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Dance Manager for Seattle Theater Group

Posted on: February 8, 2023
Organizer: Seattle Theatre Group/ Adriana Wright
Event Date or Due Date: Until position filled

The Dance Manager will manage dance initiatives connected to Education and Community Engagement (ECE) department. Additionally, this role will manage and support in-house dance performances, matinees and ECE events. This role will also ensure that programs assigned fit into STG’s vision and mission as well as STG’s Education + Community Engagement goal is targeting 75% of our programming to include: Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ+, Disabled/and or Neurodivergent, Transient, Homeless, Low income, womxn. This is a full-time position with benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD and Life insurance, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation. This position earns between $54,164 – $75,830, with a midpoint at $64,997 annually (pay grade 25)


  • Provide dance training & performance opportunities for students and adults
  • Support the Education + Community Engagement programs to curate and produce dance education programs, providing young artists and community groups an opportunity to share their culture through dance and music
  • Develop curriculum, hire teaching artists for dance programs
  • Lead dance programs initiatives connected to Performing Art Series (classes, workshops, masterclasses with touring artists)
  • Support and manage the following ECE programs: DANCE This Education, Dance For PD®, STG’s AileyCamp and work with program directors to ensure goals of the program are met
  • Support any Education Engagements and events as needed
  • Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration activity to leverage impact and engagement both internally and externally of assigned programs
  • Ensure concurrent projects with competing deadlines and pressures are delivered with high quality, on time and on budget
  • Work closely with Associate Director of Education to ensure engagement and partnerships strategies are strongly aligned with organizational goals
  • Provide logistical support for on and off-site events, performances and programs as needed for the department
  • Manage the collection and reporting data related to programs


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Working knowledge of current field of performing arts and arts education with at least 5 years of experience
  • Experience in managing and overseeing youth and adult programming; previous teaching artistry work encouraged but not required
  • Experience administratively in community arts programs for diverse ages and backgrounds.
  • Proficient in relevant Microsoft Office Suites and internet-based research
  • 2 years’ experience in event producing, planning and booking
  • Experience working with culturally diverse artists and community groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong organizational ability
  • CPR + First Aid Certified; if not STG will provide training

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Kirsten Kinney