Company: Dancewave
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: Monthly Stipend

DWave in Motion Internship

Dancewave seeks an Intern to assist the Executive Director and DWave in Motion Coordinator in the management of Dancewave’s arts in education program based in New York City public schools called Dwave in Motion.  This internship offers an opportunity to gain experience in managing and evaluating dance residencies in public schools, while simultaneously learning about the inner workings of an arts non-profit organization.  The position presents the perfect opportunity for an intern looking to learn how to communicate with and develop programs in partnership with the public school system.  

Responsibilities include:

Assisting with the Master Class Tour, a free program in the public schools throughout the boroughs

Set up documents to track and document residency schedules

Helping oversee and observe teaching sessions

Attending and documenting final showings and performances in the schools

Helping to develop evaluative rubrics; collect and document feedback from teachers, teaching artists, students and school administrators

Helping with the general work in the Dancewave Office, as pertaining to the School at Dancewave

Assisting in writing contracts for Teaching Artists and public schools

Assisting in scheduling and pricing residencies

Maintaining DWave in Motion’s social media presence and visibility

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree

Superb written and verbal communication skills

Highly detail oriented

Positive and professional demeanor, flexible, can-do attitude

Interest in Dancewave’s mission and commitment to serving youth

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Prior experience in public schools and/or prior dance teaching experience preferred, but not required

4-6 month commitment with minimum 15-20 hours per week.  Additional hours may be required.  Monthly travel stipend available.  

About Dancewave

Dancewave transforms the lives of New York City youth through unique exposure to world-class, pre-professional performing arts training. Dancewave’s programs include: DANCE TRAINING (The School at Dancewave, Summer Dance Intensive); ARTS IN EDUCATION (D-Wave in Motion, Public School Master Class Tour), PRE-PROFESSIONAL COMPANIES (Dancewave Company (DC), DC II, DC III, Young Movers Ensemble) and COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE (Kids Cafe Festival, Spring Celebration.) For more information, please visit www.dancewave.org.

To Apply: Please email resume, cover letter, and two-page writing sample to jobs@dancewave.org, with subject title “Dwave in Motion Internship.”

Dancewave
45 Dean Street
Brooklyn, Brooklyn, 11201
718-522-4696
dancewave.org

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