Staff Openings

Rehearsal Assistant

Urbanity Dance is seeking a rehearsal assistant for the 2019-2020 company season. Candidates must have a positive attitude, detail-oriented, and passionate about dance making individuals who aspire to learn the in’s and out’s of artistic creation process.

When: Sept-Oct 2019, Jan-May 2020

The rehearsal assistant will help with the following tasks:

  • Run the rehearsals of repertoire for upcoming shows 2 days a week (Choose two of the following: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12-2pm, Friday 10-11:15, 1-2pm)

  • Support technical aspects of creation

  • Support guest choreographers by taking production, concept, and technique related notes (rediencies to be scheduled)

  • Responsible for helping “clean” works for upcoming shows

  • Creating a positive environment during rehearsals

  • Holding dancers accountable for tardiness and attendance

  • Serving as a compassionate enforcer of company norms

  • Reports directly to Director and the artistic team

  • Plus to those candidates who can commit to show weeks (tech, dress rehearsal, etc.) Show weeks are: October 23rd-27th, February 19th-23rd, May 27th-30th

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must

  • Models responsible and timely work ethic

  • Knowledge of contemporary dance technique

Compensation: $4,000

Benefits include: Free access to company class four days a week, 50 percent off nightly open classes, and $5 discounted rentals.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to the Artistic Operations Manager at cayley@urbanitydance.org