State University Department of Dance seeks an experienced and creative costume designer to design and construct costumes for summer and fall dance productions in 2022 and possible future performances. 

Responsibilities involve working with choreographers to design, construct, and fit new costumes, purchase costumes, or alter existing costumes in the department’s inventory. Interested candidates should submit their design portfolio to ksudance@kennesaw.edu.


Atlanta Fringe Festival
Putting up a week-long arts festival takes a lot of help and we need yours! Now seeking people to help us out with paid positions (like box office, technicians, and event photographers) as well as helpful folks to join our all-volunteer staff with everything from front of house staff to fundraising to website maintenance. All the good stuff! If you’re interested (and want to catch some shows for free in the process) check out our options here.


 

Online Audition Submissions for Notnebia Dance Company
Submit by September 16
Under the direction of Artistic Director, Lindsay Renea Benton, Notnebia is seeking to hire dancers for several upcoming company projects in Georgia, Alabama and Ohio. Please submit your auditions virtually. 


Komansé Dance Theater Auditions
Submissions Due September 24 at 11:59PM

Komansé Dance Theater is currently looking for professional dancers to join the company for the 2022-2023 season.

Audition Requirements:
1. Please fill out the google form linked
2. All submissions are due Friday September 24th @ 11:59pm
3. 1:00min Reel/Solo
4. Résumé
5. Headshot
6. Seeking dancers from all technique backgrounds (horton, ballet, krump, house, jazz, tap, etc.)

New Artist Residency Program

Fall for Fall Dance and Rogue Wave are collaborating with the dance communities of New York and Atlanta. This residency program will serve as a vehicle to bring new and exciting choreographers to new cities to create dance in an intensive style on independent professional artists, and then be performed for the public at the Fall for Fall Dance Festival. During the course of the Atlanta residency, one dance artist from New York City will come to Atlanta to set a new work of choreography over 5 days and teach local students. This piece will be created with Atlanta based dance artists who apply for the residency process. It will be a first come first serve basis. The reverse will happen for Spring for Spring.

Interested dancers can sign up Monday, September 12 at 8:30AM

Email fallforfalldancefestival@gmail.com with any questions.


Audition for BREATHE at 7 Stages in March 2023
Saturday, October 1 | 9:30-11:30AM
Dance101 Atlanta, 855 Emory Point Drive C-105 Atlanta, GA

Seeking dancers available to rehearse Sundays from 1-4 pm. All rehearsal time and performances are paid.

 

The Bakery Atlanta: The Bakery South Downtown

Call for Curators: The Bakery invites curators and artists to propose their show and/or workshop ideas and bring them to life in our gallery spaces throughout 2022.

Volunteer with DanceATL: Oral History Project

The DanceATL Archive Committee is actively looking for new members to join us in our efforts to discover and share the rich history of the Atlanta dance community.  We are recruiting new members to serve on the committee as we enter our next phase of archival development.  We will be gathering oral histories from longtime members of the Atlanta dance community over the next year, as well as determining the overall scope and direction of the process of developing an archive of other materials related to the history of dance in Atlanta.  The committee meets about once a month via Zoom, and will be increasing our activity as we begin the process of conducting the oral history interviews.  For more information or to find out how to join the committee, contact the chair, Douglas Scott (douglas@fullradiusdance.org)  or one of the other current members of the committee, Cynthia Crain-Lee (cindydcrain@outlook.com) or D. Patton White (patton@beacondance.org).

 


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. 

Donate2Dance

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 2dancers@donate2dance.org if your organization is in need.


Promenade Nomination

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.


Into the Proscenium

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 intotheproscenium@gmail.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. 


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

 All volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The Food Bank no longer requires that masks be worn or for a volunteer to show proof of
vaccination to serve.

To learn more about volunteering for the Atlanta Community Food Bank go to https://www.acfb.org/volunteer/

Dance Canvas Inc

We are now accepting applications for our Fall 2022 Internship! Join the Dance Canvas team in a semester-long internship where you will engage in the logistics of Dance Canvas (marketing, social media planning, data entry, and more). This is a hybrid internship with responsibilities completed virtually and on-site. High School Seniors and College students are encouraged to apply! 

