Please keep scrolling to see job descriptions for both the dancer and fundraising lead opportunities with VLA DANCE.

DANCER

Join VLA DANCE!

Description

Join VLA DANCE as a professional dancer for our upcoming residency and show August 18th – 24th. VLA DANCE is an emerging dance company focused on creating physically demanding and interdisciplinary work. VLA DANCE director, Victoria Lynn Awkward, strongly believes in empowering those she works with. As a dancer with VLA DANCE your voice and needs matter.

 

General Skills and Qualifications

Must be 18 or older

Must be a Person of Color

Strong technical background in any dance form

 

Time Requirements

Weekly Rehearsals on Thursdays May 23rd – August 15th from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Residency August 18th – 22nd

Show August 23rd – 24th

 

Payment

Stipend (contact for more information)

Interested?

Please submit a cover letter and a resume by May 20th. Victoria will ask select participants to join for company rehearsal. Please send all materials to victoria@victoriaawkward.com

FUNDRAISING LEAD

Join VLA DANCE!

Description

Assist VLA DANCE Director, Victoria, in our first public crowdsourcing fundraiser.

Assist with building relations with companies and creating fiscal partnerships.

Assist in developing the VLA DANCE financial strategy.

 

General Skills and Qualifications

Must be 16 or older

Have interests in financial and/or administrative side of arts

Open to learning and growing with a starting company

 

Time Requirements

May/June - August

 

Weekly 2-hour meetings (day of week is flexible) plus 5 hours of independent work

Note: Strongly believe in healthy work-life balance, and will ask the fundraising lead to log their hours.

 

Payment

Stipend (contact for more information)

Interested?

Please submit a cover letter and a resume by May 20th. Victoria will ask select participants to join for company rehearsal. Please send all materials to victoria@victoriaawkward.com