The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks qualified and versatile teaching artists to join the team for work in its 2022 Summer Programs, as well as the 2022-2023 academic year for The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Community Education, and Adult programs. We are also looking for Assistant Teaching Artists and Substitute teachers.
Teaching Artists are part of the 75+ member Mark Morris Dance Group faculty. Reporting to the Youth & Family, Adult, and/or Dance for PD® program managers, Teaching Artists are integral to the planning, execution, and evaluation of the Mark Morris Dance Group’s Education & Engagement classes and initiatives. Teaching Artists are primarily responsible for delivering well prepared classes in alignment with MMDG’s Education Philosophy and specific program pedagogies while leading a classroom teaching team consisting of a Musician, Assistant Teaching Artist(s), and/or Volunteers.
We are looking for dedicated dance teachers specializing in various genres. Opportunities include:
Creative Dance and Parent & Toddler Movement teaching opportunities are available primarily to those who have trained under principal faculty in those classes at the Mark Morris Dance Center. Our faculty reflects and celebrates our diverse community. We encourage artists of every race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status to apply.
Mission Statement: The MMDG’s mission is to develop, promote and sustain dance, music and opera productions by Mark Morris, and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.
The Education and Engagement Programs reflect the spirit of the MMDG in its celebration of dance and music. We believe that the study of various dance forms and music is essential to a student's development, education, and enrichment. We offer a diverse range of classes for all ages and abilities and strive to be a center of artistic exploration for children, community residents and professional dancers.
Dedication to Core Values: Teaching Artists are expected to demonstrate a commitment and dedication to MMDG’s Core Values of community, access, excellence, and creativity. Propelled by these core values MMDG is committed to ongoing work on inclusion, equity, and diversity to ensure its programs are welcoming and accessible to all. Our core values drive us to celebrate our diverse community, pursue excellence in all that we do, advance access, exposure and opportunity to dance and music, and cultivate creativity.
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YOU ARE AN IDEAL CANDIDATE IF YOU:
SCHEDULE: Hourly work based on program needs in The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Community Education, and/or Adult programs.
If you do not yet meet these qualifications and are looking to advance your teaching practice, we encourage you to apply to our Teaching Artist Training Program (scholarships available).
This position is currently accepting applications.