The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance has an occasional need for hourly dance accompanists. Applications will not be acknowledged upon receipt. Applicants will not be contacted unless there is an active opening.
Job Duties: Accompany classes, performances, and/or auditions through improvisation and/or reading music by sight.
Required: HS Graduate/GED. Must be able to play a variety of music with a broad stylistic range and improvisatory flexibility. Piano and/or percussion are the traditional instruments for dance accompaniment, but any instrumentalist who meets the qualifications will be considered. For theatre accompaniment, must be able to read and play relatively difficult music by sight. Must be reliable and able to meet class, rehearsal, and performance schedules. Must be able to accompany in a wide range of sites for theatre and/or dance classes, as well as performances.
Preferred: Experience accompanying dance and/or theatre classes and performances with a wide range of styles. Strong improvising skills and broad rhythmic and metric range. Ability to read music.
Internal Number: 337175
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