Company: Soul Arts Academy
Location: NYNY

Soul Arts Academy is a unique Downtown performing arts – where artists are created from the INSIDE OUT.  

We are seeking charismatic, driven and responsible interns and apprentices for its performance-oriented 2017 Summer Arts Workshops commencing July 3.  Hailed as “Downtown’s most creative day camp for kids,” SAA’s summer workshops features instruction in dance, drama, art, music and outdoor activities over the course of 6 weeks, run by NYC artists and professional teachers.

The camp runs for (6) 1-week sessions:  July 5 – Aug 5 2016 – Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:00pm

Dance Teacher Apprentice Pay: Stipend

Apprentices will work closely with assigned staff teachers to assist classes in a variety of dance disciplines, attend workshops in early dance pedagogy by invited specialists and participate in performances/workshops by visiting artists. In addition, apprentices will be given several guided opportunities to teach classes and receive constructive feedback and guidance.  Successful candidates will be expected to perform camp duties, assisting staff in managing and leading children, and assisting in camp activities/games. Position open to dance and education students; current dance teachers seeking employment at Soul Arts Academy are also encouraged to apply. When applying, please indicate your availability.

Summer Arts Intern Pay: Stipend

Interns will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with some of New York’s finest performer-educators, gain an intimate, firsthand experience of running a downtown summer program as well as participate in performances by visiting artists. We are seeking big spirited individual bursting with ideas and enthusiasm.  We want you to bring your passion for art, drama, singing, dancing with you!   Duties include administrative and manpower duties, marketing, publicity, and managing social media. When applying, please indicate dates of availability – candidates’ available for the program in it’s entirety will be considered first

Applicants MUST:

* Love and work well with children

* Be creative, unique, cheerful and outgoing

* Be a team player with excellent communication skills

* Be punctual, responsible, resourceful, articulate and self-driven

* Love dance, drama, art, yoga, music and soulful spirits!

* Be able to commit to at least three of the 6 (one week long) sessions. Candidates able to commit to all 6 weeks will be considered first.

– Session 1: July 3-7

– Session 2: July 10-14

– Session 3: July 17-21

– Session 4: July 24-28

– Session 5: July 31-Aug 4

– Session 6: Aug 7-11

If interested, please send (1) A Cover Letter (tell us what your passion is, what you would like to share with our students – be creative!) , (2) A Headshot or recent Photo, (3) Resume and (4) contact information (email and phone) of 3 references


Please include all your contact details in your materials, which sessions you are applying for (you may apply for 3-5 sessions — with preference given to those candidates who commit to all 6.

NO PHONE CALLS. Selected candidates will be contacted for a scheduled interview.



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