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.
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject title “Dwave in Motion Internship.”
45 Dean Street
Brooklyn, Brooklyn, 11201