PUSH

Raissa Simpson’s PUSH Dance Company Builds Vibrant Contemporary Dances To Gain A Deeper Understanding Of The Challenges Attributed To Mixed Heritage.

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Careers at PUSH lead to professional development and a supportive environment. You get to apply your work to real life solutions and help streamline the process towards helping communities of color.

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Program Coordinator

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Program Coordinator

Email your resume to info[at]pushdance[dot]org with the subject line: “Program Coordinator” along with a pdf Resume/CV and two phone references.

Salary is commensurate with experience at 15-20 hrs/week @ $27-$30/hr. This is a 3-month temporary part-time job with the potential of annual hiring.

Are you a thoughtful person who’s inquisitive about how dances are produced? Do you love the border between the process and the product? Are you a passionate learner and always looking for ways to improve? Are you friendly to people and computers?

We Are:

A team of artists, administrators and consultants with an interest in social movements and technologies.

In need of someone for part-time weekday support with some nights and weekends as needed

Open to new ideas, methodologies and improvements to our systems

You Are:

Able to genuinely listen and respond appropriately with compassion and attention to detail

Motivated to learn and able to collect data, assess problems and draw up valid solutions

Precise and have experience with meeting short and long terms goals

Knowledgeable of timelines and understand financial transactions

Extra Bonus Points:

Cultural competency with issues facing  BIPOC cultures

A computer wiz who’s able to work in-person/remotely/hybrid

You can solve puzzles and herd cats 

If you’re someone juggling multiple gigs and side-hustles, this job may not be for you, however feel free to tell your friends about it. Make sure your resume demonstrates your superpowers to balance (on one foot) multiple tasks and a desire for helping people. 

Ideally, this position will start in December or be filled in January 2022.

Company Artists

Rolling; until filled

Email your resume to info[at]pushdance[dot]org with the subject line: “Company Artist” along with a pdf Resume/CV and two phone references.

Hourly studio and technical rehearsal pay; and payment per performance

Audition for PUSH Dance Company.

PUSH is currently accepting video auditions for its 2022 season. We are seeking women, men and non-binary individuals with experience on stage. This is a paid position that may lead to ongoing work.

PUSH is a contemporary modern dance company that doesn’t require conservatory training or technique in Western dance forms such as modern or ballet in order to join our team.

To audition, please send your video link and description of your dance training and stage experience to info[@]pushdance[dot]org

Teaching Artist

Email your resume to info[at]pushdance[dot]org with the subject line: “Teaching Artist” along with a pdf Resume/CV and two phone references.

Salary is commensurate with experience @ $40-$50/hr. This is a 3-month temporary part-time job with the potential of annual hiring.

We regularly partner with community centers, public/private schools and social justice organizations to bring dance offerings to youth as young as 4 years and as old as 26 years.

Our teaching artists teach regular classes and collaborate on seasonal shows. This is a rewarding and fulfilling job for anyone looking to bridge the gap in dance training between low-income communities of color.

Our TAs receive ongoing mentorship and support in child development, classroom environment and meeting intelligences outcomes.