Suffolk University's Performing Arts Office seeks experienced dance teacher/choreographer to support PasionLatina, a student lead Latin dance group. The advisor will provide artistic and functional direction, and foster student leadership. Responsible for developing and teaching a repertoire Latin dances, including Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Kizomba, Reggaeton/Dembow. Experience with selecting, and mixing/editing music is preferred, but not required. The advisor will provide support and guidance to this energetic student group in auditions, music and style selection, choreography, performance technique, show production, etc.
Experience in teaching and choreographing multiple styles of Latin dance and working with dancers from a variety of backgrounds is required. Rehearsal are Tuesdays evenings and Sundays.
The Performing Arts Office is a co-curricular program that supports student involvement and leadership through the arts serving the Suffolk's downtown Boston campus. We advise and coach student performing arts groups and produce campus arts events.
Pay is $2000 / semester. Time commitment is approximately 5 hours per week.
Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment.Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.
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Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus' Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it's museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student's promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.