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  • Julie Diana Hench Appointed ARB & Princeton Bal... American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announced today that, after an international search, Julie Diana Hench has been selected as the organization's Executive Director. Her start date is September 1.
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  • Ohad Naharin to Step Down as Artistic Director ... Naharin will leave his position but will remain the house choreographer of the company. Replacing him as artistic director is longtime company member and former rehearsal director Gili Navot. These changes will be made effective in September 2018.
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  • 2017 Bessie Award Nominees Announced
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  • Amy Seiwert Appointed Sac Ballet Artistic Director The Sacramento Ballet has chosen one of its former dancers as its new artistic director. Amy Seiwert, an accomplished choreographer with ties to Sacramento and the Bay Area, has been appointed the company’s artistic director starting with the 2018-19 season. She will replace longtime co-artistic directors Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda, who wi...
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  • Former Royal Ballet & Aus Ballet Principal Brya... Bryan Lawrence, a former principal dancer with Britain's Royal Ballet and The Australian Ballet who co-founded what is now the National Capital Ballet School, has died. He was 80 years old.
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  • Yasmine Naghdi appointed Royal Ballet principal London-born dancer Yasmine Naghdi has been promoted to principal at the Royal Ballet. Naghdi, who joined the company in 2010 after training at the Royal Ballet School, is the second British dancer to be promoted to the highest rank in the company in as many years. She follows Francesca Hayward, who was made a principal last year.
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  • ABT Announces Promotions including Sarah Lane t... Three ballerinas — Sarah Lane, Christine Shevchenko and Devon Teuscher — have been promoted to the rank of principal dancer at American Ballet Theater, the company announced on Friday. Calvin Royal III, a member of the corps de ballet who has been increasingly in the spotlight with solo roles, was promoted to soloist.
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  • "World of Dance" Renewed for Season 2 on NBC “World of Dance” has been renewed for Season 2 at NBC, the network announced Thursday. The series gives dancers the platform to showcase their talents and compete for a $1 million grand prize. It features a judging team composed of Jennifer Lopez, who also serves as an executive producer, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host Jenna Dewan Tatum.
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  • Jenifer Ringer and James Fayette to Lead Trudl ... After three years at the head of the Colburn Dance Academy, Jenifer Ringer will leap into a new role as Dean of the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute. James Fayette will join her in the institute’s leadership, serving as Associate Dean. The two will oversee all dance programs, in all disciplines, from beginning classes to pre-professional training.
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  • CalArts Selects Dimitri Chamblas as Dean of The... California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) announces that Dimitri Chamblas, former artistic director of the Paris Opera’s creative digital platform 3rd Scene, has been chosen as the new Dean of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance. Chamblas was selected after an extensive national and international search, and will begin his tenure with the st...
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Organization: Florida State University School of Dance
Job Location: Tallahassee, FL

The Florida State University School of Dance seeks to hire one Assistant Professor of Dance to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all levels of classical and/or contemporary technique as well as the ability to teach dance composition. Additional teaching responsibilities in one or more of the following content areas is desired: improvisation, contact improvisation, somatic practices, partnering, pointe, pedagogy, dance studies, directing, dance photography and/or dramaturgy. 

The new faculty member will share responsibilities for student mentoring and advising, and professional service at the departmental, college and university levels and contributing to a collegial approach which facilitates creative and critical learning environments. Encouraging fluidity across the domains involved in dance as art is a priority in our program. He/she will be expected to maintain a consistent agenda of research and/or creative activity and engage in ongoing professional development in their area of expertise that leads to recognition within the dance field. The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree or professional equivalence in a related field of expertise. MFA and/or PhD. For more information and to apply, click here.