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Magic Box Productions Seeks Teaching Artists

Media Arts Education

Magic Box Productions, a non-profit arts education organization that brings media arts programs to New York area schools, is seeking resumes from qualified Teaching Artists and
Teaching Artist Assistants for part-time freelance positions both in school and out-of-school time, beginning in fall 2017. Magic Box is currently working in all 5 boroughs and Westchester
County libraries. We also do extensive work with ELL (English Language Learners) students. We are seeking Teaching Artists with excellent practical and academic experience in the
disciplines of Documentary, Animation, Photography, and Audio Production. We are also seeking less experienced TAs for assistant positions. Competitive pay.

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • At least 2- years teaching experience, serving students K-12
  • Media arts instruction experience – Imovie, FCP, Preniere, Garageband and PhotoShop strongly preferred
  • Teaching experience with younger (grades PK-4), ELL and/or special education
    students a plus
  • Non-English language facilities (spoken and/or written) a plus
  • Strong understanding of instructional methods for teaching media arts (for ex. arts
    integration with the Common Core, inquiry-based instruction, Understanding by Design,
    etc.)
  • Familiarity in creating and updating program overviews and individual lesson plans
  • Commitment to collaborative planning
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong organizational skills, with a sharp eye for details and good ‘follow-through’
    ability
  • Internet-savvy and familiar with social networking platforms: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Must be collaborative, punctual, and able to juggle multiple priorities
  • Integrity and good humor are required.

Applicants must submit their resume with 3 sample sequential lessons, 2 references, and representative samples of student work to ab@magicboxproductions.org by August 4, 2017.

Interviews:
Interviews for invited candidates will be held in August. A mandatory Professional Development workshop will be held on September 14, 2017 in order to prepare for work in the upcoming
academic year.

Details

Deadline 8/4/2017
Contact Name Alicia Benedetto
Contact Email ab@magicboxproductions.org

Call for Choreographers

CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS:

Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation

2017 Fall Choreographer’s Showcase

DECEMBER 3, 2017 at 3:00pm

The Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck, NY

Thank you for your interest in presenting your work in our 2017 Choreographer’s Showcase! The performance will be Sunday, December 3, 2017. The technical rehearsals will be held on the same day beginning at 10:00am. Please be sure you are available for the entire day. The performance will be followed by a Q & A. Please plan to stay until at least 5:00pm if you perform. The Emelin theatre is a renowned, Westchester-based theater, in the vibrant city of Mamaroneck, NY. The theater is within walking distance of the Metro North Mamaroneck train station. for more info visit emelin.org.

*While we unfortunately cannot offer financial compensation for participation, artists are provided with professional, high-res photos and videos of their work.

Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. Applications and all materials/fee are due by AUGUST 1, 2017.

The application fee ($25) can be paid with a credit card on our website (through PayPal): http://www.steffinossen.org/donate/  or by check. Please make checks out to:

“The Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation” and mail to:

The Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation

Attn: Choreographer’s Showcase 2017

216 Central Avenue

White Plains, NY 10606

*Application fees are waived for faculty and alumni.*

YOUR APPLICATION FEE IS TAX-DEDUCTIBLE

Applications and work samples are reviewed by a selected panel of esteemed choreographers, dance educators, and presenters. Please contact us at jdimauro@steffinossen.org with any questions. PLEASE NOTE: THE WORK SAMPLE YOU PROVIDE MUST BE THE ACTUAL WORK YOU INTEND TO PERFORM. SOLOS MAY NOT EXCEED 5 MINUTES AND GROUP WORKS MAY NOT EXCEED 7 MINUTES. TECHNICAL NEEDS MUST BE KEPT TO A MINIMUM. WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING DIGITAL WORK SAMPLES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND DVDS.

We look forward to seeing your work!

About Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation:

The Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation, formerly the Dance in Education Fund, is a not-for-profit dance advocacy and community outreach organization, which seeks to foster the arts in Westchester County. Through the support of the Foundation, the Steffi Nossen School of Dance enables all students, including those with special needs, the opportunity to participate in their extensive programs and classes in a non-competitive environment. A generous financial aid and scholarship program supports those with significant economic challenges. With a sterling reputation in the industry and a rich 79-year history, Steffi Nossen is a leader among dance schools, focusing on the growth of students’ mind, body, spirit, and character. Multiple outreach performances and professional choreographic showcases a year are dedicated to audience development and inclusion for thousands of children and adults.

 

Here is the link to the application on Google forms:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOVCvBfHeBdRzwD-0RwrmvZiZ8MQcYAKYgOsTO1Epx-JhU7Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

 

Details

Deadline 8/1/2017
Contact Name Jessica DiMauro, kArtistic Director
Contact Email jdimauro@steffinossen.org
Website https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOVCvBfHeBdRzwD-0RwrmvZiZ8MQcYAKYgOsTO1Epx-JhU7Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

OPEN AUDITIONS for “The Man Who Came To Dinner”

The Harrison Players Community Theatre will be holding open auditions for its production of The Man Who Came to Dinner, written by Moss Hart and George Kaufman,
and directed by Anthony J. Valbiro.

Auditions will take place on:
Thursday, September 7 from 7:30-10:00 pm
Sunday, September 10 from 2:00-5:00 pm

The Veterans’ Memorial Building
210 Halstead Avenue
Harrison, NY

For a complete list of character descriptions, click here.

2017 Performance dates:
Friday, October 20
Saturday, October 21
Sunday, October 22

Details

Deadline 9/7/2017
Deadline 2 9/10/2017
Contact Name The Harrison Players, Inc.
Contact Email harrisonplayers@yahoo.com
Website http://www.harrisonplayers.org