POSITION: Seasonal Guest Choreographer
CLASSIFICATION: Temporary / Full-Time
SEASONAL GUEST CHOREOGRAPHER FOR BALLET WICHITA’S 2017 “NUTCRACKER.” Candidate will run open auditions August 26 and 27; rehearsals begin in September and are held evenings and weekends in the Ballet Wichita studios. With the cast of 100 plus dancers, the company will tour the production; perform four student matinees, and three public performances at the Century II Concert Hall. Ballet Wichita “Nutcracker” public performances are danced to a live orchestra and feature guest soloists.
Starting date: Before August 20, 2017 through December 18, 2017.
Salary: to be determined, based on qualifications and experience. Includes housing.
Essential Skills and Experience:
— Ability to produce, choreograph and direct a large production
— Experience working with a wide age and skill range
— Strong communication and interpersonal skills
— Experience with casting and running rehearsals
— Ability to supervise all technical aspects of the performance including: costuming, scenery, lighting, backstage operations, and coordinating with the technical director and facility staff
— Represent Ballet Wichita in the community including promoting the “Nutcracker” in media interviews/events
ALL interested applicants, submit the following via email to:
Sandy Wolter, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
*A curriculum vitae;
*List of references;
*Audition reel including examples of ballets choreographed and/or staged by you;
*Video example of you working with dancers of all ages
Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; we encourage you to apply early.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
NOTE: This description does not create a contract or guarantee regarding any term or condition of employment, including scope of responsibilities. Ballet Wichita reserves the right to change, modify, amend, or enhance the job duties of any employee in response to operational, fiscal and/or departmental demands. Ballet Wichita does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, sexual preference/orientation, ethnicity or national origin.