Canyon Concert Ballet (CCB) is looking for a qualified male dancer to fill significant roles for their 2018-2019 season, September 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019. The Intern’s primary responsibility will including the performing of group and soloist contemporary roles, and corps and lead male roles in The Nutcracker such as Snow King and Franz in Coppelia. Additionally, the Intern will work with the Artistic Director and Executive Director to fulfill CCB’s secondary needs while also aligning with the Intern’s expertise, skills, and goals. Intern may choose an area of secondary focus such as directing, choreography, arts administration, pedagogy, or school management. Position will work a minimum of 54 hours per month. Position reports Artistic Director and Executive Director. Internship starts August 20, 2018 and ends April 30, 2019.
About Canyon Concert Ballet
Canyon Concert Ballet’s mission as a nonprofit educational organization is to expand, nourish, and enrich the artistic opportunities in classical dance through training, performance, and community outreach in service to the Northern Colorado region. CCB’s annual season includes 3 Main Stage productions, including its annual presentation of The Nutcracker, accompanied by the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra. The spring production, also at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center, includes timeless ballets such as Coppelia, Les Sylphides, and Cinderella, while the fall production is a contemporary repertoire production, showcasing choreography from local and national choreographers.
$800/month for a total of $6,800
Temporary Part-Time, Non-Exempt
- Minimum 5 years of serious classical ballet training with some prior partnering experience
- Prior pre/professional experience and/or BA or BFA in Dance.
- Minimum 54 hours per month
- 8-10 hours of rehearsal per week
- 3-5 hours a week assisting in selected branch of CCB
- 3-4 company classes per week, hours not paid as part of the internship;
- On non-rehearsal weeks/performance, Intern must meet 10 hours per week in selected branch.
Intern shall be paid $800/month for a total of $6,800. All dance classes and studio rental space for approved projects are free. (Additional paid teaching and choreography opportunities may be available for qualified applicants)
How to Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, three professional dance references, and current video sample uploaded to Youtube or Vimeo to Jenna Riedi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Selected candidates may be asked to travel to Fort Collins for an in-person interview and dance audition, with travel expenses negotiated. Position is open until filled, please no phone calls.