Dance Faculty

Adjunct Faculty - 150030 New York, New York


The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, is one of the foremost postsecondary performing arts schools in the country. AMDA NY offers a two-year conservatory program. 

AMDA seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber to join the Dance Department! We are accepting resumes for part-time positions at our New York campus for the Fall Semester (October 10, 2021 - February 10, 2022). Experience in any/all styles of dance (ballet, tap, jazz, modern, ballroom, hip-hop, contemporary, gymnastics, and historical/period dance) as they relate to performance mediums for actors, singers, and dancers.

Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, honed from personal performing experience on a professional level and pedagogy of teaching at a college level.

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Performance Credentials:

  • AMDA differentiates itself from other performing arts colleges by having students learn from "working faculty".
  • Applicants must have performance experience within Musical Theater; preference will be given to dance instructors with recent / current performance credits.
Teaching Credentials:
  • College-level teaching plus a willingness to learn curriculum-specific material, is required.
  • Successful applicants will have demonstrated an ability to support and work effectively with a diverse student body encompassing all races, religions and backgrounds.
  • Applicants will have experience in providing and maintaining a professional studio and performance atmosphere for dance education.
  • Ability to work well with students ranging from a variety of different dance levels.
  • Knowledge of current dance techniques and trends is required.
    Applicants will be able to communicate with students in a positive and effective manner.
  • Applicants will be willing to work as a team member with the dance faculty.
Academic Credentials:
  • BFA in Dance (minimum) / Master's degree or higher (preferred) / or comparable educational or professional experience.
  • Certification in a variety of dance genres is a plus.
  • Continuing passion and determination to study dance disciplines and hone techniques in dance studios/classes around the NY Metro area.
Diversity and Qualifications:
  • Successful candidates will have a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of our students, including disabilities that may affect students' learning styles.
  • AMDA is fully committed to diversity, inclusivity, and equity throughout the teaching and learning process. We encourage applications from individuals who have extensive experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Instructors who are members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer N/F/D/V.