Please email info@dancecanvas.com for any questions and to apply.


Out Of Hands Theater Paid Internships


Out of Hand offers seasonal paid internships in support of our Equitable Dinners Program: a collaborative project that includes art and small group conversation to build community, bring light to inequities that exist for black people, and activate anti-racist action. The responsibilities of the internship include: familiarizing yourself with arts culture and collaborative partnerships in the Atlanta arts community, developing community engagement practices, attending staff meetings with Out of Hand team and Equitable Dinners Partner Design Team, coordinating completion and implementation of monthly project indicators, and other projects as assigned. These responsibilities will contribute to the development of the intern’s professional competencies by connecting his/her theoretical knowledge with good production and administration skills. Key abilities such as event coordination, small theater event production, intercultural skills, collaborative work, using the arts as a tool for social justice, introductory understanding of racial equity, anti-racism, and production of transformational learning events in a virtual environment.

For more information, please e-mail Adria Kitchens, Director of Equity and Activism, adria@outofhandtheater.com.

Atlanta Dance and Music Academy

We offer semester-based internships for students seeking experience in studio management, classroom teaching, arts administration and production support.


Intern at The Movement Lab ~ Home of T. Lang Dance

T. Lang Dance, a registered non-profit, is seeking an intern to assist in social media and design as well as managing events at The Movement Lab, its premiere arts and community space in Westview. The ideal candidate is outgoing, detail-oriented, proactive, and self-motivated. Some weekend and evening work is required and will be paid.

This position will require approximately 20 hours per week; hours will fluctuate depending on bookings and event schedules. Hospitality, Events Management, Arts, Non-profit Management, and English majors are strongly encouraged to apply. All majors will be considered.

Position Responsibilities:

Assist with day-to-day venue operations, including light cleaning and stocking. Assist in answering inquiries about The Movement Lab. Assist in responding to requests to book The Movement Lab. Manage events on-site and act as representative of The Movement Lab. Assist with the set-up and breakdown of events. Assist with projects in the areas of marketing, event development and sponsorship/development as needed. Assist with day-to-day promotion of events, memberships, and opportunities to book The Movement Lab. Write captions related to The Movement Lab events and people participating in them, including features on members

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and a short writing sample or designs to info@themovementlabatl.com

Social Media Internship Creatives Project

The Creatives Project is looking to hire an intern who is a skilled and visual storyteller with a love for digital media and communications. Do you possess a strong visual eye with an engaging writing style? Are you familiar with the cultural agents operating in the local/regional art circuit? Are you a passionate, detail-oriented and engaged collaborator? If so we’d love to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and resume to info@thecreativesproject.org with the subject “Social Media Internship”.

The Social Media Intern will receive a $150 stipend per month at the end of each month for the duration of their internship. Alternatively, TCP can offer studio workspace.


Moving In The Spirit

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 volunteer@movinginthespirit.org.



Out of State

More Opportunities Added Weekly

DanceATL

Interested in volunteering your time to connect the Atlanta Dance community through DanceATL programming? Check out our volunteer page!

Email info@danceatl.org 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;
  • Marketing;
  • Concessions at Theatre performances;
  • Merchandise sales at Theatre performances;
  • Hospitality; and
  • Special Events.

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Atlanta Ballet

Play a significant role in the success of Atlanta Ballet by volunteering. Immerse yourself in the culture of dance administration with chances to receive complimentary tickets to Atlanta Ballet productions at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and free passes for Adult Open Division dance classes.

Volunteer opportunities are available in various areas, including development, marketing, production, education, and special events. Volunteer needs are seasonal.

To express interest in volunteering at Atlanta Ballet, fill out the Volunteer Interest Form and return it to lelliott@atlantaballet.com or Atlanta Ballet Volunteer Program, 1695 Marietta Boulevard NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

Moving In The Spirit

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 volunteer@movinginthespirit.org.

Ballethnic Dance Company

Volunteer opportunities are available in various areas, including production support, administrative support, fundraising support, financial, and marketing support.

Register to volunteer here.

 

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