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Ballethnic Dance Company
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Ballethnic Dance Company is a classically trained company dedicated to providing training and performance opportunities to children, pre-professional and professional dancers. Founded in 1990 by Nena Gilreath and Waverly T. Lucas II, both former dancers with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and the Atlanta Ballet, Ballethnic’s mission is to be a global catalyst for social change through presenting ballet with a fusion of African dance concepts. Ballethnic is unique in its commitment to performing classical ballet blending that traditional discipline with modern, jazz, African and other ethnic dance forms. Comprised of Ballethnic Dance Company (BDC) and the Ballethnic Academy of Dance (BAD), BDC is a classically trained, culturally diverse professional ballet company that receives critical acclaim for its choreographic canon. Best known for our signature ballets The Leopard Tale and Urban Nutcracker, we provide programs with special emphasis on engaging underserved arts aficionados.

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Rehearsal Weekly Pay $425-$475 and Performance Week Pay$625-$680

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Ballerina

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18-35

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We are looking for dancers with strong classical Ballet techniques capable of blending Modern, African, Jazz, and other dance forms. Substantial pointe work and partnering skills are required. We are Looking for dancers Interested in creating unique stories in dance and blazing new trails and seeking those who desire to make their mark by sharing their artistic voice while enhancing arts exposure and opportunities for the community.

The season includes original ballets Urban Nutcracker, The Leopard Tale, and repertoire performances Jazzing: Memoirs in Jazz and concludes with performances on the Kennedy Center Opera House Stage in Reframing the Narrative June 2022

Part II of the Contract begins

January - June 2022

Positions available for Experienced Company dancers and apprentice/trainees  

Teaching employment is also available

POSITION SUMMARY: Dance Artist/Company Member

  Initial Housing supplement at Artists’ residence partial subsidy at this location only -shared kitchen and bathroom -walking distance to the studio

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Danseur

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18-35

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for dancers with strong classical Ballet techniques capable of blending Modern, African, Jazz, and other dance forms. Substantial pointe work and partnering skills are required. We are Looking for dancers Interested in creating unique stories in dance and blazing new trails and seeking those who desire to make their mark by sharing their artistic voice while enhancing arts exposure and opportunities for the community.

The season includes original ballets Urban Nutcracker, The Leopard Tale, and repertoire performances Jazzing: Memoirs in Jazz and concludes with performances on the Kennedy Center Opera House Stage in Reframing the Narrative June 2022

Part II of the Contract begins

January - June 2022

Positions available for Experienced Company dancers and apprentice/trainees  

Teaching employment is also available

POSITION SUMMARY: Dance Artist/Company Member

  Initial Housing supplement at Artists’ residence partial subsidy at this location only -shared kitchen and bathroom -walking distance to the studio

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Contact Ballethnic Dance Company 2587 Cheney Street East Point, Georgia 30344 404-762-1416 www.ballethnic.org
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Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

•             adhere to the terms and conditions outlined in the contractual agreement regarding rehearsal schedule, performance schedule, organizational code of conduct and preservation of physical Wellness.

•             Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment where commitment to diversity based on race, ethnic origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and physical ability is a core value

•             Ability to regularly work evenings and weekends as required.

•             Proficient in classical ballet (pre-professional and elite level training)

•             Professional experience in diverse dance genres and repertoire. (Exp: African dance, Afro Caribbean, Modern and other ethnic dance techniques).

•             A working knowledge kinesthetic learning, body conditioning (Exp: Yoga or Pilates).

Ballethnic:  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming and queer candidates are strongly urged to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.