Dancing Classrooms Los Angeles Is Recruiting New Teaching

Date: Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015
Time: 2-5pm
 Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Attire: Please come dressed in attire appropriate for teaching ballroom dance to a fifth-grade class

Actors, dancers, and/or individuals who can move with rhythm, have excellent interpersonal skills, have a passion for working with young 
people, are able to work in a team and in a classroom, have a generous spirit, and have a sense of humor, of language, of rhythm. No
prior ballroom experience or training needed. All selected candidates will be required to attend mandatory training (requirements below).

1. Prepare resume, cover letter, references and headshot (optional). Submit along with Teaching Artist Intake Form at: https://dancingclassroomsla.wufoo.com/forms/s10i5o2u0qttnp8
2. Attend audition on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 in Downtown Los Angeles.
3. Attend unpaid training in Los Angeles over two weekends Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 2015 (i.e., 4 days of 8 hr/day training). The training commitment is non-negotiable, so please do not apply if you're unable to commit to attending training.
4. Make a solid commitment to a sequential ten week residency, i.e., 2-4 days per week in a school during the hours of 8am and 3pm.
5. Be willing to travel within LA County and will be fingerprinted with DOE upon selection.

Dancing Classrooms (featured in the films Dancing in Jaffa, Mad Hot Ballroom and Take the Lead) is entering its 5th year in Los Angeles and we are recruiting new Teaching Artists. Dancing Classrooms program is a social development arts-in-education program that teaches ballroom dance to children during their school day. Our mission is to promote positive youth development, strengthen and engage schools, and bring diverse communities together through the practice of social dance. Dancing Classrooms Los Angeles is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was created in 2011, launching the program 
throughout Los Angeles County and, in just four years, reaching more than 6,500 students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.