AileyCamp is an innovative summer program for youth ages 11-14 that uses disciplined dance training, creative writing instruction, personal development, and communication workshops to help campers develop a respect for themselves and others that meaningfully impacts their lives. Alvin Ailey believed that "dance is for everybody" and was especially dedicated to using dance to enhance the lives of underserved children. AileyCamp represents a vital continuation of Alvin Ailey's vision, using the power of dance to enrich and positively alter the lives of children. Conceived by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and run locally by Peabody Preparatory, AileyCamp combines professional-level dance training with personal development activities.
Teach1-4 dance technique classes per day, Monday - Friday between 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.
Choreograph for the final camp presentation in consultation with the Camp Director, Camp Administrator, and other faculty.
Participate in lunch duty, free periods, and general supervision of campers when not teaching in class.
Participate and supervise campers as directed on field trips.
Participate in all rehearsal, preparation, and day-of-final performance activities.
Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings (3:30 - 4:30 pm) and individual meetings with the Camp Director.
Provide the Camp Director with a written evaluation of the student's progress.
Provide the Camp Director with a schedule of proposed class content.
Dress in the Camp staff uniform neatly and cleanly, ensuring clothing and costumes do not contain inappropriate references for children (alcohol, drugs, profanity, etc.).
Attend a mandatory staff orientation.
Professional performing experience in Ballet, Jazz, and Modern, and/or a bachelor's degree in Dance desired.
Preferred qualifications: success in teaching classes in a pre-professional dance program; experience setting and being a rehearsal director for repertory pieces; experience preparing pre-professional students for performances.
Please apply at INTERFOLIO LINK. Applications received before June 1, 2022, will be given preference, but the position remains open until filled.
Completed Applications should include:
Link to 5-10 minute teaching sample video
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Internal Number: A-107188-1
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.