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Modern Dance Teacher - Part Time
By Mbfountain
Posted On Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:44 AM
Priority (paid) post created on 2018-04-30 11:44:45
ACES Educational Center for the Arts
55 Audubon Street
New Haven , CT, US
06510


Deadline: Wed May 30, 2018
Audition Date: May 2018
Contact: mbanarfountain@aces.org
About ACES Educational Center for the Arts
ACES Educational Center for the Arts' (ACES ECA) mission is to provide high school students with the experience of studying the fine arts with practicing professional artists, stimulating a life-long curiosity for learning and a passion for the arts. The ECA Dance Department offers high school students rigorous, comprehensive dance training from the three perspectives of creator, performer, and critical observer. In a diverse learning environment, students gain a strong foundation in classical and contemporary dance techniques. Our particular concentration on choreography encourages students to develop an individual artistic voice. Practicing professional artists make up the permanent faculty and visiting guest artists provide further enrichment to students in contemporary, historical and world dance forms.

POSITION:
The ACES Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven, Connecticut is seeking part time teachers with expertise in various levels of modern dance technique, dance composition and choreography. Candidates must possess strong choreographic skills and the ability to set repertory.


QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelors degree is required, MFA preferred with substantial professional dance experience.
- Extensive experience teaching to high school aged dancers.
- Knowledge of diverse learning styles and pedagogical approaches that encourage student retention and success for students enrolled in a performing arts high school.
- Demonstrated ability to motivate and challenge students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
- Experience developing course and program level outcomes.
- Expertise in ballet, contact improvisation, improvisation, partnering, dance history, world dance technique, somatics or movement analysis is desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

This candidate will teach various levels of modern dance technique and dance composition; set original choreography in faculty repertory; advise seniors in choreography final project. Additional courses may include the following: ballet, contact improvisation, improvisation, partnering, dance history, world dance technique, somatics, movement analysis.

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