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Full Time-Salary, Principle Teacher/Assistant Director
By Danielelg
Posted On Mon May 06, 2019 09:52 AM
Priority (paid) post created on 2019-05-06 09:52:56
The School of Ballet Indiana
303 N. Stockwell Rd
Evansville, IN, US

Deadline: Thu Jun 06, 2019
Audition Date: Prior to August 2019
Contact:, 812-401-3321,
About The School of Ballet Indiana
Opened in August 2014 under the name of Studio 321 with 35 students and 2 instructors, and has more than doubled enrollment. The studio currently boasts 3 large dance rooms, one of which can be converted into a theater, all with sprung floors. A Dancer�s lounge, Teacher�s Lounge, costume area, private teachers� offices and a dance Boutique are also available for our teachers and dancers to enjoy. SBI teachers have provided the students with premier classical ballet training that the students, parents and school desire to continue. Due to our growth, in Summer 2018, our program changed its name to,� the School of Ballet Indiana�. We highly encourage our dancers to gain as much experience, education and performance opportunities as possible. Many of our dancers travel and compete in National and World Wide Competitions, as well as train at world renown professional ballet companies during Spring break and summers. Coaching and Choreographic opportunities are possible.

Job Opportunity:
Position: Principal ballet teacher/assistant director-Full time
Salary: Commensurate with region and experience
Starting: August 2019 or before
Hours: Approximately15-20 hours per week of dance instruction, including after school, evening hours, Saturday and private lessons by request.

The School of Ballet Indiana follows the public school calendar for Major holiday and breaks (37-38 weeks).
Summer teaching will be paid separately. Responsibilities may include:
-Classical ballet technique instruction for serious-minded students of all ages
-Teaching other styles of dance or related disciplines, such as Contemporary, yoga or Pilates.
-pointe technique instruction at all levels.
-determination of readiness for & help with the transition to pointe.
-maximizing each student�s dance potential through Creative teaching and positive corrections.
-choreographing and rehearsing variations and pieces for student performances or videos.
-pre-professional support for those students desiring a career in dance.
-assisting in the development of the ballet program curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Educational degree in ballet or equivalent experience.
-professional performing experience with a classical ballet company.
-Substantial classical ballet teaching experience.
-Organized and methodical teaching style.
-skill in choreography with a willingness and desire to choreograph new works.
-knowledge of repertoire and dance history.
-honest, kind and outgoing personality that is respectful and collaborative in nature.
-ability to remain calm and adapt in stressful situations.
-Knowledge of anatomy and physiology as it pertains to dance.
-experience teaching another form of dance is desirable.

Other opportunities:
-perform and/or choreograph for ballet Indiana, a non-profit production company affiliated with the school of ballet Indiana.
-potential for opportunity to co-direct ballets for ballet
-hired as a head coach/weekly coaching for our upper level students that compete in ballet competitions.
-Opportunities to grow your individual brand and name through students and competitions.
-opportunities to grow your individual brand through continued dance or dance related education and certifications.


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