We are seeking a Director of Dance to join our full-time Leadership Team.  This full-time, salaried position supports all aspects of the Dance department at TPAC including, but not limited to, teaching (all ages, styles, and levels), choreographing, coaching, leadership, management, sales, service, and support.  This role reports to the Artistic Director/Owner and works closely with dance teachers and administrative staff. Learn more about how to apply, benefits, and more about our studio by clicking here.


  • Teach weekly dance classes to all ages and levels (ages 0-adult)
  • Competition choreography (large groups, small groups, solos, duos, and trios)
  • Lesson planning for up to 16 hours of technique and competition classes per week
  • Choreographing in our Summer Theater Workshops and Holiday Extravaganza
  • Planning and teaching in our Summer Dance Boot camp
  • Weekly meetings with members of TPAC’s leadership and management teams
  • Stage management of December and Spring Recitals
  • Assisting with Recital planning and championing various high-level tasks throughout the process
  • Leadership role with our dance team
  • Sales, service, and support for the entire dance department, including strategic and visionary planning for the future growth of the program


40-45 hours per week from September-May (Monday-Friday, including evening classes/rehearsals) and some weekends for events. Approximately 35-40 hours per week from June-August (mostly daytime hours for summer programming).   Potential to work remotely one day per week during the school year.


  • 6 years minimum post-grad teaching experience
  • 6 years minimum post-grad competitive choreography experience
  • 6 years minimum post-grad administrative/leadership experience
  • Strong background in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, and competition-level choreography.  Tap, Theater Dance, Hip-Hop and Acro experience is a plus!
  • The ideal candidate has meticulous organizational skills, the ability to think creatively and critically, and is highly collaborative.
  • The ideal candidate has a genuine interest and appreciation for teaching all ages and all levels.


Please email jobs@performingartsconnection.com with DIRECTOR OF DANCE in the Subject line along with the following:

1.      Cover letter (please include why you want to work at our studio in a forward-facing, administrative or teaching capacity and what excites you most about the position)

2.      Video introduction (60-90 seconds; no need to read from a script! Speak from your heart. We want to get to know YOU! Tell us three reasons why you believe you’d be a great fit for our team!)  Please let us know if we can offer accommodations for this element of the application process.

3.      Resume

4.      Please fill out our application form: TPAC Employee Application 2023

-While we appreciate all submissions only those offered an interview will be contacted.

-No phone calls, please. No emails to TPAC’s main Office email address, please.

-TPAC does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.


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