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Pathways 2020 | Extended Deadline – Jan 23

PUSH Dance Company (PUSH) announces a paid performance and arts admin opportunity for dancers 18-26 years old.

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Pathways is a professional development program providing dancers rehearsal and performance opportunities alongside PUSH Dance Company in their 2020 Residency at Bayview Opera House. In addition to performing, dancers receive coaching and curriculum in career, arts administration, marketing, production, and dance technology.

This program is open to dancers ages 18 – 26 of all backgrounds of movement experience and is facilitated by PUSH Dance Company and Bayview Opera House. Dancers take part in all professional development activities with industry knowledgeable professionals, which will include independent research and ticket selling experience. A stipend is provided upon completion of the program.

We are accepting applications to participate in Pathways until January 23, 2020. There is no audition required but you must submit a video. Fill out this google form to submit your application: bit.ly/pathways2020

Please reach out to office@pushdance.org with any questions.


The program runs February through March 2020, and culminates in a performance March 27 – 29 at Bayview Opera House. 

All Pathways participants are required to be available and present for all rehearsal and performance dates. People of Color are encouraged to apply.

Rehearsals will be at the Bayview Opera House and will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am – 2 pm. You may not be called each day and will be given an exact rehearsal schedule at an orientation that will be held in February.


Monday, March 23 time TBA

Tuesday, March 24, 6 – 10 PM

Wednesday, March 25, 6 – 10 PM

Thursday, March 26, 6 – 10 PM


Friday, March 27 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, March 28 at 2 PM

Sunday, March 29 at 2 PM


$300 upon completion of the program in addition to a $200 honorarium for completion of ticket sales research.


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