Choreographer/ Movement Instructor

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Choreographer/ Movement Instructor

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for an experienced choreographer/movement instructor to share their knowledge in our fall courses. This individual will choreograph musical numbers and provide movement instruction to participants in our adult classes.

In addition, they will provide choreography and movement instruction for our youth participants as they rehearse for a junior musical. The courses will culminate with two performances: a musical revue for our adult students and a junior musical for our youth students.


  • Prepare course materials.
  • Act as a movement coach for movement classes.
  • Make casting decisions in collaboration with the director/acting coach and music director/vocal coach.
  • Develop choreography for final performances.
  • Lead choreography and movement rehearsals.
  • Teach participants how to execute choreography.


  • Knowledge of dance styles and history.
  • Previous dance training in multiple styles is an asset.
  • Strong choreographic skill.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people.
  • Willingness to work with a number of people with a range of age, experience, and abilities.
  • Enthusiasm for the project.


  • Thursdays, September 12 to November 28, 2019, 6:00 to 8:00pm.
  • Dress rehearsal on November 30, 2019, 3:00 to 7:00pm.
  • Performances November 30, 2019, 7:00pm and December 1, 2019, 2:00pm.
  • The schedule will rotate with two out of three instructors per week so you may not be required every Thursday.

Compensation: $50 per hour

To apply submit your resume to our artistic director via email at

The deadline for applications is Friday, August 16, 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check at his/her cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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