Employment

The American Dance Festival is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, or race.

Year  Round  Employment:

 

All positions currently filled.

Seasonal  Employment:

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to American Dance Festival, PO Box 90772, Durham, NC 27708, or e-mail to adf@americandancefestival.org. Applications sent by mail must be postmarked by February 3, 2017, with the exception of dorm counselor positions. ADF will accept dorm counselor applications until all of the positions have been filled. 

All ADF Summer Staff positions are contingent upon passing a criminal background check and completing training on policies and issues relating to interactions with Minors (coordinated by Duke University), with the exception of Production Staff.

Positions marked with an asterisk (*) must provide their own transportation.

*American Dance Festival is seeking a Technical Director for their 2017 Festival in Durham NC. Previous dance experience preferred.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to American Dance Festival, PO Box 90772, Durham, NC 27708, or e-mail to adf@americandancefestival.org.

*Production Positions (June – July, 2017)
Available positions for 35-plus performance schedule: Production Stage Manager, Technical Director, Master Carpenter, Master Electrician, Sound Technician, and Costume Designer. Previous dance experience preferred.

Teaching opportunities:

ADF School
As a general rule, the ADF School does not accept unsolicited teaching inquiries. We take the selection of faculty seriously and are constantly examining the dance landscape for exemplary educators. 

ADF’s Samuel H. Scripps Studios
If you are interested in teaching a weekly class or a special workshop at ADF’s Studios, please send your performance/teaching resume and proposed class description to studios@americandancefestival.org. We offer a variety of classes for all ages and levels. Typically, the weekly class schedule is set several months in advance, and special workshops are scheduled on an ongoing basis.