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Organization: Ballet Austin
Job Location: Austin, TX

 

 

Ballet Austin is seeking a Resident Instructor of Dance (RID). The RID will teach ballet technique and related styles (pointe, variations, partnering) to Ballet Austin Academy Lower and Upper School students at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. The position also maintains a commitment to teaching the core curriculum and syllabus prescribed by Ballet Austin artistic staff (influenced by the teaching of Truman Finney and Marcia Dale Weary).

The successful candidate will demonstrate ballet as a first language, work well in a collaborative work environment, be committed to a cohesive approach to training, and exhibit a breadth of understanding of newer disciplines in addition to classical ballet.

For a full job description, please click here. Please send letter of application and resume, three current letters of recommendation, and list of references here.