The Artistic Director develops and implements the artistic vision of Studio 8100 with the goal of developing versatile dancers in a fun, supportive environment. Part-time, exempt position.

Dance Instruction

  • Overall residing expert on the studio’s dance instruction.
  • Provides dance instruction in the areas of his/her expertise.
  • Responsible for hiring and scheduling dance instructors with support of the Dance Assist Board of Directors (“Board”).
  • Works with dance instructors to assure the best level of training possible; keeps program fresh and diversified.
  • Provides strategic direction for engaging visiting dancers to enhance core instruction through weekend and/or summer intensives and camps.


  • Directs the annual spring performance in cooperation with other studio instructors and/or outside choreographers.
  • Responsible for casting, costumes, set design and music selections.
  • Works with venue lighting specialists and sound technicians.
  • Coordinates with the Board and/or parent volunteers to secure ticketing, photography and videography.


  • Selects competition dancers and coordinates competition numbers.
  • Provides artistic oversight for the competition program.
  • Recommends choreographers to competition dancers.
  • Attend weekend competitions as needed (estimated to be 3-4 per year).

Special Events/Fundraising/Board Related

  • Consult with the Board to support the Board’s fundraising efforts/events in support of the financial sustainability of the studio.
  • Attends and reports at Board meetings.