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:

2018 Production positions

Application Deadline: February 2, 2018 or until positions are filled.

Start Date: June 7, 2018
End Date: July 25, 2018

Available positions for 35-plus performance schedule

· Costume Designer

Previous dance experience preferred. For complete details and information about internships please visit adf@americandancefestival.org.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references. To apply, please send materials to:

American Dance Festival
Box 90772
Durham, NC 27708
OR
adf@americandancefestival.org

SUMMER STAFF

Application Deadline: February 2, 2018 or until position is filled.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references. To apply, please send materials to:

American Dance Festival
Box 90772
Durham, NC 27708
OR
adf@americandancefestival.org

No phone calls or email inquiries.

ACUPUNCTURIST

Requirements:

  • Must have NC acupuncture license and references
  • Must be willing to work out of Wilson Dorm on Duke’s East Campus
  • Must be willing to work with similar rates as we have had in past ($45 for students and $55 for staff/faculty for 60 min sessions)
  • Work at least or around 20 hours per week. More is great! Day times, evenings, and weekends are all possibilities. 
  • Experience with dancers is ideal

Acupuncturist can:

  • Make own hours (must work around Duke Physical Therapy hours, TBA, and work out hours with the massage therapist)
  • Use the physical therapy room in Wilson, which comes with 2 massage tables, and store supplies in the closets – usually lots of space available. 
  • 1 free ticket to performances and one drop-in class each week (WFSS or SHS Studios)

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: June 18–July 20, 2018.

To apply please send cover letter, resume, references and proof of NC license to practice to: adf@americancefestival.org.

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.