Dance Faculty

AMDA College New York, NY
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy is one of the foremost postsecondary performing arts schools in the country with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City. AMDA NY offers two year conservatory programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts.

AMDA is seeking instructors with experience in any/all styles of dance (ballet, tap, jazz, modern, ballroom, hip-hop, contemporary, gymnastics, commercial jazz, and historical/period dance) as they relate to performance mediums for actors, singers, and dancers.

Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, honed from personal performing experience on a professional level and pedagogy of teaching at a college level.

Performance Credentials:

* AMDA differentiates itself from other performing arts colleges by having students learn from "working faculty."

* Applicants must have performance experience within Musical Theater; preference will be given to dance instructors with recent / current performance credits.

Teaching Credentials:

* College-level teaching plus a willingness to learn curriculum-specific material, is required.

* Applicants will have experience in providing and maintaining a professional studio and performance atmosphere for dance education.

* Successful applicants will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively with diverse populations and varying proficiency levels in dance.

* Knowledge of current dance techniques and trends is required.

* Applicants will be able to communicate with students in a positive and effective manner.

Academic Credentials:

* BFA in Dance (minimum) / Master's degree or higher (preferred) / or comparable educational or professional experience.

* Certification in a variety of dance genres is a plus.

* Maintaining currency in dance techniques is required.

AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V.