Ballet Accompanist Needed - Visceral Dance Center

Ballet Accompanist Needed

Visceral Dance Center seeks a dynamic part-time piano accompanist to play for the Saturday Beginner/Intermediate Ballet class (10-11:30am) and Pointe Variations (11:30-1pm). Substitute opportunities for other classes available as needed. The ideal candidate will be a specialist in the field and have extensive training in accompanying ballet classes. Diverse repertoire and ability to modulate tempo is required.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the teacher, provide piano accompaniment that enhances and supports the rhythmic and qualitative characteristics of class material
  • Play a variety of musical styles, improvising and/or sight reading (We do not provide sheet music)
  • Be punctual and reliable to attend scheduled classes, flexible to substitute as needed
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • At least one year of experience accompanying a ballet class in a professional setting preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and classroom management skills
  • Ability to take direction well
To Apply: 

Application Process:

  • Email Neil O’Callaghan at nocallaghan@visceraldance.com
  • Be sure to include
    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • 3 references
    • Video of a short piece exemplifying your skills (optional)
  • Finalists may be asked to play for a trial class
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Neil O'Callaghan
Contact Phone Number: 
773-772-1771
Organization: