Auditions & Jobs

AUDITIONS

HARVARD DANCE PROJECT SPRING 2020
Audition to be an original cast member and collaborator of a world premiere dance installation at Harvard Dance Center, created by Harvard Dance Project (HDP) artistic director Jill Johnson! Work with interdisciplinary partners in this performance research course linking choreographic thinking to other fields. 

Seeking dancers, actors, poets, musicians, and writers! 

HDP AUDITION & INFO SESSIONS DURING SHOPPING WEEK! 
DATES: Tuesday, January 28, and Thursday, January 30
TIME: 3-5:30 PM 
LOCATION: Harvard Dance Center, Studio 1, 66 Garden St.

PERFORMANCE DATES
Performance Dates: April 23-26, 2020

Questions about HDP, including how this might fit into your packed academic schedule? Attend the Audition & Info Session and get your questions answered! 

For more information visit the Dance Credit Course webpage.

STUDENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB TITLE: Harvard Dance Center Class Check-In Assistant
REPORTS TO: Communications & Programs Coordinator for Dance and Administrative Manager for Dance

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Non-credit class check-in and support:
  • process drop-in payments at the door
  • solve customer service issues and work with Dance Center staff to address follow up
  • provide on-site support for non-credit class instructors and accompanists

REQUIRED HOURS: Evening/weekend hours for non-credit class support are Monday-Friday 5:30pm-9pm, and Saturdays from 9:30am-2:30pm.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • interest in the performing arts and/or arts administration and its related fields
  • demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, professionalism, and customer service with wide range of constituencies -strong verbal and written communication skills
  • high attention to detail -reliable, flexible, outgoing, patient, enthusiastic, and ready to solve problems
  • ability to take initiative and work independently

COMPENSATION: $15/hour and discounts on Dance Center non-credit classes.

TO APPLY: Please send an email to Kirsten Leonard at kirstenleonard@fas.harvard.edu by January 17, 2020. 


Harvard Dance Center Promotional Team – Spring 2020

JOB TITLE:  Harvard Dance Center Promotional Team Member
REPORTS TO: Communications & Programs Coordinator for Dance

PRIMARY DUTIES:
Publicity outreach:

  • postering for Dance Program classes, master classes, and performances in accordance with locations and schedule determined by Program Assistant
  • flyering across campus for various Dance Program classes and events -email “pub-ing” for performances
  • assisting with publicity displays for Dance Center internal and external spaces

REQUIRED HOURS: Candidates with Monday and Thursday morning availability are preferred, but alternate hours can be accommodated. Please indicate when you are on campus and available to begin.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • interest in the performing arts and/or arts administration and its related fields
  • reliable, flexible, outgoing, patient, enthusiastic, professional
  • ability to take initiative and work independently


COMPENSATION:
Free registration for Dance Center spring term non-credit classes.
1 free class registration=publicity help for 6 weeks during the term (twice a week).
2 free class registrations=publicity help for 8 weeks during the term (twice a week).

TO APPLY: If interested, please email Elizabeth Epsen at epsen@fas.harvard.edu